We’re Hiring – Spend a Summer in the Scotchmans

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Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness (FSPW) and the Kootenai National Forest (KNF) in Montana are hiring a backcountry ranger/community outreach coordinator for the 2022 summer season.


WHAT: The backcountry ranger’s primary duty is to patrol the Scotchman Peaks Recommended Wilderness Area to educate visitors and protect the area’s wild character. They will receive intensive training and education in natural resource management from an interdisciplinary, field-based perspective.

WHO: The ideal applicant is an experienced leader who is passionate about stewardship of wildlands, interested in a career in natural resource management and comfortable in public situations, including presentations.

WHEN: 10-12 weeks program from June – August 2022.

WHERE: Trout Creek, MT. Government housing is available.

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter in one pdf file to all three of these contacts: phil@scotchmanpeaks.org, michael.feiger@usda.gov, & Lisa.Portune@usda.gov.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; please submit by Feb 21, 2022 to assure consideration. Wages and/or time of program could increase, depending on grant application outcome.

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