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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:
$22.04 - $23.80
Grade:
34/35
Date Posted:
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Maintains all County facilities, buildings and grounds.  Repairs structural facilities and grounds ensuring they are in proper working order using skills in finish carpentry, plumbing, heating ventilation and air conditioning, electrical, painting, removal or installation of siding, snow removal, landscaping, maintenance equipment and tools.  Oversees activities of workers performing maintenance of buildings, grounds, grounds irrigation systems and construction projects.  Performs duties associated with construction or modification of existing buildings including construction of walls, destruction of walls, removing and replacing exterior siding, all other associated duties with construction.  Assembles and installs furnishings and fixtures.  Installs and routes wiring throughout all County buildings in support of upgrades of systems.  This involves pulling wires in close spaces whether in an attic area or crawl space.  Assures readiness of all safety equipment, to include electronic security locks, fire extinguishers, fire hose, sprinkler system, cameras, and audio and visual alarms.  Responsible for snow and ice removal at all County building entryways.  Responsible for grounds maintenance including lawn care, weed control, trimming hedges, shrubs or trees, removal of dead or damaged hedges, shrubs or trees, planting flowers, trees or shrubs, watering of lawns, trees, shrubs and hedges, and monitoring of such for overall health.  Performs maintenance on lawn and garden tools and equipment including changing oil, filters, lubrication and cleaning.  Confers with supervisory and engineering personnel, inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials during construction projects to resolve problems and improve construction methods.  Inspects work in progress to ensure workmanship conforms to specifications and adheres to construction schedules and standards.

Qualifications:

Level I:  High school diploma or equivalent; and two (2) to four (4) years of related experience in performing associated work.  Associates degree or postsecondary education in a trade or vocational school or community college, preferred.  Equivalent combination of education and experience is qualifying.

Level II:  Maintains a valid Certification in Heating and Air Conditioning Type II, Plumbing or Electrical through an appropriate institute; and (4) four to (6) six years of work experience in specialized field or combination of specialized fields.  Bachelor’s degree or postsecondary education in a trade or vocational school or community college, preferred. 

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License.  Must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug screen, physical and Backscreen, as well as a limited background investigation. 

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil be the only candidates contacted.

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Public Health
Starting Salary:
$15.00
Grade:
29
Date Posted:
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Under general supervision, greets and provides customer service to the public, follows established procedures performing a variety of clerical tasks.  Provides support with the daily activities of a Public Health Agency including filing, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, registration, patient referrals, and outreach/community education programs.  Answers incoming calls; addressing clients’ questions about programs, transferring calls to appropriate personnel as needed.  Provides general information to staff, clients and the public as it relates to public health programs.  Organizes and maintains client records.  Inputs clients’ records into an established computer system, ensuring its accuracy.  Conducts reminder calls to clients based on their upcoming appointments as it relates to the programs they are enrolled in; such as immunizations.  Assists with client referrals through physician offices or provides information to clients on insurance coverage based on public health program participation.  Provides support and administrative functions for public health education programs.  This involves creating flyers, letters or other correspondence as needed for upcoming events.

Qualifications:

High school education or general education degree (GED); or six (6) months to one (1) year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado driver’s license required.

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Submit a hard copy to address or fax number above, or electronically at www.fremontco.com, follow the instructions on 
the Employment Opportunities link.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration. 
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be the only candidates contacted.

 

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$22.04-25.71
Grade:
34/35/36
Date Posted:
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This position provides on-going services for families where child abuse or neglect is present in order to resolve these circumstances, which may include performing child abuse investigations, removing the involved children until the dangerous conditions are corrected, and arranging for long term or permanent placement when living in the home continues to be unsafe.  Provides individual or family counseling on an ongoing basis to elementary aged children and their parents who are experiencing severe problems in the parent-child relationships. Conducts investigations on abuse or neglect complaints to assess the need for protection of children.  Monitors progress of clients and modifies case plan as needed. Provides immediate short-term counseling or crisis intervention to stabilize the critical situation and to delay or prevent the removal of a family member. Makes collateral contacts with such community resources as law enforcement and medical personnel to obtain additional information. Participates in staffing with school, mental health facilities, child protection review teams, and other professionals involved with the family members. Attends court hearings.

Qualifications:

Level I- 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.   Level II – Minimum of one year of full-time professional caseworker experience acquired after the degree in a public or private social services agency.  Level III – Two years full time, professional, paid experience obtained after the degree in a public or private social services agency. A master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences field may substitute for one year of work experience.

Additional Requirements:

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.  Must be able to pass a nationwide background check.

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil be the only candidates contacted.

