Roanoke, VA – February 25, 2022 – The Forest Service is hiring hundreds of foresters and forestry technicians across the nation. Forester jobs are open for applications February 25, 2022 through March 7, 2022. Forestry technician jobs are open for applications March 11, 2022 through March 21, 2022. Jobs are available in a variety of locations, including on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
“We are looking for talented, diverse applicants to help us manage the health of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests,” said Job Timm, Forest Supervisor. “If you’re interested in working outdoors, stewarding public lands and serving our local communities, we hope you will join our team.”
Applications are only accepted through www.usajobs.gov
. Employment start dates and duty locations vary. Applicants are urged to review job announcements carefully for deadlines and required information.
To learn more about career opportunities on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests and other locations, visit the Forest Service Jobs webpage,fs.usda.gov/fsjobs
. You will also find helpful hiring tips and resources and information about benefits.
The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, nearly 1.8 million acres, lies in Western Virginia and small parts of West Virginia and Kentucky. It is one of the largest blocks of public land in the eastern United States. The Forest Supervisor’s Office is headquartered in Roanoke. The forests include the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area and seven Ranger Districts and are managed for multiple uses.
The Forest Service mission is to protect our natural resources for multiple uses for today and future generations.