Applying for a Job
We accept applications by way of our online application process. You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the “Apply” link! If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience that you possess. A resume may be attached, but is not accepted in lieu of a fully completed employment application. Applications become the property of Pitkin County and cannot be returned.
Any individual who needs accommodation or assistance in making an application for employment or at any time during the application process should inform the Human Resources Department at (970) 920-5240.
The County is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. The County does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected by state or local law.
Pitkin County's application process allows us to only accept applications or resumes for positions we are currently advertising. Pitkin County Government does not sponsor work visas.
So far you've probably read and heard about the great reasons to live in the Roaring Fork Valley. But as with any place, the Roaring Fork Valley has its drawbacks, too. Probably the most important thing to understand is the relatively high cost of living. We encourage you to research living in Pitkin County and Roaring Fork Valley.
This information is provided not to discourage you from considering employment with Pitkin County however, it has been our experience that employees who understand the reality of life here are happier than those who arrive unprepared. Choosing to make any location your home involves some compromise. Most of us wouldn't trade our lives here for anything but that is a choice you must make for yourself.