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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$19.53
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Application Deadline:
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 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. urban and rural areas of the county to provide a visible deterrent, in uniform and in marked vehicles, to enforce laws and protect life and property. Identifies traffic hazards. Conducts surveillance in industrial and residential areas for signs of any criminal activity. for suspicious persons or vehicles. Prepares investigative reports, sketches and drawings, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations. Effectively and coherently uses Interpersonal Communication skills to communicate with individuals and the public by providing information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes. Demonstrates communications skills in court and formal settings. Endures verbal and mental abuse when confronted with hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered in antagonistic environments. Prepares a variety of written reports using appropriate grammar, spelling and punctuation. Enters data into computer systems or databases, looks up information in databases, creates basic word processor documents and enters data into spreadsheets. Uses email to communicate. Provides information to citizens regarding general legal procedures as necessary. Effectuates arrests, forcibly if necessary, uses handcuffs and other restraints, and subdues resisting suspects using approved techniques of arrest control, defensive tactics and weapons. Resorts to use of hands and feet and other approved weapons in defense of self or others. Exercises independent judgment in determining where there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when appropriate force should be used and to what degree. Maintains knowledge of current Colorado Revised Statutes and County Ordinances. Operates a law enforcement vehicle during both the day and night, in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.

Duties:

Colorado Peace Officer Certification required C.R.S. 16-2.5-103.

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:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License. First Aid/CPR certification required and must be maintained. Firearms qualifications required with assigned weapon system in compliance with policy and procedure. Arrest control (PPCT) certification required. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

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:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$16.75
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Position serves as the first and last level of defense for entry/exit points of the Detention Center. Responsible for monitoring control panels for cameras and doors within the jail and courthouse; operates the CBI (Colorado Bureau of Investigations) computer terminal. Controls and monitors all security cameras (internal and external) at the Detention Center and Courthouse facilities. Operates the control center by controlling all entry and exit into the secure perimeter of the Detention Center through entry and exit portals, sally ports, controlled areas and the courthouse. Monitors and clears alarms for life safety systems through active observation of the fire and water system control panels. Maintains the control and release of security keys, vehicle keys and impound keys. Receives warrants from courts, entering appropriate codes into computer system. Files and prepares working copies for deputies, communicates bonding information and cancels warrants when appropriate. Verifies information on inmates being released, job applicants, volunteers, visitors and blasting permit applicants with regard to driver’s license, warrants and criminal history reports. Maintains a daily log of all incoming and outgoing agencies, attorneys, and volunteers through the facility. Will log all movements of the inmates to courts, treatment and other activities. Answers all incoming telephone lines and directs calls to proper department or employee. Transfers calls requesting the assistance of Patrol Deputies to the Regional Dispatch Center for processing. Provides general information to the public and to visitors. Master Control Operators may assist Detention Deputies with searching and dressing out inmates of the same gender. When acting in this capacity, the Master Control Operators assume all authority held by Detention Deputies.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of three (3) months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License. Required certifications within six (6) months of employment: Operator Security Number (OSN), Colorado Crime Information Center (CCIC), National Crime Information Center (NCIC). First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training required.  Must be 21 years of age.

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.

 

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental and life insurance to all Regular employees

working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life

insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation and Sick Leave is available based on type of appointment.

Department:
Facilities
Starting Salary:
$19.53-$21.10
Grade:
34/35
Date Posted:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Application Deadline:
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 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.

Duties:

To be considered at the higher level II you MUST submit a copy of your certification as stated in qualifications.

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.
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:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$19.53-$26.28
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Application Deadline:
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Maintains the security of Fremont County Detention Center while preserving order to ensure the safety and welfare of staff, visitors and inmates. 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. Supervises, evaluates and ensures the protection and movement of inmates housed within the Fremont County Detention Facility in the absence of the Sergeant.  Prepares investigative reports using sketches, symbols and mathematical computations.  Effectively and coherently uses interpersonal communication skills to communicate with inmates, professional visitors and the public by providing information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes.  Physically breaks up fights and skirmishes.  Required to control and subdue violent criminals.  Serves as the Coordinator by developing, documenting and taking steps to comply with the standards established by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required.  One (1) to two (2) years’ detentions or corrections experience or training, with a minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience, preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License.  First Aid/CPR certification required.  Arrest control (PPCT) certification required.

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:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$21.10-$28.38
Grade:
35
Date Posted:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Application Deadline:
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Exercises direct, first-level supervision of positions, employees, operations and activities.  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.  Supervises, evaluates and ensures the protection and movement of inmates housed within the Fremont County Detention Facility.  Interprets policies and procedures for staff and inmates.  Plans, allocates and monitors time, people, equipment and other resources for the Detention Facility to ensure efficient organization and completion of work.  Develops, communicates and monitors policies, procedures and standards of the Detention Facility.  Prepares investigative reports, sketches and drawings, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations.  Physically controls inmates involved in altercations with other inmates or employees.  Required to control and subdue violent criminals.  Serves as the Coordinator by developing, documenting and taking steps to comply with the standards established by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required.  College degree from an accredited college or university preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years’ detentions or corrections experience and/or training, with a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience at corporal level or higher, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License.  First Aid/CPR certification required.  Arrest control (PPCT) certification required.

