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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