The Pike/San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron/Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service’s, Rocky Mountain Region (R2) and is located in Southern Colorado. The PSICC covers just over 3 million acres and stretches from Leadville, CO to Elkhart, KS. The Supervisor’s Office is headquartered in Pueblo, CO with District Offices in Leadville, Salida, Canon City, Morrison, Colorado Springs, Fairplay, Springfield, and Elkhart, KS. The area is known for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, skiing, camping, and biking. View more information about the PSICC. (The Career Resource Handout)

Discover not only available positions, but also major Forest Service career fields. You can also visit USAJobs or contact the forest or grassland where you are interested in working.

Fire Hire

Firefighters, scientists, resource and business managers, computer and communications technicians—fire jobs are as diverse as the Forest Service itself!

We hire seasonal and permanent fire fighters. Look for job series 0462, which includes most fire-related jobs, when searching USAJobs and other listings.

Employment in Fire Supression


Some fire fighting and restoration work is done by contractors.

Other Opportunities

Student Programs

There are many opportunities for part-time and temporary employment for high school and college students. Find out more about summer intern programs.

Temporary Work

Find current job openings for temporary and seasonal jobs with the Forest Service.


Volunteers are the heartbeat of the Forest Service! Your talents and skills are matched with your work preference to obtain a role that satisfies you and best fulfills our mission.