Gunflint and Tofte Ranger District 2019 Summer Employment

Gunflint (Grand Marais) and Tofte Ranger Districts of the Superior National Forest are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple temporary, full-time positions for the 2019 summer season. To apply for any of these positions, visit: Vacancy announcements will be posted to USAJobs on September 24, 2018 and will remain open through October 8, 2018.  Start date, length of season, and number of positions hired will depend upon budget and individual unit needs. Seasonal housing may be available.

Forestry Technician (Silviculture) performs a variety of routine and frequently complex tasks involving techniques and practices relating to timber and silviculture. Work could include: measuring tree diameters and heights and observing defects via regeneration stocking surveys, plantation survival surveys, or common stand exams; inspecting contracts for reforestation, timber stand improvement, or genetic tree improvement; seed cone collection. Experience with trailer towing and ATV use desired, but not required. Applicant should be comfortable working alone in a remote forest setting and also as part of crew.

Typical Length of Season:  April/May to October

For more information contact Sarah Poznanovic at 218-663-8606 or

Series and Grade: GS-0462-04
Vacancy Announcement: 19-TEMP-R9-TIMSLV-4DT-CB

Series and Grade: GS-0462-05
Vacancy Announcement: 19-TEMP-R9-TIMSLV-5DT-CB