' USDA Forest Service Employment Information
USDA Forest Service Employment Information
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What we do, where we do it, where we came from

Descriptions of the kinds of jobs we have

How much we pay our employees and what kind of employee programs we have

How to see a vacancy announcement, how to submit an application, where to send an application

Frequently-asked questions about getting a job with the Forest Service

Non-fire seasonal clerical and technical positions GS-2 through 7
Non-fire permanent positions GS-7 through 13

Special hiring emphasis Nov 2000-June 2001:  Fire Fighting and Fire-related jobs


The Forest Service is undertaking a special hiring effort to increase the number of fire-fighting and fire-related positions we have, both permanent and temporary jobs.

Click HERE to access the website for Permanent and Temporary Fire Suppression Technician positions (ASAP)

Requesting an application package:
An application package can be requested by sending a message to


Please type the specific Announcement Number or Recruitment Notice Number that you are interested in on the Subject line of your email message.

The package includes a hard-copy scannable form, which must be returned when you apply. Therefore, include your name and physical mailing address in your email request to fsjobs@fs.fed.us.