Join the USDA Forest Service Now accepting applications for temporary positions throughout 18 national forests in California

Release Date: Oct 22, 2021

VALLEJO, Calif. — The USDA Forest Service will be accepting applications for seasonal spring and summer jobs in California, from November 5 – 12, 2021.

Positions are available in multiple fields, including fire, recreation, natural resources, timber, engineering, visitor services, and archaeology.

Applications must be submitted on between November 5 – 12, 2021. More information about seasonal employment, available positions, and application instructions can be found at Interested applicants are encouraged to create a profile on USAJOBS in advance to save time once the hiring process begins.

“We’re looking for talented, diverse applicants to help us manage over 20 million acres of public land in the Pacific Southwest,” said Jennifer Eberlien, Pacific Southwest regional forester. “If you’re interested in stewarding our national forests and serving local communities, I encourage you to apply.”

The USDA Forest Service will host a Facebook Live session on October 26, 2021, from 5 – 6 p.m., to share information and answer questions about the application process. Visit to register.

The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

The Forest Service manages 18 National Forests in the Pacific Southwest Region, which encompasses over 20 million acres across California, and assists State and Private forest landowners in California, Hawaii and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands. National forests supply 50 percent of the water in California and form the watershed of most major aqueducts and more than 2,400 reservoirs throughout the state. For more information, visit


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