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APPLICATION FORMS

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:
$22.04
Grade:
34
Date Posted:
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 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.  Patrols 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.  Patrols 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.

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

 

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Submit a hard copy to address or fax number above, or 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:
$17.50-$22.52 DOQ
Grade:
31/32/33
Date Posted:
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This is a multi-function position performing a variety of accounting and clerical duties. Position assists administrator with accounting functions in a variety of state systems, as well as Department accounting and tracking systems, monitors provider expenditures for various systems, reconciles billed services, maintains personnel system for the Department, may prepare and post journal entries, receive payments and prepare deposits. Position serves as accounts payable and purchasing agent for the Department.

Qualifications:

Level II:  Education and or Experience:  Graduation from high school or GED equivalency.  Two (2) years full time office experience. Substitutions: Successful completion of appropriate course work obtained beyond high school may substitute for the required work experience on a month to month basis.  Level III:  One year at a Level II in a Social Services Agency. Level IV: Minimum of three years full time, paid, and demonstrated high level accounting experience within a social service agency.

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.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil 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, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Administration / Finance
Starting Salary:
$67,358 DOE
Grade:
39
Date Posted:
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

This position serves as a reviewer for various County departments, making recommendations based on knowledge of established engineering concepts and practices while ensuring compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations.  Work consists of broad functions within multiple engineering disciplines and project management roles. Assignments are characterized by breadth and intensity of effort and involve several phases being pursued concurrently or sequentially. Requires extensive probing and analysis to determine nature and scope of projects. The work requires continuing efforts to resolve unyielding problems. The work involves isolating and defining unknown conditions and resolving critical problems based on available information and resources.  Consideration is given to the well-being of large numbers of people on a long-term continuing basis when reviewing plan submittals or projects.  Assists with, provides opinions on and may oversee County infrastructure, construction and grant projects from inception to completion. 

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. 

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil 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, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$18.90
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Monday, June 27, 2022
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 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.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil 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, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Sheriff
Starting Salary:
$18.90
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Monday, June 27, 2022
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 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.

Applications will be processed as received until positions are filled.

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil 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, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Human Services
Starting Salary:
$22.04-25.71
Grade:
34/35/36
Date Posted:
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 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.  Provides individual or family counseling on an ongoing basis to elementary aged 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.

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil 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, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Weed Control
Starting Salary:
$17.50
Grade:
31
Date Posted:
Monday, June 20, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

The Fremont County Weed Management Specialist provides expertise in Integrated Weed Management (IWM) and serves as a source of communication with Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in southern Colorado as a representative of the County’s Weed Management Program.  Performs seasonal field duties, applying IWM practices, associated with noxious weed management in Fremont and surrounding counties that are members of the Upper Arkansas Cooperative Weed Management Area.  Prepares daily records, interfaces with a variety of local, state, and regulatory agencies; provides landowner assistance; and may prepare maps and provide input to grant writing and reporting process.  Applies herbicides, provides plant identification services, operates within State laws and/or regulations and reclamation standards, and performs daily record-keeping.  Maintains a safe working environment including practicing safe workplace procedures and wearing all required protective equipment.  Performs field operations including sprayer calibration, mixing of herbicides, UTV operation, herbicide application, and equipment repairs in the field.  Performs basic mapping duties using GPS equipment. Maintains daily records of biological, cultural, mechanical, and chemical management methods performed; equipment calibrations; site monitoring; and all other required permits and documentation.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and two (2) years related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Previous use or knowledge of mapping equipment and software.  Experience with operation of UTVs, off-road vehicles, and other support equipment and herbicide application is preferred.

Additional Requirements:

Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License is required.  Candidates may be hired prior to obtaining a Qualified Supervisor License from the Colorado Department of Agriculture or a similar license agreement from the state of Colorado; however this license will be required to be obtained while employed.

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil 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, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.

Department:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$18.90 - $20.41 Hourly
Grade:
32/33
Date Posted:
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Application Deadline:
Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

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.  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 to assigned equipment.  Performs emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, tire chains and spark plugs.  Reports any major malfunctions or needed repairs to the supervisor and or Fleet Supervisor.

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.

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.

Additional Requirements:

Operator I:  Valid and current Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B

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

 

Other Notes:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting.
Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process wil 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, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.