Forest Service Offers Hundreds of Jobs for Students & Grads

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA –  September 27, 2016 – The U.S. Forest Service will conduct a Student and Recent Graduate Hiring Event at the 2016 Society of American Foresters Convention, held November 2-6 in Madison, Wisconsin. Over 140 Pathways Student Intern and Recent Graduate positions will be available at the event.

Many of these positions are for foresters, forestry technicians, natural resource managers, or biological technicians. In addition, there are also positions for fisheries and wildlife biologists, and GIS technicians. A listing of specific jobs and duty station locations are posted on the Forest Service’s Eastern Region website.

The Allegheny National Forest will fill a Forester Intern position (GS-0499-03/04/05) on the Marienville Ranger District during this event. This position may convert to a permanent full time Forester position upon successful completion of the intern program requirements.

To apply for any of these positions:

  • On-site applications will be accepted at the Society of American Foresters (SAF) Convention in Madison, Wisconsin, on November 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and on November 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Apply on-line on USAJOBS. Applications will be accepted online October 3–7, 2016 followed by phone interviews in November for interested individuals who cannot attend the event in Wisconsin.

Please check the Forest Service website for updates, job postings, and more information on how to apply.

Working for the Forest Service can be a rewarding experience with the potential to start a lifelong career. Forest Service employees receive quality pay and benefits, including health care, flexible work schedules and paid vacation. There are also many opportunities to build a career in conservation, managing the beautiful landscapes, recreational opportunities and economic benefits the great outdoors provide.