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Classifieds for March 30, 2023

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We charge $10 for the first 35 words, plus 30 cents per word after that.    All classifieds ad copy and payments are due by noon Tuesday.  Call us at 719-738-1415.  Email your classified to classifieds. hwj@gmail.com. Right now, every classified ad in the World Journal is listed for free on our website www.worldjournalnewspaper.com!

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

WANTED: Seeking contributions for repair of the Mount Mestas Memorial Monument at the SPRHC in Walsenburg and volunteers to help with the Monument’s 63 names research. See http://www.MtMestasMemorialMonument.com  for details. 12-4XU

HELP WANTED

Administrative Assistant HCED Company is looking for a highly motivated and flexible, self-directed individual to join the foundational team for the Huerfano County Business Incubator and Makerspace project an exciting new initiative to inspire and promote HC residents’ creativity and assist in the launch and growth of new businesses.
Requirements:
● Exceptional organizational skills, basic accounting or technical reporting
● Technical Certifications, College degree, or equivalent experience
● Computer, internet, and social media experience
● Pay range: $19.50 to $21.50 based on experience. Resume and Cover letter to be submitted to: mtaggett@huerfano.org by April 15, 2023. The full Job Description and additional information are available at https:// www.huerfano.org/ 13-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Recreation Assistant for our Parks and Recreation Department.  This is a part time non-exempt position that averages between 20-30 hours a week with an hourly rate between $16.00 to $17.50 per hour. Go to shorturl.at/gwBEF to apply, or call 738-3000 ext 205. 13-2XU

HUERFANO COUNTY Department of Human Services is accepting applications for a full time Case Aide in the Child Protection Unit. A GED or high school diploma, two years of clerical experience, excellent customer services skills, the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and advanced computer knowledge are required. A complete job description and applications are available at 121 W 6 th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089 or by e-mailing dhsjobs@huerfano.us. Salary: $31,500 yearly plus full benefit package. Drug testing and criminal background checks are required. HCDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Applications must be received by April 14, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. 13-2XU

Join our team!  We’re hiring a full-time bank teller at our Huerfano County Branch in Walsenburg.  Starting salary without experience is $14.15 per hour and includes full benefits such as health insurance, paid vacations, federal holidays and a 401k plan.  As one of the top employers in Southern Colorado, our working environment provides the best in service to our customers, and a friendly co-working environment behind the scenes.  It’s not just a great job that you’ll find at The Huerfano County Branch of The First National Bank in Trinidad, it’s a life-long career.  Apply today!  Give us a call at (719) 738-3594, or come by and get an application at 135 West 6th Street in Walsenburg. Please be sure to mention your interest in working as a teller.  The Huerfano County Branch of The First National Bank in Trinidad is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 13-2XU

Full Time maintenAnce person.  Wanted for Pleasantview Apartments.  Experience and own tools required.  Apply in person at 304 Pinkerton Rd. La Veta.  Phone number is 719-985-0232 or email: mountainsiderhonda@gmail.com. 13-4XP

The City of Walsenburg is hiring a Part-Time Administrative Clerk I.  This position is intended to support administrative functions in building inspection/ code enforcement, the utility billing department, Assist city administrator, deputy city clerk and finance with duties as assigned. Rate of pay will be $15.50 per hour. Application can be picked up at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg, Co. or by e mail Human Resources at hr@walsenburg.org . application will be excepted until 4:00 pm April 10, 2023 13-2XU

Carl’s Jr in Walsenburg now hiring FT & PT w/ flexible scheduling and hrs. Apply now on bytherio.com or come in for a paper application. 12-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions: Business Manager – $62,438.00 negotiable D.O.E. Paraprofessionals Peakview and John Mall – 14,800.00/9 month negotiable D.O.E. Job Description available on District Website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ Also accepting application for substitute teachers, secretaries, custodians and cooks. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089 or are available on our website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ under employment. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 12-3XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

The Town of La Veta is accepting applications for a full time IT/Data Collection Position. This position is a full-time position with benefits. Salary will start at $39,000 DOE. Qualified candidates must have advanced computer experience, organizational skills, must work well with the public and have good telephone skills. The Town of La Veta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, Colorado or on the Towns website under Forms and Permits, www.townoflaveta-co.gov . Please contact Town Clerk, Heather Hillis for questions at 719-742-3631. Applications must be submitted to the Town Hall or by mail to Town of La Veta, PO Box 174, La Veta, Colorado, 81055 by 5:00 p.m. on April 7, 2022. 11-3XU

Vacancy for Elementary Teacher. The Aguilar School District Re-6 located in Aguilar Colorado is now accepting applications for elementary teachers for the 2023-2024 school year.  The applicant must have a current Colorado teaching license with the appropriate Elementary endorsement, must have a strong elementary background and must be a team player with strong communication skills.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday with some professional development days on Fridays.  When complete, please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent Mr. Justin Cowan  at jcowan@aguilarschools.com  including your proof of licensure, three letters of recommendations, letter of interest, resu\me and the completed application expressing your interest in this specific position.  A housing apartment and competitive salary will be offered to the qualified applicant.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  Please visit the Aguilar School District Re-6 website for an application at www.aguilarschools.com  or call the district office at 719-941-4188 for more information. 11-11XU

