Employment

The Colorado State Forest Service strives to cultivate and sustain an organizational environment that promotes the development and retention of the core skills needed to achieve our strategic priorities and delivery of programs. We recognize and value our employees' critical role in agency accomplishment. This allows employees to meet their full potential in providing excellent public service.

About CSFS

The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS), a service and outreach agency of the Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR) at Colorado State University, has 16 district and three field offices throughout Colorado. Our professional staff offer Colorado citizens an easily accessible source of technical forestry assistance and educational outreach.

Together with other natural resource organizations, CSFS provides comprehensive support for the care of our natural environment. This exchange of technical assistance and information among cooperating organizations ensures the commitment to a common goal — future forests that will provide benefits.

For more information about our programs, please go to our Programmatic Areas.

Currently Available Employment

Full-Time Employment

Program Manager - Forest Management Division (Fort Collins, Colo.)
Position Description | Online Application - Deadline to Apply: February 12, 2015

Forester - Franktown District (Franktown, Colo.)
Position Description | Online Application - Deadline to Apply: February 17, 2015

Seasonal Employment

Seasonal Forester (4 positions) - Steamboat District - State Forest Office (Gould, Colo.)
Position Announcement - Deadline to Apply: March 11, 2015

Forestry Aide - Gunnison Field Office (Gunnison, Colo.)
Position Announcement - Deadline to Apply: March 13, 2015

Contact Information

  • For information concerning the status of your application for a current CSFS posting, please contact Sarah Badding (970) 491-7293.
  • For questions concerning verification of employment for a current CSFS employee, please contact the CSU Human Resource Services – Payroll Office (970) 491-MyHR (6947).
  • For information about careers in forestry, please contact Sara Colorosa (970) 491-8726.
  • For information about becoming a wildland firefighter, please click here.