Bishop, Calif., March 22, 2023 – The Inyo, Stanislaus and Sierra National Forests will host two, virtual open house in support of the recreation technician hiring event on USAJobs currently underway.
Friday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 28 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Microsoft Teams
“We understand the USAJobs platform isn’t always the easiest to navigate, especially for those unfamiliar with the government hiring process,” explained Stanislaus National Forest Administrative Officer, Shandy Bearden. “And we are doing everything in our power to assist those interested in working for the Forest Service navigate that platform as well as have the opportunity to speak with existing recreation technicians and other forest service employees about what a day in the life might look like.”
Part of a regional effort to hire more than 150 new, entry-level, recreation technicians, the application period opened March 20 and will close on March 30. Those interested in applying should visit https://www.usajobs.gov/job/713490900.
In addition to the open house, a series of links to videos are available on the Inyo National Forest’s employment page: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/inyo/about-forest/jobs
Download MS Teams ahead of time: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/download-app
March 24 link to join:
Meeting ID: 225 508 557 984 | Passcode: aNaKe7
Or call in (audio only) – +1 323-886-7051,,719251452# Phone Conference ID: 719 251 452#
March 28 link to join:
Meeting ID: 239 067 830 00 | Passcode: fFy3tU
Or call in (audio only) – +1 323-886-7051,,553614403# Phone Conference ID: 553 614 403#
Additionally, the Inyo National Forest is also engaged with its springtime Fire Hire, looking to fill 14 positions across the forest. All of the positions listed below are open on USAJobs from March 20 – 29, 2023:
- IA Dispatcher – Bishop
- Dispatch Center Manager – Bishop
- Supervisory Forestry Tech/Wildland Fire Operations – Bishop
- Supervisory Forestry Tech/Senior Fire Engine Operator – Lone Pine and Lee Vining
- Forestry Tech (Prevention) – Bishop
- Lead Forestry Tech/Assistant Fire Engine Operator – Bishop, Mammoth, and Lee Vining
- Fire Engine Operator – Lone Pine, Mammoth, and Lee Vining
- IHC Squad Leader – Bishop
- Supervisory Helitack Assistant Manager – Independence
Please read the entire announcement and all instructions before beginning the application. Submit by 8:59p.m. Pacific Time on or before the closing date of March 29, 2023.
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(From Inyo National Forest)