An Administrator is needed at the new La Veta Village Assisted Living.  We offer an Annual salary of $50,000. , benefits to be negotiated.   As Admin, you will manage the overall operations of the staff and the facility.  You will be in charge of the well-being of up to 16 full time residents.  At least 3 years of demonstrated management experience.   A working knowledge of Colorado state requirements and regulations concerning care of the elderly (CDPHE)   Will need to have or be able to meet state regulations for licensure or certification and ongoing education requirements.  Experience managing a non-profit would be a plus.  Please call 719-742-3510 or email office@lavetavillage.org for more information.   Send resume with email or to PO Box 1014, LaVeta, Colorado  81055.   10-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Detention Correctional Officer. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Warden. Salary-Dependent upon experience.Closing date-Until filled.
Position Summary:   Under general supervision of the Warden of VMDC, provides a wide range of working levels in Detention Center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and County Citizens that visit the facility.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED.
 Must be at least 21 years of age.
Working Conditions:
Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays, and any on call requests.
Screening and
Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
 Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions.
 Must be able to pass a physical agility test.
 Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
 Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources Director: svaldez@ co.colfax.nm.us. PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or visit our website: www.co.colfax.nm.us  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Solid Waste Tech. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Solid Waste Coordinator. Salary-$35,000. Date Close-Until filled.
Position Summary:   Waste management technicians are part of a team that identifies hazardous waste sites and remediates and cleans up any waste present.
Solid Waste Tech:
• Investigate and complete field reports of illegal dumping and litter conditions; implement appropriate abatement methods and issue enforcement notices.
• Documents illegal dumping incidents in the system, coordinates with the County’s solid waste hauler and other agencies regarding solid waste cleanup.
• Independently respond to phone calls, letters, e-mails and general correspondence. Answer inquiries and complaints from the public and others in person and in writing.
• Ensure areas of responsibilities are in compliance with related laws, codes, ordinances, and legislation; advise staff of any irregularities in compliance
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, and the public using principle of good customer service.
• Identifies hazardous waste sites and remediates, or cleans up, any waste present
• Perform related duties as assigned.
Skills and  Qualifications:
• Must have and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license.
• Must pass and obtain a Defensive Driving Certificate
• Ability to work in all weather conditions
• Performs a variety of other heavy manual work in connection with solid waste pick up routes daily
• Demonstrated proficiency in operation of personal computer.
Education and experience requirements:
• High School diploma or GED.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources Director: svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. Or visit our website: www.co.colfax.nm.us  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-TFN

HIGH PLAINS REGIONAL EDUCATION COOPERATIVE #3 is accepting applications for the position of Business Manager – Trainee. This position will require a six month training period from July 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023. The responsibilities of this position include planning and oversight of all functions of the Business Office, working collaboratively with the HPREC team and member districts; applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field, and three years of experience in a similar position (preferably with an REC, service agency, or NM school district). Salary will be based on education and experience. For a complete job description and to apply for the position, you will need to submit a letter of interest, resume, and copies of licensures and certifications to R.Stephen Aguirre, Executive Director at saguirre@hprec.com or 101 N. 2nd Street, Raton, NM  87740.  11-3XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled. Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds, as well as moderate maintenance duties.  Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR RENT

THREE HOUSES for rent. 2&3 bedrooms available. 719-738-3310. 10-TFN

FOR SALE

Perfect first home /investment property on nearly 4 acres in Navajo Ranch. Title has been purged on this 3/2 manufactured home with solar and on-demand water heater. Beautiful built-in cabinets in living room and kitchen. $189,000. Julie, RE/MAX of Pueblo. 719-890-0435. 12-4XU

House For Sale. 1413 San Pedro, Trinidad. 2 bed/2 bath with Bonus Room. Completely Remodeled, move in ready, new appliances with garage. 719-557-0006. 12-3XP

Classifieds for March 23, 2023

HOW THIS WORKS

We charge $10 for the first 35 words, plus 30 cents per word after that.    All classifieds ad copy and payments are due by noon Tuesday.  Call us at 719-738-1415.  Email your classified to classifieds. hwj@gmail.com. Right now, every classified ad in the World Journal is listed for free on our website www.worldjournalnewspaper.com!

