Working with Us


Faces of the Forest Service


Sierra Brown

"...I always wanted to be a smokejumper. So finally, at 38 years old, I was able to fulfill that dream."


Carlos Millan Torres

"The best part of my job is how dynamic it is. Moreover, delivering content to the public is a gratifying and rewarding experience."


Irvin Fox-Fernandez

"My greatest joy has been working in the great outdoors protecting clean water and sharing nature’s wonders with the public."



Learn more about job opportunities


  • Learn what volunteers do
  • Become a volunteer
  • Meet our volunteers

Learn more about volunteering

Opportunities for Young People

  • How to find a job with the agency
  • Seasonal and temporary work
  • Programs for enrolled students and recent graduates
  • Wildland firefighting
  • Help with finishing high school

Learn more about opportunities

Contracts & Commercial Permits

  • Contracting with the agency
  • How to get a commercial permit
  • Contracting with USDA

Learn more about contracting


  • Becoming a partner
  • Funding resources
  • Partnership Resource Center

Learn more about partnerships


  • Our commitment to Tribes
  • Respecting cultural heritage
  • Tribal resources

Learn more about tribal relations



  • What are federal committees?
  • How can you become involved?
  • Recreation-related committees

Learn more about committees


  • Agency grants and agreements
  • What are grants?
  • How to apply

Learn more about grants


  • How to help America

Learn more about donations

A photo of Student Conservation Association Hybrid Crew on a lake