Job Opportunities

 

 

Marshal's Office Opening

The Town of Hotchkiss is accepting applications for Marshal (Chief of Police).  The Marshal manages and directs the daily operations of the department including planning, assigning and directing work and general supervision of the staff.  The Marshal maintains the peace, security and safety of the Town.  The 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 and the inherent ongoing training 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 or equivalent with Associate degree or higher preferred, current Colorado POST certification, First Aid and CPR certification and law enforcement supervisory experience.

The Town of Hotchkiss is found in the heart of the North Fork Valley, a hub where people travel to hunt, fish and take in the local atmosphere.  Fresh fruits from our local orchards, tasty wines from our local vineyards and fresh vegetables from our local farmers offer some of the most sought-after flavors not found anywhere else other than the North Fork Valley.  Our small town of 1,000 residents has become the home of the Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials, the Delta County Fair and some of the best Champion Fly Fishing on the nearby Gunnison River.  Hotchkiss is nestled in one of the most beautiful, breathtaking environments on the Western Slope.

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: Marshal Position, PO Box 369, Hotchkiss, CO 81419, email to clerk@townofhotchkiss.com 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 June 18, 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

EOE

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