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The USDA Forest Service is hiring student and recent graduate positions in engineering, physical science, land surveying and geographic information systems across the nation (see attached STEM flyer). As well, the Forest Service in conjunction with Office of Personnel Management is hiring Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) positions (see attached PMF flyer).
The following positions have extended closing dates on www.usajobs.gov, to Oct. 19, 2020.
Merit, Recent Graduate, Intern, Open to Public, and PMF positions are available and will be filled as GS-04/05/07/09s with promotion potential to GS-07, 09, or 11 depending on the series.
- Merit – Announcement Numbers
- Recent Graduates – Announcement Numbers
For the Engineering Technical Series (0802), folks can qualify at the GS-3 to GS-5 grade levels not only with engineering, engineering or industrial technology, construction units, but also with physics, drafting, surveying, physical science, or mathematics coursework. Applicants with earth science, environmental sciences, and vocational degrees may also qualify for Engineering Technician jobs.
For non-students, prior or current Forest Service temporary and term employees may qualify under merit positions through Land & Base Management Hiring Path or Land Mgt. Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) with 24 months or more of service time. See USAJOBS eligibility and qualifications.
Review the job announcement carefully for required information to include in your application. Some positions have specific coursework requirements (e.g., engineer, engineering technician). Be sure to submit your applications before the deadline. Employment start dates vary.
Visit the Forest Service Jobs webpage, fs.usda.gov/fsjobs, to learn more about career opportunities, benefits, hiring events, resume webinars, and resources to help with the application process.