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How do I prepare for an interview for a Forestry Technician position at US Forest Service?

The interviews I've had were pretty straight forward. They just wanted to see what trail/backpacking experience I had. Certificates are good to bring up, such as a certified sawyer. One of my coworkers likes to provide stats (eg. 500 trees cut, 100 hours spent on a saw), which is effective becaus...
Interview Forestry Technician
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What's a day in the life of a Forestry Technician at US Forest Service like?

I have worked two different types of jobs under the title of Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails). One is a Trail Crew Worker and the other a Wilderness Ranger.As a Trail Crew Worker I went out with my crew for 5 day hitches in the wilderness. Hitches are what we call our backpacking trips. We...
Day in the Life Forestry Technician
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