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All current Forest Service job vacancies are posted on usajobs.gov. USAJOBS provides 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. 

Learn How the Hiring Process Works

How to Apply for Federal Jobs web buttonThe hiring process for Federal jobs can be really confusing if you've never gone through it before. Print off this handy How To guide to remind you of all the steps you should take to ensure you are being seen by selecting officials!














Once you know the nuts and bolts of applying, make sure you look for open job listings for those you are interested in. Where do you look for open listings? 


Other Tips

Check out these tips on how to apply for Forest Service jobs.


Seasonal, Permanent, or Fire Positions?

Seasonal Jobs Permanent Jobs Fire Jobs
In the field with the FS Hiring Image Wildland Firefighters Collier Butte Fire

The Forest Service hires hundreds of temporary positions annually.

The hiring process typically takes place each fall. Stay tuned as the application window is  short!

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, Contracting and Volunteering

Students, Grads & Youth Contracting Volunteering

Forest Service offices throughout the Region annually purchase a wide variety of goods and services.