College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Natural Resource Job Postings

 *Please be aware that some announcements may have changed due to COVID-19 response. Please contact appropriate person for each posting to assure these positions are still available.* 

If you are currently an employee of the university and your hours have been impacted by COVID-19, please fill out the Husky Worker Ready Form to potentially get matched to a job the university has available. Scroll down to Students and Temporary Employees, click number 3, then WorkReady Program. 

PhD Research Position in Bio-based Carbon Materials. Two positions open until filled. 

Permanent Staff Forester. South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Open until filled. 

Forestry Technician (Recreation, GS4-5) openings with USFS in multiple locations across the Midwest. 

Seasonal Biological Science Technician (Insects & Disease). Flagstaff AZ. No deadline. 

PhD Assistantship: Forest Ecosystem Responses to Apalachicola River Slough Restoration. University of Florida. Open until filled. 

Metcalfe Forestry Co. Forester Position. Grayling MI. No deadline indicated. 

VanOss Forestry Services LLC. Forester or Forestry Technician. Crystal Falls MI. No deadline indicated. 

PhD position at Michigan Tech. Tree Improvement Techniques and Social Acceptability. Review of applications begins May 20th and will continue until position is filled. 

 Assistantship in Plant Ecology; Zhai Lab in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. Applications will begin to be reviewed on May 1st and continue until a candidate is selected. Applicants must create a single document (e.g., a Word or pdf document) with the name containing the first and last name of applicant, and send the file to Dr. Lu Zhai (

Women's Saw Conservation Crew Member. Southwest Conservation Corps. Deadline: May 19th. 

Full or Part time Outdoor recreation management positions. Indian River, Michigan. Low-Cost Housing. Deadlines: May 31st and June 31st. Outdoor Recreation Manager, Full time. Outdoor Recreation Assistant Manager, Seasonal. Assistant Manager: Office/Retail Sales, Full time. Maintenance Technician, Full time. 

Assistant Professor - Forest Ecology. Aburn University. Alabama. No deadline indicated. 

Summer Research Assistant in Plant Ecology at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Colorado. Study from the Campbell lab at the University of California at Irvine. Open until filled. To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for two references to Dr. Diane Campbell at

PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Forest Science using Airborne and Mobile Lidar at Northern Arizona University School of Forestry. Full stipend, tuition waver, and health benefits for three years. 

Half semester paid research project: Estimating tree cross-sectional area using 3D LiDAR. No deadline given. 

Forest Ecology Paid Field Assistantship. Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. Undergraduate (or recently graduated) student to work as field assistant in long-term experiment involving temperate forest response to fire, windstorm, deer, and earthworm invasion. Send questions or a resume to Samuel Reed at

PhD Position on the Impacts of Climate Variability on Plant and Bird Populations - UW Madison. 

MS Assistantship, Louisiana State University Ag Center.

Multiple Wildlife Biologist Positions open, mostly in Oregon. National Council for Air and Stream Improvement. 

The John Mabry Forestry Scholarships for 2020-2021 - apply by June 30

MDNR, Parks & Recreation Rangers, Multiple positions at different state parks- deadline 07/31

Northern Arizona University/University of Northern British Columbia, Ph.D Forest Resilience Under Climate Change- open until filled

Mendocino Redwood Co, Ukiah, CA, Forester- open until filled

Great Basin Institute/Americorps/USFS, Timber Stand Improvement Crew Members, Eldorado National Forest- open until filled

Great Basin Institute/Forest Service, Timber Stand Improvement Crew Leads (3 positions), Eldorado National Forest- open until filled

Grossman Forestry, Summer Forestry Internship- open until filled

Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor), summer interns- open until filled

Great Basin Institute. Aquatic Ecosystem Monitoring, Ecological Restoration, Environmental Outreach and Education, Forestry and Fuels Reduction, Vegetation Research and Monitoring, Wilderness and Recreation Management, Wildlife Studies and Habitat Assessment. No deadline specified. Jobs continuously posted.