Sun on Water with a little FogAre you ready to make a difference? A career with the Forest Service is a chance to work for nature and leave a lasting impact. Put your skills to work toward a career that matters! In a world of options, why choose a career with the US Forest Service?! A Forest Service Career means commitment to more than a job!

When you work for the Forest Service, you have a values-based, purpose-driven, relationship-focused career that is dedicated to the mission of caring for the land and serving people! It doesn't matter if your duties include hydrology or human resources, public affairs, forestry or finance or fire -- EVERY employee is part of an excellent team working toward common goals! This is Who We Are

So no matter what your field of interest, consider working with us! Call our office today for more information.

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Available Positions On the Allegheny National Forest

Temporary Positions

Photograph of evergreen cones on the forest floor.Many of our employees started their Forest Service careers as temporary (or seasonal) employees. While these positions do not guarantee  full-time employment with the Forest Service, they do provide a great introduction to the agency.

Permanent Positions

Forest Service employeesThe Forest Service employs individuals from diverse social and academic backgrounds into a full range of career fields and positions. More information about permanent positions coming soon!


YCC Logo and photo of a young girl on a logThe U.S. Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer youth employment program that engages young people ages 15-18 in meaningful work experiences on national public lands. 


Benefits and Pay

Resumes, Applications, and the Federal Government

Helpful Information

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Resources for Military Veterans

Military veterans account for 12 percent of our workforce. We use several hiring authorities to help our men and women in uniform gain employment such as:

This is Who We Are

Please take time to watch Chief Vicki Christiansen in This is Who We Are, a video about the mission and values of the U.S. Forest Service.



Faces of the Forest

Find out about some of the many employees on the Allegheny National Forest, what they do and what brought them to the Forest Service.

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