• Recruitment & Hiring in the USDA Forest Service

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“A career with the Forest Service, caring for the land and serving people, is very rewarding. Our temporary hiring program allows individuals to get real world experience working alongside resource professionals. The Eastern Region of the Forest Service is a wonderful and geographically, socially and ecologically complex area that offers many exciting opportunities”

We are the Forest Service... You can make a lasting impact on the world around you and unlock opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.

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Chippewa National Forest Positions:

Upcoming Openings (Outreach):

Now Hiring. Real Jobs. Real Impact.Outreach Notices are used to determine the potential applicant pool for a position. By completing the Outreach response in the Forest Service Outreach Database, you are indicating you are interested in applying for the position when the vacancy opens in USAjobs or you are interested in serving on Detail or Temporary Promotion; it also helps establish appropriate recruitment methods for the vacancy. Please note that responding to an Outreach Notice is not an application, you must apply to the vacancy announcement when it appears on the USAJOBS website. 

Current Positions Open are posted on USAJobs

Chippewa National Forest is Hiring up to 25 Forestry Technicians August 14 – 21, 2023

 and link to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/740870200


Volunteer opportunities are available for several projects on the forest. We would like to hear from you! Please call Michelle Heiker at 218-246-2123 for more information on volunteering on the Chippewa National Forest. more...

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