Employment Opportunities

Employment Information 
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Available Positions

Human Resources Director:  Full Time, $73,085 - $103,378, + Benefits
Gunnison County is accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Director.  All qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by October 5, 2014 (first review, open until filled).  Applications, supplemental questions, resumes and cover letters will only be accepted electronically online at www.Prothman.com (then click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided).  Resumes, cover letters and supplemental questions can be uploaded once you have logged in. Visit www.Prothman.com or the full position profile for more information.

Prevention Education Specialist:  Part Time, $16,80/hour
The Juvenile Services Department is hiring a 20-hour/week Prevention Education Specialist for the Substance Abuse Prevention Project.  The position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in prevention work, education, or related field; at least two years of progressively responsible experience in prevention education and/or a community organizing/outreach position, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that the County deems appropriate.

The position includes: Coordinating and delivering education prevention; Working with the school district and faculty to ensure implementation of GCSAPP strategic plan; Promoting awareness of substance abuse and promoting community wellness; Utilizing evidence based strategies to impact community level wellness and change; Coordinating the collection and documentation of local needs assessment data; Developing reports based on data analysis to be used in community awareness and marketing of issues; Grant writing for additional funding opportunities and project sustainability; Presenting data, prevention methods and education to the community through public speaking and presentations.

Position requires someone who is detail oriented, has excellent public speaking skills, able to self-motivate in a fast-paced work environment, strong writing and marketing skills, strong data analysis and evaluation skills, has grant-writing and management skills, is comfortable teaching in the RE-1J schools, is able to travel between Gunnison and Crested Butte on a regular basis, and to Denver and nationally for annual conferences.  The position is supervised by the GCSAPP Program Manager and Juvenile Services Director.

Beginning wage is $16.80/hr, with possible 5% increase at six months successful completion of a one-year probationary period.  

Please mail or deliver application (see right column) with cover letter and resume to:

Janet Reinman, Director
Gunnison County Juvenile Services Department
225 N. Pine Street
Gunnison, CO 81230
Email to: jreinman@gunnisoncounty.org
Fax to: (970) 641-9079

Eligibility Technician:  Part Time
The Gunnison County Department of Health and Human Services seeks a qualified person to fill the 35-hour/week position of Eligibility Technician to provide generalist public assistance program eligibility and case maintenance in areas of food assistance, adult and child financial and medical assistance, energy programs and possibly fraud investigation services.  Functions include application initiation, interactive interviews and ongoing case management and program eligibility re-determinations. 

Education and experience include required High School education or equivalent, at least one year of work in the public sector preferably in human services area or any combination of education and experience that Gunnison County deems appropriate to perform the duties of this position.  Must have current computer skills, positive client engagement skills, ability to glean and apply knowledge of program areas and Rules and Regulations, Spanish language skill is preferred.  (Full Position Description)

Please mail or deliver application (see right column) with cover letter and resume to:

Karin Stewart, Senior Resources Coordinator
Gunnison County Department of Health & Human Services
225 N Pine St
Gunnison, CO 81230
Email to: kstewart@gunnisoncounty.org
Fax to: (970) 641-8346

Equal Employment Policy
Gunnison County is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age (40 and over), race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Americans with Disabilities Accommodation
After reviewing the appropriate job description, Gunnison County will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the County. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits. Employees needing such accommodation are instructed to contact their supervisor or Human Resources immediately.

Veteran's Preference

Preference will be given in accordance with Article XII, Section 15 of the Colorado Constitution. It will be a candidate’s responsibility, upon application, to present certification from the Department of Defense or the Veterans Administration proving veteran status to the hiring department.