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published Nov 4, 2020

Navigating the USAJOBS Site

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

If you are interested in a federal government job, there is a high likelihood that you will need to navigate the USAJOBS site to apply for a job. USAJOBS is the key place to begin your federal job search.


published Nov 4, 2020

Finding and Applying for a Government Job

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

The purpose of this guide is to introduce government career opportunities and approaches to those interested in working IN or FOR the “outdoors”.


published Nov 4, 2020

Federal and Regional Government Outdoor Fields of Occupations

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

If you are a recent graduate, this guide will help you not only to understand the typical occupations, but also the educational requirements to start a career.


published Nov 4, 2020

Introduction and Overview to Outdoor Recreation and Conservation Careers

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

This guide offers an introduction and overview of the various sectors, fields and potential occupations and careers available in outdoor recreation and conservation. It includes opportu


published Nov 4, 2020

Resources for Starting an Outdoor Career

This toolkit covers the basics you need to apply for and get the job you want. Get advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing techniques and more.


published Nov 4, 2020

Regional Government Agencies: Outdoor Career Opportunities

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

This guide is a general overview of the regional opportunities working in and for the outdoors.


published Nov 4, 2020

Nonprofit and Education Outdoor Career Opportunities

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

There are an abundance of jobs in the nonprofit and education sectors that allow you to work in or for the outdoors. Careers in the outdoors in both education and nonprofit sectors can vary greatly depending on the mission and vision of the organization you choose to work for.


published Nov 4, 2020

Federal Government Agencies: Outdoor Career Opportunities

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

The purpose of this guide is to introduce, for those interested in outdoor related occupations, he most relevant Federal Agencies in the United States.


published Nov 4, 2020

For Profit Sector Outdoor Career Opportunities

by TYO - Transforming Youth Outdoors

If you are interested in an outdoor focused career, there are huge opportunities to work for companies in the outdoor recreation and natural resource sectors


published Nov 4, 2020

Creating a Resume and Resources for Federal Government Jobs

Applying for a Federal Job requires several steps every applicant must take. Find out the components of a federal application.


published Oct 2, 2020

Teaching Kids to be Great Trail Stewards

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Trails are an important resource, but sadly we are increasingly seeing trails abused by littering and vandalism. American Trails has created a packet to teach kids to be great trail stewards so the next generation of trail lovers can help lead the way towards better care for our trails.


published Aug 18, 2020

Hank Aaron State Trail Art Concept Plan

The Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail commissioned this Art Concept Plan to lay the groundwork for the placement of public art along the Trail. This Plan identifies sites in which art could most effectively be placed, establishes principles for its placement, and explores how art can go beyond familiar conventions to reinforce the identity of the Trail and its surroundings.