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

PROFESSIONAL  local painter.  Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN/EOW

WANTED: Seeking contributions for repair of the Mount Mestas Memorial Monument at the SPRHC in Walsenburg and volunteers to help with the Monument’s 63 names research. See http://www.MtMestasMemorialMonument.com  for details. 12-4XU

HELP WANTED

Ready-Mix Driver. Are you looking to join a company that values its employees and is committed to providing a safe, engaging work environment?  Are you looking into work in one of the most beautiful places in the state of Colorado? Growing your career as a full-time ready-mix driver is an incredible opportunity to join a long-standing family owned and operated company in Walsenburg, CO. This position requires working in all types of weather including, but not limited to high and low temperatures, wind, snow, and rain.  This position is very physical and the selected applicant should be able to life up to 50 pounds, shovel, climb up and down, use ladders, bend, crawl, stoop, push, pull, reach overhead and twist as appropriate.
Why work with us?
We are preserving the American Dream by working hard to provide opportunities to care for our families and positively impact our communities.  Rate: $22-$26 per hour. Fulltime, 45+ hours including the occasional Saturday.
Ready-Mix Driver Responsiblities:• Safely operate ready mix truck and deliver concrete to customers. • Perform daily safety checks on equipment before and after the trip. • Follow and maintain safety protocols and report any issues or incidents. • Contribute to company data by accurately tracking and documenting activities. • Do light maintenance on ready mix truck. • Keep ready mix truck clean. • Effectively communicate with supervisors, colleagues and customers.
Ready-Mix Driver
Qualifications:
• Previous driving experience. • Commercial driver’s license A or B. • Ability to handle physical workload. • Effective written and oral communication skills. • Ability to time manage. • Strong customer service skills. • Have reliable transportation. • High school diploma or GED. • Must pass pre-employment and random drug screens.
Benefits:
• Fremont Paving and Ready  Mix Walsenburg values our employees, and is committed to providing a competitive benefits package. • We offer paid holidays, health, dental, and vision insurance, and a 401 (k) plan with a 3% match.
Ary Corporation is looking is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team. Family owned and operated for over 50 years, Art Corporation and its affiliated companies provide general contractor services specializing in heavy highway construction, aggregate processing and trucking. Headquartered in Canon City, CO we are a leading supplier of construction aggregates and materials serving not only Colorado, but the surrounding states. Our ideal candidate is someone with a positive attitude and a desire to learn and become a valuable team member.  Want to learn more? Check out our website, www.arycorp.com. Ay Corporation is an EEO employer. 11-2XP

Carl’s Jr in Walsenburg now hiring FT & PT w/ flexible scheduling and hrs. Apply now on bytherio.com or come in for a paper application. 12-1XU

Cucharas Sanitation and Water District (CSWD) has an immediate opening for a Business Administrator. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED. Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting is a plus.
Pre-employment requirements include a criminal background check and drug screen. Annual base salary depends on experience and starts at $36,880 and includes a benefit package. Job
description and application is available on the CSWD website at www.cuchara.org, at the district office located at 16925 State Highway 12 Cuchara, CO, and/ or by emailing Shaylee Andreatta at admin@ cuchara.org. 11-2XU

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions: Business Manager – $62,438.00 negotiable D.O.E. Paraprofessionals Peakview and John Mall – 14,800.00/9 month negotiable D.O.E. Job Description available on District Website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ Also accepting application for substitute teachers, secretaries, custodians and cooks. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089 or are available on our website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ under employment. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 12-3XU

Cucharas Sanitation and Water District (CSWD)  is seeking applications for a General Manager. The General Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of CSWD. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the manager performs complex administrative, financial, technical and managerial work to ensure compliance with Board goals, policies, and all applicable governmental regulations; plans, directs and coordinates services, activities and operations of all facility equipment, functions and projects; manages staff, contractors and vendors; coordinates the efficient and effective use of resources, finances, personnel and equipment to achieve short- and long-term goals and objectives; Prepares applications and manages grants; Participates in Board of Directors and related meetings. This position may require taking on-call weekend rotation. Pre-employment requirements include a criminal background check and drug screen. Minimum required licenses include Distribution and Collection 3 and a minimum of a ‘C’ License in both Water and Waste Water. Salary is $70,000-$100,000 based on experience/licenses and includes a benefit package. Job description and application is available on the CSWD website at www.cuchara.org, at the district office located at 16925 State Highway 12 Cuchara, CO, and/or by emailing Shaylee Andreatta at admin@ cuchara.org. 11-2XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

The Town of La Veta is accepting applications for a full time IT/Data Collection Position. This position is a full-time position with benefits. Salary will start at $39,000 DOE. Qualified candidates must have advanced computer experience, organizational skills, must work well with the public and have good telephone skills. The Town of La Veta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, Colorado or on the Towns website under Forms and Permits, www.townoflaveta-co.gov . Please contact Town Clerk, Heather Hillis for questions at 719-742-3631. Applications must be submitted to the Town Hall or by mail to Town of La Veta, PO Box 174, La Veta, Colorado, 81055 by 5:00 p.m. on April 7, 2022. 11-3XU

