Join the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest! 

Apply for 2019 Seasonal Positions 

Everett, Wash. Sept. 11, 2018— Are you thinking about a summer job working in the beautiful forests of the Cascades Mountains?  The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is looking to fill a number of temporary positions for the 2019 field season and the timeline to submit applications starts on September 17.

The Mt. Baker –Snoqualmie National Forest  is one of the most visited forests in the country, located on the western slopes of the Cascade mountain range extending over 140 miles between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Here you will find glacier-covered peaks, spectacular mountain meadows and old-growth forests.

Applications for seasonal employment will need to be submitted online at http://www.usajobs.gov/ during a 26-day period that begins September 17and extends through October 12, 2018.  Interested applicants are encouraged to create their USAJobs profile now to begin developing their application and compiling the required documentation.

Positions are available in a number of fields including:

·         Wildland Firefighting

·         Fire Dispatch

·         Recreation

·         Wilderness

·         Trails

·         Administration

·         Timber

“Seasonal employment with the Forest Service is a great way to help protect public lands, support local communities, and learn new skills,” said Dianne Guidry, Acting Regional Forester. “If you’re interested in working with a dedicated team of people who take pride in managing our national forests, we encourage you to consider joining the Forest Service.”

Program descriptions, duty locations, grade levels and hiring manager contact information for the 2019 temporary positions are posted on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest’s website at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/mbs/about-forest/jobs.  For more information about available positions, please contact the appropriate hiring manager listed in the seasonal jobs brochure – https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd595334.pdf.

Duty locations may include district offices in Darrington, Sedro-Woolley, North Bend, and Skykomish, Washington as well as several remote guard stations and public service centers scattered throughout the forest.   Additional information and resources for potential Forest Service job applicants, including reference links on how to apply, application and outreach sites, and benefits are available at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/mbs/about-forest/jobs.

Learn more about the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

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