“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,” said Eastern Regional Forester Kathleen Atkinsons.

The Forest Service as a whole hires more than 30,000 permanent employees to serve in professional, technical and administrative positions. Learn more about jobs in the Forest Service.

  • For more information and to apply for Forest Service jobs please visit www.usajobs.gov
  • To learn more about the federal application process click here.
  • To learn more about Forest Service careers click here.


Forestry Technician (Recreation/Trails)

Duty Location: Deer River, Minn
Grade: GS 04
Open & closing dates: 04/25/2018 to 05/01/2018
Appointment type: Temporary
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Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation)

Duty Station: Deer River, MN
Grade: GS-0462-06
Outreach Closes: May 7, 2018
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Forestry Tech

Duty Station: Walker, MN
Grade: GS-0462-07
Outreach Closes: April 30, 2018
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Stony Point Campground Host

The Chippewa National Forest is looking for a volunteer campground host couple for the very popular Stony Point campground on Leech Lake. This beautiful campground is located 14 miles east of Walker, Minn. on a scenic point on Leech Lake. Hosts at the site must be ready for a busy summer as the campground is full throughout the season. The Stony Point campground season runs from May 11 to September 24, 2018.

Stony Point has electricity at the sites and a newly constructed shower building. There are 44 campsites and all are reservable. Campground hosts provide assist visitors with information, complete light maintenance work and clean bathroom buildings.

This is an amazing site, offering quick access to great fishing, a beautiful beach, lake view and fantastic birding areas. To learn more, go to Volunteer.gov or call the Walker Ranger District at 218-547-1044.

Volunteer opportunities are available for several projects on the forest. We would like to hear from you! Please call 218-335-8600 for more information on volunteering on the Chippewa National Forest.  more...

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