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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:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$18.01
Grade:
33
Date Posted:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Builds and maintains irrigation and storm water ditches throughout the County.  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:

Maintains and builds storm water systems within the County.  Maintenance includes removing debris, trees or brush from all drainage ditches with the use of various tools and equipment.   Development of storm water system may include rerouting of existing ditches, digging and redeveloping existing ditches, or the joint establishment of new system.  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.  Requires the use of valves to regulate the temperature and flow of asphalt ensuring a constant flow into the hopper to distribute material evenly.  Operates mower to cut grass in County rights-of-way.  Loads and places earth, rock, asphalt and other road construction and maintenance material.  Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge pin hitches.  Operates heavy equipment in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.  Greases, oils and performs minor repairs on heavy equipment as assigned.

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:

Must be able to 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. May serve as a lead worker. Valid and current Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with Tanker endorsement required.

Other Notes:

All applicants must present a copy of the DVR at the time of interview.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
16.68 per hour
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, June 6, 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.  

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$16.68 - $18.01 PH - DOQ
Grade:
32/33
Date Posted:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, June 6, 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.

Department:
Weed Control
Starting Salary:
$59,820 annually
Grade:
39
Date Posted:
Monday, April 29, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Plans, promotes, directs, coordinates, and provides for the County’s compliance with state regulations for management of noxious weeds within Fremont and surrounding counties.

Duties:

Manages the Fremont County Weed Management Department to ensure efficient and safe weed management practices in Fremont and surrounding counties. Assists with the development of Integrated Weed Management Plans for mining operations and other land managers. Establishes records management standards in accordance with State and Federal requirements and oversees the maintenance of daily records, calibration records, site monitoring records, and all required permits and documentation. Participates in project planning and coordination of all aspects of projects. Researches, directs the preparation of, submits and administers related grants. Ensures proper permits and compliance with relevant regulations are maintained. Prepares annual budgets for department and works with the County Manager/Finance Director in monitoring expenditures to ensure proper and efficient management of funds. Develops and administers contracts for field projects requiring specialized equipment and services (such as HydroAxe projects or aerial applications). Interfaces with state and federal agencies as well as elected representatives to ensure funding of related programs and compliance with weed management laws.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and High School Diploma/GED; minimum 5 years’ experience in a related field (i.e.: weed management, forestry, range management, resource conservation, soil science, wildlife biology, etc.); or a Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous management experience, field experience related to noxious weed control and Integrated Weed Management, and a strong background in noxious weed management practices and procedures is strongly preferred.

Additional Requirements:
  1. and current Colorado Driver’s License. Possession of (or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire) a Colorado Department of Agriculture Qualified Supervisor License or provide a similar license from a state with a reciprocal agreement with Colorado. Requires annual attendance at training seminars offering Continuing Education Credits to maintain licensure.