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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) 686-7915
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
 6/29/2022 3:57:19 PM


JobTitle: Detention Officer Download Full Job Description
Department: Teller County Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Salary $3,928/month plus full benefits incl. health, retirement & paid vacation
Job Type: Full Time/Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County is accepting applications for a Detention Officer. 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: 7/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Transportation Maintenance Worker I Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works / Transportation
Compensation: Starting Salary: $3,171/month plus signing bonus, full benefits, retirement and paid vacation.
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 able to obtain class A CDL within 90 days of employement.
Applications must be received no later than: 7/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Post Certified Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting Salary $4,490/month plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation
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: 7/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Social Caseworker II - Ongoing Download Full Job Description
Department: Department of Human Services
Compensation: Starting Salary: $3,823 per month plus full benefits incl. helath, retirement & paid vacation
Job Type: Full-time / Non-Exempt
Location: Woodland Park
Job Description: This position is the journey level for professional case work; provides child protection, Youth in Conflict and/or adult protection services; provides crisis assessments and intervention; may provide intake services, supervises placement of children out of home; involvement with Courts and other community professionals. Must have thorough knowledge of Youth/Family Crisis and child neglect and the justifications and means of intervention; knowledge of the Children’s Code and State and County Social Services policies and Federal regulations; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to effectively prioritize and organize caseload. 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 12:00 noon, Friday, July 15, 2022 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in field of human behavioral science plus one (1) year of full-time professional social casework experience acquired 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. A certificate of completion from the Colorado Caseworker Academy is desirable or a Master’s degree in social work or human behavioral sciences field. Possession of a valid Colorado driver's license; 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
Applications must be received no later than: 7/15/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Dispatcher Download Full Job Description
Department: Sheriff's Office
Compensation: Starting salary: $3,928/month plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation
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: 7/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: DHS Nurse Consultant (N.I.C.E. Nurse) Download Full Job Description
Department: Department of Human Services
Compensation: Starting Salary: $27.33 per hour
Job Type: Exempt
Location: Woodland Park
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Part-time Nurse Consultant for the Dept. of Human Services. This part-time position (20 hours/week), works with families involved in the Child Welfare system to provide consultation and education. This will be accomplished through record review to include both Child Welfare records and Medical records. The Nurse Consultant will work with Caseworkers and caregivers, to ensure all have an understanding of child’s medical conditions and needs. Advocate for clients and families while providing TCDHS Nurse Services to assure the availability and accessibility of health care service. Work with the Department of Human Services caseworkers to provide home visits to eligible clients and families in accordance with program & department guidelines. Obtain, review, and educate caseworkers on medical records & their content when indicated. Provide nursing consultation and health information to caseworkers, clients, and families; review and summarize medical records within scope of practice. Applications available at the Teller County Human Resource Office, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application plus resume and cover letter due to HR at the above address. ** OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Requirements: BS in nursing from an institution accredited by the National League of Nursing. Current Registered Nurse (R.N.) License in Colorado; two to five years as an RN with Pediatric experience with one – two years in Community Health nursing preferred. Special Requirements: Must have a valid CO driver’s license; ability to pass all background checks (CBI etc) and ability to pass a pre-employment urinalysis test.
Applications must be received no later than: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Traffic Technician II Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works / Transportation
Compensation: Starting salary: $3,823/month plus signing bonus, full benefits, retirement and paid vacation
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: 7/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Transportation Maintenance Worker II Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works / Transportation
Compensation: Wage: $3,823/month plus signing bonus, full benefits, retirement and paid vacation.
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Our fleet is modern, safe and reliable. 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. We also offer a cooperative vacation schedule and four 10-hour workdays during the summer months.
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: 7/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Part-time Finance Support Assistant Download Full Job Description
Department: Finance Department
Compensation: $16.88 per hour (28 hours per week)
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Cripple Creek
Job Description: The Part-time Finance Support Assistant position performs various financial support functions as necessary for the operations of County Finance and Budgeting Dept. in accordance with County policy. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Federal and State law and rules of Governmental Fund Accounting. Also supports all regular departmental processing. Prepare spreadsheets, journal entries and reports; develop, update and perform requirements of departmental records retention/paperless, document management system policies and procedures. Must have general knowledge of accounting and document management principles, procedures and techniques; knowledge and ability to operate computers, calculators and other office equipment; ability to prepare spreadsheets; ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public; and effective verbal communication skills. 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 noon, Friday, July 15, 2022 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED with a minimum of one (1) year office and bookkeeping experience. Possession of a valid CO driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 7/15/2022 12:00:00 PM

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