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Working at DNR

Join something great and make a difference! We protect Washington’s forests, fields, and waterways for habitat and industry. We also develop renewable energy and build outdoor recreational access around Washington State.
Becoming a DNR employee is an investment in your future and the future of Washington as many of our positions generate revenue that supports K-12 public schools, higher education, and many county services. Enjoy the benefits of working for Washington state.
JOIN OUR TEAM and be the future of public service at DNR in an environment that is supportive, safe, and inclusive to everyone.


View all of our current DNR job vacancies here.

Firefighter Jobs

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Learn more about opportunities at DNR here.

Informational Interviews

Students and anyone else interested in an informational interview to gain more specific knowledge about a DNR career field are encouraged to contact us at
We will connect you with an appropriate staff person or manager. The informational interview may not necessarily be in person but could be by phone or an email communication.

Washington State Department of Natural Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a fair and impartial manner for all persons without regard to age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color, national origin, religion, genetic information, military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.