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  • www.fs.fed.us
  • Washington, DC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1905
  • Government
  • Government Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsUS Bureau of Land Management, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
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Responsible for managing more than 190 million acres of national forests and grasslands, the USDA Forest Service is the largest agency of the US Department of Agriculture and has the conflicting mission of both preserving public forest lands and overseeing the commercial ...
Mission: To sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations." Its motto is "Caring for the land and serving people.

US Forest Service Reviews

3.8
69%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
Approve of CEO
Vicki Christiansen
Vicki Christiansen
35 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Everything fits perfectly: interesting and engaging work with great partners and federal benefits.

Cons

I am not in a permanent role, and would like to be.
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Diversity & Inclusion at US Forest Service

3.5
(64 Reviews)

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US Forest Service Interviews

Experience
Positive72%
Negative6%
Neutral22%
Getting an Interview
Applied online86%
Employee Referral5%
Campus Recruiting3%
Difficulty
2.4
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  1. Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Gave a list of scripted questions asking general questions about myself and gave a detailed overview of the forest and position at the beginning. Allowed time for questions at the end.
    Interview

    why do you want to work for USFS

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