Re-seeding the understoryThe U.S. Forest Service offers positions for both permanent and temporary employees. Permanent positions are for full-time employees and provide a flexible range of federal government benefits. Temporary positions are for part-time or seasonal employees and provide benefits that vary with the position and  location. Due to the seasonal nature of many of the responsibilities of the U.S. Forest Service, such as wildfire fighting and seasonal recreation programs, many temporary workers are required.

For general information on job openings and types of positions available, please visit the Forest Service Employment Site. It contains topics such as:

  • What We Do
  • Job Openings
  • Benefits
  • Student Programs
  • Forest Service links
  • Contact Us
  • Forest Service Contracting
  • Temporary Employment

For information regarding other federal employment opportunities, visit www.usajobs.gov. Contact the National Interagency Fire Center information for fire hires. You may also call the U.S. Forest Service Albuquerque Service Center–Human Capital Management (ASC-HCM) at 877 FS ASC48 (877-372-7248); press 2 for ASC-HCM

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Hiring Event - Timber Management

The National Forests in Florida will soon be filling a variety of timber/silviculture series positions that will include current vacancies and potential backfills through a new National Collective Timber Hiring Event in USAJOBS. 

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