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Want to join the Forestry Commission family?

Working for an agency that manages one of the state’s most important and valuable natural resources makes us feel good about our jobs, and we’re always looking for people who share that passion to join us. As might be expected, working in the outdoors is a big part of most of the jobs at the Forestry Commission – foresters, firefighters, technicians, mechanics and law enforcement officers get to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors while they work – but we also offer office-environment careers in other business-related fields, including dispatch, human resources, communications, information technology, accounting and administration.

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Search all of the Forestry Commission’s current job openings

If you would like to be considered for any of the Forestry Commission job openings advertised on careers.sc.gov, you must submit a state application online. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A résumé will not be accepted or reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Interested individuals can access careers.sc.gov, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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Our mission, vision and values

Our mission

Protect, promote and enhance South Carolina’s forests for the benefit of all.

Our vision

Healthy forests, resilient communities, impeccable service

Our values

Safety
We operate every day with a personal commitment to safety.

Integrity
We earn a high level of trust and respect.

Community
We view our employees, partners and stakeholders as a valued community.

Service
We take pride in helping others.

Commitment
We stay strong and press forward to get the job done

Our goals

Enhance Public Benefits from Trees and Forests
Protect Forests from Harm
Conserve Working Forests
Raise Awareness about Our Forests
Strengthen the Commission for the Future