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?

2016 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. View the 2016 Olympic Employment Outreach and jobs list

Applications for 2016 summer temporary employment will need to be submitted online at during an 8-day period that begins November 30 and extends through December 7, 2015. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to create their USAjobs profile now to begin developing their application and compiling the required documentation. You can always check for opportunities in usajobs and create your profile to get prepared to apply for jobs.

A general description of each specific position can be found by searching the position name in Remember to filter your job search by the agency: USDA Forest Service

Candidates may be contacted about positions that they applied for from February 15 through March 4, 2016.​ Jobs will start mid-April through May 2016.​

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.

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?