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 Ideal Candidate: - Thorough knowledge of Social Work principles and casework techniques, which includes complete understanding of development and implementation of customer needs assessments, setting and meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction. - Thorough understanding of County and State regulations, as well as Social Services policies and procedures as they relate to providing exceptional service in the area of social casework and screening in child welfare. - Experience in effectively handling major changes in work responsibilities and adjusting effectively to working within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. Candidate must be open to change and adapt quickly to changes and new approaches within the work environment. - Demonstrated expertise as a self-starter with strong leadership skills and a demonstrated willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions or direction. - Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups. - Outstanding analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to think logically and arrive at sound conclusions. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. - Remarkable organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and accomplish multiple projects simultaneously; readily readjusts priorities to respond aptly to pressing and changing demands. - Excellent ability to provide timely guidance and feedback to lead and develop staff with knowledge/skills needed for accomplishing work.  This position will be based in Fort Collins at Larimer County Department of Human Services.   This position is full time, year round, and must be willing to work flexible hours, evening, weend days or holidays.     This position is eligible for benefits.   Qualifications: - Three years of experience at or above senior level social casework in appropriate area. - Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Human Services, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or a related Human Behavioral Sciences field. - Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License. - An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.  To review the full job description of Social Caseworker Manager Position, please click here. All new employees and rehires will be required submit fingerprints for a FBI criminal background check (C.R.S. 26-6-104)   Applicants must have access to the following items for reimbursed business use: a licensed, insured vehicle which seats three (3) passengers with seat belts and a mobile telephone.   All application components must be submitted by 10:00 PM MT on the closing date listed
Job ID
2020-3878
Position Type
Full-Time
Hiring Pay/Range
$29.15 - $34.99
Closing Date
04/05/2020
Department
Human Services
The Senior Landfill Equipment Operator places, fills, compacts, and covers trash and solid waste at landfill.     Essential job duties include but are not limited to: - Operating heavy equipment used at a landfill in a safe, efficient, and responsible manner; operating equipment such as compactor, track loader, dozer, road grader, scraper, water truck, and tandem dump truck. - Excavating fill dirt and stockpile various commodities. - Blading and grading access roads, pushes snow, and levels fill dirt over trash platform. - Inspecting equipment for broken, missing, or worn parts; performing routine maintenance on equipment. - Pioneering and reclaiming cut areas; removing and hauling dirt from high hills and banks. - Building and maintaining roadways at the landfill and fill low spots. - Setting up and operating grade checking equipment, laser, and instrument. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: - Operation and maintenance of a variety of heavy power driven equipment. - Safe work practices and procedures. - Solid waste management practices. - County policies and procedures pertaining to landfill facilities. - Operate the full range of landfill equipment in a highly skilled manner. - Follow written and verbal instructions. - Perform routine maintenance on equipment. - Work weekends. - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community. To see the complete job description and list of Physical Requirements for this position, click here.    Qualifications: - Three years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities. - High school diploma or GED required supplemented by training in equipment operation and maintenance. - Possession of a valid CDL. - An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.  As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked.  A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.   This position will close at 11:59 PM on the closing date listed.    
Job ID
2020-3886
Position Type
Full-Time
Hiring Pay/Range
$24.50 - $27.00
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Department
Solid Waste
If you are a self-motivated, positive team player who thrives in a fast-paced professional environment – we want to hear from you! The successful candidate will be dedicated, assertive, and possess exceptional interpersonal and problem solving skills.   Many of our positions are challenging. We interact with citizens during difficult circumstances. As a result, we have a demanding workplace that promotes teamwork, flexibility, and initiative while at the same time encouraging a healthy life/work balance.  If such a profession motivates you, please consider the exciting career opportunities listed on our website.   To see the complete job description for this Vehicle Licensing Technician I position, Click Here.   To see the complete job description for this Vehicle Licensing Technician II position, Click Here.   An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.   This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.
