Lassen National Forest - Employment

[Photograph]: Lassen National Forest Fire Crew picking up hoseline.Welcome to the Great Outdoors! We offer a variety of employment opportunities (both paid and unpaid) ranging from student programs to volunteer programs, and full time employment for men and women with skills in several hundred areas.

Forest Service employees are caring for the land and serving people in five primary areas of activity.

Find a Job

Wildland Firefighters wanted for temporary summer positions in 2020.

Many non-fire summer temporary positions will be available in 2020!

How to Apply

The US Forest Service has implemented an application program for nationwide centralized recruitment notices. Applicants can apply online at

Be sure to review the vacancy announcement carefully and follow "Where to Apply" and "How to Apply" directions when submitting your application.

Also be sure to check out the Step-by-Step Guide on how to apply for available positions through USAJOBS.
Salary & Benefits

Forest Service employees enjoy a flexible range of benefits in working for the federal government. Benefits are available to permanent employees and some temporary/term employees.

Student Programs

The Forest Service has part-time and temporary employment Opportunities for Young People, including internships and cooperative student programs.

For specific information about student opportunities on the Lassen, please inquire at our local offices.


For current volunteer opportunities please visit