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Hiring & Recruitment Events

We are the Forest Service

You can make a lasting impact on the world around you and unlock opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. Find out more about our available job openings.


Upcoming Webinars

You may be prompted to download the free Microsoft Teams application. All webinars are available on-demand at the same URL after the date listed. To see a full calendar of our webinars and hiring events, please visit our Hiring Events Calendar.

Navigating USAJOBS

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. MDT

Federal Resume Workshop

Thursday, October 21, 2021

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. MDT

Eligibilities & Qualifications

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. MDT

Current Hiring Events

To see a full calendar of our webinars and hiring events, please visit our Hiring Events Calendar.

Society of American Foresters (SAF)

Jobs Open November 2-9, 2021

We're hiring foresters, forestry technicians, and forestry interns. Candidates do not need to attend the conference to apply.

Careers in Wildland Fire

Wildland firefighting vacancies are open for applicants year-round. Please visit the Careers in Wildland Fire page for more information.

What to Expect After Applying

Qualifying applicants will be contacted by a hiring manager via phone or email for an interview.

  • Interviews are conducted in person or over video conferencing.
  • The best candidate for the job is selected.
  • The best candidate receives a tentative job offer (will be contacted by human resources via phone or email).
  • Applicants who were not selected will be notified via USAJOBS.

Please be patient as it can take several months after applications are accepted to fill positions. If you have questions about the timeline, please reach out to the point of contact identified in the job announcement or call our human resources office at 1-877-372-7248, select Option 2.

Positions Available Nationwide

Visit your local Forest Service website for more information including location information and application dates.

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Past Hiring Events

STEM Hiring Event (STEM)

Ended October 12, 2021

Wildland Firefighter Apprenticeship Program

Ended September 10, 2021

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS)

Ended April 12, 2021

Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) Fire Hiring

Ended April 7, 2021

The Wildlife Society (F&W)

Ended October 1, 2020

Temporary Employment

Information Coming Soon

Join the Job Seeker Database

To receive information about upcoming hiring events and webinars, please sign up for our Job Seeker Email Database.

Help is Available

The How to Apply webpage has helpful information to help with the application process.

The National Strategic Recruitment Team offers virtual consultations to assist job seekers to start their federal careers with the Forest Service. Our 30-minute voice/video chats are available through the Microsoft Teams application (available for free download to your preferred device). We'll help you learn about current career opportunities and find resources for creating federal resumes, navigating USAJOBS, and understanding hiring eligibilities and qualifications. Book a virtual consultation with a national recruiter today!

If you have any questions regarding hiring events or Forest Service positions, please email us at

Human Resources Management is here to help. Contact us with questions about your application by calling 1-877-372-7248, select Option 2, and follow the prompts. The Contact Center is open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST) and closed on all federal holidays.


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