Forestry Careers

Do you love the outdoors? Do you want to experience something new every day? Do you want to help shape the future of our environment and protect our natural resources? Consider a career in forestry.

In the South, our forests are conserved and protected by passionate, committed foresters, firefighters and landowners. They are our friends and neighbors. They come from all over the country and beyond.  And each one of them has a story that brought them to our southern forests.

Maybe you have a story waiting to be written in forestry too. Check out careers in forestry today.

Forestry Careers

People of Forestry

The video series, People of Forestry, by the Southern Group of State Foresters gives insight into the diversity of the types of jobs and careers a state forestry agency offers.

People of Forestry - Video Series Play List



Are you ready to make a difference? With locations across the South, we are looking for technical, administrative and professional personnel. Come grow your career with us.


Academic Opportunities

Earn a college degree in forestry or natural resources

Begin the career you’ve been preparing for your whole life. Sometimes the things we love doing as children ultimately become what we seek out as careers in adulthood. A degree in natural resource management can open doors to a lasting career working outside, caring for the land, serving the people, and making a difference that will impact our natural resources, communities and economy for generations to come.


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