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!

We are committed to diversity and have 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.

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 Willamette National Forest.

Fire Management Positions

Permanent Fire Positions

National Forests in Oregon and Washington, including the Willamette, 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

Interested in volunteering?

Check out opportunities in the volunteering section.

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Volunteer with the Forest Service

Give back to your community, improve Forests and Grasslands, learn about natural and cultural conservation, meet new people and form friendships, and become part of an army of more than 2.8 million volunteers who, since 1972, have provided more than 123 million hours of service that is valued at about $1.4 billion.