Welcome to the great outdoors!

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


Career Opportunities

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:

  • Fire Management
  • Engineering
  • Land Surveying
  • Recreation
  • Visitor Information
  • Heritage Resources
  • Natural Resources
  • Archaeology
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Hydrology
  • Timber
  • Rangeland Management
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative Support
  • Budgeting
  • Contracting
  • Law Enforcement
  • Information Technology
  • Public Affairs
  • Partnerships

Current Permanent Employment Opportunities

Title Series/Grade Open/Close Dates Announcement #
 Hydrologist GS-1315-11    
Resource Staff Planning Officer GS-0401-13  3/17/2015-4/7/2015 15-0214-129984G-NYG
Interdisciplinary Forest Botanist/Soil Scientist/Ecologist GS-0430 / 0470 / 0408 - 9/11    


2015 Seasonal/Temporary Employment Opportunities

Current openings: Seasonal/temporary employment opportunities on the Shoshone National Forest are now becoming available via USAJobs.gov

You can view the outreach for our temporary employment opportunities in fire here: Fire Outreach