The Olympic National Forest is located in the northwestern corner of Washington state.
Where is this Forest?



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 )

View a list of all current Forest Service jobs in Oregon and Washington on USAJOBS

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

The window to apply for temporary jobs on the Olympic National Forest is short. Please note dates that you may apply for specific jobs. Review information about 2015 temporary jobs at Olympic National Forest (PDF).

Available jobs in 2015:

  • Wildfire Engine Crew (Fire Suppression/Engine/Prevention) GS-0462-3/4/5
  • Forestry Technician (General/Recreation) GS-0462-3/4/5
  • Natural Resources (Biological Science Technician) GS-0404-3/4/5

Wildfire and forestry jobs will show in January 6-12, 2015. Supervisors will be looking at applications starting in February 2015.

Natural resource position will be available in February 4-10. Supervisors will review applications in March 2015. 

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.
  • Nationwide listing for temporary employment (PDF File).

What do I need to know about Fire and Aviation Employment?

What are the Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates?

Where do I find out information about Contracting?

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