Tahoe Forest loses two jobs | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Tahoe Forest loses two jobs

Two jobs for fleet mechanics will be lost on the Tahoe National Forest, and four others in road maintenance could be affected.

Forest Engineer Larry Gruver said the fleet mechanic jobs were cut after a federal cost comparison study found the private sector could do the job for less in the state’s national forests.

A similar study found that existing forest service road repair crews could do that job more efficiently than the private sector. That could cut, redefine or add jobs to Tahoe National Forest road crews within the next six months, depending on how the new job assessment process evolves, Deputy Forest Supervisor Judie Tartaglia said.


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Opinion

Geraldine Kothe: Thank you, first responders

|

From all the residents of Grass Valley Senior Apartments, thank you to the firefighters, police department air support and everyone who responded to the Bennett Fire. God bless you all. You are all heroes.



See more