Jobs & Volunteering

Jobs in the Alaska Region

Volunteer employees

A career with the Forest Service will give you the opportunity to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands; conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory; and provide assistance to other government agencies and private landowners. It is a remarkable responsibility, but the rewards are as limitless as the views.

Current Job Openings

Employee working with local kids to teach about fisheries

Check out our Current List of Job Opportunities in the Region.

Be sure to check back frequently for new listings.

Students, Recent Graduates and Volunteers

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Whether you're in high school, college, graduate school, or a recent graduate, you could be eligible for special opportunities through the Pathways Program (PDF). Volunteers are the Heartbeat of the Forest Service with many Volunteer opportunities available for projects on the forest.

Student Conservation Association (SCA) Internship Opportunities

Youth Conservation Corps Opportunities

The Forest Service offers paid work experiences for teenagers through the Youth Conservation Corps on many of the forests and grasslands. U.S. citizens or legal residents ages 15 to 18 can apply with this applicaiton: (English version) (Spanish version) to YCC positions nationwide. Please contact the program for more information about the project.  If you are interested in other locations not listed here contact the local forest or grassland for more information about YCC projects and opportunities.

Resume Building and Applying for Your Forest Service Job


List of commonly asked questions about employment with the Forest Service…