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.

Build a Generation (BAG) for Community that Care:

The Department of Human Services has a current opening for a Build A Generation (BAG) part-time assistant.  This position facilitates and coordinates the Community's that Care (CTC) model.  The BAG assistant supports the BAG Coordinator and its work groups to understand the CTC Milestones & Benchmarks; assist the community systemic assessments and surveys to identify risk and protective factors and streamline data and resource-sharing with partners.  This position requires a highly organized and dynamic individual, with proven project and team management experience and a strong background in working knowledge of at-risk and high risk youth populations.  This position requires strong computer skills and the ability to multi-task.  Ability to have flexible schedule needed as occasional evenings and weekends are possible, working in both Buena Vista and Salida offices.  High school diploma or GED required;  Bachelor's degree preferred.  20 hours per week with limited benefits.  Click here for an application Application.  Click here for a copy of the job description BAG PT Assistant.  Please send Application, Resume and Cover Letter to Natalie Moore at or mail to Dept of Human Services, Attn: Natalie Moore, P.O. Box 1007, Salida, CO 81201.  Position is open until filled.  EOE

Core Services Worker

Chaffee County Department of Human Services in hiring a Core Services workers who will be working within Salida School system to provide services to students that enchance their emotional well-being, and improves their academic performance while focusing on life skills.  Core services worker will be there to support families and youth around navigating the school system and being successful with their education.  Requirements include at least 4 year college degree in a behavioral science area.  Click here for application Job application ; click here for job description  Core Service Worker.  Please send County application, cover letter, resume and 3 reference letters to Monica Haskell at, 719-530-2511 or fax 719-539-6430.  open until filled.  EOE

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 4:00 pm July 7, 2017.  EOE

DHS Core Services Worker/Case Aid

Duties of this position include:  supervise visits, life skills and in-home preservation work and interacting with families and providing community-based service referrals.  This position works one on one with clients to meet their goals on a treatment plan.  Position provides services to new intake and/or ongoing core services families 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.  The Core services position provides administrative support for the child welfare, adult protection, and foster care programs.  It will also be back-up for referral screening, assisting with recording case documentation, coordinating department meetings and over all support for the department.

Minimum education is a BA with a social services focus.  Click here for County application Application; click here for job description Core Services Worker.  Send application, cover letter and resume 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 Foster Care/Family Engagement Coordinator

Chaffee County Department of Human Services is hiring a Foster Care/Family Engagement Coordinator.  This work 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 re-certification 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 time frames 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; job description is not available at this posting.  Please send application plus a cover letter, resume and 3 reference letters to Monica Haskell at or fax to (719) 539-6430.  Direct questions to Monica at (719) 530-2511.  Position 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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