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Current Job Openings


Summer Intern

Huerfano County is accepting applications for a summer intern to support the Office of Land Use and Planning and the Office of Economic Development and Tourism. The intern will learn the basic functions of each office and participate in executing major projects. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a team. The position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent by June 4, 2018. This is a 3 month long seasonal position. It is full time, no benefits, with a monthly salary of $1733. Drug testing and background check are required. Job description and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on May 29, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. Please click here for a complete job description.

Waste Transfer Station Operator

Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Waste Transfer Station Operator for the Huerfano County Transfer Station. This is a full time position with work at the waste transfer station in addition to various assignments in other departments (i.e. maintenance, janitorial, cattle guard crew). Applicants must be safety conscious; have experience as an equipment operator, working with a computer and cash register; and possess a valid Colorado driver's license. This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Salary is $26k annually. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on May 29, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. Please click here for a complete job description.

Sheriff Department

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Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


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