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Teller County Job Opportunities


Job Opportunities


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
 11/13/2018 11:40:50 AM


JobTitle: Social Caseworker III-Ongoing Download Full Job Description
Department: Department of Human Services
Compensation: Salary: $3,562/month plus benefits (DOQ)
Job Type: Exempt
Location: Woodland Park
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Social Caseworker III-Ongoing for the Department of Human Services. This position provides child protection, Youth in Conflict and/or adult protection services; provides crisis assessments and intervention; supervises placement of children out of home; involvement with Courts and other community professionals. Must have working knowledge of principles, practices and protocols regarding Child Welfare and Youth in Conflict, and/or Adult Protection; knowledge of the Children’s Code of State Statutes, Teller County Social Services policies and court procedures; working knowledge of child development, abuse, mental illness and family systems; ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with clients and other professionals; ability to quickly and independently arrive at logical, sound conclusions and decisions. Flexible hours and after hours on call is required. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree with a major in a human behavioral science field plus one (1) year of professional caseworker experience after the degree in a public or private social services agency; or, a Bachelor’s of social work degree with a major in public child welfare and successful completion of an approved field placement in a county department of social /human services; or, a Master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences field. Requirements: Successful completion of Colorado Child Welfare Training Academy, ability to pass all background checks (CBI, etc.) and ability to pass a urinalysis test prior to employment, valid CO drivers license. Starting Salary: $3,562 per month (DOQ), plus a complete benefit package. Applications available at the Teller County Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application plus resume and cover letter due to Human Resources. EOE. OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with a major in a human behavioral science field plus one (1) year of professional caseworker experience after the degree in a public or private social services agency; or, a Bachelor’s of social work degree with a major in public child welfare and successful completion of an approved field placement in a county department of social /human services; or, a Master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences field.
Applications must be received no later than: 12/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Emergency Management Director Download Full Job Description
Department: Emergency Management
Compensation: Salary: $6,084/month plus complete benefit package DOQ.
Job Type: Department Head
Location: Cripple Creek, CO
Job Description: Teller County seeks an Emergency Management Director. This position plans, manages and coordinates County activities to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate emergency and disaster incidents providing for the prevention of injury and loss of life, and the protection of public health and property in accordance with State and Federal law and County policy; coordinates Fire Support and Emergency Medical Services within the County. Prepare and administer County budgets for the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) as well as Fire and EMS Support. Monitor income/expenses to assure budgetary compliance. Apply for and administer annual grant programs including budgets and periodic reporting as provided by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Colorado Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management (DHSEM). Monitor income/expenses to assure budgetary compliance. Advise the Board of County Commissioners, County Administrator and Sheriff on federal, state and local emergency management and homeland security legislation, regulations and policies, and serve as the County’s liaison with federal and state emergency management and homeland security agencies. Qualified applicants must complete the Teller County Employment Application and submit to Human Resources via our website at www.co.teller.co.us or mail to PO Box 959, Cripple Creek, CO, 80813 by the deadline of Wednesday, November 21, 2018. EOE
Requirements: The following requirements are necessary to reasonably ensure the County that the individual selected for this position will be able to perform the essential functions/tasks of the position: - Understanding of State and Federal laws and regulations governing emergency management and homeland security. - Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people both verbally and in writing. - Ability to define and analyze information, take charge and execute effective decisions in changing situations. - Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex or controversial topics to diverse groups. - Working knowledge, or ability to learn, of County geography and surrounding areas including roads, streets, landmarks, buildings and similar features. Experience/Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field plus training in Emergency Preparedness, plus five (5) years experience in management, administration and budgeting; or equivalent education and experience. Experience in disaster planning, services and operations is desirable. Additional Requirements: Possession of a valid CO driver’s license; Certified Emergency Manager or ability to become certified within six (6) months of hire date.
Applications must be received no later than: 11/21/2018 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Detention Officer/Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Teller County Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Salary $2,851 to $3,333 monthly plus a full benefit package (DOQ).
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 Human Resources Office, and must submit application, resume, cover letter and all supporting documents required to Human Resources, Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813. 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: 12/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Transportation Maintenance Worker I Download Full Job Description
Department: Transportation
Compensation: Starting Salary: $2,583 per month plus complete benefit package
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County is accepting applications for a full-time Transportation Maintenance Worker I for the Department of Public Works; Division of Transportation. Must be able to skillfully operate and maintain a variety of heavy and light equipment and trucks; provide day to day maintenance of equipment; be in excellent physical condition; be able to lift and carry 80 pounds; be able to work under adverse weather conditions; and be able to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. Applications are available at the Teller County Human Resource Office, Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Please complete Teller County Employment Application and submit with a current resume and cover letter to Human Resources at the address above. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus experience as a heavy equipment operator and/or truck driver preferred. Must have possession of a valid CO CDL with ability to obtain a Class A CDL within 90 days of employment and ability to obtain driving record upon request.
Applications must be received no later than: 12/4/2018 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Post Certified Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting Salary $3,333/monthly plus a full benefit package.
Job Type:
Location:
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 or at the Teller County Human Resources Office, and must submit application, resume, cover letter and all supporting documents required to Human Resources, Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813. 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: 12/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Dispatcher Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting salary: $2,725 per month plus a full benefit package.
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Dispatcher for the Sheriff’s Office. Receives and priortizes emergency and other calls for service, informs and dispatches response units; prepares and maintains a variety of records. Receive and respond to telephone and radio requests for officer assistance and information; receive and dispatches radio messages to all units (to include, but not limited to: Patrol, Code Enforcement, Division of Gaming, Division of Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Colorado State Parks, Animal Control, Fire Departments, Ambulances, Emergency Medical Services as well as other agencies) when on the County frequency. Completion of the Teller County Sheriff’s Office Application form (click on the blue "Sheriff's Office Application Form" link on this webpage). Sheriff’s Office application, resume and cover letter must be turned in to the Teller County Human Resources office at 112 North A St, Cripple Creek, CO 80813. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED**
Requirements: High school diploma or GED required plus one year of office work involving public contact, or equivalent. Training in team leadership and law enforcement is desirable. Must clear criminal background check; Certified for, or ability to obtain, the following: Colorado Crime Information, NCIC, CPR and EMD Certificates.
Applications must be received no later than: 12/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

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