Superior National Forest is Hiring up to 30 Entry-level Techs August 14 – 21, 2023

Entry-level Forestry Technicians in Timber, Silviculture, & Recreation–with one year of experience or 2 years of college or vocational school


August 4, 2023

Forestry technician Carson Lyne. USDA Forest Service photo by Preston Keres.

Duluth, Minn, August 3, 2023–Up to 30 entry level positions on the Superior National Forest will be open for application August 14 to 21 on The Superior NF Staff are offering two workshops in Grand Marias and Grand Rapids on August 14 to help interested residents apply.

The Superior NF is hiring entry-level forestry technicians for Grand Marais, Tofte, Aurora, Ely, and Cook, Minnesota.

Applications will be accepted via for the Forestry technician GS-0462-04 positions advertised at entry grade GS-04, with full performance GS-05, 06, or 07, based on the position being filled.

Application Workshops

In addition, the Superior National Forest is hosting application workshops for this hiring event on Monday, August 14, from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Come in-person and we will help potential candidates navigate the hiring system and get advice.


• Gunflint Ranger District office, 2020 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604. For more information on this event, contact Myra Theimer at 218-387-1750 at the Gunflint Ranger Station.

• Itasca Community College, Minnesota Colleges North or the Library. For more information on this event, contact the Laurentian Ranger District at 218-453-8650.

Visit the hiring efforts webpage for more details about available positions and locations.

Forestry technicians perform a variety of work to help the National Forest System meet goals for forest restoration, resiliency, and management. Duties are specific to location and could include marking for timber sales, forest inventory, reforestation and stand improvement, timber sale boundary layout, and recreation and trails management.

These entry-level positions are for candidates with just a year of work experience or 2 years of college or vocational school, these permanent, full-time positions provide a pathway to launch a career with the Forest Service. While the Superior National Forest manages 3 million acres across northern Minnesota, the USDA Forest Service offers program services on over 193 million acres across the nation.

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