The Manti-LaSal National Forest is located in the center of Utah.
Where is this Forest?



Employment Opportunities on the Manti - La Sal National Forest


All temporary and permanent jobs must be applied for online at  Summer seasonal jobs are many and varied.  The normal work season is from mid-May through the end of September.   Note the list of job fields below to see what kind of outdoor job might interest you!  Almost all employees start out as a seasonal employee.  As they gain training and experience, many who decide they like it then apply for permanent positions.  (Link to Fire Hire website

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Please note outreach and application links

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 ** NOTE: The FS hiring system has recently changed. Check application deadlines on USAJOBS *CAREFULLY* (Most jobs are only open 7-10 days)

Minimum Requirements are:

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED and
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Summer Seasonal Job Facts:

  • Starting pay is around $11.95 per hour
  • Earn annual and sick leave. Work 40 hours per week, 5 days per week.
  • Some jobs have alternate weekends (not just Saturday/Sunday).
  • Season is usually mid-May through September.



Forest Service employees enjoy a flexible range of benefits in working for the federal government.


Student Programs

The Forest Service also has many opportunities for part-time and temporary employment for high school and college students, including internships and cooperative student opportunities.