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Current Rio Grande County Employment Opportunities.

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


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Tuesday, 19 April 2022 08:43

Part-Time Courthouse Security Officer

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Rio Grande County is seeking a part-time (24 hours per week) Court Security Officer. High School Diploma or GED, two years experience in security or law enforcement field preferred or related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicant must be 21 years of age, pass a criminal back ground check and pre-employment drug screening/physical exam, including testing for marijuana. Starting at $17.86 - $18.57 per hour.  Applications and detailed job description are available online at or pick up and submit to Human Resources, 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO 81132. 

Tuesday, 08 February 2022 10:38

Weekend Court Administrative Assistant

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Rio Grande County’s Sheriff’s Office is hiring a Weekend Court Administrative Assistant.  This position 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 $16.73 -  $17.39 per hour DOE.  This 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

Thursday, 16 March 2023 12:15

Administration Office Assistant

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The Rio Grande County Administration is seeking a full-time Office Assistant, starting at $16.08 - $16.73 per hour DOE.  Benefits include healthcare, retirement, paid holidays. The Office Assistant provides front office operations and assists the Executive Administrative Assistant with administrative support to the County Commissioners, the County Administrator, and the Chief Financial Officer.  Assists with general data entry including Accounts Payable.  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.  Pre-employment drug testing, including marijuana screening, and a background check required.  Application and job description available at  or pick up and submit to Human Resources, 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO 81132.  Application deadline:  Until 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 PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE.  40 hours/week, call for details.  NURSING SIGN-ON BONUS OF $3,500 OFFERING.  Registered Nurse license required.  Pre-employment drug testing.  Application and job description available online at or pick up and submit to Human Resources:  925 6th St., Rm. 200, Del Norte, CO  81132.  Application deadline:  Until filled.


Proposed Land Use Development Code Book Amendments

Thursday, 28 April 2022 09:50

Equipment Operators I and II

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Rio Grande County, Road and Bridge is accepting applications for full time Equipment Operators I and II. Class B CDL at the minimum, Class A preferred. Certification assistance is available.  Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, including marijuana. These positions offer a full benefit package including life insurance and retirement.  Applications are available online at or at the Road and Bridge Department at 168 N Washington Street, Monte Vista, CO 81144 between the hours of 6 am and 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday.  Applications must be submitted, in person, to the same address.

CSOC Membership Renewal Message for Sheriffs’ Offices

When you become an Honorary or Business member of County Sheriffs of Colorado you allow the organization to continually progress and improve the many services provided to your local sheriff agency.  Together, we understand that there is no greater factor for safeguarding our communities than the rule of law.  Law enforcement is an honorable profession and sheriff deputies perform their duties like unsung heroes in the pursuit of public safety.  Visit the website to learn more about CSOC and how you can be involved today!

The Rio Grande County Museum is seeking a part-time Customer Service/Visitor Center Attendant.  This position welcomes visitors, answers telephone calls, provides guided tours of the museum, answers questions about County history or objects in the museum, and provides exceptional customer service as an ambassador for Rio Grande County and the Rio Grande County Museum.  $13.93 - $14.49 per hour DOE.  Submit applications to the Rio Grande County Human Resources Office at 925 6th Street Del Norte, CO 81132, Room 200 or submit by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Submission deadline: Until filled.

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 13:19

Part-time Building Inspector

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Rio Grande County is seeking a part time Building Inspector to work on an “as needed” basis.  Applicants must have a strong background in general building construction techniques and principals.  Applicants must be familiar with the International Building and International Residential Codes and be ICC certified or willing to get the ICC certifications for Commercial Building Inspector and Residential Building Inspector.  Applicants who are also familiar with on-site wastewater treatment systems are preferred.  Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or GED.  To apply: complete attached application and turn it into Human Resources at 925 6th Street, Room 200, Del Norte, CO  81132.  

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