NEVADA CITY, Calif. April 6, 2022. The U.S. Forest Service is hiring hundreds of positions in recreation and archaeology across the nation. Jobs are open April 6, 2022 through April 19, 2022 and are available in many rewarding locations, including Nevada City, Sierraville, Truckee, Camptonville, and Foresthill on the Tahoe National Forest.

“Working on the Tahoe National Forest is a fun and rewarding experience,” said Eli Ilano, Forest Supervisor. “We’re looking for people to help us make a difference on the land and in people’s lives; I hope you’ll apply!”

For a list of positions at each duty station, please visit the USFS Recreation & Heritage Jobs Story Map and the Tahoe National Forest employment page. Depending on the role, recreation specialists and technicians may have outdoor or office-based duties, which could include trail repair, campground maintenance, visitor information, wilderness protection and even patrolling on skis. Archaeologists work to learn about, interpret and protect the historical and cultural treasures of our country and are often involved in field investigations, site evaluation, and coordination with American Indian Tribes.

If you are interested in applying, please note:

  • Applications are only accepted through
  • The job announcements will not list specific duty locations. Qualified applicants will be prompted to provide their location preferences prior to the interview phase.
  • Apply early as some of the announcements will close after 800 applications are received.
  • Helpful hiring tips and additional information about career opportunities are available here:

The Tahoe National Forest invites you to make a lasting impact on the world around you and to unlock opportunities for career advancement by joining the team.