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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
Fair Credit Authorization
Fair Credit Reporting Act 2019 Notice


Teller County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

COVID vaccine recommended, but not required


Teller County Job Openings
 1/28/2022 6:10:44 PM


JobTitle: Detention Officer/Detention Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Teller County Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Salary $3,581 - $4,204 monthly plus a full benefit package (DOQ).
Job Type: Full Time/Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
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: 3/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: PT TEMP COVID19 Contact Tracer/Investigator/Tester Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Health Department
Compensation: Hourly $25.00 no benefits
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Teller County
Job Description: Teller County seeks individuals to fill COVID – 19 Contact Tracer/Investigator/Tester positions which are Part-Time Temporary (maximum 28 hours per week), for the Public Health Department. These positions assist the Director of Public Health, in performing a variety of tasks relating to a Public Health emergency, specifically serving as a tester and case investigator for COVID-19. Applications available at www.co.teller.co.us or at Teller County Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO Applications may be submitted to the above address. ** OPEN UNTIL FILLED ** EOE
Requirements: Applicants MUST meet the following qualifications to be considered: High School diploma or GED supplemented by some clerical training or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Medical/healthcare background preferred. Position may have a significant time requirement.
Applications must be received no later than: 3/31/2022 5:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Transportation Maintenance Worker I Download Full Job Description
Department: Transportation
Compensation: Starting Salary: $2,968 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. Possession of a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License Class B, NO Restrictions. Must be willing to obtain special license endorsements as required.
Applications must be received no later than: 3/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Corporal Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting Salary: $4,680 per month plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Corporal in the Sheriff’s Office. This position performs and leads others in 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 or special assignments and filling-in in absence of the Sergeant. Knowledge of State and County statutes and ordinances, knowledge of proper law enforcement principles, procedures and practices, skill in the use of law enforcement vehicles, firearms, related law enforcement equipment, principles and practices of self-defense, ability to maintain good physical condition. Full job description and Sheriff’s Office Application available on this website or at the Centennial Building, 112 N. A St., Cripple Creek. Completed Sheriff’s Office Employment Application with supporting documentation, resume and cover letter must be turned in to the Teller County Human Resources at 112 North A St, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, by the deadline of Friday,February 11, 2022 at 5:00 pm. EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED, plus one and one-half years of experience in law enforcement. Must be Colorado POST certified if assigned to the Patrol Division. Possession of a valid Colorado driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 2/11/2022 5:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Post Certified Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting Salary $4,204 per month plus a full benefit package.
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
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: 3/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Social Caseworker III - Intake Download Full Job Description
Department: Department of Human Services
Compensation: Starting salary: $4,092 per month plus a complete benefit package.
Job Type: Exempt
Location: Woodland Park
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Social Caseworker III-Intake for the Department of Social Services. This position provides initial response and services for child protection, Youth in Conflict and/or Adult Protection; provides crisis assessments and intervention; supervises placement of children in out-of-home; is significantly involved with Courts and other community agencies and professionals. Intervene in youth, child and adult protection crises and make assessment of problems including, investigating cases of alleged physical/sexual abuse and/or neglect in conjunction with law enforcement; assess safety and determine if situation warrants placement out-of-home. Provide casework, guidance and support for clients; provide services to adults and caretakers to prevent institutionalization; counsel children, youth and parents to prepare for reuniting of the family. 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 communicate effectively with clients and other professionals, verbally and in writing; ability to quickly and independently arrive at logical, sound conclusions and decisions. Must be flexible in work schedule and be able to cover on call duties. Applications available on this web page or at the Teller County Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO. Completed application plus resume and cover letter due by 12 noon, on Friday, February 4, 2022 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in field of Social Work or human behavioral science field plus two years of full-time professional social casework experience including one year at full journey level work. Master of Social Work Degree is desirable. Successful completion of Colorado Child Welfare Training Academy required, ability to pass all background checks (CBI, FBI etc.), ability to pass a urinalysis test prior to employment and must have a valid CO driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 2/4/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Deputy Coroner Download Full Job Description
Department: Coroner
Compensation: Paid $40.00 per day on call, $100 per death scene.
Job Type: Non-Exempt, On Call
Location: Teller County
Job Description: Teller County seeks Deputy Coroners for the Coroner's Office. The Deputy Coroner provides back-up for the Coroner; at the direction of the Coroner. Responds to the scene of deceased persons; assists in and/or conducts investigations into the cause and manner of death; writes reports and maintains documentation of activities involved in death investigations; responsible for coordinating removal of deceased body with relatives and/or mortuary and provides initial instruction for care/maintaining the body as necessary for investigative purposes; examines the decedent for postmortem changes and trauma; documents and safeguards personal effects until released to next of kin. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Applications available at the Teller County Human Resources Office, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application plus resume and cover letter must be submitted to Human Resources at the above address. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Requirements: Education: Associates degree in Mammalian Biological or Medical Sciences with emphasis on Pathology, Forensics, Criminology, Police Science, and any education applicable to Medicolegal Death Investigation. Will need to obtain ABDMI certification within 6 months of eligibility for certification. Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or GED. Must have a valid CO driver’s license. Must have the ability to respond 24 hours per day, 7 days per week by phone as needed and live within 45 minutes of the Teller County Coroner’s Office. Must be able to pass pre-employment background check.
Applications must be received no later than: 3/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Dispatcher Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting salary: $3,394 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 with supporting documentation, 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** EOE
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: 3/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Public Health Nurse III Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Health
