Job Opening: Fwd: Summer AmeriCorps VISTA position Outreach

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For recent college graduates, we have an excellent opportunity via the AmeriCorps VISTA program here on the Forest.  Please reference the attached flyer.  You would be working with our Public Affairs team here
on the Forest, so help us spread the word far and wide…


If you have questions, please feel free to contact Sue Hirsch, Public Affairs Specialist, at 618-253-7114.  Sue can also be reached via email:


Application deadline is May 24th.


Thanks so much!



Amanda G. Patrick
Public Affairs Officer

U.S. Forest Service
Shawnee National Forest
50 Highway 145 South
Harrisburg, Illinois  62946
Phone:  618-253-1031

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From: York, Pat -FS

Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 3:01 PM
Subject: FW: Summer AmeriCorps VISTA position Outreach


Please forward this awesome VISTA Volunteer opportunity to your mailing lists and post on your Facebook pages and websites.  Please see Sue’s message below (application deadline is
May 24th).    


From: Hirsch, Suzanne -FS

Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 2:54 PM
Subject: Summer AmeriCorps VISTA position Outreach


Hello Everyone,   Please help me outreach for the next Conservation Education/public affairs Volunteer AmeriCoprs VISTA position that will begin in July.  

See attached Outreach Flyer for more info. and pass along to family, friends and colleges.



Sue Hirsch

Public Affairs Specialist

Conservation Education Coordinator

Shawnee National Forest

50 Hwy 145 South

Harrisburg,  IL 62946


Fax 618-253-1060



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or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.

(I received this May 20, 2013 at 10:04AM)
–Dr. Park

Job Opening: Fwd: SIU Rec Center: Undergraduate Assistantship opportunity for Forestry majors

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Opportunity:  Applications are currently being accepted for an Undergraduate Assistantship as the Outdoor Pursuits Program Design Manager/Instructor Development Coordinator

Eligibility: Interested students must be majoring in one of the following areas: Biological Sciences-Ecology , Forestry, Forestry-Forest Hydrology, Forestry-Forest Recreation and Park Management, Forestry-Forest Resources Management, Forestry-Urban Forest Management, Forestry-Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation, Forestry-Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation, Management, Recreation

Deadline: Please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and 3 references by June 14.

Contact:  For details and additional information, go to site below. A link to all undergraduate positions is at bottom of that page. Look for position posting #2013088 (I received this May 20, 2013 at 09:59AM)
–Dr. Park

Job Opening: Pathways Recent Graduates (Forester) – GS-0460-5/7/9

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The Klamath National Forest will be seeking a candidate for a permanent, full-time Pathways Recent Graduate (Forester), GS-0460-5/7/9 position located on the Goosenest Ranger District, Macdoel, California. The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to inform prospective applicants of this upcoming opportunity and to assess interest. The Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. This position is not currently being advertised; we anticipate the advertisement will be released in June or July of this summer on To express interest in these positions, please complete the attached voluntary Outreach Interest Form and return to Ben Haupt at by close of business on June 10, 2013.

> Thank you.
> A.C. Griffith
> Forest Civil Rights Officer
> Klamath National Forest
> Phone (530) 841-4489

(I received this May 15, 2013 at 08:35PM)
–Dr. Park

Job Opening: Outreach: Recent Graduate pathways Program – Rangeland Mgmt Specialist GS-0454-7/9, Wilmington ILLINOIS

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Kindly forward this Outreach Notice to interested candidates.

The Vacancy Announcement for Forest Service Recent Graduates Pathways Program opportunities will be posted for a short time in late June.

Thank you for posting this outreach notice.

Rene Thakali

Restoration Team Leader

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

30239 S. State Route 53

Wilmington, IL 60481

Phone: 815.423-2114

(I received this May 13, 2013 at 10:48AM)
–Dr. Park

Job Opening: Fwd: FW: IDNR Natural Heritage Residency Award

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Attached please find the memo and announcement for posting in regards to the IDNR Natural Residency Heritage Program. This program offers 9 positions with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources that are full time positions for 12 months located throughout McHenry, Cook, Ford, McDonough, Peoria, Jasper, and Madison county, as well as two office based positions in Sangamon County.

I apologize for the quick turnaround needed on this as we just got the information this morning, but I need all completed applications sent to me here at the office no later than close of business on Thursday May 16, 2013, so that we have to time to get everything prepared and sent to the IDNR office the following week.

Please post this in your department/colleges as well encourage student you know that would be a good candidate to apply. Please contact me with any questions. Thank you in advance for your help. A hard copy of the attached are being brought to your offices as well today.


Jesse Wilham

Office Support Specialist

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

and Graduate Dean

Anthony Hall Room 220 MC 4344

1265 Lincoln Drive

Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618-453-4551

Fax: 618-453-4573

(I received this May 10, 2013 at 01:49PM)
–Dr. Park

Job Opening: Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatcher), GS-0462-4, Full Time-Temporary – Shawnee National Forest, Murphysboro, IL

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Please help us send and share the following announcement far and wide. A brief overview is below; however, please reference the attached file for more information. Position is posted on USAJobs.

Job Title:Forestry Technician (Fire Dispatcher)

Department:Department Of Agriculture

Agency:Forest Service

Job Announcement Number:13-110908-1980-DT-KP


$13.41 to $13.41 / Per Hour


Friday, May 10, 2013 to Tuesday, May 14, 2013




Full Time – Temporary


1 vacancy in the following location:
Murphysboro, IL
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US Citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.

This position serves as a Fire Dispatcher located in a dispatch center. This may be a single agency dispatch office or interagency dispatch
center located in a fire management organization. The area involved may encompass federal, state, tribal and private lands within the dispatch center's area of influence. The center is responsible primarily for wildland fire preparedness and suppression support
activities, but may respond to all-risk incidents as needed or directed. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a fire dispatcher in support of fire suppression activities.

For additional information regarding this position please contact Molly Campbell at 618-687-1725 or at

(I received this May 10, 2013 at 10:32AM)
–Dr. Park