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Employment Opportunities

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Help Wanted: Road & Bridge Head Supervisor

WANTED: Saguache County Road and Bridge and Landfill is looking to hire a Head Supervisor …. Starting at $71,000/year - DOE


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants are preferred to possess or may be required to possess a current Colorado Class “A” Commercial Drivers License with a heavy semi-truck endorsement and a current medical certificate. Applicants should have a high school diploma along with extensive knowledge of methods, operating rules, and equipment for road construction and maintenance operations. Prospective employees applying with Saguache County, please note that after a “conditional” offer is made, we may require disclosure of other information personal to the applicant. The prospective employee will also be required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug screening, before being hired. 


The Road & Bridge and Landfill Head Supervisor is a full-time salaried position – qualified candidates will be responsible for the coordination and supervision of labor, maintenance crews, and equipment while reconstruction, resurfacing, and general county road maintenance are performed. This position is expected to work during road emergencies so you should be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays when needed. The Head Supervisor reviews and evaluates employee performance, prepares the annual budget, and monitors all expenditures and revenues. This position is also responsible for the Landfill department, reporting to the State of Colorado Department of Health and the Board of County Commissioners, and assuring compliance with the Colorado Department of Health regulations. This is only part of an extensive list of requirements for this position. 


In addition to the salaried rate, the County Employee benefit package includes vision, dental, and health insurance coverage, paid time off, and a generous 401a retirement plan. 


Applications and a complete job description are available at the Saguache County Road and Bridge Office, 305 3rd Street, PO Box 476, Saguache, CO 81149 – 719-655-2554 or on the Saguache County website – saguachecounty.colorado.gov under the Road and Bridge Department tab. Please fill out and submit both applications: The Saguache County Application and the Drivers-Application. Completed Head Supervisor applications – must be made to the attention of Wendi Maez and can be hand-delivered to the administration building located at 505 3rd Street in Saguache, mailed to Saguache County Administrator – Wendi Maez PO Box 100, Saguache, CO 81149, sent by email to wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov, or faxed to 719-655-2635. 


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until a qualified candidate is hired. Saguache County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

  Download Road & Bridge Supervisor Job Description 

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Operator I Positions

WANTED:  Saguache County Road and Bridge is hiring for Operator I positions….starting at $19.88/hour for those with a CDL License!

REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must have a current and valid Commercial Driver License (CDL).  Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED and six months or more of relevant experience.  Prospective employees applying with Saguache County, please note that the chosen candidate will be required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check, before being hired.

In addition to the hourly rate, the County Employee benefit package includes vision, dental, and health insurance coverage, paid time off, and a generous 401a retirement plan.          

Operator I is a full-time position – applicants must be able to operate light and heavy equipment and perform manual labor in the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of roads, streets, bridges, signs, markings, and related facilities.  Applicants must be physically capable of working in extremely hot and/or cold weather conditions, physically capable of periods of sustained physical exertion and may be required to lift and move up to 75 lbs. to 150 lbs.

Applications are available at the Saguache County Road and Bridge Office 305 3rd Street, PO Box 476, Saguache, CO  81149 – 719-655-2554 or on the Saguache County website – saguachecounty.colorado.gov under the Road and Bridge Department tab. Please fill out and submit the County Application, if you hold a CDL license you need to fill out both the County Application and the Driver Application.  A complete job description is available at the Road and Bridge Office.

Completed applications can be hand delivered or mailed to Saguache County Road and Bridge – at the address listed above, sent by email to mhashbarger@saguachecounty-co.gov or faxed to: 719-655-2543.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until qualified candidates are hired. Saguache County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Volunteer Weather Observers Needed!

The Saguache County Road & Bridge Department is looking for a few volunteer weather observers in the Crestone/Baca area.  These “eyes on the ground” volunteers will “see and report” on road conditions when heavy snowstorms and other inclement weather situations arise.  Volunteer weather observer reporting will help us ensure that our limited resources can be routed to the areas of need, resulting in a combined effort to keep roadways passible and safe for travel.  If you have an interest in weather and/or an interest in helping keep roadways safe, then give us a call at 719-655-2554 and get your name added to our list of weather observers!