Employment Application Guidelines

Applicants Must Follow These Instructions

Teller County applications are available at the Teller County Human Resource Office, 112 North A Street, P.O. Box 959, Cripple Creek, 80813, or by clicking on the above link “Job Application Form”. This form can be printed and submitted using the instructions below.

   • Applications that are not completed clearly and/or are not signed and dated may not receive consideration.
   • Applications will be kept for a period of one (1) year from the date application is received.
   • During that one year period an applicant can call Human Resources at (719) 689-2988, or email Human Resources and ask that
      their application be included for consideration for the desired open position.
   • The County will not be responsible for applications left in other County offices with the understanding that they will be forwarded
      to the HR office.

Applications completed for the open positions must be submitted by -

Email: HR@co.teller.co.us
Fax: (719) 686-7900
Mail or in person: 112 North "A" Street, Cripple Creek, CO  80813

   • Teller County Job Application Form

Applicants for Sheriff's Office positions (Deputy, Detention Officer/Deputy, Dispatcher) must use the Sheriff's Office Employment Application form. Please click on the link below. Applicant applying for Sheriff's Office positions that do not use the Sheriff's Office application will not be considered for these positions.

   • Sheriff's Office Employment Application Form

Teller County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Teller County Job Openings
2/20/2017 10:13:21 PM

JobTitle: Detention Officer/Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Teller County Jail
Compensation: Salary $2,851/monthly plus a full benefit package.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Divide, CO
Job Description: Teller County is accepting applications for a Detention Officer/Deputy. Responsible for performing duties related to enforce Federal, State and County laws and ordinances in conjunction with processing and care of prisoners; process inmates into and on release from the jail; monitor and respond to inmate and staff needs; work in control room and control alarms and access to and from the jail and inmates; and observe inmates in cells and wards and staff in jail. The most important and essential job function of the position is attitude which includes the following: interacting positively and cooperating with co-workers, responding politely to customers, delivering customer service, working as a team member, functioning under intense time pressure and responding in a positive manner to supervision. Applicants for this Jail position must complete Teller County Sheriff’s Office Application which is available on this website or at the Teller County Sheriff’s Office, 11400 West Highway 24, Divide, CO or at Human Resources, Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO. EOE * OPEN UNTIL FILLED *
Requirements: Applicant must be in excellent physical condition to lift and carry 100 pounds; move and/or restrain a person(s). Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or GED plus some experience involving public contact. Must be CPR and basic first aid certified or have the ability to become certified within 6 months of employment. Certification as a Police Officer by the state of Colorado is desirable, but not required.
Applications must be received no later than: 3/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Post Certified Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting Salary $3,007/monthly plus a full benefit package (DOQ).
Job Type:
Job Description: Teller County is accepting applications for Post Certified Deputy's. The Deputy Sheriff performs duties related to the enforcement of federal, state and county laws and ordinances, protection of life and property and public assistance. Duties include patrol, investigation, detentions, or special assignments. Enforce all laws of the state of Colorado. Answer service calls and take appropriate action on those calls. Patrol county to detect illegal actions or activity and to insure the security and safety of businesses, homes and other properties within his/her area of responsibility. Responsible for the care and security of all prisoners including inmates assigned to the Detention facility who are lawfully in the custody of the Sheriff. Applications for this position (which requires a Sheriff’s Office Employment Application) are available on this webpage by clicking on the "Sheriff’s Office Application Form” above. The Teller County Sheriff’s Application forms are also available at the Sheriff’s Office: 11400 West Highway 24, Divide, Co or at the Teller County Human Resources Office: 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO. Regular Teller County Applications cannot be accepted for this Jail position. All applications for this position must be turned into the Teller County Sheriff's Office at the above address Attn: Sergeant Roger Sandefur or call (719) 687-9652. EOE * OPEN UNTIL FILLED *
Requirements: Must be in a physical condition to be able to perform a high level of sustained physical activity; ability to control a suspect/prisoner; ability to operate a computer keyboard; ability to operate various types of computers; ability to safely operate a vehicle. High School diploma or GED plus some experience involving public contact. Certified by the State of Colorado as a Police Officer; possession of a valid Colorado driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 3/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: TMW II Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works, Division of Transportation
Compensation: Wage: $2,702/month plus benefits
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Must be able to proficiently operate and maintain assigned heavy equipment, assorted light equipment and trucks; provide day to day maintenance of equipment; ability to coordinate the work of a group of employees; be in good physical condition; ability to lift and carry 80 pounds; ability to work under adverse conditions; ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public; and ability to work with minimal supervision.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED and proven work experience as a heavy equipment operator and/or truck driver for the construction and maintenance of roads; possession of a valid CO Class A CDL. To be considered for position a completed Teller County Employment Application (and resume if available) must be submitted to Human Resources. EOE ** OPEN UNTIL FILLED **
Applications must be received no later than: 4/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

This list of job openings is kept current by the Teller County Human Resources Department.  Check Back for new listings.