Northern Region Jobs & Volunteering

Jobs that are moving land management into the future!

We offer a variety of opportunities ranging from student programs to volunteer programs, and full time and temporary employment for people with skills in several hundred areas. Come work with us.

2022/2023 Hiring Dates

Temporary Jobs for 2023 (all are hired through USAJobs):

  • Phase 1: Closed
  • Phase 2: Closed
  • Phase 3: Closed
  • Phase 4: Closes January 19, 2023

Hiring Events

Below are some of the hiring events to watch for! Please visit the Hiring Events website for the latest information and more opportunities.

  • Sign up for Weekly Jobs Emails

    For more information or to sign up for weekly job updates, email Amber Kamps.

  • Permanent Jobs

    If your dream job is a Forest Service career, our extraordinary diversity of occupations and locations provide you with so many opportunities! Visit this How to Apply page to find information on applying for a Forest Service job, including using USAJobs, writing a federal resume, webinars, and more.

  • Seasonal Jobs

    A seasonal or temporary position is a great way to start a lifelong Forest Service Career.

    Hiring for seasonal employment for the next summer begins in the early to mid-fall of each year. Check back later for more information on 2024 seasonal hiring!

  • Fire Hire

    Each year we hire permanent GS-3 to GS-9 fire positions during our Fire Hire event, usually in September or early October. The Northern Region fills 150 to over 200 permanent fire positions across 10 National Forests and Grasslands in Idaho, Montana, and North Dakota.

  • Internships and Career Opportunities

    Our Pathways Internship and Recent Graduate Programs and Presidential Management Fellow Program provide paid employment opportunities with the Federal government for high school students, undergraduates, postgraduates, and recent graduates.

  • Young People

    The Forest Service has multiple opportunities for young people, including Job Corps, Youth Conservation Corps, the Resource Assistants Program, and more.

  • Volunteering

    Volunteers make significant contributions to the legacy of conservation for future generations. Contact our National Forests or follow the link below to find out more.