USDA Forest Service

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Pacific Northwest Research Station
1220 SW 3rd Ave.
Portland, OR 97204

(503) 808-2100

US Forest Service


[Photograph]: People planting trees.A career in Forest Service research is challenging, creative, and satisfying. Scientists work together toward common goals, share ideas, and build upon each other's energy and commitment. Station scientists also participate in cooperative research with universities.

Our laboratories are often based on or near campuses of major universities allowing our scientists to work in an academic environment. Some laboratories are located in small rural communities.


Job Announcement

Administrative Specialist GS-0301-07/09

This is an Administrative Specialist position with the Administrative Support Program in Wenatchee, WA. This position is the Administrative Operations Lead for Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station’s Forestry Sciences Laboratory and is responsible for leading the administrative support as it relates to the facility.


Outreach Notices

Research Wildlife Biologist (postdoc) GS-0486-11 Reply by December 15, 2014

We are preparing to fill a temporary post-doctoral research position in Olympia, WA.  The full performance level of this Research Wildlife Biologist is GS-0486-11. A Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology or a related field is required.

This position is in the Pacific Northwest Research Station and resides in the Wildlife Ecology Team within the Ecological Processes and Function Program. The incumbent will be responsible for analyzing existing data on distribution and abundance of the marbled murrelet and other seabirds, and initiating new research to investigate ecology and habitat relationships of the murrelet and other birds of conservation concern in the Northwest.


Forestry Technician GS-0462-05/06 Reply by December 8, 2014

The PNW Research Station, Portland Forestry Sciences Lab, anticipates filling at least 3 positions as field data collection crew members with the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program.  Salary is dependent on location and grade.  One position will be based in each of the following locations: Twisp Washington, Portland Oregon, and Bend Oregon (three of 16 FIA satellite duty stations).  Additional vacancies in other satellite duty stations may be filled based on changes in current workforce. Please indicate ALL duty stations of interest on the outreach response form.


Biological Science Technician (Genomics) GS-0404-09/10 Reply by November 28, 2014

The USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station is preparing to advertise a permanent, full-time position for a Biological Science Technician in Genomics, GS-0404-09/10 located at the Forestry Sciences Laboratory in Corvallis, OR. 

Specialized experience or training in managing next-generation sequencing is required. This requirement can be satisfied by a combination education and experience, or graduate level education.  Degrees in plant biology, forestry, agronomy, microbiology or a related field in biology and chemistry may be suitable. Other degrees may be considered if coursework is directly related to the position. To be creditable, coursework must provide the applicant with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work.





US Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station
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