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.

About CSFS

The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) is a service and outreach agency of the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. In addition to our state office on the CSU Foothills Campus in Fort Collins, the CSFS maintains 17 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.

Current Employment Openings

Full-Time Employment

State Forester

Internal Search: Forester – Cañon City

Part-Time Employment

No openings at this time. Please check back later.

Seasonal Employment

Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Temporary Hourly

Seasonal Forester – Colorado State Forest, Walden, Colo. (2-3 positions)


No openings at this time. Please check back later.

If at any time during 2021 you would like to update your information or remove yourself from the pool please contact Tina Little at or (970) 491-8662 so she can reactivate your application or remove you.

Overview of Career Opportunities with the CSFS

Our Staff Include

  • Foresters
  • Staff foresters and other support staff
  • Administrative staff
  • Seasonal foresters and internships
  • Volunteers

Contact Information

  • Questions about verification of employment for a current CSFS employee: CSU Human Resource Services – Payroll Office (970) 491-MyHR (6947)
  • Information about careers in forestry: Holly Leary
  • Information about becoming a wildland firefighter: click here