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  • Urban Forestry Fellowship for Graduate and Advanced Undergraduate Students

    Applications being accepted for the Garden Club of America's Urban Forestry Fellowship ($5,000)

    Application Deadline: January 31, 2017

  • Forestry Assistance Program Forester, Clare Conservation District (Harrison, MI) due 2/24

    The Michigan Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) provides private forestland owners with technical assistance and information regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they may make informed decisions about the use and management of their forestlands. (“Landowners” include non-industrial private forestland owners, schools, local units of government, rural, and urban residents.) The Forester position is primarily a field position.

  • Summer and Year Internships, Mt. Cuba Center (Hockessin, DE)

    Internships are Mt. Cuba Center’s greatest investment in the future. Our goal is to inspire students to have an appreciation for the beauty and value of native plants and a desire to protect the environments that sustain them.

    We offer two types of programs: a summer program that runs for 12 weeks for college undergraduates or recent college graduates and a one year program for recent college graduates.

  • Graduate Research Assistantships in Forest Soils, Hydrology, and Watersheds

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Doctoral student opportunity in Forest Biogeochemistry

    We are seeking a PhD student to work on a multidisciplinary project investigating the long-term carbon and nutrient dynamics following clearcut harvesting a red spruce – balsam fir forest in northern Maine.  This project has high relevance to sustainable forest management and renewable energy priorities in the modern forest sector for this region. The overall research project involves: quantifying trends in ecosystem carbon and nutrient pools 35 years after clear-cutting the balsam fir-red spruce forest at Weymouth Point paired-watershed study area; comparing 35-year ecosystem carbon pool dynamics with carbon dynamics predicted by an IPCC-relevant forest carbon budget model (e.g. CBM-CFS3); and informing development of criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management (SFM) in forest policy and certification systems adopted for balsam fir – red spruce forests in northern New England. A start date of July 2017 is possible to initiate field work prior to doctoral program enrolment in September 2017.

  • Forestry Worker I, City of Evanston (Evanston, IL) due 10/21

    This is a full-time, entry level public works Forestry Worker I position involving on-the-job training to perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled forestry work, and operate a variety of equipment within the Public Works Agency.

  • Group Leader, Forest Health GS-13

    This outreach is an early alert to inform potential applicants that the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry will soon be advertising a permanent, full-time GS-0414 (Entomologist) or 0434 (Pathologist) -13 Group Leader, Forest Health position. The position is located at the St. Paul Field Office in St. Paul, MN.  If you are interested in this position please respond, since the responses to this outreach notice will help managers decide how to advertise this position. 

  • Research Biologist

    The scientist is a Research Biologist in the Southern Research Station’s Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (SRS-4854). The mission of the Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (EFETAC) is to generate knowledge and tools needed to anticipate and respond to environmental threats. The most serious threats to forests and the benefits they provide inevitably involve complex factors interacting across multiple spatial and temporal scales. The Center’s challenge is to maintain a comprehensive and integrated research program to tackle these complex issues, while delivering knowledge to forest landowners, managers, decision-makers, scientists, and other interested audiences in a timely, useful, and user-friendly manner.

  • U.S. Forest Service Student & Recent Graduate Hiring Event in Madison, WI

    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, a few of the positions will be for fisheries and wildlife biologists, and GIS technicians.  On-site applications will be accepted at the Society of American Foresters (SAF) Convention in Madison, Wisconsin, from 2 p.m. to 7p.m. on November 2nd, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 3rd.

  • Assistant Professor of Fire Ecology

    The Department of Wildland Resources is seeking applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track faculty position in fire ecology and management. We are seeking a scholar dedicated to basic and applied fire science. This is an Assistant Professor position consisting of 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service, to start by August 2017. Application review will begin by September 30, 2016. For more information on the position or how to apply contact search committee chair Jim Lutz,, 435-797-0478. All applications must be submitted through the online system at

  • USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Forester

    The Klamath National Forest is currently seeking a candidate for a permanent full-time Forester (Genetics), GS-0460-5/7/9 position located at the Klamath National Forest Headquarters in Yreka, California.  The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to inform prospective applicants of this upcoming opportunity and make decisions on how this position will be filled.  Be sure to check the boxes for the hiring authorities that you plan to apply under. 

  • Pathways Position (Forester/Silviculture/Timber Management)

    The Klamath National Forest is currently seeking a candidate for a permanent full-time Student Trainee (Forester/Silviculture/Timber Management) GS-0499- 04/05 convertible to a GS- 0460- 05/07/09 position located at the Goosenest Ranger District in Macdoel, California.

  • Forestry Technician

    The Six Rivers National Forest will soon be advertising for a GS-0462-10/11 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Administration) position.  This position is permanent full time. The duty station for this position is Eureka, California.

  • Six Rivers National Forest GS-0460-07/09/11 Forester

    The Six Rivers National Forest will soon be filling a GS-0460-07/09/11 Forester position and is conducting outreach to assess interest in the position.  This is a permanent full-time position.  The position is located in Gasquet, CA.

  • Project Coordinator

    Appalachian Headwaters and Green Forests Work (GFW) are two nonprofit organizations focused on restoring ecosystem services on mined lands in central Appalachia and creating jobs in the process. Successful reestablishment of the native hardwood forests and stream restoration will provide sustainable multi-use resources that will create economic opportunities while enhancing the local and global environment.

  • Weekly Jobs Update from the US Forest Service Northern Region

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Geospatial Systems Specialist

    The position is located at a Forest Service unit with responsibility for supporting managers and resource specialists in the use of geospatial technology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for land, natural resources and ecosystem management.

