Fremont County Administration

615 Macon Ave.
Room 106
Cañon City, CO 81212

Office:
(719) 276-7410
Fax: (719) 276-7412

Human Resource Director:
Tammy Childs
(719) 276-7411
Fax: (719) 276-7412

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Except Holidays

 

Employment Application
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Employment Application
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Employment Application
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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fremont County Office of Human Resources
615 Macon Ave., Suite 106 Canon City, Colorado 81212
Phone: (719) 276-7410
Fax: (719) 276-7412

 

POSITION TITLE Noxious Weed Director
DEPARTMENT Weed Management
STARTING SALARY $20.03
GRADE 35
APPLICATION DEADLINE August 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

SUMMARY: The Fremont County Weed Management Director plans, promotes, directs, coordinates, and provides for the County’s compliance with state regulations for management of noxious weeds within Fremont and surrounding counties. Provides expertise, technical advice, and assistance regarding Integrated Weed Management (IWM) practices.

DUTIES: Interfaces with state and federal agencies as well as elected representatives to ensure funding of related programs and compliance with weed management laws. Informs and provides expert testimony, advice, and updates on control activities to elected representatives and Fremont County Weed Advisory Board Members. Coordinates with local, state, federal and regulatory agencies including Colorado Department of Agriculture under FIFRA and CDPHE under the Clean Water Act requirement of EPA. Serves on local, regional, and state boards to further the cause of IWM in the state of Colorado. Attends meetings (including Fremont County Weed Advisory Board Meetings), conferences, and gives informational presentations. Oversees and manages onsite activities of the Fremont County Weed Management Coordinator and Specialist(s) as well as regional long-term efforts to control noxious weed species (Tamarisk and Russian olive Campaign, for example) throughout southeastern Colorado. Manages the Fremont County Weed Management Department to ensure efficient and safe weed management practices in Fremont and surrounding counties. Assists with the development of Integrated Weed Management Plans for mining operations and other land managers.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and High School Diploma/GED; minimum 5 years’ experience in a related field (i.e.: weed management, forestry, range management, resource conservation, soil science, wildlife biology, etc.); or a Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

ADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Current and valid State of Colorado driver’s license. Possession of (or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire) a Colorado Department of Agriculture Qualified Supervisor License or provide a similar license from a state with a reciprocal agreement with Colorado. Requires annual attendance at training seminars offering Continuing Education Credits to maintain licensure.

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POSITION TITLE Legal Assistant
DEPARTMENT County Attorney (DHS)
STARTING SALARY $15.68 - $19.60
GRADE 32
APPLICATION DEADLINE July 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

EMPLOYEES AND REHIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTARY PROOF OF THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

SUMMARY: This position provides secretarial and administrative assistance to the County Attorneys. Position is responsible for composing various legal documents such as orders, briefs and other legal documents, as well as non-standard typing assignments including correspondence, memos, and technical documents, establishes methods and procedures for compiling information, coordinates activities for the County Attorneys. Proof reads documents for inaccuracies, completes E-filing and paper filing of documents and prepares exhibits and other documents for court. The position located at the Department of Human Services may provide limited duties for Agency Director.

DUTIES: Prepares correspondence and documents including confidential correspondence, memorandums, letters, reports, charts, legal documents and general correspondence. Reviews final copy of materials for form, completeness and accuracy. Makes copies of printed materials, collates materials and forwards to all necessary individuals. Answers the telephone, routes calls and provides the public with general information. Makes phone calls and appointments. Manages the calendars and monitors schedules for the County Attorneys; at DHS may manage the calendar of the Agency Director. Coordinates and arranges meetings. Monitors legal case files to ensure timely action. Maintains files, manuals and sources of information to ensure accuracy and accessibility. Files and coordinates incoming and outgoing correspondence. Ensures strict confidentiality. Contacts and coordinates witnesses. Completes legal research as requested according to identified resources and established procedures. Processes and distributes incoming mail for the Attorneys; at DHS also handles mail for the Agency Director including receiving, sorting and distributing incoming mail. Daily pick-up and delivery of court mail. Provides other clerical support.

EDUCATION: Associates degree (A.A.) from an accredited college or university; one (1) to two (2) years related experience and/or training; certificate from a technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Colorado driver’s license required. May be required to take a computer software examination and typing examination. Must pass a nationwide background check.

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POSITION TITLE Technician II, Income Maintenance and Legal
DEPARTMENT Department of Human Services
STARTING SALARY $12.28
GRADE 29
DATE POSTED July 17, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE July 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m.

