Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Summer 2018 Positions

Some internships may be closed. Please refer to the organization’s web page for up-to-date postings and opportunities.

Vacancy announcements will be open in USA Jobs between January 31 and February 6, 2018

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest will be filling multiple temporary (seasonal) positions for the upcoming 2018 field season. Positions have a maximum six-month tour of duty (not to exceed 1,039 hours). The starting dates of the positions are anticipated to be between April and early June, 2017

Generally speaking, the positions include range monitoring (upland and riparian), invasive weeds mapping and treatment, and basic compliance checks for permit administration. Must be an United States citizen. This is a great opportunity to gain on the ground experience in rangeland management in southwest Montana.


The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest cover 3.5 million acres in southwest Montana. The Forest has one of the most diverse lands bases in Montana. It straddles the Continental Divide and contains a variety of habitats, ranging from timbered mountains and jagged granite peaks to open rolling sagebrush expanses. It is unique in that it connects three of the most intact ecosystems in the lower 48. There are five ranger districts with a diverse and challenging work program that focuses primarily on range management, recreation, timber and minerals. Southwest Montana and the Beaverhead-Deerlodge are known for outstanding elk hunting and Blue Ribbon trout streams. 

The five ranger districts: 

  1. Dillon Ranger District
  2. Wisdom Ranger District
  3. Wise River Ranger District
  4. Butte Ranger District
  5. Jefferson Ranger District

More information about each ranger district can be found in the attached document.

Vacancy announcements will be open in USA Jobs between January 31 and February 6, 2018. All applications must be submitted through the USA Jobs Website. If you have questions about a certain position, contact the individuals listed below. If you have difficulty applying for jobs through the USAJOBS website, you may also contact the Albuquerque Service Center-Human Capital Management at 1-877-372-7248, option 2, for assistance.

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