Employment

Jobs that are moving land management into the future!

We offer a variety of opportunities ranging from student programs to volunteer programs, and full time and temporary employment for people with skills in several hundred areas. Come work with us.

2021/2022 Hiring Dates

  • Sign up for Weekly Jobs Emails

    For more information or to sign up for weekly job updates, email Amber Kamps.

  • Permanent Jobs

    If your dream job is a Forest Service career, our extraordinary diversity of occupations and locations provide you with so many opportunities! Visit this How to Apply page to find information on applying for a Forest Service job, including using USAJobs, writing a federal resume, webinars, and more.

  • Seasonal Jobs

    A seasonal or temporary position is a great way to start a lifelong Forest Service Career.

    2022 Temporary Job Open Dates:

    Nov. 5 - 12, 2021
    Jan. 30 - Feb. 7, 2022

  • Fire Hire

    Each year we hire permanent GS-3 to GS-9 fire positions during our Fire Hire event, usually in September or early October. The Northern Region fills 150 to over 200 permanent fire positions across 10 National Forests and Grasslands in Idaho, Montana, and North Dakota.

  • Pathways Programs

    Our Pathways Programs provide paid employment opportunities with the Federal government for high school students, undergraduates, postgraduates, and recent graduates.

  • Young People

    The Forest Service has multiple opportunities for young people, including Job Corps, Youth Conservation Corps, the Resource Assistants Program, and more.

  • Volunteering

    Volunteers make significant contributions to the legacy of conservation for future generations. Contact our National Forests or follow the link below to find out more.