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Employment Opportunities with
Custer County Government

Grounds/Maintenance & Scale Operator
The Custer County Board of County Commissioners are seeking applicants for a part time (up to 15 hours per week) with no county benefits Grounds/Maintenance & Scale Operator. This position is responsible for the general maintenance and minor repairs of the Courthouse and adjacent County properties, lawn and grounds care, snow removal from all sidewalks, and the planning for and scheduling of major repairs to the Courthouse, and any other duties as assigned or determined by the BOCC. This position also operates the County Scales on an on-call basis, to include weekends, evenings, and holidays. A pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol screening and background check (at county's expense) are required. Custer County is an equal opportunity employer. Applications may be picked up at the HR/Finance Office at 205 South 6th Street between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Detention Deputy
A Detention Deputy with the Custer County Sheriff's Office has many duties. A deputy for this office is responsible for the adhering to Statutory Requirements, supervises activities of offenders of an assigned unit, coordinates the handling of high risk, complex, or sensitive incidents or cases. Performs the full range of duties of detention deputies, such as offender management, booking, drug screening, intervening in disputes, cleaning and organizing detention areas, safety security of jail operations, writing reports, preparing legal paperwork and victim notification. Performs general jail operations such as cooking, cleaning and organization of jail, collection of fees, computer entry in record management system supervision of offenders in court, and transporting offenders to court and to medical appointments.

A detention deputy for this agency will be expected to arrive to work on time, work shift work, work holidays, work assigned shifts, occasionally work overtime and maintain a pleasant atmosphere for the citizens and staff they are in contact with. This office is an emergency service agency and lunch breaks are a paid working lunch and at times you may be expected to work through your lunch break. A detention deputy is required to stay alert to their surroundings and ready to respond to situations within a jail setting.

Full Custer County Benefits are included in this job opening. These benefits include medical insurance, sick time accrual, vacation accrual and retirement.

Starting Salary: $12.00(Min) to $17.00 (Max)
Applications always accepted.
Click here for an application form. Applications may be emailed to
Applications are also available at 702 Rosita Ave, Westcliffe, CO 81252.

Custer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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