Job Opportunities  

The AFC provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability.

The AFC offers an excellent benefit package including immediate accrual of annual and sick leave, eleven paid holidays, and a contributory retirement plan. The AFC pays the major portion of medical health insurance for full-time employees.

Other benefits include maternity/paternity leave, court and jury duty, military leave and a catastrophic illness leave program as well as Family and Medical Leave.

AFC employees may choose to participate in a deferred compensation plan and various options for life insurance, accident insurance, cancer care and intensive care insurance. Employees may also participate in the Arkansas Cafeteria Plan, a program designed to allow an employee to pay for group health and life insurance premiums, dependent day care and out-of-pocket medical costs tax free. All employees of the AFC are covered under workers' compensation and unemployment insurance.

If you are interested in a position, please visit, and choose "Arkansas Agriculture Department," then "Search Jobs." As a proud part of the Arkansas Agriculture Department, all Arkansas Forestry Commission openings are listed, there. Current AFC position openings are provided at the bottom of this page from - come join our AFC team!

Employment Application - PDF


AFC personnel are required to take and pass specific training courses for job retention. More Info >


Safety is a primary concern. All AFC personnel are issued personal protective equipment and clothing (PPE) for the various jobs that require PPE. AFC personnel must use/wear PPE as required by AFC Policy.

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Job TitlePosition NumberClosing
CHEMIST 2208798807/29/2016 Little Rock$32,249 - $54,775
FOREST RANGER I 2208840607/29/2016 El Dorado$26,531 - $45,064
NATURAL RESOURCES PROGRAM TECHNICIAN 2215851407/29/2016 Bluff City$26,531 - $45,064
PLANT BOARD INSPECTOR 2208786907/29/2016 Southern Half of the State$26,531 - $45,064
ARLPC LAB QUALITY MANAGER 2216422107/31/2016 Little Rock$41,159 - $67,287
AGRI PROGRAM MANAGER 2208787008/01/2016 Little Rock$37,332 - $62,616
PLANT BOARD AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST 2208795108/03/2016 $32,249 - $54,775