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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:
$16.68 - $18.01 PH - DOQ
Grade:
32/33
Date Posted:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, May 2, 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:
Administration / Finance
Starting Salary:
$15.45 PH
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Performs accounting functions, human resource functions and receptionist duties in the Administration Office, with particular emphasis in the area of accounts payable. Provides assistance to the County Manager and or Finance Officer in areas such as expenditure tracking, grant monitoring, creating spreadsheets, establishing and generating financial reports and fiscal reporting. Provides assistance to the Human Resource Director in general human resource such as processing workers compensation, general liability claims, leave programs and file maintenance. Performs routine receptionist duties as the first point of contact for the County Manager, Finance Officer and Human Resource Director.

Duties:
  1. Duties - Prepares and posts accounts payable using financial software system within designated timeframes. Prepare vendor payments and payroll expenditures for approval by BOCC for all County Funds (DHS excluded). Preparation shall include proper departmental purchase and payment approval and general ledger coding for accounting purposes. Vendor payment files and related information shall be maintained for applicable budget years. Research past due vendor balances from vendor statements. Request copies of invoices for departmental approval. Research discrepancies in all vendor accounts payable balances and work with vendors for correction and resolution. Prepare warrants payable report. Maintain payable authorization lists for departmental invoice approval. Reconcile general ledger receivable accounts and payable accounts monthly. Prepare and post general journal entries, budget journal entries and miscellaneous receipts into the County general ledger and accounting system. Prepare end of year accrual entries and reconcile end of year receivables and payables. County Manager duties - Assists the County Manager with various special projects or programs and coordinates all related tasks for completion. Prepares correspondence and documents including confidential correspondence, memorandums, letters, reports and general correspondence. Performs various support duties including making copies and prints, updating materials or reports, and mailing documents. Human Resource duties - Ensures protection and security of files and records; file maintenance; maintains personnel records, personnel actions, job descriptions, and employee performance reviews. Maintains and updates HR electronic databases. Creates and posts vacancies for all County positions as needed. Collects employment applications and track each application received.
Qualifications:

Associates degree (A.A.) from an accredited college or university; two (2) to four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with Human Resource (HR) office activities is preferred.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado Driver's License required. Must possess or be able to obtain Colorado Notary Public certification. Must be able to become certified to perform E-VERIFY program on all new hires. May be required to take a written examination in computer software programs.

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$18.01 PH
Grade:
33
Date Posted:
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, April 30, 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:
  1. 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. Valid and current Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with Tanker endorsement required.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$13.28
Grade:
29
Date Posted:
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Legal Technician II positions perform tasks relating to varied aspects of establishing and enforcing child support collections, including location, paternity establishment, collection methods, establishing and enforcing legal orders.

Duties:

Legal Technician II positions perform tasks relating to varied aspects of establishing and enforcing child support collections, including location, paternity establishment, collection methods, establishing and enforcing legal orders.

Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency.

Two years full time responsible office clerical or extensive public contact.

Satisfactory 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.

 

Additional Requirements:

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

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$13.28
Grade:
29
Date Posted:
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Legal Technician II positions perform tasks relating to varied aspects of establishing and enforcing child support collections, including location, paternity establishment, collection methods, establishing and enforcing legal orders.

Duties:

Legal Technician II positions perform tasks relating to varied aspects of establishing and enforcing child support collections, including location, paternity establishment, collection methods, establishing and enforcing legal orders.

Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency

Two years full time responsible office clerical or extensive public contact.
 
Additional Requirements:

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

 

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$51,126-$68,598
Grade:
37/38
Date Posted:
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Supervises a unit that provides Child Welfare services for a county department, which includes child abuse, youth in conflict, foster care, core services, expedited permanency planning and/or adoptions.

Duties:

Supervises a unit that provides Child Welfare services for a county department, which includes child abuse, youth in conflict, foster care, core services, expedited permanency planning and/or adoptions.

Qualifications:

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.

Additional Requirements:

Minimum three years full time, professional, paid experience obtained after the degree in the field.

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 examination may be required.
Must be able to pass a nationwide background check.
Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
15.45 per hour
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, April 30, 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 and and/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 initiation disciplinary process 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:
  1. 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 must successfully complete the FCSO Pre-Service Training Program.
Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
16.68 per hour
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, April 30, 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.