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Current Rio Grande County Employment Opportunities.

Contact the Rio Grande County Human Resources for more information or for an application.

Rio Grande County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a Road Deputy.  Must be 21 years of age, pass background check and drug test including marijuana screening, have good driving record, P.O.S.T. certification, High School diploma or GED. Pick up/submit applications to Rio Grande County Human Resources, 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO 81132. Applications and job description also available online at  $16.70-17.38/hour, DOE.  Full County benefits.

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4300 Cherry Creek Drive S., Denver, CO 80246-1530 P 303-692-2000
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Water Quality Control Division (WQCD)
Public Notice No. CO-04-2022
Denver, Colorado DATE 5/12/2022
WQCD invites you to review and comment on a number of draft actions under the Clean Water Act and the Colorado Water
Quality Control Act, including draft permits, draft permit modifications, and settlements/penalty actions. Please go to to review and comment on draft actions
You usually have 30 days to make comments on the draft action but please check the exact deadline on the website.
Comments may be emailed to the listed contact or mailed to CDPHE, WQCD-P-B2, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver,
Colorado 80246-1530.

Permit Number
Discharge waters
Notice End
Modification 7
Domestic Individual
Mount Crested Butte Water and
Sanitation Dist
Mt Crested Butte WSD WWTF
Woods Creek
Gunnison County
Domestic Individual
Denver Water
City Ditch Decholorination Bldg
Washington and City
Park Lakes, Cherry
Creek, and the South
Platte River
Denver County
Ian Babson 6/13/2022
New Issuance
Industrial Individual
Larimer County
Larimer County Landfill
Smith Creek, Fossil
Creek and Trilby
Lateral Ditch
Larimer County
Burlington Feeders West Sand Creek
Kit Carson County
Chad DeVolin 6/13/2022
Colorado Egg Colorado River
Mesa County
Cary Ruble 6/13/2022
Cobalt-Eckley Chief Creek
Yuma County
Thompson River Dairy South Platte River
Larimer County

The Water Quality Control Division is accepting public comment on the two draft variance decisions below for draft permit
certification COX631082. Please send comments to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 11, 2022.
The draft variance and non-final versions of the permit certification and fact sheet



Rebuttal Comment Period: Learn and respond to what others have to say about Suncor's draft water quality permit

Provide feedback no later than May 26, 2022.

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The public weighed in on the draft Suncor water quality permit during the initial and responsive comment periods. Now, you can provide feedback during the rebuttal comment period. This is a thirty-day period where you can address (rebut) others’ responsive comments. All comments will be recorded and the division will respond to all comments.

The division is accepting feedback during Suncor’s water quality permit rebuttal comment period through Thursday, May 26, 2022.

About the permit

The draft water quality permit proposes to limit pollution and place more conditions on Suncor oil refinery to protect public health. The draft permit also aims to increase the transparency of Suncor’s site operations, implement monitoring requirements, and further limit dozens of toxic metals and chemicals, such as benzene and PFAS. You can view all the comments received during the responsive comment period and respond to what others have said.

View draft permit package

Visit our webpage for more information about the permit

View and respond to comments

Members of the public can view and respond to all the comments received about the proposed draft permit no later than Thursday, May 26, 2022.

  • Review comments received in this Google folder
  • Respond to comments using the rebuttal comment form:

·         Download the Microsoft Word rebuttal comment form.

·         Using the form you downloaded:

·         Copy and paste the comment you are rebutting in the form. 

·         Type your rebuttal to the comment in the “rebuttal” box next to the comment. 

·         Repeat for each comment you are rebutting. Save the document frequently to save your progress. 

·         When you complete your responses, email your rebuttal comment form to the division at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·         Submit your comments in Microsoft Word format. Do not submit comments in PDF format.

  • You can email any documents or files related to your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please reference the attachment(s) in your comment responses. 

·         If you have electronic files that are too large to be emailed, let us know in your email and we will send you a link to a folder where you can submit the files.

Recordings of informational meetings about this draft permit and the stakeholder process can be found in this public folder.

Request translation

To request translation or interpretation, please email the division at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Next steps

Once the rebuttal comment period ends on May 26, 2022, the division will organize all the received comments, consider them all in developing the final permit, and respond to comments in the final permit fact sheet.

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Tuesday, 19 April 2022 08:43

Part-Time Courthouse Security Officer

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Rio Grande County Sheriff's Department is seeking a:

Part-Time Court Security Deputy




The Court Security Officer has the responsibility for maintaining order, protecting judges, jurors, prisoners, court personnel and the public, and serves other needs as defined by the Court.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES are outlined as follows. Additional duties may be assigned as well:

Provides security for prisoners, witnesses, jurors, court personnel and the public in the courtroom and other designated areas of the courthouse.

