The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest will accept applications through USAJobs for 2023 summer positions September 29 - October 6, 2022.
Start the journey to your new career today! Bring your unique skills and perspective to our work, and join us in caring for the land and serving people.
- The US Forest Service will accept applications online for 2023 summer seasonal positions September 29 – October 6, 2022. You must be a US Citizen to apply. Learn about positions available on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
- VIRTUAL Seasonal Recruitment Event will be held Tuesday November 9, 2021; 5:00PM - 7:00PM.
Do you want to work outside in awe-inspiring places? Join us to learn about seasonal jobs in wildland fire, recreation, trails, ecosystems, visitor services, administration and more! Hiring managers from the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service will be online to provide one-on-one assistance with federal resumes, answer questions about seasonal jobs, and share tips on building a successful application!
Register here: https://hopin.com/events/public-lands-virtual-career-fair-2021. Click to join the event and register as a guest. You will receive verification and confirmation emails from Hopin. If you do not receive the emails, please check your spam folder. The “Confirm Registration” email will include your unique link for the event. A reminder email will be sent a few days before the event.
- Visit the Pacific Northwest Region Temporary Hiring page for more information on positions available in Washington and Oregon.
Applying for Jobs
Apply for positions through USAJobs from September 20 - October 6. Navigating the federal hiring process can be tricky – we’re here to help!
- Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Career Guide: In this guide, you’ll find information on the many kinds of jobs that exist within the Forest Service, words of advice from our staff, a step-by-step guide to apply to jobs, opportunities to get involved in conservation work locally, statewide, and nationally, and more!
- Find information on national hiring and recruitment events, and access webinars that will assist you in your job search and application.
- Video: “How to apply for Temporary Jobs”
- Step By Step: How to apply
Meet our Staff
Want to know what it’s like to work as a seasonal wilderness ranger? Discover how botanists, archaeologists, researchers, and more, found their way to the Forest Service? Meet our Forest Service staff! Read full interviews from our staff, who share the path they took to get to their job and offer career advice for the next generation of stewards.
Career Fairs and Recruitment Events
US Forest Service staff regularly attend career fairs for high school, community college, and university students to increase awareness of the wide variety of jobs in federal lands management.
The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest hosts an inter-agency recruitment event during the annual seasonal hiring window. This year, our recruitment event will be held virtually! Staff from various program areas will be available to answer questions about available seasonal positions, provide feedback on resumes, and assist with navigating the USAjobs.gov application portal. Register for the event here!
Pathways Program for Students
The Forest Service offers multiple opportunities for part-time and full-time work for enrolled college and high school students through the PATHWAYS Program.
- Pathways Internship Program - Designed to provide students with opportunities to explore Federal careers while still in school.
- Pathways Recent Graduate Program - Available to individuals who have completed qualifying degree or certificate programs within the previous two years. Qualified veterans may have an extended application period due to military service.
- Pathways Presidential Management Fellows Program – This program is for individuals who have completed an advanced degree within the past two years.
Pathways positions are filled through USAJobs. Learn more about these programs and begin your search here.
Additional Opportunities for Youth, Students, and Recent Graduates.