The Stanislaus National Forest is located in the eastern center of California.
Where is this Forest?



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Welcome to the Great Outdoors! We offer a variety of employment opportunities
(both paid and unpaid) for men and women with skills in several hundred areas.
It's all here, starting with who we are and what we do.

Since 1905, US Forest Service employees have been on the 
front line of conservation, intelligent resource utilization, and wildland mgmt. 
Today, there is more excitement, greater challenge, and more career variety than 
ever before available to people who join the Nation's premier forest management 

We are a nationwide organization of more than 30,000 people engaged in
hundreds of specific occupations, including Foresters, Biologists, Engineers,
Teachers, Firefighters, Accountants, Computer Specialists, Law Enforcement,
Public Affairs Specialists, Recreation Specialists, Geographic Information
Specialists, and more.

Current Vacant Positions


The Stanislaus National Forest has a variety of vacant positions at the Forest Supervisor's Office, Calaveras, Mi-Wok, Groveland, and Summit
Ranger District. 

Positions include: Administrative Assistant, Archaeologist, Botanist, Forester, Forestry Technician, Wildland Firefighter, Wildlife Biologist, and more.


Vacant Positions

The Stanislaus National Forest, Groveland Ranged District is seeking to hire 3 Pathways Intern NTE (Temporary), Student Trainee (Forestry Technician) interns for the 2016 field season.  

Click here for more information. 



Forest Service Jobs

Snow Survey

The US Forest Service has implemented an application program for nationwide centralized recruitment notices. Applicants can apply online at For current Forest Service opportunities in California, go to USAJOBS; options on this page will help you to narrow your search before selecting submit.

Firefighting Positions

Firefighting Wildland firefighters work in a variety of specialized positions, including fire engine crews, fuels management, hand crews, helirappel, interagency hotshot crews, patrol,  smokejumping and many more. Individuals who want to be seasonal firefighters need to think about wildland fire in January. That's when most applications 
are due. Check Pacific Southwest Region Fire Hire or FSJobs websites to see what vacancies are open.

Student Programs

Recreation Maintenance 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.

Youth Programs

CA Conservation Corp The California Conservation Corps is a workforce development program that offers young men and women the chance to serve their state and become employable citizens through life skills training and hard work in environmental conservation, fire protection, and emergency response.

USDA Forest Service Job Corps Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.