Job Outreaches from the US Forest Service Northern Region

Please see below for a number of great positions.  The links will take you to our Forest Service Outreach Database for more information on each job including contact information for the hiring manager, job duties, etc.

Unless otherwise noted, these jobs are being outreached only and are not yet advertised in USAjobs at  Please contact the hiring manager found at each positions weblink given below to be notified when position will be advertised.

Check out our new blog/website at:  This is where you can find “Tips – How to Get a Forest Service Job”, “Top 10 Resume Building Tips For Forest Service Jobs” and “FAQ”.  And, you are welcome to view our webinar on “How To Get A Forest Service Job”.

Schedule time to visit with me.  More days and times have been added!  Here’s a great opportunity to schedule time with USFS Northern Region’s Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention Program Specialist Amber Kamps.  You can visit with her about: jobs with the Forest Service, career advice, help with applying for jobs on USAJOBS, help with your resume, other questions about applying or finding jobs, and anything else.  Sign up for available 20 minute time frames using:   If you have a resume, please email it to prior to your scheduled appointment. I will call you at the scheduled time using the phone number you provide in the booking.

Forestry Technician (Timber Stand Improvement) GS-6/7 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Equipment Operator GS-8 in Butte, Montana

Administrative Support Assistant GS-5/6 in Great Falls, Montana

Being Advertised on NOW:

Customer Service Representative GS-3/4 in Nordman and Smelterville, Idaho – 2 positions, closes Friday, Nov 4th

Information Technology Specialist GS-5 (promotion possible to GS-11) in Butte, MT – closes Friday, Nov 4th

Public Affairs Specialist GS-7/9 in Kamiah, Idaho – closes Friday, Nov 4th

Natural Resource Specialist GS-12/13 in Missoula, MT – closes Friday, Nov 4th


Upcoming Webinar! New Job Opportunities with Region 1 Forest Service Tuesday, November 8th at 12 – 1:30 p.m. MST

Here is a great opportunity to join via teleconference call or on video with Regional Specialist, Amber Kamps, to ask questions regarding upcoming jobs, hiring events, and more.

No registration is needed.  Limited to first 50 who attend.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

Or Telephone:  Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)  Meeting ID: 503 250 607

This is a great time to learn more about jobs/careers with the Forest Service in the Northern Region as we gear up for multiple hiring events starting in November through the spring.

  • Fire Hire:  The Northern Rockies Region of the Forest Service is pleased to announce our hiring event for GS-5 through GS-9 permanent positions in fire management in November.  These are permanent positions only.  Our summer or temporary positions will be advertised with a separate hiring event in January.
  • Temporary/Summer Positions:  These positions will be advertised with separate hiring events starting in January. More information will be coming out soon for this.
  • Paid Intern & Recent Graduate Hiring:  Multiple hiring events are scheduled starting in November through this spring.  More information will be provided on the webinar about how to apply and where to learn more information.


Starting Today – Fire Hire Event!

Today starts our annual hiring event for our GS-04 through 09 permanent fire positions.  The vacancy announcements for these positions will go live and be posted on November 1st on the U.S. Government’s official website at  Those who wish to be considered for these positions in the fire hire event must apply to the vacancy announcements by the cutoff date of 11:59  Eastern standard time November 15, 2016.   More information can also be found at:  Northern Region Fire Hire Web Page
Summer Temporary Jobs!!

Our summer temporary jobs will be advertised started January 3rd.  Yes, you read that right – January 3rd.  Watch for more information coming on this.



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