Interested in a job with the U.S. Forest Service?



The U.S. Forest Service is accepting applications for more than 1,000 seasonal spring & summer jobs in California from September 17 to October 12, 2018. Positions available in multiple fields, including fire, recreation, natural resources, timber, engineering, visitor services, and archeology. For more information, visit: U.S. Forest Service Jobs.

Since 1905, U.S. Forest Service employees have been operating under the philosophy initiated by the first Chief of the Forest Service, Gifford Pinchot, who believed in "the greatest good for the greatest number in the long run." Forest Service careers provide exciting and challenging opportunities to be involved in the management and protection more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands.

The Forest Service has a wide area of career fields, appealing to both outdoor and indoor enthusiasts alike. Many short-term seasonal opportunities are also available. Below are examples of the various career areas available with the U.S. Forest Service:

  • Administrative Support
  • Archaeology
  • Budgeting
  • Contracting
  • District Ranger
  • Engineering
  • Fire Management
  • Forest Supervisor/Deputy Forest Supervisor
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Heritage Resources
  • Human Resources
  • Hydrology
  • Information Technology
  • Land Surveying
  • Law Enforcement
  • Natural Resources 
  • Partnerships
  • Public Affairs
  • Rangeland Management
  • Recreation
  • Timber
  • Visitor Information
  • Wildlife Biology

For general information on job openings and types of positions available, please visit the U.S. Forest Service Employment site.



The Tahoe National Forest will fill permanent and temporary positions through website. Create a profile in USAJobs with your resume and other requested documents to be eligible. Your work experience and education will determine the GS pay level you qualify for when hired. Job announcements will be posted on when positions are being filled. Applicants can request to be notified of openings in the job series and locations they are interested in when setting up their profiles in USAJobs.