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KravtZThere is a reason its called a rich mans sport. Put your degree to work. Move to a town ex Denver, SLC, San Fran, etc closeish to the mountains and become a weekend warrior. Do you want to continue living like you do now? Or make a decent living and ski weekends / holidays / days off.
I'm sure the ski bum life is fun for a couple years but how do you expect to support a family making $10 an hour...hell even if you max at $25 an hour it isn't particularly a lot of money.
tittyboiEasier said than done. Higher paying environmental jobs (if they even exist) in desirable cities = 10000x the applicants. I've applied to hundreds of jobs since graduating a few years back. For reference, an entry level environmental gig (science, not so much engineering - I have a science degree) in Denver, expect pay around $30-40,000 MAX and it's common for 300+ applicants.
That's what I've wanted and have given it valiant effort with no luck.
KravtZThere is a reason its called a rich mans sport.
elm.live outta your car. get a job on mountain for a free pass. find some roommates to split rent with if you're renting. I'm planning on doing the same thing as you after college. if the TC guys can do it, i think anyone could.
DBack1321What specific field are you in? From what I've seen, to get out of the hole of temporary positions in our line of work, you really need a masters coupled with experience. Is that something you're willing to do? How long have you been doing temp work? Check out USAjob.gov. There are a lot of opportunities if you are willing to move. I know it sucks though.
tittyboiConservation, with a lot of field experience in fisheries.
USAJOBS is the most fucked hiring system. I've applied to probably 75 jobs on there in the past two years and have never got an interview.
DBack1321Yea tell me about it haha. You fuck up one thing on your app and the computer says you're unqualified and a human never even gets to see your app. The good thing for me is they automatically put veterans on the top of he list. Like with any job, it's who you know man. They get bombarded with applicants so do you do anything to stand out? Call who's hirering, go there in person?
Are you willing to go to grad school?
tittyboiUSAJOBS is the most fucked hiring system. I've applied to probably 75 jobs on there in the past two years and have never got an interview.
50KalI've gotten lots of job offers through usajobs. If anyone wants tips or advice on that site I'd be willing to help.
DBack1321Please share haha
50KalBe WFR cert, S-212, red carded, or have a degree is something and you should be getting job offers. Pm me if you need more help. If you have none of the things posted above pm me and I can give some hints how to get some work/experience to get those jobs.
Disclaimer: when I say usajobs I speak of wildfire jobs or department of interior jobs. Not the Washington political posted jobs.