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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:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$16.68-$22.27
Grade:
32/33
Date Posted:
Monday, August 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Provides a variety of case management and support functions for the Child Care Subsidy Program. Provides educational information of childcare resources and refers applicants to other agency or community resources for other services if appropriate. Informs and refers for exempt provider training. Trains new staff in low income and special circumstance childcare procedures. Assists clients and providers in maintaining cooperative working relationships around childcare arrangements. Determines eligibility for childcare subsidies through interviews and verification of information.

Duties:

Determines initial eligibility. Provides general assistance and ongoing contacts as needed with providers and clients to assist in maintaining cooperative relationships or directs issues to appropriate resources for assistance and resolution. Approves/denies applications based on information obtained and Child Care Subsidy Program rules and regulations. Completes redetermination every twelve months, based on information obtained through forms completed by client. Calculates and determines any changes in eligibility and amounts of subsidies the client qualifies for. Notifies clients, providers and agency billing office of any changes. Facilitates orientation explaining childcare program procedures, requirements, responsibilities, childcare choices and referral procedures to obtain quality, dependable childcare, explains program procedures/requirements and education on selection of quality, dependable childcare and community resources. Provides training to child care providers on requirements of the Attendance Tracking System (ATS) and any other issues which may arise. Resolves provider issues including, but not limited to, parent fees, authorizations, rebills and contract/program questions. Complete facility visits with each provider at a minimum of annually to verify compliance with the CCCAP rules and regulations. Represents the Department at internal and external meetings regarding Child Care.

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 providing 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:

 

 

 

Other Notes:

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

Must provide copy of college transcripts at time of application.
Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$43,742 - $54,163
Grade:
35
Date Posted:
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This position is responsible for implementation of the school-based resource liaison program in the Cañon City RE-1 school district. The primary role of this position is linking child and family servicing agencies through the schools to families in support of the student’s academic, emotional, behavioral and social success.

Duties:

Serve on the RE-1 truancy board, providing guidance and resource referrals to the student and family, therefore reducing barriers to school attendance. Helps identify and develop strategies to mitigate factors contributing to a student’s excessive absences. Participates in suspension and expulsion meetings, providing guidance and resource referrals to the students and family with the goal of increasing student success at school and addressing any concerns or need the family system as a whole may require. Assists teachers, principals, counselors and any other school personnel in the identification and reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect, as well as adult protection. Ensures and follow-ups on reports of abuse and neglect through the Fremont County Department of Human Services (FCDHS) as required. Assists teachers, principals, counselors and any other school personnel in identifying and connecting students and their families with local resources such as mental health, substance use programs, homelessness programs, parenting classes, Medicaid, food assistance, etc.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in human behavioral sciences field required with 2 years of experience in child welfare. 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. Master’s degree with a major in a human behavioral sciences field, preferred. Examples of such major course work are social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling, and child development.

Additional Requirements:

This position requires knowledge of the battered child syndrome and the laws dealing with child abuse, neglect and other dependency conditions. Knowledge of community resources, agency rules, regulations and procedures related to the same. Must be able to pass a Nationwide background check including fingerprints to CBI (criminal record), fingerprints to FBI (criminal record), State Automated Child Welfare Information System Check (Child Abuse/Neglect Registry) and Division of Motor Vehicle (Seven years of good driving record for County Vehicle access).

Other Notes:

YOU MUST PROVIDE COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

Department:
Facilities
Starting Salary:
$12.31
Grade:
28
Date Posted:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, August 26, 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:
Facilities
Starting Salary:
$19.46 PH
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Maintains all County facilities and grounds. Repairs structural facilities and grounds ensuring that such facilities are in good working order using finish carpentry, maintenance equipment and tools. Oversees activities of workers concerned with maintenance of buildings, grounds, grounds irrigation systems and construction projects.

Duties:

Executes preventative maintenance programs for machines and equipment; performs maintenance functions within the County facilities, including painting, plumbing and electrical, and air conditioning work, to maintain a clean and sanitary environment; maintains the grounds, including lawn, plant and tree care; removes snow from sidewalks; oversees heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment including maintenance, filter changes and calibrations; assures readiness of all safety equipment, to include electronic security locks, fire extinguishers, fire hose, sprinkler system, cameras, and audio and visual alarms; and oversees the maintenance of all lawn and garden tools and equipment including changing oil, filters, lubrication and cleaning.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university; or four (4) to ten (10) years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado Driver's License required. Certified electrician's license preferred. Plumbing certification preferred. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) certification preferred. Successful participation in ongoing training or additional licensing may be required in order to perform duties.

Other Notes:

Post-Offer, Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Screening required; Successful completion of a limited background investigation required.

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$18.01
Grade:
33
Date Posted:
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 29, 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 per hour
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 29, 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 per hour
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 29, 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.