Since 1905, US Forest Service employees have been operating under the philosophy initiated by the first Chief of the Forest Service, Gifford Pinchot. Forest Service careers provide exciting and challenging opportunities to be involved in the management and protection of our nation's 51,000 square miles of majestic National Forest Land.
We offer a wide variety of job opportunities-both paid and unpaid-ranging from student intern programs to seasonal employment to full-time employment for men and women with skills in many different fields. We are an organization of people engaged in hundreds of occupations
The Forest Service has a wide breadth of career fields, appealing to both outdoor and indoor enthusiasts alike.
Below are a sample of the many career areas available with the Forest Service: