Employment

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When you work for the Forest Service, you are sustaining the nation's forests and grasslands for future generations. We want you to be a part of it!

The Forest Service is committed to diversity and has a goal to create a culture of inclusion that awakens and strengthen all people's connections to the land. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and have opportunities for everyone including veterans. Meet some Forest Service employees.

Any current job openings are posted on USAJOBS.gov. To apply, you must have a USAJOBS profile. Once your profile is set up, you must upload a resume, which should be tailored to the job for which you are applying. You can create a resume through the www.usajobs.gov website or upload a resume as an attachment. You should also upload other documents that may be required for the position you are applying.

Here are some of the most common types of positions we offer:

Students and Recent Grads

Jobs for high school students, undergraduates, post-graduates and recent graduates. See the Forest Service's opportunities for young people.

Seasonal Jobs

Vacancy announcements are usually posted on the USAJOBS.gov website in November for the following year. Visit our summer jobs page for more information.

Permanent Jobs

Go to USAJOBS.gov or Forest Service Jobs for a listing of all permanent positions with the Siuslaw National Forest.

Photo of fire crews working the Douglas Complex Fire - Lower WolfcreekFire Management Positions

We are looking for a committed, hardworking, highly skilled workforce to suppress wildfires and work in fuels management on the Siuslaw National Forest. The fire and aviation management program is very rewarding and requires working safely as part of a team in a variety of specialized positions; including dispatch, engine crews, fuels technicians, handcrews, helitack, hotshot crews, smokejumpers, and prevention.

Permanent Fire Positions

Apply for permanent fire positions on USAJOBS August 1 - October 15, 2018. View a list of available positions here.

National Forests in Oregon and Washington, including the Siuslaw, use the centralized fire hire process for hiring permanent fire positions. Learn more at http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/fire/hiring/.

Seasonal Fire Positions

Learn more and view job postings here.

Wildland Firefighter Apprentices

The Wildland Firefighting Apprenticeship Program develops the knowledge and basic skills necessary to work as a wildland firefighter. Selected applicants will attend a 3,000 hour on-the-job learning program, which includes a two month-long residential firefighting academy at the Wildland Fire Training Center in McClellan, California. Apprentices will be paid and all costs of training will be covered by the Forest Service. Several duty locations are available across the country. Learn more at www.nafri.gov/wfap/index.php.

Apply on USAJOBS August 1 - October 15, 2018.