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:
Coroner
Starting Salary:
$19.53
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Application Deadline:
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Responsible for conducting death investigations per Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) 30-10-606.  The Chief Deputy Coroner at the direction of the Coroner, responds to the scene of deceased persons in a timely manner; assist in or conduct investigations into the manner and cause of death; write reports; photographing the scene; and maintain documentation of activities involved in death investigations; responsible for coordinating removal of deceased body with relatives or mortuary and provides initial instruction for care/maintaining the body as necessary for investigative purposes; examines the decedent for postmortem changes and trauma; document and safeguard personal effects until released to next of kin.  

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree, medical or law enforcement experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Additional Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a Colorado Driver’s License.  Colorado Coroner’s Association Certified Death Investigator certification required within 1 year of hire and 20 hours of continuing education required annually.  Continuing education hours will be provided by the Coroner’s Office.  Must complete a set of fingerprints at a qualified law enforcement agency, which are submitted to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Federal Bureau of Investigation and submit proof of such.  Cannot have a previous State or Federal conviction for any felony.  Must be a U.S. Citizen.
On call required.

 

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:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$15.51 ph
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Conduct activities in a variety of civil matters including service of various types of writs, subpoenas, summons, orders and petitions originating in the court system upon named persons within the boundaries of Fremont County.  Locates and serves citizens or businesses within Fremont County a variety of judicial processes such as protection orders, child protection orders, notice to vacate, writs of garnishment, incompetence proceedings, criminal summons, criminal witness subpoenas, divorce summons, child support enforcement summons and various other civil summons and processes.  Ensures the identity of citizens or business owners prior to service of all civil processes according to type of process being served.  Reviews the contents of each process document received and determines methods for legal service to named individuals or businesses in accordance with State, County and municipal statutes.  Serves civil processes to state and federal correctional facilities located within Fremont County.  Makes contact with the facilities to establish a schedule for service and provide information to the facility on which individuals are being served.  Drives County vehicle to perform these essential functions.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent and 2 years’ experience in civil process or law enforcement; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License. Requires successful completion of a limited background investigation for entrance into the State and Federal Correctional Facilities. Preference will be given to applicants who are POST Certified.  This is a permanent part-time position working 20 hours per week.

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:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$13.29
Grade:
29
Date Posted:
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Application Deadline:
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This is a specialized position that provides life skills Core services in support of a case plan to families and children in the Family Treatment Drug Court program. This position supervises off-site sibling visitation and phone calls between children and parents or siblings as required in case plan or by court order.  Observes individual children and interactions with siblings.  Makes written report of these observations to the caseworker and enters documentation into Trails computer system. Work with clients on basic nutrition, food buying, and preparation, obtaining and maintaining housing, obtaining employment, budgeting skills, and time management. Utilizes state mandated information systems.  Develops and writes reports for appropriate documentation of case plans, recommendations, contacts, assessments, etc.  Prepares and completes required forms and reports. Ensures every interaction is in support of the relapse prevention plan by being trauma informed. Responsible for providing resources to support sobriety. Will help monitor and update treatment tracking sheets to include UA’s, group attendance and individual treatment attendance. In coordination with the FTDC team, will support safety plan implementation and monitoring. Will attend weekly family support meetings.

Qualifications:

Graduation from High School or GED equivalency. Two years full time paid or unpaid experience involving extensive public contact. May substitute education beyond high school for experience on a month for month basis.

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.
  • 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.

 

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, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation and Sick Leave is available based on type of appointment.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$43,882
Grade:
35
Date Posted:
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Supervises and provides leadership for a team of assigned employees with responsibility for multiple client-facing duties as well as general office management tasks and non-routine clerical duties in the front lobby office of the Department.  Assigns and reviews work, ensures work is performed in accordance with rules, regulation, and policy, and directs and instructs employees in work processes. Conducts performance evaluations, motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance; participates in the hiring and disciplinary processes. Performs the duties of employees supervised as needed for coverage and oversight/coverage of conflict cases. Monitors the progress of the team for timeliness and accuracy of completion.  Sequences, re-distributes and makes other individual changes for meeting deadlines, peak loads, covering employee absences, expediting the work flow of required paperwork, and providing excellent service to clients.  

Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency; four (4) years of full time, paid professional, technical or clerical work experience.  Successful completion of course work at a college or university may substitute for work experience on a year for year basis.

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.
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:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$16.75
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Application Deadline:
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 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.

Other Notes:
  • Complete County Application and FCSO Addendum 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.

 

Applications may be processed as received based on need.