Huerfano County Government Website Header

Current Job Openings


Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Worker

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Worker. This is a full-time seasonal position at 35 hours per week, this position does not qualify for County Benefits. The rate of pay is $12.00 per hour. The Grounds Maintenance Worker is responsible for maintaining the grounds of all County owned/ managed facilities. For the purpose of this position County grounds are identified as those of the Huerfano County Courthouse, Huerfano County Sheriff’s Department, Fiesta Park, Huerfano County Community Center and the Huerfano County District Attorney’s office (subject to change). Pre-employment drug testing and background check will be required. Job description and applications available through the Walsenburg Work Force Center located at 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00PM on Friday, March 29th, 2019. A full copy of the job description can be found here Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


Sheriff Deputy

Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing and background check are required, and shift work is mandatory. This position is full time with benefits. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Huerfano County Sheriff's Office at 500 S Albert Ave. Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


Detention Officer

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for Detention Officer. This is a full-time position with benefits at a starting salary of $24,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. Drug testing and background check are required. Shift work is mandatory. The detention officer will work closely with the detention office staff; Sheriff’s staff; Emergency Service staff; inmates and the public. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office at 500 S Albert Ave. Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


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