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 Human Services is accepting applications to fill the full-time position of Director of Human Services.  Position requires a Bachelor's Degree from a four year accredited college with a major in business or public administration or the appropriate behavioral science degree in a related field and five (5) years administrative experience.  Salary is negotiable DOE. Click here  for a job application and click here for a job description. Send application along with letter of interest and resume to Chaffee County Administrative Offices, Finance Office, P.O. Box 699, Salida, CO  81201, or mail to bvenes@chaffeecounty.org. Position is open until filled.  EOE

The Chaffee County BOCC is accepting applications for a full-time Director for the Public Health & Environment Division.  Minimum qualifications include:  Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in nursing, public health, health administration, or a closely related education.  This position supervises all public & environmental health staff.  Candidate must have the ability to multi-task, excellent organizational and communication skills, CPR certification or ability to acquire within 60 days of hire, valid CO driver’s license.  Full County benefits.  Click here for the application Job Application and here for the job description Director of PH & Environment. Applications with resumes will be accepted in the Finance Office at 104 Crestone Ave. (P.O. Box 699), Salida, CO 81201 or can be emailed to bvenes@chaffeecounty.org.  Open until filled.  EOE.

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time and a part-time position as a Civilian Detentions Officer.  These Officers will perform a variety of duties pertaining to inmate activities and movement within the facility.  This is a fast paced environment requiring energetic self-motivated individuals with good computer skills, communication skills, and possess the ability to multi-task.  This facility has 105 beds and houses overflow inmates from other agencies, as well as local inmates. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Colorado driver’s license with a good driving record, no felony convictions, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and be able to work different shifts and weekends.  Annual full-time salary starts at $33,750.00 with benefits that include: health, dental, vision, retirement, paid leave time.  The part-time position starts at $24,460.00 with partial benefits.  Applications are available at the Chaffee County Detention Facility at 148 Crestone Ave in Salida and must be returned by 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2015.  For additional information on these positions, please contact either Sgt. Jim James or Sgt. Justin Martinez at 719-530-5702.  EOE

Pre-employment screenings will be requested upon a job offer. 

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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