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Planning and Zoning
Starting Salary:
$72,747.14 - $97,870.43
Grade:
40
Date Posted:
Monday, August 1, 2022
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Manages, coordinates and supervises all aspects of the Planning and Zoning Department regarding application and enforcement of zoning and subdivision regulations, medical marijuana licensing and other land uses within the County to ensure the prompt and efficient operation of the office.  Works with the County Manager, County Attorney, Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission to establish regulations and policies to promote the health, safety, welfare, quality of life and protection of land values for the citizens and properties within unincorporated Fremont County.  Develops long range land use goals, generates and implements policies and regulations to obtain those goals through communication with residents, officials and agencies, administration and enforcement of policies and regulations for the betterment of Fremont County.   Responsible for the implementation and enforcement of all Planning and Zoning policies and regulations for  all aspects of medical marijuana facilities including commercial facilities, caregiver cultivation and home cultivation to include licensing, tracking and monitoring them for the County and provide oversight of all work completed by departmental employees in the regulation and licensing of medical marijuana facilities.  Responsible for the implementation and enforcement of all Planning and Zoning policies and regulations for all aspects of recreational marijuana home grow operations.  Provide oversight of all work completed by department employees in the regulation of recreational marijuana home grow operations.  Accepts, reviews and prepares responses or recommendations to applications for medical marijuana licensing, zone change requests, subdivision applications, conditional use permits, temporary use permits, special review use permits, non-conformance requests and Board of Zoning Adjustments.  Reviews and submits recommendations to fee schedules for all types of applications accepted by the department.  Adopts changes and ensures departmental employees are collecting appropriate fees with applications.   Ensures enforcement of local Zoning Resolution.  Accepts complaints and investigates complaints involving the Zoning Resolution.  Issues notices of violation to parties investigated and found in non-compliance.  Follows up to ensure future compliance.  Issues responses to the party filing the complaint.  Performs functions of a Code Enforcement Officer, on an as needed basis.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Business Administration or Public Administration, or closely related field from an accredited college or university; or six (6) to ten (10) years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preferred experience in plan review, zoning administration, surveying and development consultancy.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License.  

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Submit hard copy to address or fax number above.
Submit electronically at www.fremontco.com, follow the instructions on the Employment Opportunities link.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration. 
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be the only candidates contacted.

 

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$27.76 - $37.35 DOE
Grade:
37
Date Posted:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Prepares and recommends annual budget and monitors expenditures.  Works with Fleet Supervisor to purchase and maintain an inventory of fuels, tires, parts, tools, culverts and other equipment.  Inspects roads, culverts, bridges and ditches to determine drive-ability and maintenance needs, reports missing or damaged road signs to Traffic Services, and inspects quality and engineering design standards of work performed by contractors within County rights-of-ways to ensure standards are met.  Prepares and submits daily, weekly and annual reports of time and materials devoted to each project.  Meets with public to respond to questions and resolve problems concerning the County’s highways.  Collaborates with the Director and other Supervisors to develop and implement standards, communicate County policies/procedures, develops and initiates safety training, monitor testing and certification requirements and develop and implement countywide DOT operating procedures.  Works with the Director and the County Engineer to interpret and implement engineering requirements into the maintenance and construction of roadways, bridges, easements, rights-of-way and drainage systems.

Roadway:  Plans, directs and supervises Roadway maintenance and construction employees; prioritizes, schedules and assigns work; trains employees in safe operation of equipment, monitors work in progress and reviews/evaluates employee performance. Supervises the maintenance and construction of road surfaces.

Drainage:  Supervises the maintenance of proper drainage on County roads.  Oversees the construction, repair and maintenance of concrete construction as well as the installation of culverts and bridge reinforcements.

Ensures the cleaning of drainage ditches and rights-of-ways, installation and/or replacement of culverts in driveways and County roads.

Support and Safety:  Supervises the removal of snow and sanding of major roads.  Tracks incoming storms and inspects roads to determine the needs for plowing/maintenance. 

Supervises the mowing of grass and trimming/removal of trees/brush in rights-of-way; monitors the growth of brush/weeds.  Coordinates with the Utility Notification Center for the location of potential underground utilities.  Verifies driveway permits and road cuts for utilities.

Performs other duties as assigned to meet department needs.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or GED plus two years of advanced engineering technology or infrastructure

Construction training and four (4) to ten (10) years related experience and/or training; two of which include supervisory

responsibility, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with a tanker endorsement required.

This position reports directly to the Director of Transportation.  Directly supervises employees in the DOT.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Interviews, hires, trains employees; plans/assigns and directs work; evaluates employees performance/rewards/disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems.  Is on call 24-hours/day/7 days a week to meet department needs.

Performs other duties as assigned to meet department needs.

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil be the only candidates contacted.

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Administration / Finance
Starting Salary:
$67,358 - $90,620 DOE
Grade:
39
Date Posted:
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This position serves as a reviewer for various County departments, making recommendations based on knowledge of established engineering concepts and practices while ensuring compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations.  Work consists of broad functions within multiple engineering disciplines and project management roles. Assignments are characterized by breadth and intensity of effort and involve several phases being pursued concurrently or sequentially. Requires extensive probing and analysis to determine nature and scope of projects. The work requires continuing efforts to resolve unyielding problems. The work involves isolating and defining unknown conditions and resolving critical problems based on available information and resources.  Consideration is given to the well-being of large numbers of people on a long-term continuing basis when reviewing plan submittals or projects.  Assists with, provides opinions on and may oversee County infrastructure, construction and grant projects from inception to completion. 

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. 

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil be the only candidates contacted.

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$18.90
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Monday, June 27, 2022
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 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.

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.

Applications will be processed as received until positions are filled.

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil be the only candidates contacted.

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$18.90 - $20.41 Hourly
Grade:
32/33
Date Posted:
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

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.  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.  Ensures all equipment on the job site is working in tandem to each other.  Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water.  Services and makes minor repairs to assigned equipment.  Performs emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, tire chains and spark plugs.  Reports any major malfunctions or needed repairs to the supervisor and or Fleet Supervisor.

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.

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.

Additional Requirements:

Operator I:  Valid and current Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B

Operator II: Valid and current Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with Tanker endorsement required.

 

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil be the only candidates contacted.

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.