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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 has a full-time position 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.  May also provide for the provision of ancillary services such as placement of clients into foster and day care homes and institutions, emergency on-call availability and response, arrangement for and monitoring of core services, transportation for clients and family to promote successful completion of treatment plans, and information and referral services.  Minimum education is BA , but MA preferred with a social services focus.  Click here  Social caseworker for a job description and click here Job application for an  application. Please send County application, cover letter, resume and 3 reference letters to Monica Haskell at monica.haskell@state.co.us, or mail to Dept of Human Services, P.O. Box 1007, Salida, CO 81201, or fax 719-539-6430.  Call 719-530-2511 with any questions.  Position is open until filled.  EOE

The Chaffee County Department of Human Services seeks a full-time Self Sufficiency Specialist.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to, determining eligibility for Food Assistance, Medical Assistance, and Cash Assistance Programs. Minimum education requirements are a High School diploma or GED.  2 years customer service experience required.  This position will be based out of the Self Sufficiency Unit at the Chaffee County Department of Human Services. Salary range is $2556 to $3067 monthly, DOE.  For an application County Application and complete job description Self Sufficiency job description.  Please go to http://www.chaffee-hhs.org/department-of-social-services/ for more information.  

Please submit a cover letter and resume along with an application to:

CCDHS, Attention Carolyn Waldvogle, Self Sufficiency Supervisor

PO Box 1007 Salida, CO 81201. 

Application deadline is Monday, July 6, 2015 at 4:00pm. EOE.


The Chaffee County BOCC is accepting applications for a part-time 24 hr/wk Permit Technician in the Building/Development Services Department.  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, exemplary customer service and people skills. ICC Permit Technician certification desirable but not required.  Partial benefits.  Click here for the application Job Application  and here for job description Bldg Permit TechnicianApplications along with resume will be accepted at the Finance Office, P.O. Box 699, Salida, CO 81201 until 4:00 pm on July 10, 2015, or email to bvenes@chaffeecounty.org, enter “job description” on subject line.  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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