Compensation: Salary: $5,069/month plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation.
Job Type: Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Public Health Nurse III for the Dept. of Public Health in Divide. This position provides assessment, policy development, and delivers evidence- based public health practice through utilizing a collaborative prevention-based framework to protect the health of the community. Provides management assistance to the Public Health Director to collect, compile, and analyze data to identify needs and service gaps for the community, families, and individuals. Advocate for clients and families while providing Public Health Nursing Services to assure the availability and accessibility of health care services. Analyze data to identify and maximize needed resources. Administer and write grants at the direction of the Public Health Director. Ensure agency compliance with performance and reporting requirements for grants in conjunction with Director. Lead implementation of local Public Health Improvement Plan. Collaborate with other service providers and systems to develop plans to improve the overall health of the community. Recognize impact of local environmental, cultural, and social patterns on the community’s health. Evaluate community response to interventions. Applications available at the Teller County Human Resources Office, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us . Completed application plus current resume and cover letter due to the above address by Monday, February 7, 2022. EOE
Requirements: BS in nursing from an accredited institution with five (5) or more years in Public Health or related field; current Registered Nurse (R.N.) License in Colorado; Master’s degree in Nursing/Public Health with at least two (2) years community or public health experience preferred. Experience with vaccine administration and vaccine management preferred. Environmental actors: Increased risk of communicable disease exposure. Potential safety issues related to working with high-risk clients and possible environmental hazards. Requirements: Possession of a valid Colorado driver’s license; Colorado RN license; current CPR certification. Completion of annual minimum required training “You Call the Shots”, VFC and Vaccine Storage and Handling within 90 days of hire.
Applications must be received no later than: 2/7/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Traffic Technician II Download Full Job Description
Department: Department of Public Works, TDOT
Compensation: Starting salary: $3,303 per month plus a complete benefit package.
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County is accepting applications for a full-time Traffic Technician II for the Department of Public Works; Division of Transportation. The Traffic Technician II is responsible for managing, providing for, and ensuring, that all traffic control devices installed on County roadways are Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) compliant to ensure safe and orderly movement of traffic throughout the County Road system. Must be able to lift and carry eighty (80) pounds. Must be able to use a shovel and hand tools; be able to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. Applications available at the Teller County Human Resources Office, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application, current resume and cover letter must be received to be considered for position. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus three (3) years work related experience, at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requirements: Possession of a valid Colorado Class B CDL, NO Restrictions; possession of certification as a work site Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS) in the State of Colorado; possession of a flagger certification in the State of Colorado.
Applications must be received no later than: 3/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Staff Accountant Download Full Job Description
Department: Finance Dept.
Compensation: Salary: $3,879/month plus full benefit package including health, retirement and paid vacation
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Cripple Creek
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Staff Accountant for the Finance Department in Cripple Creek. Responsibilities include: accounting, bookkeeping, fiscal analysis and reporting, and other related financial functions for the operations and compliance of County Finance and Budgeting, in accordance with County policy, Generally Accepted Accounting Principals, Federal and State law and rules of Governmental Fund Accounting. Responsible for the processing of payroll, accounts payable and cash receipts; Input and post County financial information to Federal, State and County financial systems in compliance with requirements, balance and track as needed. Perform internal audit functions within the County, and of contractors, service providers and sub-grantees. Develop and prepare worksheets, financial statement information, reconciliations, and analyses for annual and other audits. Working knowledge of accounting principles, procedures and techniques; thorough understanding of computer accounting operations, spreadsheets and various computer software; ability to master complex accounting systems and varied fiscal years; attention to detail, neatness and accuracy; must be flexible in a constantly fluctuating environment. Applications available at Teller County Human Resources Office, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application, plus resume and cover letter, due by 12 noon, Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED supplemented by two (2) years of accounting or bookkeeping experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requirements: Possession of a valid CO driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 2/16/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Transportation Maintenance Worker II Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works, Division of Transportation
Compensation: Wage: $3,303 per month plus full benefit package.
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Our fleet is modern, safe and reliable. We also offer a cooperative vacation schedule and four 10-hour workdays during the summer months. 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 plus proven work experience as a heavy equipment operator and/or truck driver for the construction and maintenance of roads or any equivalent combination of experience or training. Possession of a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (Class A) NO Restrictions; may require special license endorsements. To be considered for position a completed Teller County Employment Application and cover letter (resume if available) must be submitted to Teller County Human Resources, 112 North 'A' St, Cripple Creek, CO 80813 or at www.co.teller.co.us. EOE ** OPEN UNTIL FILLED **
Applications must be received no later than: 3/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Administrative Assistant III Download Full Job Description
Department: Department of Public Health
Compensation: Salary $2,967/month plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County seeks an Administrative Assistant III for the Department of Public Health in Divide. This position maintains the daily office organization including clerical functions, reception, client record assistance and maintenance, scheduling, computer data entry and referral of callers to the proper office/person, filing, answering multi-line phones, composing/handling correspondence, preparing and maintaining client charts and files, and requesting medical records from other offices. Assist health clinic clients with check-in paperwork; direct clinic flow; provide office and equipment organization; and ensure general office neatness. Support Covid-19 testing site as needed with administrative duties. Assist in collection and recording of fees for all client charges; assist with deposit to bank. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public. Ability to maintain client confidentiality and.HIPPA compliance. 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 by 12:00 noon, on Friday, February 4, 2022 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus three (3) years of experience in an office setting involving public contact or any combination of education or experience. Requirements: Possession of a valid CO driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 2/4/2022 12:00:00 PM

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