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Current Job Opportunities

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest provides information about current job opportunities, including job announcements and application procedures through USAJOBS.

Applying for Forest Service Positions - Tips for Applicants

Current Outreach Notices

View current outreach notices for the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in the Outreach Database. Responding to an outreach is separate from applying. To apply, you must go through USAJOBS.‚Äč

  • Visit our Northern Region (Region 1) Hiring website for the latest information on permanent and temporary positions, as well as useful webinars and application tips.


Career Fields

Careers with the Forest Service are diverse and span communities nationwide. Use the links below to find out more about common careers with the Forest Service and some of the hiring programs we support.

Business Careers


  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Project Management
  • Grants and Agreements
  • Budget and Finance
  • Procurement
  • Property Management

Resource Management Careers

Resources Management

  • Forestry and Timber
  • Botany, Archeology, Biology
  • Mapping and GIS
  • Land Use
  • Physical Sciences
  • Range Management
  • Watersheds
  • Sustainability and Climate

Visitor Services Careers

Visitor Services

  • Recreation Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Trail and Facility Maintenance
  • Visitor Services
  • Interpretation

Communication Careers


  • Public Affairs
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Web Management & Social Media
  • Graphic Design & Publications
  • Tribal & Government Relations

Fire and Aviation Careers

Fire & Aviation

  • Firefighting & Prevention
  • Aviation
  • Equipment Operators
  • Analyst
  • Dispatch

Medical and Safety Careers

Medical & Safety

  • Nursing
  • Law Enforcement
  • Safety
  • Dispatch

Career Development and Support Careers

Career Development & Support 

  • Counselors
  • Teachers and Trainers
  • Work Environment
  • Civil Rights

Engineering Facilities and Maintenance Careers

Engineering, Facilities, & Maintenance

  • Engineering
  • Facility Operations & Management
  • Building Maintenance
  • Mechanics & Fleet
  • Equipment Operators

R&D Careers

Science & Research

  • Inventory Monitoring
  • Landscape Restoration
  • Sustainable Forest Management
  • Information Tropical Forestry
  • Research and Development


Benefits, Pay, and Environment

As a Forest Service employee, you will have access to excellent benefits and competitive pay. Your work will be rewarding as you contribute to the Forest Service mission in a work environment that values diversity, inclusion, and growth.

Inclusion and Diversity

Inclusion and Diversity

Benefits and balance

Benefits and Balance


Career Growth

competitive pay

Competitive pay

Other Government Employment Opportunities