Work with Us

Do work that matters in some of the most beautiful places on Earth. From fish biologists to budget officer, we offer a huge variety of employment opportunities. 

Join our Team

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  • Temporary/Seasonal

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    Every year, we hire numerous seasonal employees to help with firefighting, recreation, natural resources management & visitor services. Look for information in the fall/winter each year.

  • Permanent

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    All permanent jobs are advertised through www.USAjobs.gov. Search openings by agency, location, salary range, or by "series" (a system for identifying the type of work). Now Hiring positions in Archeology, Range Management, Sciences and more!; Apply by February 21, 2024

  • Internships & More

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    Many organizations partner with land management agencies to provide internship and alternative job opportunities. The national career page also lists student opportunities and other special programs.

  • Fire

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    Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management is a wide field, encompassing firefighters, fire ecologists, fuels specialists, administrative personnel, pilots, radio communications and electronic technicians, dispatchers, fire prevention specialists, & more.

Finding Vacancies

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. 

View a list of current & upcoming national Forest Service job opportunities OUTREACH.

View an interactive Forest Service Career Map to find vacancies:

Screenshot of Forest Service Career Interactive Map

How to apply:

View webinars on navigating USAJOBs, writing a resume, how to apply, and get help!

Check tips on how to apply for Forest Service jobs.

Here are three helpful documents that can get you prepared for applying for federal jobs:

Employee Resources

Discovery Team builds trail for the Forest

Student workers repair a trail bridge in the Pacific Northwest.

Visitor support services volunteer with map

Information Assistants provide vital office support by answering phones, helping with paperwork, and interacting with visitors.