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United States Department of Agriculture

Hiring at the Annual Society of American Foresters (SAF) Convention

Forest Service at Society of American Foresters National Convention 2020 text and three images: a woman in a Forest Service uniform looking at a tree, a man posting a sign on a tree, and five people walking through a mountain meadow with nets.

The Forest Service is hiring student and recent graduate positions nationwide in forestry, timber, silviculture, natural resources, and more.

Recruiters will be available to answer questions at the annual Society of American Foresters (SAF) Convention, held virtually October 29-31. Applicants do not need to attend the conference to apply.

Visit us online for eligibility details, application tips, and job seeker webinars.


The USDA Forest Service is a federal land management agency that cares for more than 193 million acres of the nation’s forests and grasslands.

Interested in a job with the Forest Service? We’re hiring for several positions nationwide. Apply on from October 27th to November 2nd.


  • Forest Service employees measuring distance between trees for research.Forester

    From planting seedling to inspecting a contractor’s work, foresters provide the technical and professional expertise to evaluate the health of our forests.

  • Forest Service employe measuring circumfrence of tree.Forestry Technician

    Forestry technicians perform a variety of tasks like data collection, inventory, inspections, planting, pruning, thinning, and cutting.

  • Forest Service employees talking in front of a pile of cut logs.Timber Sale Administrator

    Timber sale administrators forumlate and execute plans for development and management of the timber resources on a Forest Service unit.

  • Forest Service wildland firefighters with a hose.And More!

    The Forest Service is always hiring a variety of positions nationwide. Join our Job Seeker Database for details on future hiring events.

Download the SAF Brochure
(.pdf, 4.37 MB)



The Forest Service offers jobs across 10 regions in the United States. To learn more about each region, check out our national and regional meet & greet rooms on Thursday, Oct. 29 and Friday, Oct. 30. Representatives will be available from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, EDT.

Forest Service regional map, showing the geographic areas in the United States.


Thursday, Oct 29

Friday, Oct 30

Saturday, Oct 31

The USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202)720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.