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Employment Opportunities

 

Saguache County is an EEO employer.  Drug testing and background check are required for final applicants.

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Help Wanted: Part-Time Deputy Coroner

Experienced individual needed for On Call Part time position assisting the Saguache County Coroner. The position will be an on call/as needed position.  Coroner calls are paid at $150.00 per call and Transports are $150.00 per call, Weekday on call $15.00 per day and Weekend on call $30.00 per day. Please contact April Quintana with the Saguache County Administration office for an application or printable at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov 
 
Call 719-655-2231 for more information. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Saguache County is an EEO employer.  Drug testing and a background check will be required for final applicants.
 

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Help Wanted: Maintenance Technician

Experienced individual needed for maintenance services with responsibility for maintenance or Saguache County facilities.  This is a Full-time position working 32 to 40 hours a week, with variable hours which include evening and early morning work times. Starting salary will be $17.59/hr.  The County Employee benefit package includes:  vision, dental and health insurance coverage, paid time off, and a generous 401k retirement plan.
 
To view the job description and an application they are available at Saguache County Administration office 505 3rd Street, Saguache or printable at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov 
 
Call 719-655-2231 for more information. Position opened until filled.
 
Saguache County is an EEO employer.  Valid Driver’s License, Drug testing which includes marijuana, and a background check will be required also a physical exam may be required for final applicants.

  Download Maintenance Technician Job Description 
 

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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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Help Wanted: Part Time VSO Officer

Experienced individual needed for part time Veterans Service Officer. The position will be 3 to 4 days per week.  You must be a veteran to apply for this position.  Please contact April Quintana with the Saguache County Administration office for an application and complete job description or printable at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov Salary for this position may begin at a rate of $31,339.80 per year, depending on experience.  This position will qualify for Saguache County retirement benefit. 
 
Call 719-655-2231 for more information and job description.
Position open until filled. Saguache County is an EEO employer.  Drug testing which includes marijuana, and a background check will be required for final applicants.

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Help Wanted: Road & Bridge Operator I

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.

  Download Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Application 

 

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Help Wanted: Personal Care Providers (PCP)

Saguache County Public Health is hiring Personal Care Providers (PCPs). PCPs go into the homes of people who need help with cleaning, laundry, cooking meals, medication reminders, medical devices, and many other needed chores.

Applicants are required to pass a drug test, including marijuana, and a background check.  Applicants are also given a knowledge, skills, and abilities check to ensure they can lift at least 10-15 lbs. safely. The position starting wage is ($17.59/hour) and is part-time up to 29 hours per week depending on client base.  If you want a rewarding job serving those in need or have any questions concerning this position give us a call at 719-655-2533 M-F,  8-4.

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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!