[Photo]: Boy and girl digging a hole to plant a tree.For almost a century, since 1905, US Forest Service employees have been on the front line of conservation, intelligent resource utilization, and wildland management. Today, there is more excitement, greater challenge, and more career variety than ever before available to people who join the Nation's premier forest management agency. Managing 51 thousand square miles of the most magnificent lands in our nation is a great responsibility. Managing it in ways that are most effective for the land, water, air, wildlife, and people of America is our mission.


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

Visit USAJOBS.GOV for a complete list of government vacancies.

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Nationwide Fire Employment information can be found on the National Fire Plan web site.


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.  Why should students come work for the Forest Service?  Click here to find out.


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


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


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