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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:
Airport
Starting Salary:
$14.32
Grade:
30
Date Posted:
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Provides support services and assists in maintaining the Fremont County Municipal Airport. Provides support services to aircraft, and its personnel, using the airport. Provides customer service, administrative support and performs maintenance functions.

Duties:
  1. airport manager during emergency situations, stands in for the manager and follows established emergency protocol in their absence. Performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair work on airport facilities, equipment and grounds. Performs janitorial duties in maintenance and administrative areas. Operates a variety of light/heavy equipment (e.g. mowers, snow removal equipment, tractors, backhoes, front end loaders, four-wheel drives, service vehicles, aircraft towing equipment, etc.) used in preparation and maintenance of airport grounds and facilities. with all lawn care, landscaping and grounds maintenance. Operates aircraft fueling equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Completes required paperwork accurately and efficiently. with parking and placement of aircraft which may involve the use of aircraft towing equipment and tie down procedures. Performs accounting procedures on a daily or weekly basis including cash and charge slips. Performs basic bookkeeping of all payable and receivable accounts. Processes payments for fuel and miscellaneous items, whether paid with credit card, check or cash. Receives fuel and performs fuel quality testing on a daily and weekly basis. Answers the telephone, takes messages and provides general airport information to the public. Prepares invoices, tracks accounts payable, tracks delinquent accounts and notifies the payer of their status. with maintaining an accounts payable and receivable database. Prepares and maintains an organized filing system, including but not limited to grant and lease files for the airport.
Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six (6) to twelve (12) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado driver's license required. Successful completion of aviation fuel training REQUIRED.

Other Notes:

The Airport is a 7 day a week operation.  Coverage must be provided, as well as the possibility of a call back after hours.  

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$13.28 - $20.60
Grade:
29-32
Date Posted:
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Determines ongoing eligibility of applicants for Old Age Pension, Aid to the Needy Disabled Programs, Medicaid Programs and Long-Term Care programs, as well as Food Assistance associated with the household. This position performs duties that entail handling difficult cases involving income trusts cases, spousal impoverishment and community spouse allowance for nursing home residents’ cases and working with financial institutions, financial advisors and the legal profession. Position may also determine initial eligibility for clients.

 

Duties:

Determines eligibility for these programs by interpreting rules, regulations, and policies governing each program area. Authorizes continuation, reduction, or termination of benefits when the recipient’s determined to be ineligible for the level of benefits received. Assists clients in completing forms. Secures verification of eligibility factors such as income, resources, identity, age, citizenship, residence, and social security number. Assists clients in interpretation and preparation of legal forms in order to establish an Income Trust to become eligible for Nursing Home or Long Term Care. Provides a resource assessment and assists clients and their spouses in the transfer of assets according to the rules and regulations pertaining to spousal protection. Calculates the minimum monthly maintenance allowance for the community spouse. Completes and prepares all attorneys referral forms for income trust cases. Each case presents unique circumstances and must be looked at for varying eligibility criteria.

Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency. Grade 29: Six (6) months full time, paid or unpaid, experience involving extensive public contact. Grade 30 & up: Two (2) years full time responsible office clerical or extensive public contact experience for more advanced position. Grade 29: Satisfactory completion of appropriate course work obtained beyond high school may substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis. Grade 30 & up: Successful completion of an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in business, behavioral science, or appropriately related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis. For Technician III or IV, must be current Technician III or IV.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado driver’s license required. Must pass a nationwide background check.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$13.28-$20.60
Grade:
29-32
Date Posted:
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This position determines ongoing eligibility for Food Assistance, Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) and medical benefits. Position utilizes diversion grant funds to purchase and/or arrange for the purchase of goods and/or services to eliminate readily removable barriers. Provides follow-up on client’s changing needs and the necessary services, which do not require professional casework skills. This position works closely with all Colorado Works Unit and associated program rules, regulations and procedures. Position may also determine initial eligibility for clients.

