Forest Service Job Outreach – December 7th

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” and “Top 10 Resume Building Tips For Forest Service Jobs”.  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.

Fire Ecologist GS-9/11 in Dillon, Montana

Partnership Coordinator GS-7/9 in Missoula, Montana

Land Surveyor GS-11 in Kalispell, Montana

Forestry Technician (Recreation) GS-5/6/7 in Cooke City or Gardiner, Montana

Forestry Technician (Timber Stand Improvement) GS-5/6/7 in Avery, Idaho


Fire Apprentice Jobs!!

The Forest Service is excited to offer an apprenticeship training program for prospective wildland firefighters ages 18-37. The application period is December 5-12 on The apprenticeship program is intended to develop the knowledge and basic skills necessary to work as a wildland firefighter. Apprentices will attend a 3,000-hour on-the-job learning program, which includes a 2 month-long residential firefighting academy at the Wildland Fire Training Center in McClellan, California. Apprentices will be paid and all costs of training will be covered by the Forest Service.
Upon successful completion of the program, apprentices are eligible for Forestry Technician “Firefighter Type 1” positions and will be eligible for permanent, full-time positions. Multiple duty locations are available for the permanent jobs.
For more detailed requirement and duty location information, visit


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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