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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$18.09
Grade:
33
Date Posted:
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Under limited supervision, enforces county and state animal related laws and regulations as directed by the Sheriff.  Focuses on the protection and welfare of animals and citizens in Fremont County.  Patrols areas of unincorporated Fremont County looking for dogs, livestock and other animals  that are not confined as required or that may be vicious, injured, sick or in need of assistance.  Responds to calls for service involving at large, nuisance, vicious, injured and deceased animals or as directed by the Sheriff.  Investigates reports of vicious, nuisance, abused or neglected animals with the assistance of patrol deputies as needed.  Evaluates animals for sickness, injury or neglect.  Completes reports and forms as needed to document investigations and actions taken on job related assignments and tasks.  Captures and transports animals to appropriate shelters, medical facilities or other locations utilizing provided apprehension and control equipment, tools and vehicle.  Issues citations, conducts necessary follow-up, prepares cases and testifies in court hearings and trials.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree; or one (1) to three (3) months related experience or training in animal care and handling; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License with minimal traffic violations.  Must be at least 21 years of age.  Must have no convictions for felonies or crimes of moral turpitude.  Employment is contingent upon a favorable outcome of a background investigation, drug screen, psychological evaluation and physical examination.

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-$22.53 DOQ
Grade:
29-32
Date Posted:
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Determines ongoing eligibility of applicants for Old Age Pension, Aid to the Needy Disabled Programs, Medicaid Programs and Long-Term Care programs, as well as Food Assistance associated with the household.  This position performs duties that entail handling difficult cases involving income trusts cases, spousal impoverishment and community spouse allowance for nursing home residents’ cases and working with financial institutions, financial advisors and the legal profession.  Position may also determine initial eligibility for clients.

Determines eligibility for these programs by interpreting rules, regulations, and policies governing each program area.  Authorizes continuation, reduction, or termination of benefits when the recipient’s determined to be ineligible for the level of benefits received.  Assists clients in completing forms.  Secures verification of eligibility factors such as income, resources, identity, age, citizenship, residence, and social security number. Assists clients in interpretation and preparation of legal forms in order to establish an Income Trust to become eligible for Nursing Home or Long Term Care.  Provides a resource assessment and assists clients and their spouses in the transfer of assets according to the rules and regulations pertaining to spousal protection.  Calculates the minimum monthly maintenance allowance for the community spouse. Completes and prepares all attorneys referral forms for income trust cases.  Each case presents unique circumstances and must be looked at for varying eligibility criteria.  

Qualifications:

Level II - Graduation from high school or GED equivalency. Six (6) months full time, paid or unpaid, experience involving extensive public contact. Level III Two (2) years full time responsible office clerical or extensive public contact experience for more advanced position. Successful completion of an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in business, behavioral science, or appropriately related field may substitute for work experience. Level IV – Must have successfully completed one year at a Level III.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado driver’s license required. Must 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, September 15, 2020
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 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.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$19.53
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Monday, August 31, 2020
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 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 and the 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.