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    Great people but there are many rules that work against employees

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    Current Employee - Smokejumper in Boise, ID
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    I have been working at USDA Forest Service full-time (more than 10 years)

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    Great people and let's you workout for two hours a day

    Cons

    The agency itself is what's bad not the direct management

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
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    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at USDA Forest Service in April 2014.

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    phone interview it lasted about 15 minutes, they asked me about college, my major, career goals and expectations. It was very short sweet and to the point, the interviewer was very pleasant.

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    no negotiations required
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Website www.fs.fed.us
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1905
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

Responsible for managing more than 190 million acres of national forests and grasslands, the USDA Forest Service is the largest agency of the US Department of Agriculture and has the conflicting mission of both preserving public forest lands and overseeing the commercial harvesting of its timber. The National Forest System consists of 155 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Through various programs, the agency, which began in 1905, provides states and private landowners with technical and financial assistance to promote... More

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