The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is located in the south central part of Washington state.
Where is this Forest?



Welcome to the Great Outdoors!

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest 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.

Temporary opportunities for the 2016 summer season will be advertised November 30 to December 7. Apply for these and all federal jobs online at

Read more about these positions and find vacancy numbers here.


If you are a student and would like to speak with someone to discuss work programs that are available to students please call 360-891-5000.

Upcoming jobs at national forests across the country are typically listed at the U S. Forest Service Outreach site.  Jobs applications are posted after the outreach period at


USDA Forest Service

Much of our work today involves collaboration with other Federal and State agencies, local communities, private and tribal landowners, university research centers and international organizations.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Fire Hire

Gifford Pinchot National Forest Fire & Aviation employment Opportunities.