SOLVANG, Calif.— The Los Padres National Forest is hiring for several permanent recreation and trail positions with multiple duty locations available. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply now.

Recreation and trails positions on the Los Padres National Forest seek candidates who have an interest and passion for outdoor recreation and public service. Open positions include jobs in recreation, campground operations, and trail maintenance. The U.S. Forest Service is accepting applications through March 30, 2023, on USAjobs with positions available at multiple locations including King City, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Ojai, Frazier Park, and Solvang, California.

Visit the Forest website: for more information about applying for open recreation positions on the Los Padres National Forest or contact Ranger District staff listed below:

Monterey Ranger District
Chevene Simmons, 805-325-0992

Santa Lucia Ranger District
Alicia Sanchez Scott, 805-450-8369

Santa Barbara Ranger District
Rachel Clancy, 805-724-0093

Ojai Ranger District
Tim Short, 831-206-2129

Mt. Pinos Ranger District
Ari Songer, 661-777-2131


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