Employment

Welcome to the Great Outdoors! We are a nationwide organization of more than 30,000 people engaged in hundreds of specific occupations, including Foresters, Biologists, Engineers, Teachers, Firefighters, Accountants, Computer Specialists, Law Enforcement, Public Affairs Specialists, Recreation Specialists, Geographic Information Specialists, and more.

 

Want to work on the Stanislaus National Forest? 

2020 Summer Season Temporary Hiring! Applications will be accepted between March 3 and March 9, 2020.

Stanislaus NF wildlife tech releases osprey        Firefighters work on the Donnell Fire near Sword Lake   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Stanislaus National Forest is seeking qualified applicants to fill temporary, full-time positions for the 2020 summer season. Vacancy announcements will be posted to the USAJobs website on March 3, 2020 and will close on March 9, 2020, but you can start your application now at www.usajobs.gov.

We will be filling:

  • Fire Suppression Forestry Technician positions (engine, handcrew, helitack)
  • General Recreation Forestry Technician positions
  • OHV Recreation Technician positions
  • Trails positions
  • Archaeological Technician positions
  • General Laborer positions (road crew)

Search by the job announcement in USAJobs for documents and where to submit your application.

Job Announcement No. Position Description Location Series and Grade
20-TEMP3-NAT-2252-5DT-CB Forestry Technician (Recreation) Mi-Wuk Village GS 0462 5
20-TEMP3-NAT-2252-5DT-CB Forestry Technician (Recreation) Pinecrest GS 0462 5
20-TEMP3-NAT-5169-4DT-CB Forestry Technician (Rec/OHV) Groveland GS 0462 4
20-TEMP3-R5-2330-5DT-JB/10735996 Forestry Technician (Rec/OHV) Groveland GS 0462 5
20-TEMP3-R5-2331-6DT-FC Forestry Technician (Rec/OHV) Groveland GS 0462 6
20-TEMP3-R5-2331-6DT-FC Forestry Technician (Rec/OHV) Pinecrest GS 0462 6
20-TEMP3-NAT-2360-5DT-BV Archeology Technician Groveland GS 0102 5
20-TEMP3-NAT-2360-5DT-BV Archeology Technician Mi-Wuk Village GS 0102 5
20-TEMP3-NAT-2361-6DT-JN Archeology Technician Groveland GS 0102 6
20-TEMP3-NAT-2361-6DT-JN Archeology Technician Mi-Wuk Village GS 0102 6
20-TEMP3-NAT-2360-5DT-BV Archeology Technician Hathaway Pines GS 0102 5
20-TEMP3-NAT-2361-6DT-JN Archeology Technician Hathaway Pines GS 0102 6
20-TEMP3-NAT-2362-7DT-JB/10736027 Archeology Technician Mi-Wuk Village GS 0102 7
20-TEMP3-NAT-2536-3DT-SB Laborer Sonora WG 3502 3
20-TEMP3-NAT-2861-5DT-SB Forestry Technician (Trails) Pinecrest GS 0462 5
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3867-3DT-CB Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) Camp Connell GS 0462 3
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3867-3DT-CB Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) Groveland GS 0462 3
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3867-3DT-CB Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) Mi-Wuk Village GS 0462 3
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3867-3DT-CB Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) Pinecrest GS 0462 3
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3867-3DT-CB Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) Sonora GS 0462 3
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3868-4DT-RO Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression) Camp Connell GS 0462 4
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3868-4DT-RO Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression) Groveland GS 0462 4
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3868-4DT-RO Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression) Mi-Wuk Village GS 0462 4
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3868-4DT-RO Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression) Pinecrest GS 0462 4
20-TEMPF3-NAT-3868-4DT-RO Forestry Technician (Fire Suppression) Sonora GS 0462 4


Veterans are encouraged to apply on the USAJobs web site where Veterans Preference is applied to eligible applicants.  Veterans MUST submit a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.Target start date is May 11.  Government-provided housing may be available in some locations. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. 

Please Note: Incumbents for the fire suppression positions must be able to pass the Work Capacity Test.

View the Outreach notice.

 

 

Photo of Clavey fire crewJoin the 2020 Clavey Crew-5 Handcrew on the Stanislaus National Forest​ 

The U.S. Forest Service, Stanislaus National Forest, is seeking highly motivated individuals interested in a job in wildland firefighting. This outreach is geared toward entry-level applicants who would like to work on the Clavey Crew-5 Handcrew, on the Stanislaus National Forest. Applications must be received by May 1, 2020.  

Learn more about this exciting opportunity. 

Download the Clavey Crew-5 Handcrew application.

Forest Service Jobs

Employment

Apply Today

The US Forest Service has implemented an application program for nationwide centralized recruitment notices. Applicants can apply online at USAJOBS.gov. For current Forest Service opportunities in California, go to USAJOBS; options on this page will help you to narrow your search before selecting submit.

Outreach Notice

Pacific Southwest Region Law Enforcement and Investigations will soon advertise three GL-1801-5/7/9 Law Enforcement Officer positions for Sequoia and Stanislaus national forests. View the outreach announcement.

 

 

Wildland Firefighters

Helicopter Operations

Become A Wildland Firefighter

Wildland firefighters work in a variety of specialized positions, including fire engine crews, fuels management, hand crews, helirappel, interagency hotshot crews, patrol,smokejumping and many more. Individuals who want to be seasonal firefighters need to think about wildland fire in January. That's when most applications are due. Check

Pacific Southwest Region Fire Hire or FSJobs websites to see what vacancies are open.

 

 

 

Sign Up for Wildland Fire Readiness TrainingWildland Fire Readiness Training

The Stanislaus National Forest is seeking career-focused individuals for wildland firefighter employment during the 2017 fire season as administrative duty on-call staff members. These positions support wildland fire operations on Stanislaus National Forest and surrounding areas during the summer. Seasonal jobs can help pave the way for future permanent employment and career advancement in the Forest Service. If you are selected for this opportunity, the readiness training will provide formal classroom and hands-on field wildland fire training and orientation. Food, lodging and compensation will be provided for all applicants selected to attend. Attendance is required during all four 10-hour days in order to successfully complete the training and receive the certification. This training includes wildland firefighter basic certifica-tions for employment (Basic 40), a resume workshop and a USAJOBS overview.

  • Travel and work throughout the United States
  • Work during the summer and have winters off for school or other commitments
  • All required training is provided
  • Career opportunities and advancement are available.

 

Fall Fire Hire Outreach & Apprentice Notices

Announcements open August 1, 2018 and close on August 29, 2018.  Applications must be submitted by 8:59pm ODT on the closing date to be considered.

2019 STF Fall Hire Outreach

2019 STF Apprentice Outreach

 

 

 

Student Programs

Helicopter Operations

Part-Time And Temporary Positions

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.

 

 

 

 

Youth Programs

Helicopter Operations

Youth Programs

The California Conservation Corps is a workforce development program that offers young men and women the chance to serve their state and become employable citizens through life skills training and hard work in environmental conservation, fire protection, and emergency response.

 

 

Job Corps

Job Corps

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.

 

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/stanislaus/about-forest/jobs