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Veterans Assistant Grant Position-Part Time

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 entitled to receive. Must work in cooperation with the Division of Veterans Affairs to provide services for Alamosa County Veterans. Must be able to aid in research and write grants.

Food Service Technician Detention Center

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. Will follow applicable State and local health regulations, laws, and ordinances with regard to assigned duties.  High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred. Must pass background check and drug screening.  $14 per hour, full time, full benefits.  

Administrative Assistant

Job Description:  Duties include but are not limited to: Greets the public at the front desk, sets appointments, answer multi-line phone system, files, processes all mail, and data entry.  Strong computer skills a must.  High School Diploma or GED required.  2 years of experience in an office setting.  Bi-lingual skills are highly desirable.   $13.32 per hour.   Full time, Full benefits.   

Veterans Service Officer-Part Time

Job Description: It is the duty of the VSO 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 entitled to receive. Must work in cooperation with the Division of Veterans Affairs to provide services for Alamosa County Veterans. Must be able to research and write grants.  Must be a resident of the State of Colorado.

Environmental Health Specialist/Health Inspector

Job Description: Performs environmental health inspections and investigations as required by state and local laws, rules, and regulations. Provides environmental health consultation and upholds a strong sense of customer service in all working operations. Inform, educate, and train the public on Environmental Health issues and compliance. Expected to perform professional duties using advanced knowledge and training in the field of environmental health science and express the ability to use discretion and independent judgment.

Case Manager for Adult Services

Job Description: Responsibilities include: interviewing clients, intake of applications for public assistance in the categories of food assistance, Old Age Pension, Aid to the Needy Disabled and Medicaid.  Informs’ clients of eligibility requirements and benefits of programs and data entry.  Must be computer proficient and have good communication skills.  High school diploma or equivalent.  Two years relevant experience and able to speak Spanish is preferred.  $15.92 per hour.  Full time (37.5 hours a week) and full benefits.  

Child Welfare Social Worker

Job Description: Responsibilities include: Intake and/or ongoing social casework services to families, Drug Court, will perform assessments and evaluations, counseling, and crisis intervention.  
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or related field required.  One year related experience preferred.  Salary- $36,000 to $37,100 Full time, Full benefits.  This position qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness through the Department of Education for student loans.

Patrol Deputy

Job Description: Must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be Colorado Post Certified. Pre-employment background check and drug screen required upon offer of employment. 2 years relevant law enforcement experience preferred. Excellent pay DOE, full time, full benefits.

Detention Officer

Job Description: Routine work in the safekeeping of prisoners in the custody of the Sheriff at the county detention facility.  

Oversees inmates during transport and in their quarters, testifies in court and processes arrest/booking paperwork for detention and courts.  Must have the ability to legally carry a firearm.  Full time, full benefits.  Starting wage $14-$15 per hour DOE