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Modoc National Forest is recruiting for Visitor Services Information Assistants in Alturas and Adin, CA.

Wage Rate: $33,693 – $37,696 per year


  • Duties are listed at the full performance level.
  • Ensures the information desk at a reception area and/or visitor center is covered at all times by answering phones and greeting visitors.
  • Serves as collection officer through sales and collection of monies for permits, maps, and/or passes in accordance with manual and handbook requirements.
  • Provides accurate, descriptive information to the public about trails, campgrounds, roads, and/or other areas on the unit.
  • Uses word processing software to create and/or post informational handouts and flyers concerning safety, events, and other items of importance.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify.


In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management’s General Schedule Qualification Standards.

Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary.


Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check