The Dixie National Forest is located in the south central part of Utah.
Where is this Forest?



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Permanent and Seasonal Employment

  • Permanent Employment: All permanent jobs are advertised through the USAJOBS website. You can search the openings by agency, location, salary range, or by "series" (a system for identifying 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.  
  • Seasonal/Temporary Employment: Every year, the Forest Service hires thousands of temporary (mostly summer) employees for a variety of jobs, most of them in the field. Hiring season usually begins the first week of January and may last until mid-March, depending on last minute vacancies

Find a Job

Current Non-Fire Vacancies on the Dixie National Forest 

  • Forester (Timber Pre-Sale) GS-0460-5/7/9, East Zone: Panguitch/Escalante, UT
    View Outreach (Response due by November 4, 2016)
  • Environmental Coordinator GS-0401-12, Supervisors Office, Cedar City, UT
    Now open in USA Jobs (expires October 24, 2016) Apply Now
  • Soil and Water Program Manager GS-0401-12, Supervisors Office, Cedar City, UT
    Now open in USA Jobs (expires October 17, 2016). Apply Now
  • Forest Timber Program Manager/Forest Silviculturist GS-0460-12, Supervisors Office, Cedar City, UT
    Now open in USA Jobs (expires October 19, 2016). Apply Now

Current Fire Vacancies on the Dixie National Forest

  • IHC Superintendent Cedar City Hot Shots GS-0462-9, Cedar City Ranger District, Cedar City, UT
    View Outreach  (Response due by October 28, 2016)

***Attention: Fire Hire applications will be open from November 1-November 15, 2016.
Please review the outreach for positions on the Dixie National Forest.***

Fire Hire: The Intermountain Region Fire Hire program is a streamlined hiring process for hiring permanent full time and permanent part time fire positions at the GS4 - GS9 levels. The unique feature of this process is the ability to immediately backfill positions that have been vacated during the fire hiring process. This is not for summer seasonal temporary positions. All positions filled during Fire Hire require a minimum of 90 days of wildland firefighting experience. To apply --, for a tutorial on how to apply -- Application How To.