The current public health order for Alamosa County is Governor Polis' Safer-at-Home order. There is no local public health order.

Alamosa County offices are open to the public as of May 7, 2020. The county is open to the public with regular hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All county employees are required to wear masks and we ask that the public do so as well. Strict social distancing is required and signs and floor markings are displayed throughout our buildings to help maintain a minimum six foot separation. We thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.

Welcome to Alamosa County!

Our thriving community is home to over 15,000 residents. Alamosa is the commercial hub of the San Luis Valley and the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

Equipped with prime agricultural land, innovative businesses in energy, industry, cultural heritage, and transportation, Alamosa County residents and visitors also enjoy access to some of Colorado's best wilderness and outdoor recreation. Our climate is perfect for the agricultural production of barley, potatoes, alfalfa, and with 350+ days of sunshine a year, we are one of the most productive locations for solar power plants in the U.S.


August 3, 2020
Translator contributes input to regional and local COVID-19 communication plans. Actively performs document translation and formatting as directed by the Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Manager and provides verbal interpretation in Spanish and Q’an’joval as required. Prepares verbal and written public education materials related to COVID-19.
August 3, 2020
Performs data entry for the Regional Emergency Preparedness and Response Team using a variety of computer programs including Excel and the State CEDRS system. Performs data analysis for the organization to assist the Regional Epidemiologist and Management Team as needed for COVID-19 response planning and activities.
August 3, 2020
The Regional COVID-19 Response Coordinator is part of a six-person team serving the six counties of the San Luis Valley region. Coordinates planning and response activities in collaboration with public health leadership in the region. This is a temporary contract, with an initial term through December 31, 2020 with possibility of extension as funds are available and need exists.

Employment Opportunities

August 12, 2020
Job Description: Conducts primarily lengthy complex criminal investigations, i.e. homicide, arson, serious assaults, child abuse, and other felonies. Investigations include; interviews of suspects, witnesses, and victims. Searches for evidence of criminal acts. Writes comprehensive and detailed reports of findings and actions.
July 23, 2020
Job Description:  It is the duty of the VAG Assistant to assist the Veterans Service Officer to assist residents of Alamosa County who have served honorably in the armed services of the United States of America or qualifying dependent, by filing claims for insurance, pensions, disability, hospitalization, vocational training, or any other benefits that the veteran might be enti
July 20, 2020
Job Description: The Duties include but are not limited to: Performs institutional cooking work involving the preparation of a large volume and variety of food. Will prepare meat, vegetables, and other foods.  Must be familiar with preventive and protective cooking skills.

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