The Olympic National Forest is located in the northwestern corner of Washington state.
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Current opportunities at Olympic National Forest | Contracting Information

Tacoma Urban LeagueAll current Forest Service job vacancies are posted on USAJOBS. The web-based applications of USAJOBS provide an opportunity for job candidates to create a profile, search for jobs, sign-up for vacancy announcements, apply for jobs, and check the status of jobs for which they have applied. (Español )

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Are there any current job openings on the Olympic National Forest?

Forestry Technician Outreach, Please respond by November 1, 2016:

The Hood Canal Ranger District of the Olympic National Forest will soon be filling an 18/8 Forestry Technician (Recreation) position which will serve as the Developed Recreation Lead for the Hood Canal Ranger District. This position could be filled either by a current federal employee or a public citizen, dependent on the response to this outreach. 

This position is a permanent seasonal position, 18 pay periods of work will be guaranteed annually. The primary role of this position is the operations and maintenance of the developed recreation sites on the Hood Canal Ranger District, including campgrounds, trailheads, trail shelters, and rental cabins.

Seasonal Positions

Every year the Forest Service hires temporary employees in a variety of jobs, such as fire, trails, timber, recreation, fisheries, archeology, soils and botany. 

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How do I apply for Permanent Employment?

  • All permanent jobs are advertised through the usajobs website. You can search the current job vacancy announcements by agency, location, salary range, or by "series" (a system that identifies the type of work). Some positions are only open to current Federal Employees; only the jobs open to everyone will be shown in the search results.

How do I apply for Temporary (Seasonal) Employment?

  • 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 site in the late winter or spring. You can view current and upcoming Forest Service job opportunities - across the nation - online at:

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What types of Volunteer opportunities are offered at Olympic National Forest?