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Montezuma County: Noxious Weed Technician

Montezuma County Noxious Weed Department an equal employment employer, is hiring two full-time seasonal staff members for Russian olive and Salt cedar management.  Positions will begin May 1, 2019 and will end October 31, 2019.  Pay will be $15/hour plus benefits.  Applicants must have chain saw experience, a CO driver’s license, must be able to lift over 70 pounds, and must be able to work a labor intensive job 40 hours a week outdoors.  Please read the job description before applying.

job description

Applicants must submit a job application.   Submit job application to the following address no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019:

Montezuma County
109 West Main, Room 260
Cortez, CO  81321

Montezuma County: Landfill Foreman

Montezuma County an equal employment employer, is seeking to fill the position of Landfill Foreman. A complete job description and qualifications are available here.  Montezuma County is a drug-free workplace.  Salary is DOQ/DOE.

Job Description

Applicants must submit a job application, cover letter, and a resume.  Resumes must not exceed three pages in length.  Submit cover letter, job application, and resume to the following address it is open until filled:

Montezuma County
109 West Main, Room 260
Cortez, CO  81321

Montezuma County Department of Social Services: Child Support Enforcement Legal Technician

Montezuma County Department of Social Services has an opening for a full-time Child Support Enforcement Legal Technician.

DUTIES:  Make decision to establish and enforce child support orders. Prepare documents, attend court hearings and assist the county attorney. Work with other department personnel, state child support enforcement units, judges, attorneys, state offices, public and private agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.  Four years full-time responsible office work experience.

SALARY:  $2512.00/month + insurance and other benefits.

Application may be obtained from Montezuma County Department of Social Services, 109 West Main, Room 170, Cortez, Colorado between the hours of 8:30A.M. to 4:30P.M., or online from Employment Application.  Please return completed applications to Montezuma County Social Services, 109 W Main, Room 170, Cortez, CO  81321.  Deadline for applications is Friday, March 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.   Questions, 970-564-4138 EOE

Montezuma County: Public Health Department Case Manager

Montezuma County Public Health Department is seeking a Case Manager in the Single Entry Point’s Options for Long Term Care Program. Bachelor’s degree in the human behavioral sciences field required. This position requires good communication skills including interviewing and assessment skills, ability to develop service plans, knowledge of long term care community resources, excellent computer & organizational skills along with a desire to help others.

Applications and job description available at the Health Department located at 106 West North Street, Cortez, CO or online at www.montezumacounty.org. Please return application with resume and cover letter to the Health Department. Position will remain open until filled.

Montezuma County is an EOE

Montezuma County: Registered Dental Hygienist

Montezuma County Public Health Department is accepting applications for a Registered Dental Hygienist on a prn/relief basis. Applicants must possess a license to practice dental hygiene in the state of Colorado and a certificate of professional liability insurance. A thorough knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis is helpful along with experience in Public Health emphasizing prevention. Must enjoy working with children. Applicants must have the ability to work independently and previous hygiene experience preferred. Competitive pay, no benefits. Applications are available at Montezuma County Public Health Department, 106 West North St., Cortez, CO and at co.montezuma.co.us. Please submit cover letter, resume and application to Montezuma County Public Health Department. Position open until filled.

Montezuma County: Noxious Weed Department

Montezuma County Noxious Weed Department is looking for two new members to serve on the noxious weed advisory board. In accordance with the Colorado Noxious Weed Act, Title 35 Article 5.5, Montezuma County must have a local advisory board. Duties of the board include:
• Develop a recommended management plan for the integrated management of designated noxious weeds and recommended management criteria for noxious weeds within the area governed by the local government or governments appointing the local advisory board. The management plan shall be reviewed at regular intervals but not less often than once every three years by the local advisory board. The management plan and any amendments made thereto shall be transmitted to the local governing body for approval, modification, or rejection.
• Declare noxious weeds and any state noxious weeds designated by rule to be subject to integrated management.
• Recommend to the local governing body that identified landowners be required to submit an individual integrated management plan to manage noxious weeds on their property.
• The local governing body shall have the sole and final authority to approve, modify, or reject the management plan, management criteria, management practice, and any other decision or recommendation of the local advisory board.
• The state weed coordinator shall review any recommendations of a local advisory board appointed pursuant to article 5 of this title and note any inconsistencies between the recommendations of the state weed coordinator or the commissioner and any such local advisory board.
The Montezuma County Noxious Weed Board meets about 4 to 5 times a year. If you are interested in becoming a board member please send a letter of interest, and why you think you would be a good fit for our board, to Bonnie Loving at 103 North Chestnut, Cortez CO 81321, or to bloving@co.montezuma.co.us.

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