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Working for RMRS

A career in Forest Service research is challenging, creative, and satisfying. It puts you on the front lines of some of the most advanced natural resources research in the world. Scientists and support personnel work together to provide the best science possible to help manage our Nation’s forests, ranges, and wetlands in ways that are most environmentally responsible, sustainable for the long term, and most enjoyable for those who use them.

Since 1905, our employees have met that mission. But today, more excitement, greater challenges, and more career variety than ever before await those who join the nation's premier forest management agency. Are you up to the challenge?

The Rocky Mountain Research Station is constantly moving forward. Our core responsibility is sound and scientific focus on stewardship and sustainability of the land, water, and communities, but the way we deliver that to the public is changing every day. Exciting advances in science and technology, communications, national and global priorities, and public expectations are opening new vistas for Forest Service employees. A career with us allows you to take advantage of all these. Our Science Programs include:

Current Job Openings

All current job openings at the Rocky Mountain Research Station are listed on USAJOBS.


If you have interest in volunteering for the Station, the types of work a volunteer can perform are many and varied. Your talents and skills are matched with your work preference to obtain a role that satisfies you and best fulfills the mission of the Forest Service. You may work on a part-time or full-time basis. You can participate in a one-time project or serve over several months, seasons, or year-round. For additional information, please click here.

working for RMRS