The U.S. Forest Service will be accepting applications for more than 1,000 seasonal spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington from Nov. 14-20. Positions are available in multiple fields, including fire, recreation, natural resources, timber, engineering, visitor services and archaeology.

“Seasonal employment with the Forest Service is a great way to give back to communities, learn new skills, and perform meaningful work,” said Regional Forester Jim Peña. “If you are interested in working with a dedicated team of people who take pride in managing our national forests, we encourage you to consider joining the Forest Service.”

Applications must be submitted on www.USAJOBS.gov between Nov. 14-20. Interested applicants are encouraged to create a profile on USAJOBS now to save time once the hiring process begins.

Individuals interested in finding more information about a specific position should contact the National Forests where the position is hosted. Most current and upcoming Forest Service job opportunities across the nation can be found online at https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach.

More information about temporary employment in the Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Region can be found at www.fs.usda.gov/main/r6/jobs.

The Pacific Northwest Region consists of 16 National Forests, 59 District Offices, a National Scenic Area, and a National Grassland comprising 24.7 million acres in Oregon and Washington and employing approximately 3,550 people. To learn more about the U.S. Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest, visit www.fs.usda.gov/r6.