  • Weekly Jobs Update from the US Forest Service Northern Region

  • Weekly Jobs Update from the US Forest Service Northern Region

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Weekly Jobs Update from the US Forest Service Northern Region

    The links will take you to our Forest Service Outreach Database for more information on each job including contact information for the hiring manager, job duties, etc.

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Department of Environmental Science and Management Restoration Ecology and Natural History Faculty Tenure-Track Position Starting August 2017

    Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research record. Teaching assignments may include: Applied Natural History & Ecology, Principles of Ecological Restoration, Applied Ecological Restoration, Environmental Methods, Environmental Science and Management Senior Capstone, Freshman Seminar, and Graduate Seminar. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.

  • Texas A&M Forest Service Forester Positions (2)

    These Forester positions are considered a training position with a training/mentoring period up to 2 or more years . During this training time the Forester position will be located at a TFS office with a District Forester or Regional Forester. Once the training period is complete the employee will be expected to relocate to fill vacancies in TFS offices, if vacancies exist, to assume the duties of a District Forester I.

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Colorado State Forest Service - Policy Liaison

    Under the supervision of the State Forester, the Policy Liaison will advise Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) leadership, as well as division and district staff, on natural resource policies and strategies related to natural resource management. The Policy Liaison will work cooperatively with Colorado State University (CSU), Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR), Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and other entities to build on the success of the CSFS.

  • Forest Preserve District of Will County

    The Natural Resource Management Crew Seasonal Laborer is a temporary part-time position, with a pay range from $11/hour to $12/hour commensurate with experience.  See attached Job Description outlining duties, skills, abilities, training, experience and working conditions or visit for more information. 


  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Production Forestry Technology Manager

    The Production Forestry Technology Manager at Weyerhaeuser will be responsible for developing and implementing new technology, as well as, supporting existing technology for growing pine and hardwood plantations. You will utilize your teamwork, collaboration and consultative skills to lead a team of research foresters overseeing study installation, maintenance and measurement, data handling and analysis, developing operational recommendations and providing technical support to operational foresters.  You will be challenged to use your professional experience to collaborate with university research cooperatives and company scientists to develop innovative solutions. You will have the opportunity to work in a unique environment and establish yourself as a subject matter consultant to all levels of the organization.

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Forestry Technician GS-462-05/ Forestry Technician GS-462-07 Stanilaus National Forest

    The Beautiful Stanislaus National Forest is looking for  two highly skilled individuals to join our team in the capacity of  GS-462-05 and  GS-462-07 Forestry technicians ( these are One year Temporary appointments). The duty locations are at Mi-Wok Ranger District in Mi-Wuk Village, CA and at Groveland Ranger District, in Groveland, CA. These positions are primarily associated with the recovery and reforestation efforts following the Rim Fire that occurred in 2013.

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Seasonal Forester

  • Ecologist/Soil Scientist, National Forests in Alabama

    The National Forests in Alabama will soon be advertising a GS-0408/0470-11 Ecologist/Soil Scientist position.  The incumbent serves as member of the Natural Resources Planning Team and is responsible for providing a variety of responsibilities associated with ecological and soil science programs and management.  The position will be located at the Supervisor’s Office (or possibly on another Forest Service Unit) in Alabama.  Depending on the responses to this outreach, the position may be advertised on the OPM’s USAJobs website at: Additional information about the National Forests in Alabama can be found at

  • USDA-Northern Regions Job Outreaches for March 18, 2016

  • 2016 FIA Forestry Technician Seasonal Position Announcement

  • Weekly Jobs from the US Forest Service Northern Region

  • Temporary & Permanent Jobs with the Forest Service - March 4, 2016

  • For Credit Summer Internship

    On-campus Summer Internship Opportunity in Sustainable Agriculture Entomology, unpaid, but earns NRES course credit.

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Service Forester

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Research Hydrologist

  • Habitat Senior Project Assistant

    The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) is seeking a Habitat Senior Project Assistant to assist the Project Coordinator in overseeing habitat strike team staff in utilizing common ecological restoration tools to establish and manage a suite of conservation practices. The primary purposes of the position will be to work with landowners to determine the best restoration or management practice application for the particular site and utilize the necessary tools to successfully accomplish the conservation goal while preparing students and practitioners to think at landscape scale levels as it pertains to conservation application. This position is part of a partnership between Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP) and Lewis and Clark Community College/ National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC).

  • Conservation Biologist/Wildlife Tech Adv

    Natural Areas Steward:Plan, schedule, and work independently on all aspects of on-going field projects related to property management and stewardship of state managed lands. These projects include, but are not limited to vegetation surveys, natural community restoration, habitat assessments and inventories for rare and listed flora and fauna, trails and infrastructure inventories, fencing, and boundary marking. This position requires an ability to travel throughout assigned work area and work irregular hours, evenings, and occasional week-ends. A willingness to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions is required.

  • Dry Forest Ecosystems Postgraduate Opportunity

    Two postgraduate appointments are immediately available in the United States Forest Service (USFS) Research Participation Program. The USFS Research Participation Program will prepare a diverse, highly talented, educated, and skilled pool of scientists and engineers to address agricultural and technology issues and enhance the future scientific and technical workforce knowledgeable and trained in fields of specific interest to USFS. 

  • Forest Inventory and Analysis Seasonal Crew Leader

    Full-time seasonal positions are with the Colorado State Forest Service and will generally not exceed six months, with a possibility to extend to nine months. Expected range of employment will be from April 2016 thru the end of October 2016. Actual length of employment is dependent upon workload, weather, and other factors.

  • Summer Forestry Intern, Village of Winnetka

    The Village of Winnetka is pleased to announce we are currently recruiting for a Summer Forestry Intern.