>>1681887>The Forest Service still employs oldschool rangers in certain districts, where you’re expected to take care of a multitude of aspects from trail work to fire management to visitor wrangling. You can approach such positions through having one specialization, or multiple.>If you’re tough enough for trail work, it’s not hard to get hired into the NPS or FS as a WG-3 if you’ve got any dirt-grubbing in your work history.
I've heard of a few of these jobs, but they were always under "forestry technician (wilderness)" or "wilderness ranger" and got cut halfway through the season. The folks got folded into the local t2ia crew.>The important thing is to lie on the questionnaire where you rate yourself out of 5 for various skills. Everyone does; there’s no expectation of honesty.