Jobs & Volunteering
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The Forest Service hires hundreds of temporary positions annually. The hiring process typically takes place each fall. Positions are available in multiple fields.
All permanent jobs are advertised through the USAJOBS website.
You can search the openings by agency, location, salary range, or by "series."
Learn more about seasonal, permanent and apprenticeship opportunities in Wildland Fire Management.
Students, Grads & Youth
-The Skanner Scholarship Program is available to undergraduate students in Portland, Vancouver & Seattle areas.
-Pathways Program provides opportunities for students & recent graduates.
-View all opportunities available to young people.
Forest Service offices throughout the Region annually purchase a wide variety of goods and services.
View contracting information, openings and outreach for the Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region.
Find more information about volunteering at the USDA Forest Service Volunteering Web Site.
Want to volunteer at a specific location? Contact the local forest office to connect with opportunities.
All current Forest Service job vacancies are posted on usajobs.gov. The web-based applications of USAJOBS provide an opportunity for job candidates to create a profile, search for jobs, sign-up for vacancy announcements, Apply for jobs, and check the status of jobs for which they have applied.
Places to check:
- Search for current Forest Service jobs on USAJOBS.gov
- List of current & upcoming national Forest Service job opportunities OUTREACH
How to apply:
Check tips on how to apply for Forest Service jobs.