The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest offers a variety of employment opportunities, including permanent, summer seasonal, student programs, and volunteer positions. To read more about the minimum qualifications for federal employment, check the Office of Personnel Management website.
R6 Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Potential 2014 Temporary Job Opportunities
Job Fair - Hiring Event - Monday, December 2nd 2013
Permanent and seasonal hiring with the Forest Service is conducted on a national scale using a standardized application process through a web-based program called USAJOBS. If you do not have access to the Internet or you have questions regarding employment, you may contact our office toll free at 1-877-372-7248 and press 2. Hours are Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Permanent Employment Opportunities
Refer to USAJOBS to look for permenant jobs on the Boise Forest and across the US Forest Service.
For detailed information about the many rewarding career fields at the US Forest Service, visit the "Careers" webpage. Or check out all the Employment webpages to find information on working for the Forest Service, special student programs, and volunteering.
Seasonal Employment Opportunities
Each year, the Forest hires for a variety of seasonal positions for the summer field season. The field season typically runs from May to September. Work responsibilities include stream surveys, fish and wildlife surveys, trail building, fire fighting, campground maintenance, fence construction and maintenance, vegetation surveys, road maintenance, and heavy equipment operators.
Go to the US Forest Service's Centralized Temporary Employment web page.
Once you've identifed a job, make sure you copy down its Open Continuous Register number and duty station as listed on the spreadsheet. This will make your application process go much smoother.
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