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  • Montezuma County is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Montezuma County: Planning and Zoning Commission

The Montezuma County Planning and Zoning Commission has one (1) Alternate position available for appointment beginning March 1, 2019. The position will be a three or four year term. Duties include a minimum of one (1) monthly meeting and occasional work sessions wherein proposed land uses and issues will be evaluated for recommendations to be made to the Board of County Commissioners to consider in the formulation of their decisions.

Interested persons must reside in Montezuma County. A Board Vacancy Application may be obtained here or from the Planning Office, 109 W. Main, Room 270, Administrative Offices, Cortez, CO. The Application, along with a letter of interest outlining experience, interests, etc. is due no later than 4:00 pm on February 8th, 2019 in the Planning Office. For further information, please contact the Planning Dept at (970) 565-2801.

Montezuma County: Landfill Manager

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

Applicants must submit a job application, cover letter, and a resume. Resumes must not exceed three pages in length. The job application is available online at www.montezumacounty.org. Submit cover letter, job application, and resume to the following address no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019:

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

Montezuma County: Deputy Clerk

The Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is accepting applications for a full time deputy clerk. The Deputy Clerk is responsible for taking care of all Motor Vehicle customer titles and registration transactions, all Elections and Voter Registrations and to complete all recording and vital statistics transactions according to the State laws and regulations.
Applicant must have knowledge in operating a ten key adding machine, proficient computer skills, be customer service oriented with a friendly, positive attitude and be a team player. Applications will be taken until January 18, 2019, no later than 4:30 p.m. You may download the application from the County web site or pick one up from the Clerk’s Office at 140 W. Main St., Suite 1, Cortez, Co. 81321.
Email or faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted.
Montezuma County is an equal opportunity employer.

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: Planning Director

Montezuma County will accept applications for the Montezuma County Planning Director. Applications may be picked up and dropped off at Montezuma County Administration, 109 West Main, Room 260, Cortez, Colorado, during regular business hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Applicants must pass a thorough background check. Salary range is $45,000 to $50,000 or DOQ/DOE. A complete job description is available here. Applications are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

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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