U.S. Forest Service Job Openings

Apply today! Join the U.S. Forest Service and be a part of an organization that is committed to caring for the land and serving people.

The Forest Service is hiring students and recent graduates for STEM jobs. Jobs are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations such as engineering, physical sciences, geographic information systems, and land surveying.  

 Interested in working in a STEM job, but don’t have a STEM degree? Certain non-engineering experience, such as work in drafting, architecture, mathematics, and or education in construction, physics, surveying, mathematics may also qualify you for the Engineering Technical Series. See Engineering Technical Series 0802 (opm.gov) for more information on how you may qualify.  

The following positions will be open on www.usajobs.gov Oct. 5-Oct. 18.  

Recent Graduates/Merit  

Engineering Technicians – GS-0802-04/05 (07)  

o        Recent Grads Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616271500

o        Merit Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616375700

Engineering Technicians – GS-0802-05 (09) 

o        Recent Grads Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616271200

o        Merit Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616376000

  Civil Engineers – GS-0810-05/07 (09)   

o        Recent Grads Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616386000

o        Merit Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616319600

 Civil Engineers – GS-0810-09 (11)  

o        Recent Grads Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616388500

o        Merit Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616346800

  GIS Specialists – GS-0101/0401/1301-07 (09)  

o        Recent Grads Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616389400

o        Merit Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616390100


  Land Surveyors – GS-1373-05/07 (09) 

o        DEMO Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616390400



 Engineering Interns – GS-0899-03/04/05/07 (09)  

o        Intern Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616371700

  Physical Sciences Interns – GS-1399-03/04/05 (09)  

o        Intern Vacancy Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616303000


Review the job announcement carefully for required information to include in your application. Employment start dates vary. 

The Forest Service is hosting webinars to help you through the application process. Join us and get answers to your questions.  

Note: You may be prompted to download the free Microsoft Teams application. 

·         “Eligibilities & Qualifications” – Tues., Sept. 28, 3-4 p.m. MDT, Microsoft Teams 

·         “Tips for Job Seekers” – Thurs., Sept. 30, 3-4 p.m. MDT, Microsoft Teams 

·         “Navigating USAJOBS” – Tues., Oct. 5, 3-4 p.m. MDT, Microsoft Teams 

·         “Federal Resume Workshop” – Thurs., Oct. 7, 3-4 p.m. MDT, Microsoft Teams 

·         “Eligibilities & Qualifications” – Tues., Oct. 12, 3-4 p.m. MDT, Microsoft Teams 

 These webinar links will also be available for on-demand viewing after each date listed! 

Visit the Forest Service Jobs webpage, fs.usda.gov/fsjobs, to learn more about career opportunities, benefits, hiring events, and resources to help with the application process.  

We look forward to working with you.  

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