Division of Forestry

Forestry Careers

photograph of Pine TreesDo you want to work for the best state forestry organization in the country? If you do, DNR Forestry is where you want to be. We offer variety, challenge, and the opportunity to grow and develop as a forestry professional.

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Division of Forestry

What we do:
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Why work for DNR Forestry?

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Career Opportunity, Growth, and Advancement

Employment Opportunities

photograph of forester writingNatural Resources Forestry Specialist—work will be in the following program areas: State Land Management, Resource Protection and Fire Suppression, Cooperative Forest Management, Forest Resource Information and Analysis, Nursery and Tree Improvement, and Administrative and Technical Support.

Minimum entry-level requirements:

Benefits start at:

Application process:

Apply online at www.careers.state.mn.us external link

1. Search for position

2. Apply for position

Any questions, please contact:

Keith Jacobson
1200 Warner Road,
St. Paul MN 55106
Phone: 651-259-5830
Email: keith.jacobson@state.mn.us


Minnesota DNR offers excellent opportunities to grow and develop as a professional forester.