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Welcome to the Great Outdoors! Start your career on the right foot and help sustain our country's natural resources for future generations. Learn more about what it means to work for nature, including information about positions, wages, benefits and our organization's commitment to diversity on our national site.

We are a nationwide organization of more than 30,000 people engaged in hundreds of specific occupations, including Foresters, Biologists, Engineers, Teachers, Firefighters, Accountants, Computer Specialists, Law Enforcement, Public Affairs Specialists, Recreation Specialists, Geographic Information Specialists, and more.

Now Hiring

Current Hiring Information

The Southwestern Region will be accepting applications for temporary positions October 1 - 15, 2018.  

  • View the Southwestern Region Temporary Hire Outreach Notice for a list of positions and details on the application process. Please note that the closing date has been extended until October 15, 2018 due to the fact that the USAJOBS website will be unavailable for several days during the open timeframe.

The Forest Service is looking for experienced and entry level Fire Fighters. Permanent positions include dispatch, engine crews, fuels management, hand crews, helitack, interagency hotshot crews and prevention. Positions are currenly open on USAJOBS until October 15, 2018.

Applying for Federal Jobs

USA Jobs websitePositions that are currently open for application will appear on the USAJOBS website. To view positions currently open for application on the Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands:

  1. In the Keyword block, type "Cibola National Forest"
  2. Below that block, choose wither "U.S. Citizens" or "Federal Employees"
  3. Click Search

Handout: How to Apply for a job in USAJOBS

To View Announcements of Upcoming Positions

Before positions are formally open for application on USAJOBS, they are listed as announcements on the Forest Service Outreach website. Job announcements can be viewed nationally, or to view announcements specific to the Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands:

  1. Leave the Opportunity block blank
  2. In the Organization block, type "110303"
  3. Click Search