Chaffee County 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.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Chaffee County considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, age, the presence of a medical condition or disability, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Road Dept Equipment Operator I

The Chaffee County BOCC is accepting applications for a full-time Road Department Operator 1 truck driver.  Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, valid CO CDL Class B license, 3 yrs experience truck driving.  Click here for job application Job Application; click here for job description Operator I.  Applications will be accepted at the County Finance Office, 104 Crestone Ave (P.O. Box 699), Salida, CO 81201 or at until position is filled.  EOE

DHS Foster Care/Family Engagement Coordinator

Chaffee County Department of Human Services is hiring a Foster Care/Family Engagement Coordinator.  This worker will be managing both roles in the Department simultaneously.  This worker will be heading foster care recruitment and retention efforts as well as certification and recertification of kinship and foster families.  Offering support and training to these foster and kinship families will be expected routinely.  This worker will be responsible for monthly visits with families and documentation of such contact.  Coordination with caseworkers in the Department will be necessary in order to best utilize placement options.  This worker will attend monthly team meetings in addition to coordinating referral screening meetings with the child welfare team.  This worker will conduct these screening meetings as well as Family Engagement Meetings within the timeframes and expectations given by the State.  This worker will also provide on-call emergency availability and response as needed. 

Click here for County application Application. Full job description, click here Foster Care Coor and Family Engagement.  Send application, cover letter, resume and 3 reference letters to Monica Haskell at or fax to (719) 539-6430.  Questions may be directed to Monica as (719) 530-2511.  Position open until filled.  EOE 

DHS Family & Youth Initiatives Program Manager

Chaffee County Department of Human Services has an opening for a Family & Youth Initiatives program manager.  This position plans and directs a broad range of programs for youth and families that promotes protection, safety, education, health and self-sufficiency.  This position also directs staff in implementation and operation of these programs; supervises professional and supervisory staff to ensure efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the division's planning and problem solving.  Oversees staff scheduling and organizes the work to assure coverage and efficiency; makes sure that all grant requirements are met for each granter.  Ensures all paperwork that is required from the programing staff is completed for the grant manager so she can turn it in timely.  Performs and  assigns specific tasks to immediate subordinates, issues written and verbal instructions to staff on program issues; meets with workers individually or in groups to explain rules, policies, and laws; works with staff on case reviews and actions taken.  Counsels on effective resolution of problems, and creates work situations which allows for professional growth.  Ensures training is adequately performed; conducts performance evaluations.  Coordinates and supports annual fundraiser each year.  Minimum education is a Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field and combination of training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job as set forth by CDHS, Vol VII.  Click here for an application County Application; click here for a copy of the job description FYI Program Manager.  Completed application along with a cover letter and resume may be sent to Monica Haskell at or fax to 719-539-6430.  Direct all questions to Monica at 719-530-2511.  Position is open until filled.  EOE. 

If it's is unclear where to apply for any job postings, send applications w/resumes to

Emergency  Medical Services (CCEMS)/Part-Time Paramedics & EMT  Basics w/IV Certification

Chaffee County Emergency Medical Services (CCEMS) is currently accepting applications for part-time Paramedics and EMT-Basics with an IV certification.  All applications will be accepted and each applicant will be contacted preceding any hiring process.  EMS Employment Application.  Applications can be emailed to or mailed to Chaffee County Finance Office, P.O. Box 699, Salida, CO 81201.

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