APPLICATIONS ARE TO BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE/TIME AT THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE AT 615 MACON AVE., ROOM 106

EMPLOYEES AND REHIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTARY PROOF OF THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

HOW TO APPLY: Complete a Fremont County application and return to Fremont County Human Resources by 2:00pm on Monday, July 24, 2017 to be considered for the next testing session. Applications may be obtained from Fremont County Human Resources, the Fremont County Department of Human Services, local Colorado Job Services Center or from the Fremont County Web Page at fremontco.com. To meet educational requirement, copies of transcripts, official or unofficial, must be attached to application, as well as graduation date completed. AA/EOE.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Income Maintenance Technician II positions are responsible for initial and on-going determinations for Assistance Payments Programs such as Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Old Age Pension, Aid to Needy Disabled, LEAP, and Medicaid. 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.

EDUCATION: Graduation from high school or GED equivalency

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

SUBSTITUTIONS: 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. May be required to take a computer software examination and typing examination. Must pass a nationwide background check.

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POSITION TITLE Patrol Deputy
DEPARTMENT Sheriff's Office
STARTING SALARY $15.68 to $19.60 DOQ
GRADE 32
APPLICATION DEADLINE August 30, 2017

EMPLOYEES AND REHIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTARY PROOF OF THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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 that the proper authorities respond.

DUTIES: Patrols urban and rural areas of the county to provide a visible deterrent in uniform and in marked vehicles and to enforce laws and protect life and property. Identifies traffic hazards. Conducts surveillance in industrial and residential areas for signs of any criminal activity. Patrols for suspicious persons or vehicles. Detects drunk drivers and performs sobriety evaluations (i.e. Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Evaluation, Walk and Turn Evaluation, One Legged Stand Evaluation, Preliminary Breath Test Evaluation, as well as general observations of DUI suspect, speech, appearance, comprehension of instructions and performance). Arrests DUI suspects and completes all related reports and records. Attends Department of Motor Vehicle revocation hearings. Ensures security of buildings by conducting checks on doors, windows, gates and fences. Reports any buildings, vehicles or equipment that is not secure for crime prevention awareness. 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. Serves civil and criminal warrants. Provides aid and assistance to victims by responding to injury accidents. Assists emergency personnel in treating and transporting victims of traffic and other accidents when necessary. 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.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. One-year accredited college or related technical school preferred; or three (3) to six (6) months related experience and/ or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Colorado driver’s license required. Must successfully pass a thorough background investigation, education verification and drug screening. Colorado Peace Officer’s Certification required. First Aid/CPR certification required.

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POSITION TITLE Equipment Operator
DEPARTMENT Fremont County Dept. of Transportation
STARTING SALARY $15.68 to $17.01
GRADE 32 - 33
APPLICATION DEADLINE August 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

EMPLOYEES AND REHIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTARY PROOF OF THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

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. Operates asphalt equipment in road maintenance and repair work. Operates mower to cut grass in County rights-of-way. 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. 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. Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower or tilt attachment. Moves levers or turns valves to control tool bars, carriers and disks. Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver tractor and raise, lower and tilt attachment to clear rights-of-way. Performs manual work including spreading gravel, patching potholes, repairing or replacing culverts, fences, cattle guards and signs.

EDUCATION: 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.

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

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POSITION TITLE Detention Deputy
DEPARTMENT Sheriff’s Office
STARTING SALARY $14.45-$15.66
GRADE 31
APPLICATION DEADLINE Until Filled

APPLICATIONS ARE TO BE TURNED INTO THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
AT 615 MACON AVE., ROOM 106

EMPLOYEES AND REHIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTARY PROOF OF THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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.

EDUCATION: 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 preferred.

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 must successfully complete the FCSO Pre-Service Training Program.

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FREMONT COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
 ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:   22-17-01

OPEN COMPETITIVE ANNOUNCEMENT
FOR
SOCIAL CASE WORKER I, II, CHILD WELFARE

Date Released: January 24, 2017 
Date Closed: Until Filled

Title Position:

SOCIAL CASE WORKER I, II CHILD WELFARE

Beginning Salary:

$15.68- $17.01 per hour plus benefits

Status:

Non-Exempt

Location:

Fremont County Department of Human Services
172 Justice Center Road,
Canon City, CO 81212

How To Apply:

Complete a Fremont County application and return to Fremont County Human Resources, 615 Macon Room 106, Canon City, CO  81212. Applications may be obtained from the Fremont County Department of Human Services, Fremont County Human Resource, local Colorado Job Services Center or from the Fremont County Web Page at fremontco.com. Students may complete applications and test 60 days before completion of degree; however, verification of degree must be received before interviewing. Copies of transcripts, official or unofficial, must be attached to application, as well as graduation date completed.  AA/EOE.

General Statement of Duties:

This position provides intake and/or on-going services to 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.

Written examination required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:

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.

Experience: None - Minimum of one year of full-time professional caseworker experience acquired after the degree in a public or private social services agency.
Substitutions: None - A master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences.
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.

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