Employment Opportunities

Chaffee County Job Listings  Current Job Openings

All job listings will be posted on this web page.  The standard County Job Application is available on this site.  Resumes may be submitted with, but not in lieu of, the application form.  Some departments request an application other than the standard County application.  That information will be posted in the ad.


Chaffee County Department of Health and Human Services currently has a job opening for a Social Caseworker.  Position provides intake and/or ongoing casework services for a variety of program areas such as child abuse and neglect cases, youth in conflict cases, and adults unable to protect their own interests. Will also include services such as placement of clients into foster and/or day care homes and institutions, emergency on-call availability and response, arrangement for and monitoring of core services, supervise visits with parents, testify in court, transportation for clients and family to promote successful completion of treatment plans and information and referral services. Minimum education requirement is BA but MA preferred with a social services focus.  Click here for job description Caseworker Job Description. Please send County application (available here County Application), cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Phil Maes, Director, P.O. Box 1007, Salida CO 81201 or fax 719.539.6430. Open until filled.  EOE.

Chaffee County Department of Health and Human Services has a position open for a Social Caseworker Supervisor in the Adult Unit for Single Entry Point/Adult Protection Services.  This position provides a variety of social caseworker services to aged and disabled adults and adults unable to protect their own interests. Services include, but are not limited to, assessment of client capabilities, case management and planning, welfare checks, need for protection, mental health intervention, crisis intervention, Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) and referral to other agencies for additional support. Investigation of Adult Protective needs will be conducted in conjunction with law enforcement at times. Emergency on-call availability. Supervisory duties for one to two staff. Minimum education is BA or BS in Human Services or related field, MA preferred. For full job description click here  Social Caseworker Supervisor.  Send County job application (click here County application), cover letter, and resume to Phil Maes, Director at P.O. Box 1007 Salida, Colorado 81201 or by fax to: 719.539.6430. Open until filled. EOE.

Chaffee County BOCC has an opening for a part-time Permit Technician in the Building/Development Services Department.  Qualifications include, but not limited to, high school diploma or equivalent, exemplary customer service and people skills.  ICC Permit Technician certification desirable but not required.  Application (click here County application) and job description (click here Part-time Permit Tech)  Position is for 24 hours per week with partial benefits.  Please email applications to bvenes@chaffeecounty.org;  deadline for applications if January 2, 2015, at 4:00 pm.  EOE



Note: Resumes will not be accepted without an application.

Do not use County application with the Chaffee County Sheriff's department or EMS.

Chaffee County Standard Application

EMS Employment Application


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