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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:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, December 12, 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. 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.  Applications will be reviewed and processed as received based on need and until filled.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$16.68
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 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:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 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:
Administration / Finance
Starting Salary:
$54,252 - $67,555 (Dependent on work hours.)
Grade:
38
Date Posted:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This position serves as a reviewer for various County department and makes recommendations based on knowledge of established engineering concepts and practices while ensuring compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations. Oversees County infrastructure, construction and grant projects from inception to completion.

Duties:

Reviews Planning and Zoning applications and commercial building permit applications for compliance with local, State and Federal standards and requirements, including street standards, driveway access standards, sanitation facilities, drainage plan requirements, storm water management standards and floodplain damage prevention and mitigation requirements. Reviews County public works projects and building projects proposed by various County departments for compliance with best engineering practices and compliance with the standards listed above. Provides recommendations, reviews and technical assistance to various County departments concerning floor plan layouts and changes, asbestos building material maintenance, floodplain issues, storm water management, easements, fencing, grading, utilities and other engineering issues. Prepares and submits plan designs, specifications and Request for Bid packages. Assists in pre-bid discussions, amendments, opening of sealed bids and makes recommendations on the bid awards. Oversees projects to ensure compliance with established budget, quality control, compliance with regulations and timelines are met or exceeded. Provides technical assistance including site visits, inspections, code review, drafting, as-built drawings and report preparation; as requested by the Fremont County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) for public works projects, culvert replacement, stream crossings, hydraulic and hydrology studies, floodplain management, storm water management planning, grant application support and cost estimates; performs periodic on-site inspections of closed landfills.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university, plus three (3) years of professional experience as a Civil Engineer or in project management; or a combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License. Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. Skill in the use of computer software such as Microsoft Office, Graphic Information System (GIS) software and drafting software.

Other Notes:

YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION.

This position may be filled at any time during the open period.

We are willing to consider an individual who may only wish to work part time.