Employment

Below you will find Regional and National level information regarding employment with the USDA Forest Service.

FIND A JOB

The Forest Service offers positions for both permanent and temporary employees. More

STUDENT PROGRAMS

The Forest Service also has many opportunities for part-time and temporary employment for high school and college students, including internships and cooperative student opportunities. More

CENTRALIZED TEMPORARY HIRING OUTREACH

We are looking for a committed, hardworking, highly skilled workforce to work in many fields on 11 national forests in Arizona and New Mexico; and national grasslands in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Working in the Southwestern Region is very rewarding and requires talented people working safely as part of a team in a variety of specialized positions; including Archeology, Range, Timber, Recreation, Engineering, Wildlife, Administration and Fire and Aviation Management. More

BENEFITS

Forest Service employees enjoy a flexible range of benefits in working for the federal government. More

FIRE HIRE

The Southwestern Region is looking for a committed, hard working, highly skilled workforce to suppress wildfires and work in fuels management on 11 National Forests located in Arizona and New Mexico. The fire and aviation management program is very rewarding and requires talented people working safely as part of a team in a variety of specialized positions; including dispatch, engine crews, fuels management, hand crews, helitack, interagency hotshot crews, and prevention. The Fire Hire program is being implemented to streamline the hiring process for permanent fire positions and provide consistent hiring around the Region. This hiring process assists the national forests in the Southwestern Region to fill vacancies in a more efficient and timely manner. More

PAY

Like most federal workers, USDA Forest Service employees are paid on the General Schedule (GS) pay plan. More

VOLUNTEERING

Volunteers are the heartbeat of the Forest Service. The types of work a volunteer can perform are many and varied. More

EMPLOYMENT OUTREACH TOOLS

Helpful tips for resume building, interviews, reading job announcements and other "how-to's". More