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Planning & Building Director

Job Description: Oversees Land Use and Building Department and supervises staff.  Is responsible for managing land use administration for the unincorporated County.  Researches and processes applications for land use and assists community and business with land use planning and permits. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university. At least two (2) years of experience in the field of planning and land use or equivalent combination of education and experience. Background check and drug screening required. Full county benefits.

Noxious Weed Seasonal Technician 

Job Description: Assist Alamosa County Noxious Weed Coordinator in the implementation and administration of the Alamosa County Weed Management Plan.  Participate in and lead coordinated weed management efforts of Alamosa County. This is a paid seasonal position working Monday-Thursdays. Tentative term of employment is May 24 to end of August or when weed season is declared over by supervisor (Will work with school schedules if needed). Pay $13.00-$16.00/Hour DOE.

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. Full County benefits. 37.50 Hours Per week.

Case Manager for the incarcerated Population

Job Description: Alamosa County Sheriff's Office is seeking a Case Manager to work with the incarcerated population in the Alamosa County Detention Center. This is a 3 year grant position that will work directly with inmates who are experiencing substance use disorders and will help them navigate treatment, introduce harm reduction options, and provide resources as needed. Background check and drug screening required. 40 hour week. Annual salary $35,000. Two years relevant experience and able to speak Spanish preferred.

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. Drug test and background check required.

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 preferred.  Bi-lingual skills are highly desirable.   $13.32 per hour. 37.5 Hours/Week. Full benefits. Drug screening and Background Check required.

Public Health Director

Job Description: Alamosa County Public Health is seeking a full-time Public Health Director. The Public Health Director is required to direct and implement health programs, prepare and manage budgets, manage a planning process to identify, coordinate, and deliver necessary services, create and communicate various reports, evaluate programs for efficiency and effectiveness, coordinate the delivery of community health services, Home Health, and other public and private services.

Transport Coordinator/Corrections Officer

Job Description:  Transport Coordinator coordinates the transports of inmates in and out of jurisdiction, to court and to outside appointments, maintains records and prepares reports of inmates transported and returned to the detention facility. Works in the Detention Center as a Correctional Officer as needed. Correction/Detention Officer: Routine work in the safekeeping of prisoners in the custody of the Sheriff at the county detention facility.

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.

Case Aide for Child Welfare

Job Description: The Department of Human Services is seeking a Case Aide to work with Child Welfare. Responsibilities include: reports to an assigned caseworker regarding client progress, supervises court ordered visits for the children, maintains records/files, data entry and documentation, arranges supportive services for clients, transports clients and children to various appointments and teaches families basic living skills.   High school diploma or GED and 1 year of related experience or training. Bilingual-Spanish preferred.  Must have valid driver’s license.