USDA Forest Service

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Pacific Northwest Research Station
333 SW First 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 Opportunities

Supervisory Social Scientist/Supervisory Biological Scientist/Supervisory Physical Scientist GS-1301/0101/0401-15 Closes Friday, April 11, 2014

This position serves as Assistant Director for Research located at the Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Oregon. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Lesley Kelly at 503-808-2102 or by email at




Outreach Notices

Maintenance Worker WG-4749-7 Reply by April 15, 2014

PNW Research Station is seeking to hire a WG-4749-7 Maintenance Worker in the near future.  This position serves as the Maintenance Worker for the Pacific Northwest Research Station with direct responsibility to the Facility Operations Specialist.  This position is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the buildings and grounds as well as the water system.  The position will be located in the Olympia Forestry Sciences Laboratory in Olympia, Washington.


Office Automation Clerk GS-0326-5 Reply by April 15, 2014

Pacific Northwest Research Station is seeking to detail a GS-0326-5, Office Automation Clerk for 60 days in the near future. This position serves as the primary front liner for intake and redirection of visitors and those who call. This will be a temporary position, available to qualified individuals in the local commuting area of Oregon/Washington.  This position is located in the PNW Station Director’s Office, downtown Portland OR.


Forest Inventory Internship

The Pacific Northwest Research Station anticipates filling 10 intern positions for the 2014 field season. These internships will be with the Forest Inventory and Analysis program and selected individuals will work on a multiple-person field crew, collecting ecological data on forest health and change. Each position will be assigned to one of 10 satellite duty stations in Washington, Oregon, or California.  A weekly living stipend, monthly housing allowance, and health benefits will be provided.





US Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station
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