May be required to make appropriate action in disruptive situations in the courtroom or other designated areas, including assaultive behavior where persons may be armed or unarmed, and subduing or apprehending escaping prisoners, or to provide first response in other emergency situations.

Protects the privacy and ensures the safety of judges.

Inspects the courtroom, hallways, bathrooms, elevator, jury deliberation room, and other surrounding offices.

Transports papers within the courthouse, notifies the judge that the session is ready to proceed, announces the opening and closing of court sessions, etc.

Accepts defendants into custody and holds them or releases them pursuant to the direction of the court

Ensures courtroom guidelines regarding noise, food, drinks, cell phones, and hats are adhered to. Collects, receives, maintains and transfers documents needed to accompany prisoners.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants can be Colorado POST certified, but not required. The position requires a high school diploma or a general education degree (GED). Back ground check and drug testing required. Must be qualified to carry a firearm. Must have Colorado Driver License. Qualified applicants must be 21 years of age.

STARTING SALARY: $17.98 per hour DOE



Please pick up and submit applications and resumes marked for court security to:

Human Resources 925 6th St. Rm 200

Del Norte, CO. 81132 719-657-4217

Monday, 11 April 2022 07:10

Health Equity Specialist

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Seeking qualified individual to serve as a Health Equity Program Specialist (a Community Health Promotion Specialist - Equity Lead), in our COVID Response Program for Rio Grande County Public Health Department. This grant-funded position addresses health access and information issues, related COVID-19 and health equity within the Rio Grande County.

Responsibilities include assisting program coordination and grant's implementation, working with community members and organizational partners to achieve grant deliverables. Associate (preferred Bachelor)'s degree in a public health or related field. Experience in community-based program development, grassroots organizing, and knowledge of racial/ethnic minority groups preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively including good group process, facilitation, negotiation and presentation skills.

The Health Equity Program Specialist's main responsibilities will be to provide logistical and materials development support to COVID Response Coordinator to create and compile resources to help public health advocates, staff in Rio Grande Public Health Department, community-based organizations, and others communicate more effectively about COVID-19 and reach out to underserved communities; as well as how it intersects with other important public health and health equity issues. This would include coordinating and attending online events and meetings, tracking requests and resources, responding to requests for information, health equity training, synthesizing information and key themes, and supporting the development and distribution of tips, blogs and other written products.

We are looking for a Health Equity Program Specialist who can commit to 40 hours/week. This is a time-limited position through June 30, 2023. This position will involve a wide range of activities to support racial and health equity-focused work, some of which will be rapidly moving and partnership-driven, and other activities that will necessitate attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Thursday, 17 February 2022 13:50

Commissioner Meeting Dates

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Rio Grande County Commissioner meetings dates for 2022.


The County Commissioners of Rio Grande County will meet regularly on the following dates: January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2, 9,

16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 13, 20, 27; August

3, 10, 17, 24, 31; September?, 14, 21, 28; October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16;

December 7, 14, and 21.

Tuesday, 08 February 2022 10:38

Weekend Court Administrative Assistant

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Rio Grande County’s Sheriff’s Office is hiring two Weekend Court Administrative Assistants.  These positions will assist the Sheriff with reports, bookings and reporting data to the State of Colorado, District Attorney.  Court/Administrative Assistants will be required to file jail/detention bookings with the weekend courts. Work schedule is Friday thru Monday 10-hour shifts.  Applicants will be required to pass a 10 panel drug test, including marijuana.  Starting pay is $16.30 per hour DOE.  These will be Full time positions with Full Benefit package: Medical, dental, vision, 4% Retirement match plus Life insurance.  Full job description and application are available at

Monday, 16 May 2022 10:33

Dispatch/Detention Officer

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Rio Grande County is seeking Dispatch/Detention Officers. High School Diploma or GED, or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be 21 years of age, pass background investigation and 5-panel drug test, including testing for marijuana. Inmate interaction required. $15.77-$16.30 per hour depending on associated experience and education. Pick up and submit applications to Human Resources 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO 81132. Applications also available online at Full County Benefits.

Monday, 16 May 2022 22:27

Road Deputy

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Rio Grande County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a Road Deputy. Must be: 21 years of age, pass background check, have good driving record, Colorado POST certification, High School diploma or GED. Pick up/submit applications: Human Resource Office: 925 6th St., Room 200, Del Norte, CO or on-line at $19.22-19.89/hr. DOE.  Deadline Untill filled. 

Friday, 29 October 2021 13:42

Public Health Nurse

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE.   Rio Grande County Public Health is hiring a 40 hours/week $26.21 - $28.15/hour DOE.  Colorado RN license required.  Pre-employment drug testing, including marijuana screening, and a background check are required.  Full benefit package including retirement and life insurance.  Application and job description available online at or pick up and submit to Human Resources, 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO  81132.

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