Are you the outdoors type? Then this is for you...The U.S. Forest Service is hiring 1,000 temporary spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington, the federal agency announced last week.

This could be your office...

(Photo Credit: Stacy Lee)
(Photo Credit: Stacy Lee)

Applications will be accepted from Nov. 30 to Dec. 7, with positions in 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,” regional forester Jim Peña said.

Applications must be submitted on Interested applicants are encouraged to create a profile on the website. Search the website using keywords such as "Forest Service" and "Oregon" or other specific locations to narrow down jobs open.

The Forest Service will be contacting potential candidates between Feb. 15 and March 4.

The jobs could include placement at different locations in the Pacific Northwest region. The area 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.

More information about temporary employment in the Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Region can be found at

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