Applying for a summer job with the Forest Service?

Welcome! The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service is hiring over 900 temporary jobs in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations for the 2018 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Start your journey to a new career today. Check-out available resources, helpful tips, and a list of required materials you’ll need to submit a successful application.

Three step process to submitting an application for seasonal jobs:

Step 1 – SEARCH for Jobs

Step 2 – CREATE/UPDATE USAJOBS Account and Resume

Step 3 – APPLY for Job through Note dates for submission.

  • December 15-21, 2017: Wildland fire jobs and other early season temporary jobs
  • January 26-February 1, 2018: Recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, and other jobs

List of Available Jobs (updated 11/21)


Please direct questions about seasonal jobs and applications to Jamie Casterton at 303-275-5354.

Direct questions about permanent career opportunities and applications to Human Resources Management at 1-877-372-7248 (select Option 2 and follow prompts). The Contact Center is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST) Monday through Friday and closed on all federal holidays.