Employment Opportunities

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Tuesday, 17 November 2020 09:08

Dispatch Detention

Rio Grande County is seeking a Dispatch/Detention Officer.  High School Diploma or GED, or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Interaction with inmates required. Must be 21 years of age, pass background investigation and 5 panel drug test, including testing for marijuana required. Inmate interaction required.   $14.57/per hour.  Pick up and submit applications to Human Resources 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO 81132. Applications also available online at www.riograndecounty.org.

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 12:57

Jail Cook

Rio Grande County Detention Facility is seeking a:

Full Time Cook


General Summary of Duties:

Performs institutional cooking work involving the preparation of a large volume and variety of foods and desserts for 30 plus inmates and staff.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (duties include, but not limited to):

*Compiles weekly menus, prepares and serves lunch and dinner.

*Keeps daily meal log and number of meals served assisting in determining the cost per meal to stay within budget requirements.

*Orders and receives all stock from different distributors on a weekly basis.

*Operates, monitors, cleans, and maintains kitchen with assistance from trustees.

*Follows standard recipes for preparation of food.  Needs to follow nutritional guidelines and obtain recipes for inmates with specific health problems (e.g. diabetic recipes).

*Performs related work as requested by supervisor.


High School Diploma or GED; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Background check and drug testing required. Must be at least 21 years of age. 


Minimum Salary:

$12.45 per hour


Application Deadline:

 Until filled



Please pick up and submit applications and resumes to:

Deborah Entz, Human Resources

925 6th St. Room 200

Del Norte, CO  81132

(719) 657-4217

Rio Grande County Department of Social Services is seeking an Employment Benefits Unit Case Manager. Position provides a full range of ongoing case management services to clients. Requirements are a High School Diploma or GED, in addition to one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet applications, and various data entry programs.  $15.36-15.96/hour DOE. Background check and pre-employment drug testing, including testing for marijuana is required. Applications are available online at www.riograndecounty.org or pick up and submit to Human Resources, 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO  81132.