Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Tue, Oct. 27

Forest Service hosts workshops on applying for jobs

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Kaibab and Coconino National Forests will host several workshops for northern Arizona and southern Utah residents on applying for Forest Service jobs. The workshops are sponsored by the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests' Civil Rights Action Group.

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

• Oct. 15, Tuba City Workforce Center; Tuba City, Ariz.; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact: Mae Franklin, (928) 679-2037 or mfranklin@fs.fed.us.

• Oct. 19, Yavapai/Apache, Clarkdale Training Center; Clarkdale, Ariz.; 1 to 4 p.m. Contact: Mae Franklin, (928) 679-2037 or mfranklin@fs.fed.us.

• Oct. 20, Northern Arizona University School of Forestry Building; Flagstaff, Ariz.; 4 to 6 p.m. Contact: Amber Dorsch, (928) 214-2455 or adorsch@fs.fed.us. This session will primarily focus on applying for positions in the wildland fire organization.

• Oct. 28, Flagstaff East Library; Flagstaff, Ariz.; 5:30 to 8 p.m. Contact: Linda Murphy, (928) 527-3457 or lmmurphy@fs.fed.us.

• Nov. 2, Williams Public Library; Williams, Ariz.; 6 to 8 p.m. Contact: Erin Woodard, (928) 635-5635 or ewoodard@fs.fed.us.

• Nov. 3, Williams High School Library; Williams, Ariz.; 6 to 8 p.m. Contact: Erin Woodard, (928) 635-5635 or ewoodard@fs.fed.us.

• Nov. 9, Southwest Applied Technical College; Kanab, Utah; 5 to 7 p.m. Contact: Patrick Lair, (928) 643-8172 or plair@fs.fed.us.

• Nov. 9, Williams Public Library; Williams, Ariz.; 6 to 8 p.m. Contact: Erin Woodard, (928) 635-5635 or ewoodard@fs.fed.us.

• Nov. 10, Williams High School Library; Williams, Ariz.; 6 to 8 p.m. Contact: Erin Woodard, (928) 635-5635 or ewoodard@fs.fed.us.

• Nov. 18, Flagstaff East Library; Flagstaff, Ariz.; 5:30 to 8 p.m. Contact: Linda Murphy, (928) 527-3457 or lmmurphy@fs.fed.us. This session will primarily focus on applying for positions in the wildland fire organization.

• Nov. 23, Northern Arizona University School of Forestry Building; Flagstaff, Ariz.; 4 to 6 p.m. Contact: Amber Dorsch, (928) 214-2455 or adorsch@fs.fed.us.

Additional application workshops will be scheduled in other northern Arizona locations. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

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.

To view information about employment on the Kaibab National Forest, visit www.fs.usda.gov/goto/kaibab/employment. To view information about employment on the Coconino National Forest, visit www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino/employment.

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