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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:
Facilities
Starting Salary:
$12.31
Grade:
28
Date Posted:
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 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:
Building
Starting Salary:
$64,729.60
Grade:
40
Date Posted:
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:
  1. coordinates and supervises all aspects of the Building Department to ensure compliance with local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations and specifications to ensure the prompt and efficient operation of the office. Serves as a working supervisor/foreman for accomplishment of building inspector functions.
Duties:

Manages and administers all aspects of operations of the Building Department. Prepares building codes for adoption and presents them to the County Manager, the Board of Appeals and the Board of County Commissioners for public hearing and final adoption. Prepares valuation tables and fee schedules for adoption by the Board of County Commissioners. Ensures the proper the collection and processing of fees by the department. Reviews fee schedule annually and makes adjustments to meet the needs of the department and inflation. Manages the implementation and enforcement of the Building Code of Fremont County, Flood Damage Prevention Regulations and International Mechanical Code as referenced by the Building Code of Fremont County. Manages the Flood Damage Prevention Regulations through issuance of flood damage prevention permits, conducting audits of elevation certificates for completeness and accuracy and conducting inspections of completed projects for compliance. Manages the implementation and enforcement of the Fremont County Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Regulations through supervision of the application process, issuing of permits and conducting inspections of processes. Develops long term goals, policies and procedures to enhance the operation of the department to ensure compliance with local, State and Federal laws. Reviews plans to ensure all building codes, local ordinances, zoning regulations and specifications are met. Monitors construction sites for overall compliance. Prepares the annual budget for the department including revenues generated, expenditures and capital items. Works with the County Manager in monitoring expenditures to ensure the proper and efficient management of funds.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Technology or equivalent from an accredited college or university; or six (6) to ten (10) years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License. International Code Council (ICC) - Building Inspector Certification required, with ICC Plans Examiner Certificate preferred.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$75,000-$87,000
Grade:
Contract
Date Posted:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Position provides legal advice and representation to the Fremont County Department of Human Services in the areas of child protection, child support enforcement (CSE), adult protective services (APS), juvenile delinquency and other management issues. Incumbent performs a variety of complex, administrative, technical and professional legal services as it relates to the Department of Human Services programs.

Duties:

Prepares child welfare cases for filing, litigation and/or negotiate settlements, prepares orders for court signature, and represents the Department in all court actions authorized by child welfare, juvenile delinquency and child support statutes. Provides consultation, advice and training to child welfare caseworkers regarding court reports, filing petitions and motions, review hearings, permanency planning hearings and general court appearances. Prepares child support cases for filing, litigation, contempt and/or negotiate settlements for establishment and enforcement of child support orders, prepares orders for court signature, paternity, and interstate cases. Represents the Department in all court actions necessitated and authorized for child support cases. Provides consultation, advice and training to child support technicians in the legal aspects of child support cases. Interprets laws, rulings and regulations as they relate to the Department. Prepares briefs, pleadings, stipulations and other legal documents for the Child Welfare, Adult Protection and Child Support Units, and represents the Department in all court actions necessitated and authorized through the Department. Reviews and interprets the intent of Federal and State statutes, case law and regulations concerning the Department. Determines the need to address the statutes, laws or regulations. Provides advice, guidance and training regarding application of and compliance of such as it relates to the circumstance(s). Advises and represents the Department in criminal court hearings for domestic violence when children are involved and a referral has been made to the Department.

 

Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from accredited institute and one (1) to five (5) years of trial experience with preference given to experience obtained in a social/human services capacity or practice.

Additional Requirements:

Must possess a current and valid Colorado Driver’s License; be admitted and fully licensed to practice law in the state of Colorado; be permitted and licensed to practice law in all Colorado courts, including administrative courts, and the U.S. District Court of Colorado and possess a vehicle which is in good working condition with current, valid liability insurance. Must be able to pass a nationwide background check.

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.