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Job Opportunities

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

Help Wanted: Grant Writing Specialist

Saguache County is searching for a grant writing specialist that will take charge of the search of and writing of grants for Saguache County departments by searching for and administering/coordinating any grants awarded. 

This position will require the ability to research grants for various county departments, handle all grant reporting requirements, manage, and track all financial and award requirements, also assure all grant requirements are met as required. 

Starting pay will depend on experience.

Applications available at www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov or in the Saguache County Administration Office. Please contact Wendi Maez at 719-655-2231 or email wmaez@saguachecounty-co.gov for more information.

Applications will accepted until the close of business on Friday, September 1, 2023.  Saguache County is an EEO employer. Drug testing including marijuana and background check will be required for final applicants.

Help Wanted: Road & Bridge Operator I

WANTED:  Saguache County Road and Bridge is hiring for Operator I positions….starting at $18.00/hour NO CDL REQUIRED! Or $19.68/hour for those with a CDL License!

REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must have a current and valid Drivers License.  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, prior to being hired.

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

CDL Application  

Saguache County Road and Bridge is hiring for Three (3) Temporary Summer positions.

REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.  Prospective employees applying with Saguache County will be required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check.           

Temporary Summer positions – applicants must have working knowledge of common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches and radios.  Must be able to lift 25 to 45 pounds.  Will be required to work in various climate conditions and be able to stand for long periods of time.  Flagging certification a plus.  Work Hours will be Monday – Thursday 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM.  Rate of pay: $16.25/hour.  Prospective hires to start around mid-May.

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

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 a qualified candidate is hired. Saguache County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Help Wanted: Income Maintenance Technician

Saguache County Department of Social Services is now accepting applications for the position of Income Maintenance Technician.  Position determines eligibility and benefit delivery for Medicaid, Food Assistance, Colorado Works and other income assistance programs.  No degree or specialized training necessary, but includes a great opportunity for State Training.  Bilingual ability is preferred and given consideration, but not required.  Starting salary is $16.24 per hour, depending on experience.  Applications and complete job descriptions are available at 605 Christy Ave., Saguache, Colorado, by visiting the Saguache County website at SaguacheCounty.net or by calling (719) 655-2537 and requesting one be mailed.  APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until qualified candidate is hired.  Saguache County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 ($15.15/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.

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!