Job ID
2020-3800
Position Type
Full-Time
Hiring Pay/Range
$16.38 - $21.20
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Department
Clerk & Recorder
The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking talented men and women to join our team of temporary, part-time, on-call Wildland Firefighters. Temporary, part-time, on-call Wildland Firefighters would work with the Larimer County Yellow Jackets Fire Crew.  Come join a team that has maintained a very high standard and is known throughout the United States for its training and dedication to safety on the fireline.  Click here to read more on the Larimer County Wildland Fire program.    Specifically, Wildland Firefighters: - Use, operate, and maintain basic wildland fire equipment and vehicles including a variety of hand tools for fire-line construction, portable pumps, chain saws, firing equipment, and portable radios. - Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn at all times and safety procedures are followed during all operations. - Maintain inventory and required equipment on assigned apparatus. - Take direction from assigned fire-line supervisors and communicate fire status, safety, and equipment information as necessary or assigned. - Participate in ongoing monthly training classes. Click here to view the complete job description for Wildland Firefighters.    Sheriff Justin Smith encourages forward thinking, servant leadership, and a sense of family among all Sheriff's Office members. Headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Sheriff's Office is an agency of over 400 family oriented employees, dealing with a range of responsibilities including support services, patrol, jail, wildland fire, search and rescue, and investigation duties.  If you are seeking a career, have a desire to serve your community, and want to work alongside others with the same mindset, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office is a great place to call home.    Larimer County is located in the heart of North Central Colorado, extending west to the Continental Divide, north to the Wyoming border, and is home to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Over 300 days of sunshine each year provide Larimer County residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a wide spectrum of recreational opportunities such as hiking, fishing, and camping.   An hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and offers a diverse culture of education, breweries, historic charm, a thriving economy, and is a bike friendly community. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found in the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.    The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes: - #10 in "Healthiest Places to Live" - Niche.com 2017 - #17 in Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers, 2018 - #14 in Top 100 Best Places to Live” - Livability.com, 2018 - Bicycle friendly -- Earned Platinum Award from League of American Bicyclists, 2017 Qualifications: - To be eligible, all applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications at the time of application: - Must have successfully completed at a minimum:  - NWCG or FEMA Introduction  to ICS (I-100) - NWCG Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service (L-180) - NWCG Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (S-190) - NWCG Firefighter Training (S-130) - National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) (IS-700.b) - OR be currently enrolled in a training program. - Proof of enrollment must be included in the application. - Must be able to maintailn first aid and community cpr certifications - Must sccessfully complete the NWCG Work Capacity test - Must live within 50 miles of 1303 N. Shields, Ft. Collins, CO 80524. - Must be at least 18 years of age. - Must hold a valid, current drivers license. Other Information to Note:  - The Sheriff's Office prohibits possession of marijuana by employees under any circumstances and expects employees to comply with federal law. - All application components must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed. Application Process: - Application and submittal of required certifications - Prescreening - NCIC/CCIC Check - Conditional offer upon sucessful completion of previous steps - Complete Health Screening Questionnaire (HSQ) - Waiver of Liability for Work Capacity Test - Review of HSQ  (if there are areas of concern, a medical exam may be required prior to the next step) - Work Capacity test Please note - candidates applying for this position must upload the following certificates: S130/190, L-180, I-100, and IS-700.b.  Failure to upload these documents will result in a delay in processing your application.  New applicants can upload these documents when creating their profile in the area entitled "Cover Letters."  Returning applicants can log into their candidate accounts, click "Update Profile" on their dashboard, scroll down to the "Cover Letter" section and upload the documents before clicking "Update Profile."  If you are unable to upload these documents, you must email Deb Marsden at marsdedw@co.larimer.co.us for assistance.
Job ID
2020-3669
Position Type
Part-Time
Hiring Pay/Range
$16.50
Closing Date
4/26/2020
Department
Sheriff