Fire crew members working on a fire.

All current Forest Service job vacancies are posted on USAJobs.gov. On USAJobs, create a profile, search for jobs, sign-up for vacancy announcements, apply for jobs, and check the status of job applications. 

How to apply

Find out more about seasonal jobs in national forests across Oregon and Washington.

Fire Hire 

Permanent firefighter & fire management jobs are hired regionwide through Fire Hire.  There are multiple 10-day rounds of Fire Hire. Learn more about applying through Fire Hire.  

Permanent Employment

All permanent jobs are advertised through USAJOBS. You can search the openings by agency, location, salary range, or by "series" (a system for identifying the type of work). Some positions are only open to current Federal Employees; only the jobs open to everyone will be shown in the search results.

Opportunities for Students, Recent Graduates

Opportunities for Youth

(with partner organizations)


Volunteers are the heartbeat of the Forest Service. The types of work a volunteer can perform are many and varied. Learn more about volunteer opportunities with the Forest Service