U.S. Forest Service Hosts Online Hiring Event for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, December 16-20, 201

 DATE-LOCATION-The Forest Service is excited to hire excepted service eligible applicants, such as Veterans and persons with disabilities (Schedule A). Applications will be accepted on www.usajobs.gov, December 16 – 20, 2016.

Positions include:
Frestry Technicians (GS-5)
Engineering Technicians (GS-5) and
Visitor Information Assistants (GS-5).

Jobs are available throughout the United States.


  • US Citizenship
  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • If declaring Veteran status, you must submit DD-214, SF-15 or VA documentation
  • If you’re applying as a Schedule A applicant, you must submit a Schedule A letter certifying you meet the criteria set forth in 5 CFR 213.3102 (u). Medical documentation is not accepted.

Application Process

  • Applicants must apply on www.usajobs.gov. Job vacancy announcements open at 12:01 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Friday, December 16, 2016 and close at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
  • Login or sign up for an account. Build or upload a resume on the USAJobs site.
  • Search for job announcement using search criteria such as location or job title. Follow the application process as outlined by the USAJobs site.
  • For assistance, go to: http://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main_Page.

For more detailed requirement and duty location information, visit www.fs.fed.us/workfornature or email recruitmentandhiring@fs.fed.us.