Vacancy for Elementary Teacher. The Aguilar School District Re-6 located in Aguilar Colorado is now accepting applications for elementary teachers for the 2023-2024 school year.  The applicant must have a current Colorado teaching license with the appropriate Elementary endorsement, must have a strong elementary background and must be a team player with strong communication skills.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday with some professional development days on Fridays.  When complete, please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent Mr. Justin Cowan  at jcowan@aguilarschools.com  including your proof of licensure, three letters of recommendations, letter of interest, resume and the completed application expressing your interest in this specific position.  A housing apartment and competitive salary will be offered to the qualified applicant.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  Please visit the Aguilar School District Re-6 website for an application at www.aguilarschools.com  or call the district office at 719-941-4188 for more information. 11-11XU

An Administrator is needed at the new La Veta Village Assisted Living.  We offer an Annual salary of $50,000. , benefits to be negotiated.   As Admin, you will manage the overall operations of the staff and the facility.  You will be in charge of the well-being of up to 16 full time residents.  At least 3 years of demonstrated management experience.   A working knowledge of Colorado state requirements and regulations concerning care of the elderly (CDPHE)   Will need to have or be able to meet state regulations for licensure or certification and ongoing education requirements.  Experience managing a non-profit would be a plus.  Please call 719-742-3510 or email office@lavetavillage.org for more information.   Send resume with email or to PO Box 1014, LaVeta, Colorado  81055.   10-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

COLFAX HELP WANTED

Northern Regional Housing Authority is now accepting applications for a Maintenance Lead and a Maintenance Tech for the Raton Site.  This will cover the areas of Raton, Maxwell and Cimarron.  Salary is negotiable, the age requirement is 18 years of age.  Education requirements are HS Diploma/GED.  Applications may be picked up at the housing office located at 309 Parsons Ave. in Raton or you may call 575-445-8021 and we can either mail out an application or e-mail it to you.   When you submit your application, please attach your resume. Salary is negotiable, the age requirement is 18 years of age.  Education requirements are HS Diploma/ GED. The Deadline to submit your application will be March 27, 2023, by 5:00 P.M. 12-1XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Solid Waste Tech. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Solid Waste Coordinator. Salary-$35,000. Date Close-Until filled.
Position Summary:   Waste management technicians are part of a team that identifies hazardous waste sites and remediates and cleans up any waste present.
Solid Waste Tech:
• Investigate and complete field reports of illegal dumping and litter conditions; implement appropriate abatement methods and issue enforcement notices.
• Documents illegal dumping incidents in the system, coordinates with the County’s solid waste hauler and other agencies regarding solid waste cleanup.
• Independently respond to phone calls, letters, e-mails and general correspondence. Answer inquiries and complaints from the public and others in person and in writing.
• Ensure areas of responsibilities are in compliance with related laws, codes, ordinances, and legislation; advise staff of any irregularities in compliance
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, and the public using principle of good customer service.
• Identifies hazardous waste sites and remediates, or cleans up, any waste present
• Perform related duties as assigned.
Skills and  Qualifications:
• Must have and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license.
• Must pass and obtain a Defensive Driving Certificate
• Ability to work in all weather conditions
• Performs a variety of other heavy manual work in connection with solid waste pick up routes daily
• Demonstrated proficiency in operation of personal computer.
Education and experience requirements:
• High School diploma or GED.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources Director: svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. Or visit our website: www.co.colfax.nm.us  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Deention Correctional Officer. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Warden. Salary-Dependent upon experience.Closing date-Until filled.
Position Summary:   Under general supervision of the Warden of VMDC, provides a wide range of working levels in Detention Center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and County Citizens that visit the facility.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED.
 Must be at least 21 years of age..
Working Conditions:
Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays, and any on call requests.
Screening and
Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
 Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions.
 Must be able to pass a physical agility test.
 Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
 Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources Director: svaldez@ co.colfax.nm.us. PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or visit our website: www.co.colfax.nm.us  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

HIGH PLAINS REGIONAL EDUCATION COOPERATIVE #3 is accepting applications for the position of Business Manager – Trainee. This position will require a six month training period from July 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023. The responsibilities of this position include planning and oversight of all functions of the Business Office, working collaboratively with the HPREC team and member districts; applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field, and three years of experience in a similar position (preferably with an REC, service agency, or NM school district). Salary will be based on education and experience. For a complete job description and to apply for the position, you will need to submit a letter of interest, resume, and copies of licensures and certifications to R.Stephen Aguirre, Executive Director at saguirre@hprec.com or 101 N. 2nd Street, Raton, NM  87740.  11-3XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled. Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds, as well as moderate maintenance duties.  Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Department Superintenent. Salary-Depends on experience. Date Close-when filled. Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards.  Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR RENT

THREE HOUSES for rent. 2&3 bedrooms available. 719-738-3310. 10-TFN

FOR SALE

Perfect first home /investment property on nearly 4 acres in Navajo Ranch. Title has been purged on this 3/2 manufactured home with solar and on-demand water heater. Beautiful built-in cabinets in living room and kitchen. $189,000. Julie, RE/MAX of Pueblo. 719-890-0435. 12-4XU

