The Daniel Boone National Forest offers a variety of employment opportunities, including permanent, summer seasonal, and volunteer positions. Learn more about the minimum qualifications for federal employment.

Each year, the Forest hires for a variety of seasonal positions for the summer field season. The field season typically runs from spring through fall. Work responsibilities include stream surveys, fish and wildlife surveys, trail building, fire fighting, campground maintenance, fence construction and maintenance, vegetation surveys, road maintenance, and heavy equipment operators. 

‚ÄčApplication Process

Permanent and seasonal hiring with the Forest Service is conducted on a national scale using a standardized application process through a web-based program.

Permanent Employment Opportunities

Refer to USAJobs to look for permanant jobs on the Daniel Boone National Forest and across the US Forest Service.

For detailed information about the many rewarding career fields at the US Forest Service, visit the "Careers" webpage. Or check out all the Employment webpages to find information on working for the Forest Service, special student programs, and volunteering.

Job Corps

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives. Learn more about the three Job Corps Centers located on the Daniel Boone National Forest.