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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


Teller County Job Openings
 9/25/2021 3:12:16 AM


JobTitle: Administrative Assistant II Download Full Job Description
Department: Treasurer's Office
Compensation: Salary: $2,527/month plus benefits, including health, retirement, paid vacation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Cripple Creek
Job Description: Teller County seeks an Administrative Assistant II for the Treasurer's Office in Cripple Creek. This position maintains the daily office organization including technical and clerical functions, data entry, and referral of callers to the proper office/person. Must have working knowledge of office; basic bookkeeping principles; ability to maintain a filing system; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public. Full job description and 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 by 12 noon, Friday, October 1, 2021 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: Qualifications: High school diploma or GED plus three (3) years experience in an office setting or any combination of education or experience. Requirements: Possession of a valid CO driver’s license. Possession of or ability to obtain Colorado Notary Public within 30 days of hire date.
Applications must be received no later than: 10/1/2021 12:00:00 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: 10/31/2021 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Transportation Maintenance Worker I Download Full Job Description
Department: Transportation
Compensation: Starting Salary: $2,909 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: 10/31/2021 12:00:00 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: 10/31/2021 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: 10/31/2021 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: 10/31/2021 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: 10/31/2021 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Part-time Temporary Dispatcher positions Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting salary: $19.58 per hour, no benefits.
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide, CO
Job Description: Teller County seeks Part-time Temporary Dispatchers for the Sheriff’s Office in Divide, 28-hours per week. This position receives and responds to telephone and radio requests for officer assistance and information; receive and dispatch 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. Process requests from deputies for information regarding vehicle ownership verification, driver’s license status, outstanding wants/warrants on persons, vehicles and stolen property, projected weather conditions and address validation by resident’s name or known street number, perform records checks. Monitor other law enforcement agencies and communicate with them when appropriate. Must have the ability to: learn the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission covering the operation of radio transmitters and receivers in law enforcement work; to learn geography of the area and emergency response procedures; handle multiple priorities and simultaneous demands organizing and completing tasks according to their importance; and think clearly, exercise judgment and act quickly in emergencies and under stress. Completed Sheriff’s Office application with all supporting documents, resume and cover letter must be turned in to Teller County Human Resources at 112 North A St, Cripple Creek, CO 80813. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Requirements: Requirements: High school diploma or GED 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. Must be Certified for CCIC, NCIC, CPR and EMD.
Applications must be received no later than: 9/30/2021 5:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Temporary Laborers - Full Time Download Full Job Description
Department: Department of Transportation
Compensation: Wage: $13.26 per hour, no benefits
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Perform manual labor and semi-skilled work in road maintenance and repair; maintain culverts; patch road surfaces; install/remove signs and accurately record data; perform traffic counts and accurately record data; haul gravel and operate light equipment and some heavy equipment as assigned. Trim trees around signs and rights-of-way; provide support for construction projects. Ability to learn the operation and maintenance of light equipment. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and be in good physical condition. Must be able to work under adverse conditions for extended periods of time. Such conditions include dirt, noise, rain, snow and extremes of temperatures. Applications available at the Teller County Human Resource Office, Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application, resume and cover letter due to the above address. ** OPEN UNTIL FILLED ** EOE
Requirements: Qualifications: HS diploma or GED & one year of experience in the operation of light equipment, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a valid CO driver license.
Applications must be received no later than: 9/30/2021 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Administrative Assistant IV - Planning Download Full Job Description
Department: Community Development Services Division
Compensation: $3,485 per month plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Woodland Park
Job Description: This position provides technical services and support, primarily in the areas of (a) providing information and assistance to the public and (b) assisting in the review of applications within the Planning Department. Assist public with land use issues, including location of regulations, application and hearing procedures on the County web site for conditions and for expiration. Complete notification to holders of permits and approved plans. Assist in the regular review and updating of planning information including amendments to the Land Use Regulations, flood-plains, zoning maps, natural hazard records, environmental impact reviews and statistical analyses. Must have knowledge of planning principles and state and county regulations relating to land use and development regulations. Ability to: read maps, including flood-plain, topographic and assessor’s maps; take minutes and prepare accurate reports; use drafting and graphic instruments, equipment and a computer and ability to independently research background information for planning studies. Application and full job description 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 due by 12:00 noon, Friday, October 8, 2021 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: Associate Degree in Planning or a related field, plus two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in a similar position, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requirement: Possession of a valid CO driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 10/8/2021 12:00:00 PM

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