Forest Service is Hiring for May through September Visitor Surveys
According to a press release, the US Forest Service, in partnership with West Virginia University (WVU), is hiring individuals to survey visitors on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests from May through September of this year. The information obtained will aid the Forest Service in analyzing recreation needs and trends, and will assist state and local governments with tourism strategies and planning. Applicants for these positions must be tactful, diplomatic and possess strong communication skills.
This surveying effort is being conducted under the auspices of the Forest Service’s National Visitor Use Monitoring Program and WVU, which is recognized as a leader in recreation, park and tourism research. Individuals interested in learning more about these positions should send an email to Professor Steve Selin of the WVU Division of Forestry & Natural Resources. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those wishing to apply should send an email to the same email address with a short cover letter and resumé.
For additional information about the National Visitor Use Monitoring Program, visit http://www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/nvum/. You can also email Ginny Williams, the program’s coordinator on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, at email@example.com