Duties:

Determines eligibility of cases with Food Assistance, TANF and Medicaid and work registration appropriate for unemployed clients, explain programs, interpret regulations, and procedures; assists clients in completing forms; secures verification of eligibility factors, income, resources, identity, age, citizenship, residence, and social security number through collateral contacts; explains appeal rights and procedures. Makes referrals to social services programs, employment and/or other appropriate services within the department and counseling/assistance programs throughout the community. Uses interviewing techniques and skills to communicate the purpose of the program and the consequences of failure to cooperate; reinforces client’s self-esteem and motivation by providing positive feedback concerning progress toward achievement of self-sufficiency; elicits information regarding absent parents; diffuses hostility and assists client to assess own situation. Provides follow-up on client’s changing needs and the necessary services that do not require professional casework skills. Integrates services and benefits from other agencies. Maintains a thorough knowledge of community services including employment, training, education, housing, clothing, etc.

Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency. Grade 29: Six (6) months full time, paid or unpaid, experience involving extensive public contact. Grade 30 & up: Two (2) years full time responsible office clerical or extensive public contact experience for more advanced position. Grade 29: Satisfactory completion of appropriate course work obtained beyond high school may substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis. Grade 30 & up: Successful completion of an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in business, behavioral science, or appropriately related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis. For Technician III or IV, must be current Technician III or IV.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado driver’s license required. Must pass a nationwide background check.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$16.68-$22.27
Grade:
32-33
Date Posted:
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:
  1. assessment and case management services to clients enrolled in the county’s self-sufficiency Colorado Works program. Determines employment barriers and the type and extent of such barriers. Evaluates the employment potential and available resources for achievement of self-sufficiency. Develops an Individual Responsibility Contract (IRC) with each client; provides or arranges for needed services; counsels clients regarding barriers to employment and monitors progress. Acts as broker in coordinating a full range of services designed to facilitate self-sufficiency. Maintains primary responsibility for monitoring progress of clients from intake to self-sufficiency.
Duties:

Develops with the client a written contract for achieving self-sufficiency based on specific short and long-term goals regarding employment, training, education, extended health care and child care benefits, child support and housing services. Monitors and modifies the contract and provides or arranges the supportive services needed. Interviews clients to determine barriers to employment. Makes referrals to appropriate resources such as medical, housing, mental health, employment, education, and training agencies. Provides counseling to clients regarding employment barriers, and makes referrals for family counseling, conflict resolution or other action necessary to provide for the best interests of the client and his/her family. Determine qualifications necessary for chosen occupation; compare client’s current qualifications with those needed to obtain chosen employment; develop plan of action with client to achieve necessary qualifications including attending appropriate education and training programs as necessary.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in a human behavioral sciences or related field. Full-time, paid professional, high-level technical or para-professional work experience that provided the same kind, amounts, and level of knowledge obtained through the required education may substitute year for year for the Bachelor’s Degree.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License. Must be able to pass a nationwide background check. Must possess liability automobile insurance.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$16.68
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, October 31, 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 will be processed throughout the open period based on need.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$15.45
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, October 31, 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 will be processed throughout the open period based on need.

Department:
Building
Starting Salary:
19.46
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Monday, September 9, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Performs inspections to assure all new residential and commercial construction and facilities conform to zoning and building codes including building, mechanical, community sanitation standards, Colorado State Manufactured Home Installation Program and any other related codes and regulations. Inspects new and existing buildings and structures during construction, repairs and alterations to ensure compliance with applicable State and County building codes and regulations. Reviews plans and ensures adherence to specifications.

