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APPLICATION FORMS

Employment Application This is an interactive PDF form. You may print the document and complete it in writing or you can complete the document on your computer and then print it out.
Department of Transportation Operators Additional Questions for Employment If applying for an operator position at the Department of Transportation, please also complete these Additional Questions for Employment.
Sheriff's Office and Detention Center Additional Questions for Employment If applying for a position at the Sheriff's Office, please also complete these Additional Questions for Employment.

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
16.68 per hour
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Patrols county areas, enforcing the law and protecting life and property. Performs investigations at the scene of a crime and related follow-up duties. Investigates and apprehends persons charged by warrant or subpoena. Serves civil process. Acts as first responder to emergency situations and assures proper authorities respond.

Duties:

Patrols urban and rural areas of the county. Conducts surveillance in industrial and residential areas. Detects drunk drivers and performs sobriety evaluations. Arrests DUI suspects and completes all related reports and records. Attends Department of Motor Vehicle revocation hearings. Ensures security of buildings. Enforces state statutes by performing warrant, felony or misdemeanor arrests. Responds to calls for assistance and complaints of crimes. Employs physical use of force, when necessary, to obtain compliance. Prepares and obtains judicial approval of arrest and search warrants. Secures and protects crime scenes by establishing boundaries, locating and identifying evidence, and briefing supervisors/investigators on their arrival. Assists and interviews victims and witnesses; detains suspects. Required to carry a firearm and be prepared to use it.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required. One-year accredited college or related technical school preferred; or three (3) to six (6) months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Colorado Peace Officer’s Certification required. First Aid/CPR certification required. Valid Driver’s License required. Successful participation in ongoing training will be required.

Other Notes:

You must submit a complete application including the Sheriff's Office Additional Questions for Employment application.  Applications received on or before January 31, 2019 will receive first consideration.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
15.45 per hour
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Actively supports and upholds the stated mission and values of Fremont County and the Sheriff’s Office. Protects the well-being of prisoners and ensures the protection of inmates' constitutional rights in the custody of the Sheriff at the Fremont County Detention Facility. Performs routine work in the safekeeping of prisoners and oversees them in their quarters and during transport. Serves as a representative of the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, demonstrating a positive attitude and progressive actions through a display of professionalism, courtesy, and appropriate tact and discretion in all interactions with other employees, inmates, and the public.

Duties:

Controls and observes offender movement within the facility. Conducts offender searches for contraband; utilizes force and/or self-defense techniques as necessary to maintain order; provides first aid or CPR when necessary. Prepares written reports on incidents occurring inside the facility, which includes the actions/ use of necessary force by the officers to be utilized in criminal prosecutions, defense against lawsuits, disciplinary procedures against offenders and at times, for internal affairs investigations. Accounts for offenders at all times and controls all movement in the facility. Inventories and safeguards offenders clothing, personal property and money. Observes offenders’ behavior and attitudes for signs of personality changes, depression and developing conflicts between offenders. Enforces the rules and guidelines for offenders which includes report writing and initiating disciplinary processes when necessary. Other duties related to and associated with the confinement of offenders.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree; or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado driver’s license required. First Aid/CPR and Arrest Control certifications are taught by the FCSO and must be maintained throughout employment. Minimum age is twenty-one (21). Must pass post offer, pre-employment drug screen for illegal and prescription drugs including cannabis; pre-employment physical and medical clearance; a background investigation and integrity interview; and successfully complete the Pre-Service Training Program upon employment.

Other Notes:

You must submit a complete application and the Sheriff's Office Additional Questions for Employment application.  Applications received on or before January 31, 2019 will receive first consideration.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$15.45
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Application Deadline:
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Under limited supervision, enforces county and state animal related laws and regulations as directed by the Sheriff. Focuses on the protection and welfare of animals and citizens in Fremont County.

Duties:

Patrols areas of unincorporated Fremont County looking for dogs, livestock and other animals that are not confined as required or that may be vicious, injured, sick or in need of assistance. Responds to calls for service involving at large, nuisance, vicious, injured and deceased animals or as directed by the Sheriff. Investigates reports of vicious, nuisance, abused or neglected animals with the assistance of patrol deputies as needed. Evaluates animals for sickness, injury or neglect. Completes reports and forms as needed to document investigations and actions taken on job related assignments and tasks. Apprehends and transports animals to appropriate shelters, medical facilities or other locations utilizing provided apprehension and control equipment, tools and vehicle. Issues citations, conducts necessary follow-up, prepares cases and testifies in court hearings and trials.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree; or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred, in animal care and handling preferred.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado driver’s license required. Pre-Employment physical and drug screening required. Must be able to pass a background investigation.

Department:
Facilities
Starting Salary:
$12.31
Grade:
28
Date Posted:
Monday, December 24, 2018
Application Deadline:
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Performs all levels of sanitation to the Counties public buildings and structures. To accomplish these tasks the incumbent will comply with safety standards involving sanitation processes and public buildings taking into consideration County employees and the public.

Duties:

Cleaning and sanitizing restrooms. Clean, dust and wipe furniture, shelves, brass, metal or woodwork; sweep, mop or vacuum floors; empty waste receptacles; refill toilet paper and paper towel dispensers. Strip, clean buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, as needed. Vacuum and shampoo carpets, as needed. Wash walls and equipment. Wash interior and exterior windows and clean blinds. Locking and or unlocking assigned buildings, as needed. Laundering rags and dust mops. Use and maintenance of assigned power equipment tools such as floor scrubbers, carpet extractors, burnisher, vacuum, etc. Proper placement of hazard signs in work areas to ensure the safety of employees and public patrons. Use and maintenance of assigned non-power equipment and tools such as brooms, mops, squeegees for the general cleaning and maintenance of floors, walls and furniture.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of basic cleaning processes. Knowledge of power equipment to perform custodial duties. Skill or ability to learn the skill to use power equipment.

Additional Requirements:

Post-offer/Pre-Employment physical and drug screening required. Background check required.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
Social Case Worker I, $16.18 – 17.49 per hour / Social Case Worker II, $17.51 – 18.93 per hour
Grade:
Date Posted:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Application Deadline:
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 2:00pm

Duties:

This position provides intake and/or on-going services to families where child abuse or neglect is present in order to resolve these circumstances, which may include performing child abuse investigations, removing the involved children until the dangerous conditions are corrected, and arranging for long term or permanent placement when living in the home continues to be unsafe.

Qualifications:

Education:  YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS

Bachelor’s degree with a major in a human behavioral sciences field. Major course work is the equivalent of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in either development of human behavior, child development, family intervention techniques, diagnostic measures or therapeutic techniques. Examples of such major course work are social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling, and child development.

Experience:

Level I – None

Level II – Minimum of one year of full-time professional caseworker experience acquired after the degree in a public or private social services agency.

Substitutions:

A master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences field may substitute for one year of work experience.

Additional Requirements:

A valid Colorado driver’s license, vehicle in safe operating condition, liability insurance. Must be physically present within the geographical boundaries of Fremont County when performing on-call duties. Computer software examination and typing examination required. Must be able to pass a nationwide background check.

Other Notes:

COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE ATTACHED