Job Opportunities



Marshal's Office Opening

The Town of Hotchkiss is accepting applications for Deputy Marshal.  The Deputy Marshal maintains the peace, security, and safety of the Town.  The Deputy Marshal protects life and property and manages conflict through the enforcement of applicable laws and municipal ordinances; and works with the community to resolve conflicts, problems, and mutual concerns.  The Town of Hotchkiss values community policing as well as law enforcement activities.  An understanding of small community policing will be helpful.

Competitive salary range DOQ with excellent benefits.  The Town of Hotchkiss provides a comprehensive benefits package, including 80% employer-paid health insurance for the employee and dependents, paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, sick leave and 3% employer-paid retirement. 

Eligible candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, High School diploma, current Colorado POST certification, First Aid and CPR certification.

For questions regarding the position, please call Marshal Scott Green at 970-872-5456.  Click here to download the application.  Interested persons may submit a completed town application (a resume may be attached to the town application) via USPS at Town of Hotchkiss, ATTN: Deputy Marshal Position, PO Box 369, Hotchkiss, CO 81419, email to or in person at Town Hall at 276 W. Main St, Hotchkiss, CO. 

The Town of Hotchkiss is an EOE/ADA employer.  Position is open until filled. 

Public Works Opening

The Town of Hotchkiss is now accepting applications for a full-time position with the Public Works Department.  

Requirements include the following:

  • Minimum of a D water and D wastewater operator’s license or ability to acquire one within one year.  
  • Minimum of a class 1 water distribution and class 1 wastewater collection license or ability to acquire within one year.  
  • Minimum of a class B CDL driver’s license or ability to acquire within one year.  
  • Ability to perform physical labor.  
  • Successful applicant must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and background check.  
  • Experience with equipment operation, computer, mapping, map and blue print reading, electrical, plumbing, pipe laying, construction and mechanical skills are all great assets to the Public Works Department.  

Weekend Plant Duty is a requirement of all Public Works positions.  Employees must perform this rotating weekend assignment.  Public Works is considered part of the emergency response team for the Town of Hotchkiss.  Employees must be able to accept on call status and respond within 20 minutes.  Compensation is based on experience and includes benefit package.

Applications are due by 3:00 p.m. on July 9, 2021.  Town of Hotchkiss employment applications are available below or can be picked up at the Town of Hotchkiss Town Hall, 276 West Main St. Hotchkiss, CO.  Please send completed applications to Town of Hotchkiss, P.O. Box 369, Hotchkiss CO 81419 or drop them off at the Town Hall, 276 W Main Street, Hotchkiss, CO 81419


Print off the application:

Using the link below, print and complete the application filling in all required fields.  Please attach your resume if applicable and return it to the Town Clerk's office at the Town of Hotchkiss. 

To print out an application click on the link below.

Job Application