The Lincoln National Forest is Hiring

The Lincoln National Forest and other forests across the region are accepting applications for temporary/seasonal summer 2020 positions. To be considered for a position you must apply online at www.usajob.gov between Sept 16-25, 2019.  

Each spring and summer the Forest Service hires thousands of employees in a variety of positions to help us sustain and protect America’s national forests. The Lincoln National Forest is hiring for the following positions for spring/summer of 2020.  

More information about these temporary positions can be found on the Forest Service Southwestern Region’s webpage, including a link to the 2020 Outreach Notice with job listings. 

Supervisor’s Office: Alamogordo, NM

  • Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatcher)
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Engineering Equipment Operators (aka Heavy Equipment Operators)
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Office Automation Clerk
  • Biological Science Technicians in Natural Resources and Plants
  • Forestry Technician (Research)
  • Social Services Technician
  • Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression)

Smokey Bear Ranger District: Ruidoso and Capitan, NM                                                   

  • Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression)
  • Forestry Technician (Fire Prevention)
  • Forestry Technician (Fuels)
  • Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)
  • Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails)
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression)
  • Forestry Technician (Recreation)

Sacramento Ranger District: Cloudcroft, Mayhill and Sacramento, NM

  • Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression)
  • Forestry Technician (Fire Prevention)
  • Forestry Technician (Recreation)
  • Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)
  • Range Technician
  • Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails)
  • Forestry Aid
  • Office Automation Clerk
  • Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation)
  • Biological Science Technician (Plants)
  • Administrative Clerk

Guadalupe Ranger District: Carlsbad, NM

  • Forestry Technician: Fire Suppression
  • Forestry Technician (Recreation)
  • Forestry Technician (Fire Prevention)
  • Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)
  • Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails)
  • Range Aid
  • Biological Science Technician (Natural Resources)

For more information about these jobs please call the individual districts. For fire-related jobs please call Deputy Fire Staff Officer David Bales at 575-434-7200.