Find a job

The US Forest Service has implemented an application program for nationwide centralized recruitment notices. Applicants can apply online at USAJOBS.gov. For current Forest Service opportunities in California, go to USAJOBS; options on this page will help you to narrow your search before selecting submit.

Temporary jobs and student programs

The Forest Service also has many opportunities for part-time and temporary employment. Visit our Nationwide Temporary Employment Site and the Student Programs section of the USFS employment website.

Firefighting careers

Find information on a wildfire career with the U.S. Forest Service. Challenge yourself to new limits, join the Forest Service women and men who serve to protect millions of acres of forests, communities, and  natural resources. For oppotunities in California, please see Pacific Southwest Region centralized hiring information.


Forest Service Employees

Learn more about what it means to be a US Forest Service employee.