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

 

Employment Application
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Employment Application
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Employment Application
If applying for an operator position at the Department of Transportation, please also complete these Additional Questions for Employment.

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 Office Assistant
DEPARTMENT Public Health
STARTING SALARY $12.78 (Regular Part-Time)
GRADE 29
APPLICATION DEADLINE April 25, 2018 @ 2:00 PM


SUMMARY: Greets and provides customer service to the public, follows established procedures performing a variety of clerical tasks. Provides support with the daily activities of a Public Health Agency including filing, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, registration, patient referrals and outreach/community education programs.

DUTIES: Answers incoming calls; addressing clients’ questions about programs, transferring calls to appropriate personnel as needed. Provides general information to staff, clients and the public as it relates to public health programs. Organizes and maintains client records. Inputs clients’ records into an established computer system, ensuring its accuracy. Conducts reminder calls to clients based on their upcoming appointments as it relates to the programs they are enrolled in; such as immunizations. Assists with client referrals through physician offices or provides information to clients on insurance coverage based on public health program participation. Provides support and administrative functions for public health education programs. This involves creating flyers, letters or other correspondence as needed for upcoming events. Attends and provides information to the public at health fairs sponsored by the Agency about public health education programs. Creates agendas, attends meetings, takes minutes and provides other support for meetings as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school education or general education degree (GED); or six (6) months to one (1) year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License.

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AT THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"

POSITION TITLE Weed Management Specialist
DEPARTMENT Weed Management
STARTING SALARY $11.81 to $12.78 (Temporary-Full Time Position)
GRADE 28/29
APPLICATION DEADLINE April 23, 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.

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“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"

POSITION TITLE Equipment Operator
DEPARTMENT Department of Transportation
STARTING SALARY $16.18 to $21.77 DOQ
GRADE 32 - 33
APPLICATION DEADLINE April 24, 2018 2:00 pm

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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: Operates heavy equipment utilized in digging and opening ditches, grading shoulders and slopes. Operates asphalt equipment in road maintenance and repair work. Operates mower to cut grass in County rights-of-way. 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. 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. Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower or tilt attachment. Moves levers or turns valves to control tool bars, carriers and disks. Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver tractor and raise, lower and tilt attachment to clear rights-of-way. Performs manual work including spreading gravel, patching potholes, repairing or replacing culverts, fences, cattle guards and signs.

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.

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

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“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"

POSITION TITLE Deputy-Detention
DEPARTMENT Sheriff’s Office
STARTING SALARY $14.45 per hour
GRADE 31
APPLICATION DEADLINE May 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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 and and/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 initiation disciplinary process 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 must successfully complete the FCSO Pre-Service Training Program.

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AT THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"

FREMONT COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

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

Date Released: April 11, 2018 
Date Closed: Until Filled

Title Position:

SOCIAL CASE WORKER I, II CHILD WELFARE

Beginning Salary:

Social Case Worker I, $16.18 – 17.49 per hour
Social Case Worker II, $17.51 – 18.93 per hour

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. Applications may be obtained from Fremont County Human Resources or from the Fremont County Web Page at fremontco.com.

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: Level I – None

Level II – Minimum of one year of full-time professional caseworker experience acquired after the degree in a public or private social services agency.
Substitutions: 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. Computer software examination and typing examination required. Must be able to pass a nationwide background check.

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AT THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"