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 that open up in the early spring are a great way to get involved. Apply for these and all federal jobs online at

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.

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.

Forest Technician (Timber Stand Improvement)

GS-0462-5 Temporary-Full Time Announcement # TEMPOCR-0462-5-TSI-DT

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, is currently hiring a Forest Technician position to support our Vegetation Management Program. The official duty station will be at Monument Headquarters in Amboy, Washington.