Chaffee County Employment Opportunities

Chaffee County Job Listings Current Job Openings

All job listings will be posted on this web page.  The standard County Job Application is available on this site.  Resumes may be submitted with, but not in lieu of, the application form.  Some departments request an application other than the standard County application.  That information will be posted in the ad.

Pre-employment drug screening and functional capacity screening will be requested upon any job offer.  Drug screenings include Amphetamine, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opiates, PCP and THC.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Chaffee County considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, age, the presence of a medical condition or disability, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Detention Deputy

Chaffee County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a Detention's Deputy.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with a good driving record and no criminal history.  Application and job description are only available at the Sheriff's Records Office Monday thru Thursday at 641 W. 3rd Street, Salida, CO 81201.. Completed applications can be mailed to Chaffee County Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 699, Salida, CO 81201 or emailed.  Contact Lt. Justin Martinez at 719-530-5711 for information about the Detentions position and email address.  Applications will be taken until positions are filled.  EOE

Road Department Operator I Truck Driver

The Chaffee County BOCC is accepting applications for a full-time Operator I truck driver at the County Road & Bridge Department.  Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, valid CO CDL license, 3 years of experience driving truck. Full-time, full benefits.  Click here for a copy of the application County Application; click here for a copy of the job description Operator I.  Applications may be hand delivered at the County Finance Office, 104 Crestone Ave, Salida; mailed to the Chaffee County Finance Office, Attn:  Becky, PO Box 699, Salida, CO 81201; or emailed to  Position will remain open until filled.  EOE

Human Services Core Services Worker/Case Aid

The Department of Human Services is accepting applications for a full-time position as a Core Services Worker/Case Aid - Generalist.  Duties include supervised visits, life skills and in-home preservation work and interacting with families and providing community-based service referrals.  This position works one-on-one with clients to meet their goals on a treatment plan.  Position provides services to new intake and/or ongoing core services families for a variety of program areas such as child abuse and neglect cases, youth-in-conflict cases.  The Core services position provides administrative support for the Child Welfare and Foster Care programs.  It will also be back-up for referral screening, assisting with recording case documentation, coordinating department meetings and over-all support for the department.  Salary is $38,000 to $50,000 depending on experience.  Full County benefits.  Minimum education is BA with a Social Services focus.  Click here for a copy of the job application County application; click here for a copy of the job description Core Services/Case Aid.  Please send County application, cover letter and resume to Monica Haskell at, or fax to 719-539-6430.  For more information, please call Monica at 719-530-2511.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  EOE

Small Business Development Center Director

Chaffee County is accepting applications for a full-time Director of a newly created Small Business Development Center.  The SBDC provides business consulting and training/education courses and programs throughout the 3-county area of Chaffee, Park and Lake Counties.  The mission is to help existing and new businesses to grow, prosper and be sustainable.  Minimum requirements include a valid driver's license and Bachelor's degree; a Master's degree, CPA, or law degree is desirable.  Annual salary is $50,000, negotiable depending on qualifications.  Full County benefits.  Click here for application County Application; click here for copy of job description SBDC Director.  Job offer is conditional up successful completion of pre-employment drug screening and functional capacity screening.  Applications may be mailed to the Chaffee County Finance Office, PO Box 699, Salida, CO 81201, or emailed to  Position will remain open until filled.  EOE

If it is unclear where to apply for any job postings, send applications w/resumes to

Emergency  Medical Services (CCEMS)/Part-Time Paramedics & EMT  Basics w/IV Certification

Chaffee County Emergency Medical Services (CCEMS) is currently accepting applications for part-time Paramedics and EMT-Basics with an IV certification.  All applications will be accepted and each applicant will be contacted preceding any hiring process.  EMS Employment Application.  Applications can be emailed to or mailed to Chaffee County Finance Office, P.O. Box 699, Salida, CO 81201.

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