Forest Service to host job workshops

The Kaibab and Coconino National Forests will host several workshops for area residents on applying for Forest Service jobs. The workshops are sponsored by the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests' Civil Rights Action Group.

The workshops are scheduled for the following dates, locations and times. A contact person for each workshop is provided:

• Oct. 15, Hopi High School, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Contact Mae Franklin, (928) 679-2037

• Oct. 16, Tuba City Work Force, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Mae Franklin, (928) 679-2037

• Oct. 21, Grand Canyon High School, 5 to 8 p.m. Contact Heather McRae, (928) 635-8232

• Oct. 27, Williams High School, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact Margaret Hangan, (928) 635-8342

• Oct. 28, Hualapai Training Center, 3 to 6 p.m. Contact Mae Franklin, (928) 679-2037

Interested citizens can visit anytime during the workshops to receive guidance and training on applying for permanent and seasonal Forest Service jobs. Current employees will be available to help lead individuals through the application process.

The workshops are intended for anyone interested in applying for Forest Service jobs. However, to be considered for employment, applicants must be 18 years of age or older at the time they begin work.

Information will be available on local, nationwide, seasonal and permanent positions with the agency. Career fields within the Forest Service include fire, range, timber, recreation, wildlife biology, botany, geology, hydrology, law enforcement, human resources, budget administration and more.

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