House For Sale. 1413 San Pedro, Trinidad. 2 bed/2 bath with Bonus Room. Completely Remodeled, move in ready, new appliances with garage. 719-557-0006. 12-3XP

LIEN SALE

Notice is hereby given that on March 17, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid.  The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St. Walsenburg, CO.  Storage unit #4, occupied by Mary Chavez, of 128 E. 6th St, Walsenburg. 4 bags, 10 boxes, fan, back pack, cutting board.  11-2XU

Notice is hereby given that on March 25, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid.  The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St. Walsenburg, CO.  Storage unit #F, occupied by Sue Major. 20 boxes, 5 bags.  11-2XU

Classifieds for March 16, 2023

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

Ready-Mix Driver. Are you looking to join a company that values its employees and is committed to providing a safe, engaging work environment?  Are you looking into work in one of the most beautiful places in the state of Colorado? Growing your career as a full-time ready-mix driver is an incredible opportunity to join a long-standing family owned and operated company in Walsenburg, CO. This position requires working in all types of weather including, but not limited to high and low temperatures, wind, snow, and rain.  This position is very physical and the selected applicant should be able to life up to 50 pounds, shovel, climb up and down, use ladders, bend, crawl, stoop, push, pull, reach overhead and twist as appropriate.
Why work with us?
We are preserving the American Dream by working hard to provide opportunities to care for our families and positively impact our communities.  Rate: $22-$26 per hour. Fulltime, 45+ hours including the occasional Saturday.
Ready-Mix Driver Responsiblities:• Safely operate ready mix truck and deliver concrete to customers. • Perform daily safety checks on equipment before and after the trip. • Follow and maintain safety protocols and report any issues or incidents. • Contribute to company data by accurately tracking and documenting activities. • Do light maintenance on ready mix truck. • Keep ready mix truck clean. • Effectively communicate with supervisors, colleagues and customers.
Ready-Mix Driver Qualifications:
• Previous driving experience. • Commercial driver’s license A or B. • Ability to handle physical workload. • Effective written and oral communication skills. • Ability to time manage. • Strong customer service skills. • Have reliable transportation. • High school diploma or GED. • Must pass pre-employment and random drug screens.
Benefits:
• Fremont Paving and Ready  Mix Walsenburg values our employees, and is committed to providing a competitive benefits package. • We offer paid holidays, health, dental, and vision insurance, and a 401 (k) plan with a 3% match.
Ary Corporation is looking is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team. Family owned and operated for over 50 years, Art Corporation and its affiliated companies provide general contractor services specializing in heavy highway construction, aggregate processing and trucking. Headquartered in Canon City, CO we are a leading supplier of construction aggregates and materials serving not only Colorado, but the surrounding states. Our ideal candidate is someone with a positive attitude and a desire to learn and become a valuable team member.  Want to learn more? Check out our website, www.arycorp.com. Ay Corporation is an EEO employer. 11-2XP

Cucharas Sanitation and Water District (CSWD) has an immediate opening for a Business Administrator. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED. Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting is a plus.
Pre-employment requirements include a criminal background check and drug screen. Annual base salary depends on experience and starts at $36,880 and includes a benefit package. Job
description and application is available on the CSWD website at www.cuchara.org, at the district office located at 16925 State Highway 12 Cuchara, CO, and/ or by emailing Shaylee Andreatta at admin@cuchara.org. 11-2XU

Cucharas Sanitation and Water District (CSWD)  is seeking applications for a General Manager. The General Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of CSWD. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the manager performs complex administrative, financial, technical and managerial work to ensure compliance with Board goals, policies, and all applicable governmental regulations; plans, directs and coordinates services, activities and operations of all facility equipment, functions and projects; manages staff, contractors and vendors; coordinates the efficient and effective use of resources, finances, personnel and equipment to achieve short- and long-term goals and objectives; Prepares applications and manages grants; Participates in Board of Directors and related meetings. This position may require taking on-call weekend rotation. Pre-employment requirements include a criminal background check and drug screen. Minimum required licenses include Distribution and Collection 3 and a minimum of a ‘C’ License in both Water and Waste Water. Salary is $70,000-$100,000 based on experience/licenses and includes a benefit package. Job description and application is available on the CSWD website at www.cuchara.org, at the district office located at 16925 State Highway 12 Cuchara, CO, and/or by emailing Shaylee Andreatta at admin@cuchara.org. 11-2XU

The Town of La Veta is accepting applications for a full time IT/Data Collection Position. This position is a full-time position with benefits. Salary will start at $39,000 DOE. Qualified candidates must have advanced computer experience, organizational skills, must work well with the public and have good telephone skills. The Town of La Veta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, Colorado or on the Towns website under Forms and Permits, www.townoflaveta-co.gov . Please contact Town Clerk, Heather Hillis for questions at 719-742-3631. Applications must be submitted to the Town Hall or by mail to Town of La Veta, PO Box 174, La Veta, Colorado, 81055 by 5:00 p.m. on April 7, 2022. 11-3XU

