Job Opportunities

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

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Public Health: Personal Care Providers

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.

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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 aquintana@saguachecounty-co.gov.  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 www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov 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.  

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Help Wanted: DSS Income Maintenance Technician

Saguache County Department of Social Services is now accepting applications for the position of Income Maintenance Technician.  High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Spanish language fluency is desired, but not required. You will be responsible for accepting applications, interviewing and entering information from potential clients into the State computer system for Income Maintenance programs eligibility such as medicaid, food assistance, adult financial programs, Colorado works.  Send application, cover letter and resume to PO Box 100, Saguache CO  81149, or email application, cover letter and resume to aquintana@saguachecounty-co.gov.  Starting hourly salary will be $15.05 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 www.saguachecounty.colorado.gov 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.  

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DSS Food Program Manager

Saguache County Department of Social Services is now accepting applications for the position of Commodities Manager. Position determines eligibility, documentation and benefit delivery, inventory maintenance, and state and county reporting for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and Colorado Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).  No degree or specialized training necessary, but good working knowledge of Word and Excel necessary. Lifting of 50 lbs. and ability to move a pallet jack is required. Bilingual ability is preferred and given consideration, but not required, and other duties as assigned. Starting salary is $15.05 per hour.  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. Completed applications must be received by Saguache County Social Services no later than 4:00 pm. on July 22, 2022.  Saguache is an Equal Opportunity Employer.