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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:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$19.46 - $24.07
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Monday, November 18, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Conducts investigations into criminal acts against the laws of the State of Colorado. Gathers facts, conducts interviews and collects evidence. Responds to crime scenes and collects evidence. Engages in investigation of criminal cases such as auto theft, armed robbery, missing persons, homicide, vice, narcotics, fraud and crimes involving youths. Prepares affidavits in support of search or arrest warrants and provides case details to the District Attorney for possible prosecution.

Duties:

Investigates known or suspected criminals or facts of an assigned case to detect planned criminal activity or investigative leads. Develops and maintains criminal intelligence involving criminals’ habits, associates, characteristics, aliases and other personal information. Participates in undercover investigations. Manages both criminal and non-criminal informants. Conducts interviews with victims, suspects and witnesses. Examines crime scene to obtain investigative leads. Identifies and collects evidence. Secures, processes and retains evidence until disposed of or released. Prepares and executes search and/or arrest warrants. 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. Prepares cases and testifies at court appearances/hearings.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Two (2) years from an accredited college or field related technical school preferred; two (2) to four (4) years’ experience as a Patrol Deputy, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful participation in ongoing training will be required.

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. Colorado Peace Officer Certification required C.R.S. 16-2.5-103. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$16.68 - $24.07 DOQ
Grade:
32 - 34
Date Posted:
Monday, November 18, 2019
Application Deadline:
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 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.

 

Duties:

Provides individual or family counseling on an ongoing basis to adolescent 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.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$75,000-$87,000
Grade:
Contract
Date Posted:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Position provides legal advice and representation to the Fremont County Department of Human Services in the areas of child protection, child support enforcement (CSE), adult protective services (APS), juvenile delinquency and other management issues. Incumbent performs a variety of complex, administrative, technical and professional legal services as it relates to the Department of Human Services programs.

Duties:

Prepares child welfare cases for filing, litigation and/or negotiate settlements, prepares orders for court signature, and represents the Department in all court actions authorized by child welfare, juvenile delinquency and child support statutes. Provides consultation, advice and training to child welfare caseworkers regarding court reports, filing petitions and motions, review hearings, permanency planning hearings and general court appearances. Prepares child support cases for filing, litigation, contempt and/or negotiate settlements for establishment and enforcement of child support orders, prepares orders for court signature, paternity, and interstate cases. Represents the Department in all court actions necessitated and authorized for child support cases. Provides consultation, advice and training to child support technicians in the legal aspects of child support cases. Interprets laws, rulings and regulations as they relate to the Department. Prepares briefs, pleadings, stipulations and other legal documents for the Child Welfare, Adult Protection and Child Support Units, and represents the Department in all court actions necessitated and authorized through the Department. Reviews and interprets the intent of Federal and State statutes, case law and regulations concerning the Department. Determines the need to address the statutes, laws or regulations. Provides advice, guidance and training regarding application of and compliance of such as it relates to the circumstance(s). Advises and represents the Department in criminal court hearings for domestic violence when children are involved and a referral has been made to the Department.

 

Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from accredited institute and one (1) to five (5) years of trial experience with preference given to experience obtained in a social/human services capacity or practice.

Additional Requirements:

Must possess a current and valid Colorado Driver’s License; be admitted and fully licensed to practice law in the state of Colorado; be permitted and licensed to practice law in all Colorado courts, including administrative courts, and the U.S. District Court of Colorado and possess a vehicle which is in good working condition with current, valid liability insurance. Must be able to pass a nationwide background check.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$16.68
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 31, 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
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 31, 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.

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$18.01
Grade:
33
Date Posted:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, December 12, 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:
Administration / Finance
Starting Salary:
$54,252 - $67,555 (Dependent on work hours.)
Grade:
38
Date Posted:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Application Deadline:
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This position serves as a reviewer for various County department and makes recommendations based on knowledge of established engineering concepts and practices while ensuring compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations. Oversees County infrastructure, construction and grant projects from inception to completion.

Duties:

Reviews Planning and Zoning applications and commercial building permit applications for compliance with local, State and Federal standards and requirements, including street standards, driveway access standards, sanitation facilities, drainage plan requirements, storm water management standards and floodplain damage prevention and mitigation requirements. Reviews County public works projects and building projects proposed by various County departments for compliance with best engineering practices and compliance with the standards listed above. Provides recommendations, reviews and technical assistance to various County departments concerning floor plan layouts and changes, asbestos building material maintenance, floodplain issues, storm water management, easements, fencing, grading, utilities and other engineering issues. Prepares and submits plan designs, specifications and Request for Bid packages. Assists in pre-bid discussions, amendments, opening of sealed bids and makes recommendations on the bid awards. Oversees projects to ensure compliance with established budget, quality control, compliance with regulations and timelines are met or exceeded. Provides technical assistance including site visits, inspections, code review, drafting, as-built drawings and report preparation; as requested by the Fremont County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) for public works projects, culvert replacement, stream crossings, hydraulic and hydrology studies, floodplain management, storm water management planning, grant application support and cost estimates; performs periodic on-site inspections of closed landfills.

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. Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. Skill in the use of computer software such as Microsoft Office, Graphic Information System (GIS) software and drafting software.

Other Notes:

YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION.

This position may be filled at any time during the open period.

We are willing to consider an individual who may only wish to work part time.