Vacancy for Elementary Teacher. The Aguilar School District Re-6 located in Aguilar Colorado is now accepting applications for elementary teachers for the 2023-2024 school year.  The applicant must have a current Colorado teaching license with the appropriate Elementary endorsement, must have a strong elementary background and must be a team player with strong communication skills.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday with some professional development days on Fridays.  When complete, please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent Mr. Justin Cowan  at jcowan@aguilarschools.com  including your proof of licensure, three letters of recommendations, letter of interest, resume and the completed application expressing your interest in this specific position.  A housing apartment and competitive salary will be offered to the qualified applicant.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  Please visit the Aguilar School District Re-6 website for an application at www.aguilarschools.com  or call the district office at 719-941-4188 for more information. 11-11XU

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

HELP WANTED

An Administrator is needed at the new La Veta Village Assisted Living.  We offer an Annual salary of $50,000. , benefits to be negotiated.   As Admin, you will manage the overall operations of the staff and the facility.  You will be in charge of the well-being of up to 16 full time residents.  At least 3 years of demonstrated management experience.   A working knowledge of Colorado state requirements and regulations concerning care of the elderly (CDPHE)   Will need to have or be able to meet state regulations for licensure or certification and ongoing education requirements.  Experience managing a non-profit would be a plus.  Please call 719-742-3510 or email office@lavetavillage.org for more information.   Send resume with email or to PO Box 1014, LaVeta, Colorado  81055.   10-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Elections Specialist for the Clerk & Recorders Office. This is a full-time non-exempt position that is benefit eligible with a salary of $33,000.00. Go to shorturl.at/gwBEF  for more information, or call 738-3000 ext 205. 10-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant for the Land Use Office. This is a full-time non-exempt position that is benefit eligible with a salary of $32,000.00. Go to shorturl.at/gwBEF  for more information, or call 738-3000 ext 205. 10-2XU

Chaé Organics Cosmetics Manufacturing, Full-Time Compounding Technician I. Responsibilities include: assisting in production of goods according to Good Manufacturing Practice compliance. Must have high degree of integrity, solid basic mathematical skills, good written and verbal communication skills, and have a high attention to detail. Experience is not necessary but must have a willingness to learn and solve problems. Must be able to lift 40lbs. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160 or apply online at www.chaemanufacturing.com . For more details call (719)695-5554. 10-2XU

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified applicants to establish a candidate pool for the position of Detention Deputy.
***THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE OPENINGS***
Detention Deputy (Range 8) Work involves maintaining the security of Pueblo County Detention Center while preserving order to ensure the safety and welfare of staff, visitors, and inmates. This includes processing and supervising detainees/inmates, operating the jail facility, and performing related duties.  Testing includes, but is not limited to, a written test.  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, and a valid driver’s license.  Prior to employment, candidates will complete a background investigation, polygraph examination, physical examination to include a drug screen, and psychological evaluation. The expected duration of the selection process will not normally exceed two months. Candidates not selected may reapply in the future. This position requires shift work, including weekends and holidays.  Salary range $4,284.00-$6,424.00 per month with benefits.  Please visit the Pueblo County website at http://county.pueblo.org/ to submit the required application.  All applications must be submitted online by Sunday, April 2, 2023, at 11:59 PM. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of services. 10-2XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN
Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

COLFAX HELP WANTED

HIGH PLAINS REGIONAL EDUCATION COOPERATIVE #3 is accepting applications for the position of Business Manager – Trainee. This position will require a six month training period from July 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023. The responsibilities of this position include planning and oversight of all functions of the Business Office, working collaboratively with the HPREC team and member districts; applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field, and three years of experience in a similar position (preferably with an REC, service agency, or NM school district). Salary will be based on education and experience. For a complete job description and to apply for the position, you will need to submit a letter of interest, resume, and copies of licensures and certifications to R.Stephen Aguirre, Executive Director at saguirre@hprec.com or 101 N. 2nd Street, Raton, NM  87740.  11-3XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled. Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds, as well as moderate maintenance duties.  Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Department Superintenent. Salary-Depends on experience. Date Close-when filled. Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards.  Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR RENT

THREE HOUSES for rent. 2&3 bedrooms available. 719-738-3310. 10-TFN

FOR SALE

2.5 acres $150,000 owner finance, east of La Veta. 950 square feet, good. Need yardwork, gargage, haul, reliable help? Sell on consignment. Historical Jeep tours. Hourly, daily rates negotiable. Guaranteed satisfaction and fun adventure- unbelievable nearby undiscovered beauty.  Numerous land opportunities, large and small, southern Colorado. No job too big or small; we’ll bid em all. Rooms available for rent- rentals available. Other homes available for sale, starting at $75,000- owner financing.  Please text 719-248-7922 for all of these. 10-2XU

