2019 Temporary Hiring

2019 Summer Temporary Positions

(Applications accepted Sept. 17 - Oct. 12, 2018)

The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest will be hiring for summer temporary positions in firefighting and natural resources for the 2019 field season.  To be considered for a temporary job this summer you must submit an application and apply during the open announcement period of Sept. 17 - Oct. 12, 2018.

IMPORTANT: To be considered for positions on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, you must select the correct Duty Locations to be considered for a position.

  • Baker City, OR
  • La Grande, OR
  • Joseph, OR
  • Halfway, OR
  • Unity, OR
  • Riggins, ID
  • Clarkston, WA

Additional Items to assist with completing an application

Review and understand the qualifications requirements for each position you are applying to.  

  • Each announcement has "Required Documents" and "Job Qualifications" section. Read the information and understand the what is required to apply for the position.  
  • Be specific in your resume. Ensure you add dates of employment along with the hours per week you work.
  • Ensure you have the most up to date supervisor contact information available in your resume.
  • If you are applying based on education or a combination of education/work experience, upload a current copy of your College Transcripts when submitting your application.
  • Spend the time and contact the locations where you are interested in working.
  • Review the "How to Apply for a Federal Job" YouTube video
  • **You must be at least 18 years of age by November 15th to be considered for Fire positions.

Useful Links





https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/wallowa-whitman/about-forest/jobs/?cid=fseprd563641