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Considering a job with the Forest Service? We know that it takes a diverse group of talented individuals to build on the success and future potential of the Forest Service. Maintaining our resources and developing lands for future generations remains our primary focus, but you may be surprised by the wide range of opportunities available to you.

 Applications can be submitted via USAJobs.

Last update: September 16, 2019


General Forest Vacancies

The Cleveland is always seeking talented individuals for a wide variety of administrative, technical, and specialty services outside of fire management. As the positions are constantly being updated, please see our new Outreach Website for a list of all of our current openings.



Fire and Aviation Vacancies

The Forest Service is preparing to open fire positions beginning in January and set to conclude by May, prior to the start of the fire season. Those interested in being part of the Forest Service Fire Department should take advantage of this opportunity, as this is one of only two fire hires done during the year. When openings occur, they will be posted here accordingly. Please check back in January.

AD Crew hiring on the Cleveland often begins in late January and goes through March. If accepted, individuals will be provided paid 2 week training in preparation for the fire season. For more information, see the Cleveland Outreach



Pacific Southwest Fire Hire Outreach Notice—Fire Positions

Fire HireThe Pacific Southwest Region (R5) is looking for a committed, hardworking, highly skilled workforce to suppress wildfires and work in fuels management on 18 National Forests located in California.

The fire and aviation management program is very rewarding and requires talented people working safely as part of a team in a variety of specialized positions; including dispatch, engine crews, fire & fuels management, hand crews, helitack, interagency hotshot crews, dozers and fire prevention. The vacancy announcements for these positions are posted on the U.S. Government's official website for employment opportunities at www.usajobs.gov.


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