LIEN SALE

Notice is hereby given that on March 17, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid.  The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St. Walsenburg, CO.  Storage unit #4, occupied by Mary Chavez, of 128 E. 6th St, Walsenburg. 4 bags, 10 boxes, fan, back pack, cutting board.  11-2XU

Notice is hereby given that on March 25, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid.  The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St. Walsenburg, CO.  Storage unit #F, occupied by Sue Major. 20 boxes, 5 bags.  11-2XU

Classifieds for March 9, 2023

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

PROFESSIONAL  local painter.  Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN/EOW

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

HELP WANTED

An Administrator is needed at the new La Veta Village Assisted Living.  We offer an Annual salary of $50,000. , benefits to be negotiated.   As Admin, you will manage the overall operations of the staff and the facility.  You will be in charge of the well-being of up to 16 full time residents.  At least 3 years of demonstrated management experience.   A working knowledge of Colorado state requirements and regulations concerning care of the elderly (CDPHE)   Will need to have or be able to meet state regulations for licensure or certification and ongoing education requirements.  Experience managing a non-profit would be a plus.  Please call 719-742-3510 or email office@lavetavillage.org for more information.   Send resume with email or to PO Box 1014, LaVeta, Colorado  81055.   10-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Elections Specialist for the Clerk & Recorders Office. This is a full-time non-exempt position that is benefit eligible with a salary of $33,000.00. Go to shorturl.at/gwBEF  for more information, or call 738-3000 ext 205. 10-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant for the Land Use Office. This is a full-time non-exempt position that is benefit eligible with a salary of $32,000.00. Go to shorturl.at/gwBEF  for more information, or call 738-3000 ext 205. 10-2XU

Chaé Organics Cosmetics Manufacturing, Full-Time Compounding Technician I. Responsibilities include: assisting in production of goods according to Good Manufacturing Practice compliance. Must have high degree of integrity, solid basic mathematical skills, good written and verbal communication skills, and have a high attention to detail. Experience is not necessary but must have a willingness to learn and solve problems. Must be able to lift 40lbs. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160 or apply online at www.chaemanufacturing.com . For more details call (719)695-5554. 10-2XU

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified applicants to establish a candidate pool for the position of Detention Deputy.
***THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE OPENINGS***
Detention Deputy (Range 8) Work involves maintaining the security of Pueblo County Detention Center while preserving order to ensure the safety and welfare of staff, visitors, and inmates. This includes processing and supervising detainees/inmates, operating the jail facility, and performing related duties.  Testing includes, but is not limited to, a written test.  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, and a valid driver’s license.  Prior to employment, candidates will complete a background investigation, polygraph examination, physical examination to include a drug screen, and psychological evaluation. The expected duration of the selection process will not normally exceed two months. Candidates not selected may reapply in the future. This position requires shift work, including weekends and holidays.  Salary range $4,284.00-$6,424.00 per month with benefits.  Please visit the Pueblo County website at http://county.pueblo.org/ to submit the required application.  All applications must be submitted online by Sunday, April 2, 2023, at 11:59 PM. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of services. 10-2XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled. Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds, as well as moderate maintenance duties.  Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Department Superintenent. Salary-Depends on experience. Date Close-when filled. Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards.  Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Full-time Deputy Clerk; permament. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to County Clerk. Salary-$23,920-$32,257. Date Close-when filled. Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical functions in support of records and filings, including assisting customers, record keeping, and collecting cash; to maintain official County records and perform other duties as assigned. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. Please see the complete job description on the Colfax County website. Please application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office, or email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us Applications are available on our website at www.co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR SALE

FOR SALE: 2018 Maverick two horse white trailer, like new, $7,500. Also, $1,000 gray couch for free. Call Mike at 719-859-4710 04-6XP

FOR RENT

THREE HOUSES for rent. 2&3 bedrooms available. 719-738-3310. 10-TFN

COMMUNITY

2.5 acres $150,000 owner finance, east of La Veta. 950 square feet, good. Need yardwork, gargage, haul, reliable help? Sell on consignment. Historical Jeep tours. Hourly, daily rates negotiable. Guaranteed satisfaction and fun adventure- unbelievable nearby undiscovered beauty.  Numerous land opportunities, large and small, southern Colorado. No job too big or small; we’ll bid em all. Rooms available for rent- rentals available. Other homes available for sale, starting at $75,000- owner financing.  Please text 719-248-7922 for all of these. 10-2XU

