Job Opportunities

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


Help Wanted: Accountant/Bookkeeper Assistant to the Director


This position is responsible for complex accounting and finance functions including: processing, accounts payable, program payments, and accounts receivable; reconciling and balancing accounts; data processing activities and programs, and assisting in the budget preparation.

Salary: $22.00 – Depending on experience

Physical Location: Saguache, CO  

Opening Date: 2/5/2024

Closing Date: Until Filled 




Help Wanted: Project Manager

Saguache County is searching for a project manager that will take charge of certain projects as assigned for Saguache County.

This position will require the ability to be able to track, monitor and keep track of certain projects as assigned by the Board of County Commissioners and County Administrator, also manage tracking and reporting for grant requirements, track grant financial reporting and ensure all grant requirements are met as required.

Starting pay will depend on experience.  This at this time this is a part-time position depending on the work assigned but may in the future turn into a full-time position.  Saguache County will offer a retirement program with a match of up to 5%.

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 be accepted until the close of business on Thursday, February 29, 2024.  Saguache County is an EEO employer. Drug testing including marijuana and background checks 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  


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!