The Forest Service provides outstanding stewardship by restoring, maintaining, and interpreting our public’s cultural and natural resources. To do this we employ outstanding people in a variety of professional, administrative, technical, and clerical positions. 

Per federal law, all our hiring is done through USAJobs. This is the most up-to-date system for finding current openings and announcements. The best way to begin is to set up a profile and resume in USAJOBS and to search for jobs with the USDA Forest Service in New Hampshire. Refer to the Getting Started Guide for more information about how to begin your career today. 

Current Openings

Visitor Services Information Assistant (GS-1001-04/05)

The White Mountain National Forest is seeking qualified applicants for the following Visitor Services Information Assistant positions:

  • Permanent Seasonal – 13/13 (estimated annual work period is May through October):  3 positions in Conway, NH, 1 position in Gorham, NH and 1 position in Campton, NH
  • Permanent Seasonal – 18/8 (estimated annual work period is April through November): 1 position in Conway, NH
  • Permanent Full Time:  1 position in Gorham, NH 

Major Duties:

  • Staffs the front desk at ranger stations and visitor centers, responding to a variety of questions and inquiries regarding Forest Service activities, programs, and regulations.
  • Serves as a Collection Officer to sell forest products to visitors, such as maps, permits, and passes.
  • Develops and presents educational displays and programs for use on the National Forest and at public fairs, school visits, and community events.
  • Supports the office by serving as radio dispatcher.
  • Coordinates with staff specialists and public affairs office to provide the latest, most accurate and appropriate information to the public. 
  • Work schedule may include weekends and some holidays.

How to Apply:

Applications for these positions must be submitted through USAJobs by midnight September 16, 2022.  Please apply to vacancy announcement 11611359 in USA Jobs or use the job announcement link.

For more information, please contact:


Forest Service Youth Conservation Corps

A young man holds a piece of rebar at the feet of another who holds a hammer, driving the bar down.

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer employment program for youth ages 15-18 who will work, learn, and earn together in the great outdoors. The purpose of the YCC program is to accomplish needed conservation work on the White Mountain National Forest, while educating local youth about natural resources management.

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Volunteering Opportunities

Forest Service employee assists hiker on a popular trail.

Looking to make connections and get a sense of some of the work we do whiile also making a contribution on the Forest? Consider volunteering. Learn more about the opportunities and find an opportunity or contact us to get started.

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