Fremont County Administration

615 Macon Ave.
Room 106
Cañon City, CO 81212

Office:
(719) 276-7410
Fax: (719) 276-7412

Human Resource Director:
Tammy Childs
(719) 276-7411
Fax: (719) 276-7412
Contact Tammy Childs

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Except Holidays

 

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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fremont County Office of Human Resources
615 Macon Ave., Suite 106 Canon City, Colorado 81212
Phone: (719) 276-7410
Fax: (719) 276-7412

 

POSITION TITLE Weed Management Specialist
DEPARTMENT Fremont County Weed Management
STARTING SALARY $11.81 to $12.78 (Temporary-Full Time Position)
GRADE 28/29
APPLICATION DEADLINE February 27, 2018 2:00 pm

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides expertise in Integrated Weed Management (IWM) and serves as a source of communication with Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in southern Colorado. Performs seasonal field duties, applying IWM practices, associated with noxious weed management in Fremont and surrounding counties. 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.

DUTIES: 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. Maintains working relationships with a variety of local, state, and federal agencies (including BLM, NRCS, Conservation Districts, Cooperative Weed Management Areas, and neighboring counties). Communicates verbally and in writing with landowners and outside agencies. May participate in grant writing and reporting for the County or region (UACWMA). Performs weed management duties independently with limited supervision as well as in a team environment. Interfaces with the public in various contexts including site visits, emails, mailings, and phone contacts.

EDUCATION: Requires a high school diploma/GED equivalent and a minimum 2 years’ experience in a job with similar duties. Bachelor’s degree in an applicable discipline or a minimum of 2 years progress toward a Bachelor’s degree (i.e.: weed management, forestry, range management, resource conservation, soil science, wildlife biology) is preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Colorado driver’s license required. To be considered eligible and qualified at the grade 29 the applicant must possess a Colorado Department of Agriculture Qualified Supervisor License or similar license from a state with a reciprocal agreement with Colorado.

A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CAN BE REVIEWED
AT THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"

FREMONT COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
 ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:   22-17-01

OPEN COMPETITIVE ANNOUNCEMENT
FOR
SOCIAL CASE WORKER I, II, CHILD WELFARE

Date Released: January 24, 2017 
Date Closed: Until Filled

Title Position:

SOCIAL CASE WORKER I, II CHILD WELFARE

Beginning Salary:

$15.68- $17.01 per hour plus benefits

Status:

Non-Exempt

Location:

Fremont County Department of Human Services
172 Justice Center Road,
Canon City, CO 81212

How To Apply:

Complete a Fremont County application and return to Fremont County Human Resources, 615 Macon Room 106, Canon City, CO  81212. Applications may be obtained from the Fremont County Department of Human Services, Fremont County Human Resource, local Colorado Job Services Center or from the Fremont County Web Page at fremontco.com. Students may complete applications and test 60 days before completion of degree; however, verification of degree must be received before interviewing. Copies of transcripts, official or unofficial, must be attached to application, as well as graduation date completed.  AA/EOE.

General Statement of Duties:

This position provides intake and/or on-going services to 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.

Written examination required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:

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.

Experience: None - Minimum of one year of full-time professional caseworker experience acquired after the degree in a public or private social services agency.
Substitutions: None - A master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences.
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.

A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CAN BE REVIEWED
AT THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"