The Forest Service offers a variety of job opportunities that range from student interns, seasonal employment to full-time employment for men and women with skills in many fields. Forest Service careers provide exciting and challenging opportunities to be involved in the management of the nation's public lands.

Seasonal Job Openings

Interested individuals can apply for temporary jobs during these time frames:

  • Due to a system outage with our online application system, the application period has been postponed for our temporary jobs. The outage will not affect the availability of jobs or job seekers’ opportunities to apply. Once the application system is restored, job seekers interested in resource and administrative positions will have 14 days to apply.

The Rocky Mountain Region Temp Hiring Team will be hosting virtual job fairs every Wednesday from August 22 – October 10 | 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. MDT, to provide information regarding available jobs; provide an overview of the application process; and answer questions.

Call-in Information & Instructions

  • Dial the call-in number: 1-888-844-9904
  • Enter the access code followed by the number sign: 7662084#

Permanent Job Openings

  • GS-0462-07/08/09/10 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Administration)
    • Duty Location: Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests Supervisor's Office, Delta, CO 81416
    • Opens: 09/05/2018 Closes: 09/18/2018 
    • Vacancy Announcement Number: 18-GVQ4-462-78910-FS2743-G (Merit)
    • Contact: Mary Keeler, 970-874-6657 or mkeeler@fs.fed.us
    • Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509816000
    • Description: This position has primary responsibility in the administration of complicated timber sales having complex requirements and conditions on several Ranger Districts on the Forest and performs other duties as designated by the Contracting Officer.
    • Open to:
      • Certain current or former term or temp federal employees of:
        • USDA Forest Service
        • Bureau of Land Management
        • National Park Service
        • Fish and Wildlife Service
        • Bureau of Indian Affairs
        • Bureau of Reclamation
      • Current or former competitive service federal employees
      • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
      • Veterans
      • Individuals with disabilities
      • Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Vista

Applying for Federal Jobs

Please check USAJOBS for current federal position openings.

Youth Conservation Crews (YCC)

More youth job opportunities