Job Opportunities

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

Help Wanted: Maintenance Tech

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/or early morning work times. Starting salary will be $16.25/hr.  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. 

To view the job description and an application they are available at Saguache County Administration office 505 3rd Street, Saguache or printable at

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.

Help Wanted: 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 will be required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check.

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 – 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 or faxed to: 719-655-2543.

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

CDL Driver's Application

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 $15.05 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 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: Land Use Clerk

HELP WANTED: The Saguache County Land Use Office is seeking a full time Land Use Clerk. Duties include general office responsibilities, applications and permits, and other duties as necessary

For a full list of duties please go to the County website to view the job description, or it can be requested from the Saguache County Land Use office. Starting pay will be $15.05/hr plus benefits. Job description and application are viewable and printable at the Saguache County website at or it can also be picked up and submitted to Amber Wilson, Saguache County Land Use Administrator, PO Box 326, 505 3rd St., Saguache, CO 81149. Position is open until filled.

Help Wanted: Social Services Child Welfare Caseworker

Position provides a full range of intake and/or ongoing social casework services for a variety of program areas such as child abuse and neglect cases, youth-in-conflict cases, and adults unable to protect their own interests. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in one of the human behavioral science fields. One year of full-time professional social casework experience casework experience acquired after the degree in a public or private social services agency in a service delivery assignment appropriate to the position. Send application, cover letter and resume to PO Box 100, Saguache CO  81149, or email application, cover letter and resume to  Starting hourly salary will be $19.50 per hour. Applications and complete job descriptions are available from the Saguache County Administration Office at 505 3rd Street, Saguache, CO  81149, by visiting the Saguache County website or by calling 719-655-2231 and request an application be mailed to you. This position announcement is open until the position is filled. A back ground check will be done and a pre-employment drug test for illegal drugs and also marijuana will be done prior to hire. Saguache County is an E.O.E.  

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!