Kit Carson County is An Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Drug testing is required for all applicants.

Kit Carson County welcomes and accepts applications for all positions within the County and retains them in an active file for at least six months. In the event of an opening, all pending applications are reviewed and suitable candidates maybe contacted for an interview.

You can pick up applications at the Kit Carson County Board of County Commissioners Office in the Kit Carson County Courthouse at 1650 Donelan Avenue, Suite 101, Burlington, CO 80807. For additional information call (719) 346-8133 ext. 1.

If you are unable to come in to pick up an application you can download a copy of the application form here and return it by mail to Kit Carson County, P.O. Box 160, Burlington, CO 80807 or fax it to us at (719) 346-7242. If you are applying for a specific opening, please indicate at the top of the form before returning it.

Kit Carson County Employment Application (this document may be saved to your PC and then Emailed to KCCAdmin@kitcarsoncounty.org)

* For Positions with the KCC Sheriffs office this application must be used KCC SHERIFF APP.  This is for all, Deputy, Administration, and Detention positions within the Kit Carson Sheriff's Department

Benefits: There is a waiting period for all new hires for health insurance benefits. Any new employee will receive health insurance benefits beginning on the 1st day of the month, not more than 90 days following date of hire.

  • Fully Paid Dental Insurance for employee and their family
  • Fully Paid Vision Insurance for employee and their family
  • Fully Paid Life Insurance for employee
  • 3% Retirement Match
  • Sick Leave after one month
  • Annual Leave after one month

All positions are considered full-time positions, unless specifically stated otherwise. Part-time, temporary or seasonal postings do not receive benefits. Kit Carson County retains the right to post, close and withdraw openings as needed. Unless noted differently, all positions will remain open until filled.

Current Openings:


Human Services Adult & Family Services Case Worker I/II
The Kit Carson County Department of Human Services currently has a vacancy for an Adult & Family Services Case Worker I/II. If you are a community-oriented individual with a passion to serve others we want to hear from you!
As a Case Worker I/II you will serve individuals and families in a collaborative manner in order to address social and economic needs. You will also work with a broad range of community support organizations, educational institutions, and local law enforcement to improve quality of life standards for the community as a whole. This work requires strong communication, a high degree of organization, a commitment to working with others and “outside the box” thinking at times. Interested parties should contact the Kit Carson County Department of Human Services to receive application materials.
Salary Range $15.86-$23.08 DOQ.  Benefits include Health, Vision, Dental, Life insurance, and 3% match for retirement. 
At least 21 year of age or older
* Valid Colorado Driver’s License with acceptable driving history
* Ability to pass criminal history, employment and education verification background checks.
* An Undergraduate Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, or related field from an accredited University is preferred; however, educational waivers are available.  If you are currently finishing a Bachelor's degree in one of the social sciences, please submit your application!
* One year of relevant work experience is highly desired.
 Caseworker II classification must meet minimum education requirements plus two years of social services case work experience: OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
* Bi-lingual skills will be considered.

Kit Carson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office: DETENTION OFFICER

The Kit Carson County Sheriff’s Office currently has a full time Detentions Deputy opening.  Applicants must be 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen or possess appropriate work visa.  High School diploma or equivalent.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Must be able to work all shifts, which include days, nights, and weekends.  We are always accepting applications for every department (Patrol Deputy, Dispatch, and Detention Deputy).  All applications will be kept for 6 months and if an opening becomes available those applications will be considered first.  Please go to www.kccsheriff.com  and down load a job application or stop by 251 16th Street, Suite 103 Burlington Colorado 80807 and pick up a job application in person.  The Hourly range is $18.27 - $22.59


Kit Carson County Ambulance Service provides services as needed to eastern Kit Carson County and transports to the Denver Metro area. These positions are on call positions and considered part time. Call hours are flexible and paid per event plus paid on-call time and annual bonus available. Other compensation includes uniforms, continuing education training, and opportunity to provide an essential and valuable service to the local community. Applications may be printed at link above or picked up at the Kit Carson County Ambulance Shed at 1576 Lowell, Burlington, CO 80807 or at the Board of County Commissioners Office in the Kit Carson County Courthouse in Burlington, CO.

Please direct questions to Heather Morris at (719) 346-7878. KCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment with Kit Carson County is subject to drug and alcohol testing.