Employment

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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:

 

KIT CARSON COUNTY DISPATCH 

KIT CARSON COUNTY DISPATCH Kit Carson County Dispatch currently has full time Dispatch Deputy openings. 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.

Salary $16.11 - $19.24 per hour. With a 2,500.00$ signing bonus!  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.

Please use this application.

OPENING AT COUNTY CLERK & RECORDERS OFFICE
Kit Carson County Clerk’s office is accepting applications for a Financial/Motor Vehicle position.  Computer experience is needed.  Applicants must have a valid driving record. All employees for the County Clerk’s office will have background checks so they can assist with elections.  

Salary & Benefit Information: $15.38 per hour - $17.31 per hour based upon qualifications.
Applications and job description may be picked up at the County Administration or Clerk and Recorder’s Office at the Courthouse or you can download these off the Kit Carson County web page.  
Applications must be returned with an attached resume and cover sheet to the Clerk’s office mail to: PO Box 249, Burlington, CO 80807 or delivered to 1650 Donelan Ave., Suite 203, Burlington, CO.  The position is open until filled.
Kit Carson County is an EOE. All employment with Kit Carson County is subject to drug and alcohol testing.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION 

 

HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR

The Kit Carson County Board of County Commissioner are accepting applications for the position of Human Services Director. This is a full-time position which is responsible for directing the Kit Carson County Human Services department through effective planning, staff management, and resource allocation; manages priorities, identifies critical issues, resolves conflicts, and assures the effective coordination of programs and strategies to protect and improve the health, wellness, and safety of the residents. This position has primary responsibility for ensuring overall compliance with established State, Federal, and County operating guidelines and regulations. Duties may vary according to job assignment. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with a major in one of the human behavioral sciences fields from an accredited institution, three years of full-time work experience in the human services agency or similar field, Casework experience is preferred, and managerial experience is also preferred. 

Salary $21.64-29.81 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. Applications will be accepted until April 29th, 2022. KCC is an EOE.
 

Human Services 
Children, Youth & Family Services Supervisor

The Kit Carson County Department of Human Services currently has a vacancy for an Children, Youth & Family Services Supervisor. If you are a community-oriented individual with a passion to serve others we want to hear from you!
As a Children, Youth & Family Services Supervisor, you will lead and direct social casework staff and client services for our family services and adult protection programs. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary leadership team which will monitor and improve organizational performance and client services. 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 clients. As the supervisor you will also provide mentoring support and guidance to our developing casework staff. 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.
Benefit Information – Available on County Website
Salary - $19.23-28.55 per hour
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 and drug screen
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, or related field from an accredited University is required; Master’s degree will be given consideration
  • Minimum of 5 years of social casework experience with CDHS Caseworker/Supervisor certifications given consideration
  • Bi-lingual skills given consideration 

Human Services Case Aide 
The Kit Carson County Department of Human Services currently has a vacancy for a Human Services Case Aide. If you are a community oriented individual with a passion to serve others we want to hear from you!
As a Case Aide you will provide administrative and case management support to clients and the department’s certified case management staff. You will also work with a broad range of community support organizations that assist our agency in delivering services to clients. This work requires a strong ability to communicate, a high degree of organization skill, 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 and full job description.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma is required
  • Associates degree in behavioral sciences or human services and/or 2 year of relevant work experience will be given consideration
  • Bi-lingual skills will be given consideration
  • Must have and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with acceptable driving history
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Salary: $14.43-$17.31/hour DPQ


Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office:

The Kit Carson County Sheriff’s Office currently has a full time Detentions 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’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 $15.39 - $21.16

Human Services Accounting Manager
Under general supervision of the Department of Human Services Director or designee, provides leadership, direction, and overall administrative oversight of the fiscal accounting and records maintenance of the Kit Carson County Human Services department’s fiscal operations; promotes the vision, mission, practices, and promises for the department and ensures compliance with state and federal statutes. Duties may vary according to job assignment.
KCC requires passing a background check and drug/alcohol testing.
Salary $14.90 - $21.15 per hour. Benefits include Health, Vision, Dental, Life insurance, and a 3% match for retirement. 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 position is filled. KCC is an EOE.

KIT CARSON COUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE FULL TIME POSITION

Kit Carson County Ambulance Service has a full-time position open for an EMT-B or higher, based out of the Burlington and Stratton Stations. This will be based on a rotating schedule. Individual will also be required to take patient transfers as needed with other members of the team.  40 hour work week plus on-call shifts required, which will include some nights, weekends, and holidays. Compensation is $12.38-$16.83 per hour depending on qualifications and includes insurance, vacation/sick leave, uniforms, & continued education.

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.

Applications may be printed at link above or picked up at the Board of County Commissioners Office in the Kit Carson County Courthouse in Burlington, CO.


 

KIT CARSON COUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE ON CALL EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT STAFF:

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.