The Gallatin National Forest is located in the south central part of Montana.
Where is this Forest?



Work across southern Montana or northwestern South Dakota! 

7 Ranger Districts and numerous opportunities working for the Ashland, Beartooth, Bozeman, Gardiner, Hebgen Lake, Sioux or Yellowstone Ranger Districts.....

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2015 Summer Wildland Fire Temporary Positions - Apply Jan. 14 - Jan. 20

2015 Summer Temporary Positions Forest wide - All Positions - Apply Feb. 3 - 9, 2015

The Custer Gallatin National Forest fill multiple temporary vacancies within fire, forestry, range and recreation programs. Work as a team member suppressing wildfires and conducting fuels field work on a fire crew. Other positions monitor, spray and plant trees as part of the forestry silviculture program. As a range technician you will monitor allotments and conduct noxious weeds treatments. A person hired to a recreation or trail crew will work in the many developed recreation sites on the forest or as part of a wilderness crew maintaining trails. Wildlife and fire dispatch positions available too.

Winter is the time to start applying for summer wildland firefighting jobs. 

Positions will be filled through out the spring of 2015 until positions are completed.

Permanenet Seasonal Positions:  Outreach Notice and Respond


The 2015 wildland firefighting jobs will be posted on the Northern Region Fire Hiring Page

  1. Find the position, unit and location you are interested in
  2. Determine the announcement number for each vacancy you are interested in.
  3. Submit a complete application through your profile on USA Jobs.  (You will need a USA Jobs profile).

View Additional Temporary Jobs in the Northern Region (Montana, N. Idaho, North Dakota and NW South Dakota)

Latch onto your summer work by exploring beautiful landscapes, applying real-world work experience and giving back to your Nation's public lands. The work is across the Forest in a variety of landscapes. You will learn to pay heed to the elements and incoming weather, physical exertion is a part of the job. Limited Forest Service housing may be available.

Applicants are encouraged to apply in USAJOBS as early as possible.

Candidates are encouraged to apply to any position/location of interest on the Forest. Announcements for many positions are open and continuous over a period of several months or annually. Positions that are vacant may be immediately filled with all available applications.

Candidates should access USAJOBS for all vacancy announcement information and search by job announcement number (clickable links below). Read the announcement thoroughly to ensure you are applying to the correct announcement, as some position titles are similar.

Announcements can be accessed and applications can be completed at:


For assistance in navigating through the USAJobs website, please visit: