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



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 )

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?

Current openings outreach:

Big Creek Campground Hosts: The Hood Canal Ranger District on the Olympic National Forest is outreaching to fill two Volunteer Campground Host positions. These positions are for the newly renovated and expanded Big Creek Campground. This position are ideal for those who enjoy meeting new people and helping visitors experience and enjoy the National Forest. For more information call Nicole: 360-765-2213

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. The application period for the 2016 Temporary Spring/Summer positions is now closed. You can view current and upcoming national Forest Service job opportunities @

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:

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

Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates?

What about Contracting?

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