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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: P.O. Box 959, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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
 9/26/2022 7:13:32 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: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Entry Level Heavy Equipment Operator [TMW 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: Full Time
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: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Equipment Mechanic II Download Full Job Description
Department: Fleet
Compensation: Starting salary $3,823 per month plus full benefit package incl health, retirement, paid vacation
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County seeks an Equipment Mechanic II to work in the Fleet Department. The Equipment Mechanic II performs highly skilled mechanical repair and diagnostic work in the maintenance and/or repair of County vehicles and equipment in a departmental shop/facility. Performs preventative maintenance work and shop cleanup tasks. Documents job time, vehicle hours and miles, parts used per job, parts needed, and any repairs accomplished and provides this important information to proper sources, including input data into computer. Repair, rebuild, replace and diagnose problems in their area of responsibility on a wide variety of County equipment. Design and fabricate parts when needed. Inspects vehicles and equipment for compliance to State and Departmental Standards and/or Regulations then correcting any inconsistencies. Must be able to operate all classes of vehicles to troubleshoot, test and determine repairs needed. Provide “on-the-road” service in emergency situations including temporary repairs in the field. 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 plus resume and cover letter must be submitted to Human Resources at the above address. EOE **OPEN UNTIL FILLED**
Requirements: High school diploma or GED; graduation from an accredited vocational school in mechanics field; five years experience as a mechanic in heavy equipment and truck industry is desired, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid Colorado Driver’s License.
Applications must be received no later than: 9/30/2022 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: 9/30/2022 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. health, 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, submitted to the above address. EOE **OPEN UNTIL FILLED**
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: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Appraisal Specialist Download Full Job Description
Department: Assessor's Office
Compensation: Starting salary: $3,256 per month plus a complete benefit package
Job Type: Full-Time Non-Exempt
Location: Cripple Creek
Job Description: Teller County seeks a person to fill the position of Appraisal Specialist for the Assessor’s Office in Cripple Creek, Colorado. The Appraisal Specialist performs field inspections for vacant land, agricultural, and improved properties in Teller County and handles various administrative functions. Process ownership transfer documents, deeds, and various other changes as needed; assist the public by answering inquiries regarding the Assessment process, property valuation, guidelines and regulations; conducts on-site inspections of land in the county to determine land attributes and property characteristics; assists appraisers by reviewing and researching for case preparation in defense of values of vacant land, residential and agricultural classified properties before various boards and hearings. Fundamental knowledge of local government, office procedures, and equipment. and of Colorado statutes as they relate to property taxation and the guidelines, regulations and requirements of the Colorado Department of Property Taxation. Ability to perform and review complex mathematical and statistical calculations, prepare detailed records, reports and correspondence. Completed application plus resume and cover letter accepted through OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Applications may be obtained at the Human Resources Office at 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or on our website at www.co.teller.co.us. EOE
Requirements: High School diploma or GED with a minimum of one (1) year experience in the field of appraisal, real estate or GIS (Geographical Information Systems) or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 9/30/2022 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: 9/30/2022 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: 9/30/2022 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: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Heavy Equipment Operator / CDL Driver [TMW 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: Full-Time
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: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Parks/Facilities Maintenance Technician I Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works, Facilities
Compensation: Starting Salary: $3,171 per month plus a complete benefit package
Job Type: Non-exempt
Location: varies
Job Description: This position performs daily maintenance of County building and equipment; maintains grounds, parks and parking lots; helps to maintain and clean County facilities. Perform plumbing, electrical, painting, locksmithing, roofing, glazing, carpet laying, mechanical and heating and air conditioning repairs; cares for and adds chemicals to boilers as needed. Perform landscaping duties. Must be available to respond 24/7 for emergency call out.
Requirements: High School diploma or GED plus two (2) years relevant work experience equivalent education and experience. Special training in building and components maintenance is desirable. Possession of a valid Colorado driver’s license. Applications available at Human Resources, 112 North A St, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us Qualified applicants must submit a fully completed Teller County Employment application, resume and cover letter to Human Resources. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Applications must be received no later than: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Transportation Maintenance Worker III Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works / Transportation
Compensation: Salary: $4,613/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 III for the Department of Transportation. This position performs specialized and skilled work in the operation of heavy and light equipment for constructing, maintaining, repairing and improving County roads; may lead a crew; some physical labor may also be required. 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. Train other employees in the operation of equipment and safety standards. Full job description and application available at the Teller County Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Submit completed application plus resume & cover letter to Human Resources. ***OPEN UNTIL FILLED*** EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus proven work experience as a heavy equipment operator for the construction and maintenance of roads or any equivalent combination of experience or training. Supervisory experience is preferred. A valid CO Class A CDL is required.
Applications must be received no later than: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Case Manager Download Full Job Description
Department: Dept. of Human Services
Compensation: $3,256/month plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Woodland Park, CO
Job Description: Under direct supervision, determine initial and continuing eligibility for food stamps, all categories of public assistance and Medicaid. Gather, assemble and review information supplied by applicants and recipients regarding financial and non-financial criteria relevant to food stamp eligibility, financial assistance and/or medical assistance. This position requires the ability to learn and apply complex government rules/policies; counsel clients, prioritize, problem solve, seek alternative solutions; ability to enter data, maintain files, and working knowledge of computers. 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 at the address above or by mail: PO Box 959, Cripple Creek, CO 80813 **OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus three (3) years working with the public or any combination of education and experience, and familiarity with CBMS system (Bachelor degree in human services field preferred). Requirements: Ability to clear/pass CBI and/or FBI background checks and must have a valid CO driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 9/30/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Temporary Laborers Download Full Job Description
Department: Public Works
Compensation: Wage: $16 - $18 per hour, no benefits
Job Type: Non-Exempt
Location: Divide
Job Description: Teller County seeks a Temporary Laborer. The Laborer-Public Works performs manual labor, unskilled and semi-skilled work in constructing, maintaining, repairing and improving county infrastructure, assets and related sub systems. Perform general manual labor in the construction, maintenance and repair of County equipment and infrastructure, sidewalks, drains, signs, streets, wastewater system, parks, buildings and other Public Works infrastructure. Make and install street signs for roadways or other signage needs. Ability to learn, operate and maintenance of light equipment. Must be able to lift and carry 80 pounds and be in a 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 Teller County Human Resources Office, 112 North A Street, P.O. Box 959, Cripple Creek, CO or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application, plus resume and cover letter, due to Human Resources at the above address. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED** EOE
Requirements: Possession of a valid CO driver’s license
Applications must be received no later than: 10/31/2022 12:00:00 PM

JobTitle: Administrative Assistant II Download Full Job Description
Department: Human Resources
Compensation: $15.17 per hour plus full benefits including health, retirement and paid vacation
Job Type: Non-exempt
Location: Cripple Creek
Job Description: Teller County seeks an Administrative Assistant II for the Human Resources Department in Cripple Creek. The Administrative Assistant II maintains the daily office organization for Human Resources to include technical and clerical functions, data entry, and referral of callers to the proper office/person. The ideal candidate for this position would be a self-starter who is flexible and comfortable working in a diverse environment. Complete job description and application available at the Teller County Centennial Building, 112 North “A” Street, P.O. Box 959, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, or at www.co.teller.co.us. Completed application, resume and cover letter are due to Human Resources by 12:00 noon Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at the above address. EOE
Requirements: Qualifications: High school diploma or GED plus 3 years’ experience in an office setting. Requirements: Possession of a valid CO driver’s license.
Applications must be received no later than: 10/5/2022 12:00:00 PM

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