Who We Are, What We Do


The National Scenic Area is managed by the Forest Service to protect resources of the Columbia River Gorge on behalf of future generations for the “greatest good.”

The Forest Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and helping people connect to the land. Review types of careers available in the Scenic Area and how to apply.

Tips For Applicants (.pdf)

Summer -Temporary/Seasonal Jobs

Temporary work with the Forest Service allows you to learn new skills while exploring a potential career in public land management. Temporary jobs are available in areas such as: fire, recreation, natural resources & visitor services. View CRGNSA Temporary/Seasonal Employment.

Graphic_Interactive map for job search. Select to view interactive map.

2017 Interactive map of all Forest Service seasonal job listings within Oregon and Washington.                                                                            

Explore paid internships              

Permanent Employment


All permanent jobs are advertised through USAJOBS. Visit the national Forest Service website for tips on how to apply and find nationwide opportunities. 

Explore current opportunities within the Scenic Area.

Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates

It's never to early for students to take steps towards a future career! The Pathways Program provides meaningful training and career development for high school through post-graduate school students, as well as recent graduates.

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a meaningful hobby or outdoor experience that makes a difference? Help care for public lands, serve the public, and gain new skills by volunteering with us