USDA Forest Service is Hiring Recreation Technicians on the Superior National Forest

Release Date: Nov 15, 2022

Contact(s): Christine Kolinski


Duluth, Minn. November 15, 2022—The Forest Service is hiring positions in recreation across 15 states in the Eastern Region. On the Superior National Forest, positions are available in Grand Marais, Tofte, Aurora, Ely, and Cook, Minnesota. Interested applicants can apply now through December 5, 2022.

Permanent full-time and permanent seasonal positions (annually recuring tours of 13 or 18 pay periods) have a salary ranging between $32,000 and $50,000 a year. Applications are only accepted through www.usajobs.gov. Review the job announcement carefully for the required information to include in your application. Beginning employment dates and duty locations vary. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.

“We are looking for team-based individuals who like to work outdoors and who can bring a diverse skillset to the Superior. If you enjoy maintaining campsites, managing trails, operating small engines, paddling canoes, running motorboats, or other forms of outdoor recreation, I encourage you to apply.” –Jonathan Benson, Recreation and Wilderness Program Manager on the Superior National Forest

Make a lasting impact on the world around you and unlock opportunities for professional growth and career advancement by joining Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Our mission is to protect our natural resources for multiple uses for today and future generations.

To learn more about career opportunities on the Superior National Forest and across the country, visit the Forest Service Jobs webpage. You will also find helpful hiring tips, resources and information about benefits. Recreation technicians perform most duties outdoors, such as trail repair, campground maintenance, visitor information, wilderness protection and even patrolling on skis or a canoe. See below for additional resources:

Map of Eastern Region: (https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r9/about-region/offices)

How to write a Federal Resume: https://www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/jobs/build-your-federal-resume

Forest Service Your New Career Starts Here: (https://www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/jobs)