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

GS-0486-12 Research Wildlife Biologist (Wenatchee, WA)


Outreach Notices

Program Assistant GS-0303-07 Reply by February 06, 2015

PNW Research Station is seeking an exceptional employee for a 120 day detail/temporary promotion as well as filling the position on a permanent basis for a GS-0303-07 Program Assistant. This position will be located in Wenatchee Forestry Sciences Laboratory in Wenatchee, WA, belonging to the Pacific Northwest Research Station. The incumbent of this position performs program manager and program support for budget, grants and agreements, travel and other administrative support.


Program Analyst GS-0343-9/11/12 Reply by February 05, 2015

PNW Research Station is seeking to hire a GS-0343-9/11/12 Program Analyst in the near future, as well as to fill a 120-day temporary promotion detail for this position.  This is a developmental position that has responsibility for performing budgeting and program effectiveness management work for the Station with a focus on Out-year Budget Planning, Organizational Statistical Analysis, Stationwide Performance Management Reporting and Accomplishment/Target reporting.  This position will work for both the AD for Operations and the AD for Research. 


Program Specialist GS-0301-9/11 Reply by February 04, 2015

We are searching for candidates for a permanent, full-time Program Specialist position at the Portland Forestry Sciences Laboratory located in Portland, OR.

This position serves as the key focal point for administrative analytical work for the unit, effectively overseeing all administrative functions, and serving as liaison between natural resource science and administrative work. The incumbent is responsible for managing or supervising record keeping aspects of the unit budget.  Assists with or personally plans and coordinates meetings, seminars, symposiums, training sessions, technical assistance visits, etc. The incumbent provides a variety of office and facilitation services which may include accomplishment reporting, contracts, grants and agreements, procurement, personal property, travel, etc. Works with managers or administrative personnel, providing leadership, counsel, and guidance regarding policies and procedures to help employees successfully accomplish their duties. 


Social Sciences Information Specialist GS-0101-12 Reply by January 30, 2015

The U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station is seeking to hire a Social Sciences Information specialist with a duty station in Portland, Oregon in the near future.  The full performance level of this Social Sciences position is GS-101-12. Background in one of the social science fields (e.g., anthropology, sociology, geography, political science, human dimensions of natural resources, economics) is preferred.


Public Affairs Specialist GS-1035-9/11 Reply by January 29, 2015

The Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station is seeking an exceptional employee for a permanent position as a GS-1035-9/11 Public Affairs Specialist. The incumbent will manage internal communications and assist with external communications for the station. This position works in the station’s Communications and Applications Unit with direct responsibility to the Assistant Station Director for Communications and Applications. The position is located at the Station Director’s Office in Portland, Oregon.







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