Welcome to the Great Outdoors! We offer a variety of employment opportunities (both paid and unpaid) ranging from student programs to volunteer programs, and full time employment for men and women with skills in several hundred areas.
All permanent jobs are advertised through the USAJOBS website. You can search the openings by agency, location, salary range, or by "series" (a system for identifying the type of work).
2016 Phase 1 (Fire) Seasonal/Temporary Positions: Vacancy announcements will be open in USA Jobs between January 6 and January 12, 2016. All applications must be submitted through the USA Jobs Website. Vacancy announcement numbers for the positions being hired are listed in the attached document. If you have questions about a certain position, contact the individuals listed. If you have having difficulty applying for jobs through the USAJOBS website, you may also contact the Albuquerque Service Center-Human Capital Management at 1-877-372-7248, option 2, for assistance.
Every year, the Forest Service hires thousands of temporary (mostly summer) employees for a variety of jobs, most of them in the field. Many positions are advertised on the USAJOBS. Hiring season usually begins the first week of January and may last until mid-March, depending on last minute vacancies.
All competitively advertised jobs for the Forest Service will be posted to USAJOBS. Although the Forest Service may publish job opportunities in professional journals, or have jobs posted on organizational websites, the only way applicants can apply is through USAJOBS.
The Forest Service has a wide breadth of career fields, appealing to both outdoor and indoor enthusiasts alike. Many short-term seasonal opportunities are also available. Below are a sample of the many career areas available with the Forest Service: