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
If applying for an operator position at the Department of Transportation, please also complete these Additional Questions for Employment.

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 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 Director, Public Health
DEPARTMENT Public Health
STARTING SALARY $23.58 - $29.47
GRADE 37
APPLICATION DEADLINE 06/28/2017 @ 2:00 P.M.

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: Plans, administers, implements and evaluates public health programs and coordinates all activities of the Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment; collaborates with other community agencies to achieve common goals.

DUTIES: Conducts a community health assessment and creates the county health plan at least every five years under the direction of the County Board of Health (BOH). Advises and recommends action to the County BOH on public policy issues necessary to protect public health and the environment. Provides or arranges for the provision of quality, core public health services. Administers and enforces all laws pertaining to air pollution, solid and hazardous waste, and water quality, vital statistics, and the orders, rules, and standards of the state board. Investigates and controls the causes of epidemic or communicable diseases and conditions affecting public health. Initiates and carries out all mandated public health programs consistent with state law that are necessary to protect public health and the environment. Oversees the management and administration of all contracts for public health services, and the collection and processing of all funds handled and collected by the office. Prepares the annual public health budget and works with the Budget & Finance Officer in monitoring expenditures to ensure proper and efficient management of funds.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in a public health discipline, five (5) years administrative experience in public health or a closely related field with two (2) years of supervising public health professionals or a combination of education and experience to effectively perform the essential duties of the position, with an approved waiver.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Valid Colorado driver’s license required.

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POSITION TITLE Registered Nurse/Health Education Program Coordinator
DEPARTMENT Public Health
STARTING SALARY Hourly $20.03 $25.04 DOQ
GRADE 35
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: Provides patient nursing services, carries out Public Health prevention and intervention initiatives, provides community outreach, health education activities aimed at the promotion of healthy families and communities and the prevention of disease, emphasizes infectious disease prevention and control, health promotion activities, maternal-child health, community assessment and coalition building around public health issues, and public health emergency preparedness.

DUTIES: Provides nursing services including shared nursing responsibility for immunization and flu clinics, well-child clinics, lead testing, tuberculosis testing, pregnancy testing, and various other services in support of community wellness. Works on population based health issues through epidemiological investigations to identify diseases. Responsible for the management and supervision of health education campaigns and programs. Participates in the development of information materials to promote the availability of services of the department to public groups, other agencies and the general public; and to make the public aware of public health needs, problems, general health maintenance practices and methods of disease prevention and control; maintains records, prepares administrative reports and correspondence. Coordinates with the Public Health Director and staff to plan and conduct meetings, and deliver workshops and public seminars; as assigned, attends similar outside activities as agency representative; makes presentations to groups; provides consultation and assistance to schools and community partners in developing health education programs. Responsible for oversight in the following programs, as assigned: general Health Education Services, Smoke Free Homes Outreach/Prevention Project, CPR/First Aid Training, Injury Prevention, and chronic disease prevention programs.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited four-year college or university preferred; or two (2) to four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Pediatric experience and/or experience working with youth preferred but not required. Current Colorado Registered Nursing License required; valid Colorado Driver's License required; current CPR Certification required; Red Cross CPR/First Aid Instructor Certification preferred but not required. Requires comprehensive working knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Valid Colorado driver’s license required.

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POSITION TITLE Lead Clinic Nurse
DEPARTMENT Public Health
STARTING SALARY Hourly/ $21.73 to 27.16 DOQ
GRADE 36
APPLICATION DEADLINE Until Filled

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

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Under general direction, position is responsible for maintaining the quality and effectiveness of the public health immunization clinic; recognizes and assists in solving professional, administrative and supervisory issues; evaluates the level of care and ensures customer satisfaction; adheres to and applies all applicable policies, procedures, standards and regulations. Position in general exercises considerable judgement in a leadership role by managing all aspects of clinic operation.

DUTIES: Oversees scheduling of public health clinic hours; staffing requirements; and provides leadership in clinic function and quality client care. Assures that adequate staffing is in place, including the review and approval of leave requests.

Assists Public Health Director in staff recruitment; orients new clinic staff; identifies training needs and opportunities; schedules in-service trainings; and assures a competent staff.

Assures that clinic staff are up to date on all necessary licenses, certifications, technical information, and all other requirements necessary for program effectiveness.

Interprets and implements all organizational policies, procedures, rules and protocols necessary for effective clinic function.

Maintains and orders nursing supplies inventory including all vaccines; anticipates supply needs; identifies trends; approves requisitions and cost allocations.

Maintains a cooperative relationship among clinic staff and external heath care partners. Attends coalition meetings and represents the department in the community.

Participates in the development of information materials to promote the availability of services of the department to public groups, other agencies and the general public; and to make the public aware of public health needs, problems, general health maintenance practices and prevention strategies.

Coordinates with the Public Health Director to plan and deliver workshops and public seminars; provides consultation and assistance to schools in developing health education programs.

Assists the Public Health Director and nursing staff with various special projects and coordinates all assigned related tasks for completion.

Assists the Public Health Director and nursing staff with various special projects and coordinates all assigned related tasks for completion.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited four-year college or university preferred; four (4) years related experience and/or training, preferably in a supervisory role. Pediatric experience and/or experience working with youth preferred but not required. Must possess specialized skills involving the use of computers and computer programs used by the department including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and any other specific applications. Requires comprehensive working knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

ADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Colorado driver’s license 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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