Employment information


The Forest Service hires more than 30,000 employees to serve in a variety of careers including professional, technical, and administrative positions on the front lines of conservation, intelligent resource utilization and wildland management. Learn about the opportunities waiting for you through the following links:

Working for the Forest Service

For information about working for the Forest Service, including tips for applying for jobs, information about careers with the Forest Service, pay and benefits, general information and even how to apply, click here. This link also provides information about the Pathways Program for students and recent graduates.

Current & Upcoming Forest Service Jobs

For current and upcoming Forest Service job opportunities, check out the outreach database.

How to Apply

How do you apply? All positions are listed on the USAJOBS website and you must have a USAJOBS profile and upload all documentation to your profile to apply. Be sure to check out the USAJOBS Resource Center for additional information.


If volunteering is your interest, please check out this website for information about volunteering at various government agencies throughout the U.S.

YCC - Youth Conservation Corps

2021 - Summer job opportunity