Applying for Temporary/Seasonal Jobs for 2019; 1, 2, 3 done.

Work for Nature

Turn a job into a career. 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 2019 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and WyomingView available resources, helpful tips, and a list of required materials you’ll need to apply to the USDA  Forest Service.

1, 2, 3 Done

Three steps to submit an application for seasonal/temporary jobs:

STEP 1 – SEARCH now for fire jobs that will be available in 2019

  • Job list for fire jobs CLOSES October 22
  • Job list for resource/administrative jobs CLOSED (Oct 2)


STEP 3 – APPLY for Job through Submit your application according to dates below.

Due to USAJOBS planned outage this weekend, the application period for temporary, fire jobs available across national forests and grassland in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming has been extended for four days, through 11:59 p.m. EDT Monday, October 22.‚Äč

Application Period

  • September 19-October 22, 2018: fire jobs - list of available fire jobs

  • CLOSED: October 2, 2018 Recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, and other jobs 


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.