Kit Carson County courthouse

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. 304.

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)

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:

Full time Registered Nurse:

Kit Carson County Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking a full-time registered nurse.  The position is for nurse home visitor and general public health nursing.    Travel is required within Kit Carson County.  Applicants must have a current Colorado driver’s license, must pass a background check and drug/alcohol testing.  Competitive salary and benefits.  BSN preferred, but experience will be considered.  Interested individuals may e-mail their letter of interest and resume to hhsdj@kitcarsoncounty.org or mail to P.O. Box 70, Burlington, CO 80807. 719-346-7158, ext.116 Job open until filled.  KCC is an EOE.

Adult & Family Services Lead Caseworker/Assistant Unit Supervisor

The Kit Carson County Department of Human Services currently has a vacancy for an Adult & Family Services Lead Caseworker/Assistant Unit Supervisor. If you are a community oriented individual with a passion to serve others and a proven track record of successful leadership in the social services field, we want to hear from you! As a Lead Caseworker/Assistant Unit Supervisor, you will be responsible for managing a direct service case load with a primary assignment to either Child Welfare or Adult Protection. As a secondary assignment you will provide supervision support of casework staff when the Unit Manager is absent or needs additional support in supervising subordinate staff. This position reports directly to the Deputy Director of Human Services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 21 Years of Age
  • Undergraduate Degree in Social work, Sociology, Psychology or closely related field.
  • 3-5 years of casework experience providing initial and ongoing family and/or adult services support in a Department of Social Services or similar type organization.
  • Must possess valid Driver’s License and be able to pass a comprehensive background verification.
  • Able to attend and pass Caseworker Supervisor Academy within 6 months.

Additionally Considered Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Sociology
  • Licensure as a social worker/clinical social worker highly desired
  • 1-3 Years of case management experience providing on-going casework services to clients in a social service organization highly desired.
  • Colorado Department of Human Services Social Caseworker Certification in Child Welfare/Adult Protection is highly desirable but not required.
  • Colorado Department of Human Services Supervisor Certification in Adult Protection and Child Welfare is highly desirable but not required

Benefits can be found on the county website. https://kitcarsoncounty.colorado.gov/



The Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office currently has a full time Dispatch Deputy opening. Applicants must be 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen or possess appropriate work visa. High School diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid driver license. Must be able to work all shifts, which includes days, nights and weekends. Must pass a back ground check and drug/alcohol testing.

The Kit Carson County Sheriff’s Office does NOT have any other current openings, however we are always accepting applications for every department (Patrol Deputy, Dispatch and Detentions 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 click on employment to download a job application or stop by 251 16th Street, Suite 103 Burlington, Colorado 80807 and pick up a job application in person.


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 Nichole Richards at (719) 346-7878. KCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment with Kit Carson County is subject to drug and alcohol testing.