Careers

Forestry Technician

Contact: Maurice Huynh, District Silviculturist, Mt. Hough Ranger District for additional information mhuynh@fs.fed.us Vegetation and Forest Management – Forestry & Recreation The Plumas National Forest (Mt. Hough Ranger District, Quincy CA, duty station) is advertising two internship opportunities to be split in both the Vegetation Management and Public Services / Recreation Program (May 31 – August 19, 2016). Student interns will receive resource management training and hands-on experience in both field and office settings while supporting post-fire restoration efforts on the Mt. Hough Ranger District (e.g., interns will be trained and responsible for conducting vegetation inventories, timber marking, and project …

Forestry Technician – Timber Sale Preparation

Contact: Joe Smailes, District Supervisory Forester, Mt. Hough Ranger District, for additional information at (530)283-7654 or jsmailes@fs.fed.us. Timber Sale Preparation The Plumas National Forest (Mt. Hough Ranger District, duty station) is advertising one internship opportunity in the Timber Sale Preparation / Administration Program (May 31 – August 19, 2016). Student interns will receive resource management training and hands-on experience in both field and office settings while supporting timber sale / stewardship / administration contract efforts on the Mr. Hough Ranger District (e.g., interns will be trained and responsible for conducting vegetation inventories, timber cruising, timber marking, project layout and implementation, …

Range Management

Contact: Scott Lusk, Forest Range Staff, Beckwourth Ranger District, for additional information salusk@fs.fed.us Rangeland Management The Plumas National Forest (Beckwourth Ranger District, Blairsden CA, duty station) is advertising two internship opportunities in the Range Program (May 31 – August 19, 2016).  Student interns will receive resource management training and hands-on experience in both field and office settings while supporting post-fire restoration efforts on the Mt. Hough Ranger District (e.g., interns will be trained and responsible for conducting meadow species composition surveys, utilization monitoring, permit compliance, and data entry and management).  Prior range or ranch work experience is preferred but not …

Archaeology

Contact: Christina Weinberg, Archeologist, Mt. Hough Ranger District for additional information cweinber@fs.fed.us Heritage Program The Plumas National Forest (Mt. Hough Ranger District, Quincy CA, duty station) is advertising one internship opportunity in the Heritage Resources Program (May 31 – August 19, 2016).  The intern will receive archaeological training and hands-on experience in field and office settings.  The intern will be a member of an archaeological crew conducting field surveys in post-fire restoration project areas. Students also will receive training and experience documenting survey results.  This work will require physical exertion and often will be performed in a forest environment (e.g., …

Law Enforcement

Contact: Chris Holland, Patrol Captain (Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s Office) for additional information at (530)283-7769 or chrisholland@fs.fed.us Law Enforcement and Off-Highway Vehicle Programs – Student Training Intern (STI) Program  The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s Office (duty station) is advertising one internship opportunity in the Law Enforcement Program and Off-Highway Vehicle Program (May 31 – August 19, 2016). This internship positions aims to provide current students in the Criminal Justice and Resource Management fields with hands on instruction related to their major, while working alongside industry professionals. An educational background in both Criminal Justice and Resource Management is strongly preferred The …

GIS, Mapping, Information Systems

Contact: Ralph Martinez, Forest GIS Coordinator, Plumas National Forest, for additional information ralphmartinez@fs.fed.us Data Management Program – Geographic Information Systems The Plumas National Forest (Forest Supervisor’s Office, Quincy CA, duty station) is advertising two full-time (40 hours per week) internship opportunities in the Data Management Program (May 31 – August 19, 2016).  Interns will receive training and assignments designed to provide an understanding of geospatial processes, protocols and solutions used to support multi-disciplinary land and natural resource management decision making. Interns will work with specialists in several program areas (GIS, recreation, engineering, minerals) to collect and/or receive data. Data collection …

Information Receptionist / Office Technology

Contact: Candy Miller, Business Management Assistant, Mt. Hough Ranger District for additional information cmiller03@fs.fed.us Information Receptionist The Plumas National Forest is advertising an Information Receptionist internship at the Mt. Hough Ranger District (May 31 – August 19, 2016).  Student interns will receive hands-on experience in office and field settings while supporting other resource areas on the Ranger District (e.g., interns will be trained and responsible for greeting and assisting the public, clerical work, using multi-line phones, several databases and a variety of office machines, collecting fees, maintaining accountability records, and participating in several field days to help or observe different …