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Current Job Openings


Chief Building Inspector

Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Chief Building Inspector. Huerfano County is a growing county with a population of just under 7,000 residents on the Southern Front range of Colorado and is looking for a dynamic self-starter with experience as a Chief Building Official to lead our building department into the future. How would you like to work in the mountains and foothills of Beautiful Southern Colorado? We are looking for someone with significant experience as a building inspector to serve as the Chief Building Official for Huerfano County. The Office staff consists of a Planning Director, Chief Building Inspector, and Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate for Chief Building Inspector will have at least 5 years of progressively responsible planning experience with the ability to accept, process and follow through to completion all building permits in the unincorporated areas of the County. A minimum of 2 years' experience as building inspector is required and certification as a Colorado Building Inspector is desired. Starting salary is $45,000 to $55,000 depending on qualifications. Drug testing and background check are required. Job description and application are available through Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on October 2nd, 2017. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. Please click here for a complete job description.

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Huerfano County Human Resources can be contacted at: 719-738-3000 ext. 205