Duties:

Receives and reviews building, septic and flood damage prevention permit applications to ensure compliance with County building codes, zoning regulations and contract specifications. Reviews plans for conformance to Building Codes of Fremont County; OWTS Regulations; Flood Damage Prevention Regulations; International Energy Conservation Code; and the International Mechanical Code (as referenced by the Building Code of Fremont County). Informs parties of deficiencies in plans. Issues building permits to applicants. Consults with contractors, developers, architects, property owners and engineers regarding permit requests; coordinates or provides information to address deficiencies. Performs field inspections during the construction, repair or alterations of new and existing buildings or structures. Conducts thorough inspections of all aspects of the construction including foundations, slabs, frames, insulation, drywall, exterior cladding, roof covering, septic tanks, leach fields and manufactured home placement. Uses various tools or equipment to perform inspections, such as measuring devices, ladders, survey instruments, metering devices and test equipment to conduct inspections, verify alignment, level and elevation of structures. Ensures proper set backs on property. Inspects preliminary and final plans for completeness and accuracy to code specifications.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university; or one (1) to two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License. I.C.C. Building Inspection Certification preferred, otherwise required within 18 months of hire date. Colorado State MHIP Inspector certification preferred, otherwise required within 18 months of hire date. I.C.C. Plans Examiner Certificate preferred.

Other Notes:

This position is being filled on a temporary basis with potential to become permanent.

Department:
Clerk and Recorder
Starting Salary:
$13.28
Grade:
29
Date Posted:
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Performs a variety of duties to assist the public in the issuance of Motor Vehicle and off highway vehicle titles, registrations, license plates, Persons with Disabilities placards and the purging and titling of manufactured homes, ensuring the work performed is accurate, timely and properly submitted to the State following all applicable regulations, statutes and laws.

Duties:

Serves as the point of contact to assist the public who are in need of license plates and tabs, vehicle titles, Persons with Disabilities placards. Purges, records and titles manufactured homes, homemade trailers, off highway vehicles and bond titles. Determines the required acceptable documents submitted for each type of transaction. Enters the data into the State computer system or returns incomplete paperwork to the customer with a detailed explanation of what is required without providing legal guidance. Assists with processing and rejecting renewals received by mail, online and delivery. Inputs the information into the State computer system, prints new registrations, issues tabs, stuffs envelopes and returns the renewals by mail timely. Verifies the correct and current forms are being used for all types of transactions and State regulations, statutes and laws are followed for each transaction processed. Provides technical information by phone to the public, answering any and all questions related to Motor Vehicle licensing or titling. Returns calls to customers who leave messages. Assists in receiving, preparing, stocking and maintaining the inventory system of license plates and tabs to ensure accountability.

Qualifications:

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

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License.

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$16.68 - $18.01 PH - DOQ
Grade:
32/33
Date Posted:
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Operates and maintains trucks with capacity of more than three (3) tons to transport materials to and from specified destinations and operates other light trucks and equipment used in the maintenance of County roads. Operates and maintains a wide variety of light and heavy equipment used in the maintenance and in repair of County roads and bridges.

Duties:

Operates heavy equipment utilized in digging and opening ditches, grading shoulders and slopes.  Performs other rough grading to clear County rights-of-way, trenching, filling or back filling and snow removal.  Operates asphalt equipment in road maintenance and repair work.  Operates mower to cut grass in County rights-of-way.  Loads and places earth, rock, asphalt and other road construction and maintenance material.  Operates heavy equipment in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.  Coordinates equipment actions with on the ground crew member or other equipment operators using hand or audio signals to ensure safety standards are met and adhered to.  Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water.  Performs manual work including spreading gravel, patching potholes, repairing or replacing culverts, fences, cattle guards and signs.  Removes rocks, trees and debris from roads and rights-of-way.  

Qualifications:

MUST HAVE A CURRENT AND VALID CLASS A WITH TANKER ENDORSEMENT CDL TO MEET MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.

Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from an accredited two-year college or technical school; or six (6) months to one (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

OPERATOR I can operate any four (4) of the following pieces of equipment proficiently: mower, grader, loader, large backhoe, track-hoe, low-boy trailer, large steel roller, scraper, dozer, and screen plant.  OPERATOR II can operate any eight (8) of the following pieces of equipment proficiently: mower, grader, loader, large backhoe, track-hoe, low-boy trailer, large steel roller, scraper, dozer, and screen plant.  In limited situations may serve as a trainer on equipment for an Operator I.  

Other Notes:

Must present a current MVR at the time of interview; Pass a Drug Screen and Medical Review or present a current medical certificate.