Leadville News – January 27

Summer Jobs In the Woods Available Near Leadville

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Where will your trail lead next summer? How About a job with the US Forest Service? They’re hiring! Photo: Leadville Today

Are you interested in working outside this summer? The White River National Forest will soon be advertising over 100 temporary positions for the 2018 field season. Temporary, seasonal positions are available in a wide variety of locations in communities around the White River National Forest including Meeker, Minturn, Rifle, Eagle, Silverthorne, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Aspen! Temporary job opportunities include exciting and rewarding work in trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, range, recreation, fisheries, and visitor information services. Job seekers can apply for temporary jobs through USAJOBS until next Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. 

Regional temporary job opportunities are searchable online: HERE. All applicants must apply to the specific vacancy announcements that will be posted on this site

Applicants should also review the Rocky Mountain Region Temporary Hiring website for further information on how to use USAJOBS, complete applications, and tips on writing resumes. Temporary and permanent job opportunities can also be found online: HERE.

Jobs to Meet Your Peak Performance

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative is currently recruiting trail work and restoration professionals for their upcoming 2018 field season. They are looking for as many as 21 enthusiastic, hard-working seasonal staff leaders/members to complete these projects over the summer and early fall. Applicants must be available to work from late May/early June through late September/early October. Applications must be submitted no later than Monday, March 5, 2018.

The positions include maintenance projects, usually on the highly impacted peaks in the Front, Tenmile/Mosquito, and Sawatch Ranges, including Mt. Elbert. For complete details on each position, including links, click HERE

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Summer jobs that get you outside and keep you at your peak performance are available through the Forest Service and Colorado Fourteeners Initiative.

Looking for Work in Leadville Today

The Leadville Workforce Center will continue its FREE WORKSHOPS for people looking for work in Leadville, Lake County through February. Next week, their January workshops wrap up with a presentation on “Soft Skills” on Tuesday, Jan. 31. While hard skills are job-specific, most employers are looking for similar soft skills in their job candidates. Soft skills can include being able to communicate, listen, and empathize with others. Learn how to play up your soft skills in an interview.

And the good news for job seekers is that the FREE series will continue next month as well. Starting on February 6 and every Tuesday at 2 p.m. throughout the month,  the Colorado Workforce Center partnering with the American Job Center Network will be offering online workshops design to help seekers succeed in the job market. From resume-writing to interview tips, making that great, first impression can make the difference. 

Attendees need to register for the FREE workshops, and can contact Sue Miller at the Leadville Workforce Center at Sue.Miller@state.co.us or by calling (719) 486-2428. Increase your skill set, put your best foot forward, and get that great job that’s waiting just for you!Feb Workforce workshops

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