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)

* 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:



Kit Carson County is hiring for a full time Grounds and Building Maintenance worker, job responsibilities include maintenance on Courthouse, Public Health/Social Services Annex, Fairgrounds, Jail, Ambulance, Extension Office and all other county buildings as needed. Basic carpenter, electrical, plumber, painter, and mechanic skills required.

Salary $15.87 - $17.31 per hour. Benefits include Health, Vision, Dental, Life insurance, and a 3% match for retirement. KCC requires passing a background check and drug/alcohol testing. Applications must be returned with a cover letter and resume. Applications may be printed online or picked up & returned to the Administration Office in the courthouse, 1650 Donelan St., Suite 101. A complete job description is available upon request. Job open until the position is filled. KCC is an EOE.



Kit Carson County Dept. of Public Health and Environment is hiring a Communities That Care Mobilizer. The Communities that Care mobilizer is responsible for recruiting and leading the development of a Communities That Care Coalition and its subsequent workgroups in Kit Carson County. CTC emphasizes a strengths-based approach to increase protective factors for children, youth and young adults by promoting principles of healthy youth development, improving youth outcomes, reducing problem behaviors and supporting communities an youth serving agencies through coordination of a community based process. The ultimate goal is to select and implement evidence-based public health strategies, including policy, communications and system change.

The position is full-time 36 hours a week and includes benefits. The Communities that Care Facilitator will work Monday through Friday. This position also includes some evening work. Hiring salary range: $34,000.00 to $41,250.00 a year.

Applicants must have a current Colorado driver’s license, must pass a background check and drug/alcohol testing. Job open until filled. KCC is an EOE. Applications can be picked up at the Public Health office or on the Kit Carson County Website. Email resume to Valerie.boyd@kitcarsoncounty.org


  • High School Diploma or GED. Preferred Associated or Bachelor Degree. Experience working with the public, community engagement and marketing.
  • Applicants must have a current Colorado driver’s license, must pass a background check and drug/alcohol testing. Job open until filled. KCC is an EOE.


Kit Carson County Dispatch currently has a full time Dispatch 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 license. Must be able to work all shifts, which includes days, nights and weekends. Must pass a back ground check and drug/alcohol testing.
Please use this application.


The Kit Carson County Assessor is looking for a full time office clerk. The pay range we’re offering is $13.46 - $14.42 per hour.
•    High School diploma or equivalent.
•    Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
•    Must pass background check and drug/alcohol test.
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Computer, math and critical thinking ability.   
•    Performs a variety of duties, including assisting customers, filing and transferring data to the records system.
Why Should You Apply?
•    Excellent benefit package
•    Reasonable hours
•    Opportunities for on-the-job training

Submit application with cover letter/resume to Kit Carson County Assessor, 1650 Donelan Ave., Suite 102, Burlington CO 80807.  Job posting and application available above. 


Kit Carson County Road and Bridge is currently accepting full time applications for District 1 in Burlington. Heavy equipment operating experience is a plus. KCC is an EEO. Applicant must have current Class A CDL and medical card, pass a background check and a drug and alcohol test. Full benefit package as posted on the county website. Wages $13.95/hr - $15.39/hr. DOQ. Summer hours are 7 am-5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday. Winter hours are 7 am to 3:30 pm Monday-Friday. To apply you may download a copy of the application HERE /or pick one up at the Commissioners' Office at the Kit Carson County Courthouse, 1650 Donelan Avenue, Suite 101, Burlington, CO.

The Kit Carson County Department of Human Services currently has a vacancy for an Economic Assistance Specialist I/II. If you are a community oriented individual with a passion to serve others we want to hear from you!
As an economic assistance specialist you will provide client facing support to determine eligibility for a broad range of economic and social support programs. You will work collaboratively with clients, case management staff and other community partners to facilitate an individualized plan that best meets the client’s economic needs. This work requires a strong ability to communicate, a high degree of organization and a commitment to working with other community stakeholders. Interested parties should contact the Kit Carson County Department of Human Services to receive application material and a full job description. 
Salary: $13.50-$15.50/hour DPQ
Benefit Information:

  • Family Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Vacation and Sick leave


  • High School Diploma is required
  • Associates degree in a human services or business management field and/or 2 year of relevant work experience will be considered
  • Bi-lingual skills will be considered
  • Must have and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with acceptable driving history
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Economic Assistance Specialist II must have at least one year of experience as a specialist I at the county level and demonstrated proficiency of eligibility determination and adult financial programs.

KCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment with Kit Carson County is subject to drug and alcohol testing.



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