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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:
$18.90
Grade:
32
Date Posted:
Monday, November 28, 2022
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 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:
Department of Transportation
Starting Salary:
$23.80
Grade:
35
Date Posted:
Monday, November 28, 2022
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, December 28, 2022 - 2:00pm

Summary:

Assist with the supervision of the maintenance and construction of County wide roads, bridges, and drainage systems.  Monitors road conditions; assigns personnel, equipment and materials, and establishes priorities for repairs.  Inspects roads, culverts, bridges and ditches to determine drive-ability and maintenance needs, reports missing or damaged road signs to Traffic Services, and inspects quality and engineering design standards of work performed by contractors within County rights-of-way to ensure standards are met.  Prepares and submits daily, weekly and annual reports of time and materials devoted to each project and work completed.  Meets with the public to respond to questions and resolve problems concerning the County's highway system.  Collaborates with the Area Supervisor, Director and other Supervisors to develop and implement standards, communicate County policies and procedures, develop and initiate safety training, monitor testing and certification requirements, and develop and implement Countywide DOT operating procedures.  Works with the Area Supervisor, Director and the County Engineer to interpret and implement engineering requirements into the maintenance and construction of roadways, bridges, easements, rights-of-way and drainage systems.

Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED plus two years of advanced engineering technology or infrastructure construction training and four (4) years related experience and/or training; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  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 with extreme proficiency.  At this level the incumbent may serve as a lead worker, see additional information under Direction Received section.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with a Tanker endorsement required.

If filled, posting will close.

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 - $22.04 Hourly
Grade:
32/33/34
Date Posted:
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 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.

OPERATOR III 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 with extreme proficiency.  At this level the incumbent may serve as a lead worker, see additional information under Direction Received section.

Additional Requirements:

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

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

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.