FREE TREADMILL- model Proform XP. Please call 719-989-0188. 10-1XP

Classifieds for March 2, 2023

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

HELP WANTED

Behavioral Health Administrative Assistant: Opening for an administration staff member for our organization. We are looking for someone who is reliable, able to learn quickly, and well spoken. We have a somewhat unique perspective… we actually prefer anyone who has hospitality experience (like waiter/waitress, hotel service, etc). Patients often are going through rough times and we need staff that can always be polite no matter what though most patients are easy to work with. We can spend the time necessary to train someone with no experience. Opportunities for significant advancement in this position are available. Promotion is based on how well you can lead by listening to the needs of our patients and staff.
Background
One of our core principles is treating our employees right, and we know how to do so. We want to make sure they are with us for the long-term. The initial job responsibilities include: Ensuring the patient experience is enjoyable and easy! Assisting our providers in administrative matters. Patient registration/scheduling, handling incoming and outgoing patient calls, collecting patient balances and various other office duties. If you are good at auditing balances and budgets, please also apply. The ideal initial candidate will have Medical Office, Hospitality (e.g. Restaurant, Hotel, etc.) or Business Office experience and at least a High School Diploma or GED. To apply, send resume via email in PDF or Word formats only. Please note, all offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check. Job Type: Full Time Pay: $15.00 – $20.00, more for skills that meet our needs. Work from home. All equipment provided.
Benefits: Flexible schedule, Paid leave, Schedule:
Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm . No weekends. 09-1XU

Cucharas Sanitation and Water District (CSWD) has an immediate opening for a Business Administrator. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED. Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting is a plus. Pre-employment requirements include a criminal background check and drug screen. Annual base salary depends on experience and starts at $36,880 and includes a benefit package. Job description and application is available on the CSWD website at www.cuchara.org, at the district office located at 16925 State Highway 12 Cuchara, CO, and/or by emailing Shaylee Andreatta at admin@ cuchara.org. 9-1XU

CSWD has an immediate opening for an Operations Superintendent.  The ideal candidate is someone who thrives on challenges, is customer-focused and can multitask in a busy environment with a positive attitude.  The Operations Superintendent will manage the water purification and wastewater processing business including field workers.  Candidates that have a ‘B’ certification in wastewater and/or water are preferred.  Annual salary, based on experience and qualifications, starts at $48,750 and includes benefits.  Pre-employment requirements include a criminal background check and drug screen.  Job description and application are available on the CSWD website at www.cuchara.org, at the district office located at 16925 State Highway 12 Cuchara, CO, and/or by emailing Shaylee Andreatta at admin@cuchara.org. 9-1XU

San Isabel Electric Association has openings for a Dispatcher, Member Service Representative, and three Tree Trimmers. Copies of the complete job descriptions with minimum job specifications can be found at www.siea. com/careers. Email resume and cover letter in pdf format to jobs@ siea.com or mail resume to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. 08-2XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

La Veta Village is hiring! Administrator – We are seeking a qualified, full-time, LVVI Administrator to manage the overall operations of La Veta Village.  Demonstrated (minimum of 3 years) experience in a managerial position providing care to older adults, supervisory/administrative capabilities (including fiscal management, marketing, and public relations), and references are required.   Strong preference will be given to candidates with non-profit and/or Assisted Living experience. We seek a leader who has a passion for working with older adults, is caring and empathetic with people, action-oriented, and an excellent written and oral communicator. Computer (Microsoft Office tools) and business administrative fluency, as well as basic understanding of financial management, are also required. We offer $50,000 + negotiated benefits.  This brand new 16 suite non-profit residence in the center of the delightful town of La Veta, CO, at the base of the Spanish Peaks,  is a wonderful opportunity for the right person.  Is it you? If you are interested in the Administrator position, please email your resume and letter of interest to office@lavetavillage.org. 4-TFN

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds and small maintenance duties, as well as moderate maintenance duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques.
• Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale.
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.
Working Conditions:
Primary work surface is concrete, carpet, or tiled floor.  Also may be subject to work in inclement weather. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Thursday, 10-hour shifts and an on-call schedule as needed.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
* Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check.
* Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
* Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or email svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 03-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR SALE

FOR SALE: 2018 Maverick two horse white trailer, like new, $7,500. Also, $1,000 gray couch for free. Call Mike at 719-859-4710 04-6XP

WHITE GAS DRYER- $150.  Call 719-225-0279.  Queen size bed, head board and footboard. Bedding included. $150. Call 719-225-0279 9-1XP

COMMUNITY

Notice is hereby given that on March 3, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid.  The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St. Walsenburg, CO.  Storage unit #10, occupied by Jacob Perrino, of 2714 CR 616, Walsenburg. Queen size mattress and frame, two bags of clothes.  8-2XU

2.5 acres $150,000 owner finance, east of La Veta. 950 square feet, good. Need yardwork, gargage, haul, reliable help? Sell on consignment. Historical Jeep tours. Hourly, daily rates negotiable. Guaranteed satisfaction and fun adventure- unbelievable nearby undiscovered beauty.  Numerous land opportunities, large and small, southern Colorado. Please text 719-248-7922 for all of these. 9-1XU

Classifieds for February 23, 2023

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

PROFESSIONAL  local painter.  Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN/EOW

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

HELP WANTED

San Isabel Electric Association has openings for a Dispatcher, Member Service Representative, and three Tree Trimmers. Copies of the complete job descriptions with minimum job specifications can be found at www.siea. com/careers. Email resume and cover letter in pdf format to jobs@ siea.com or mail resume to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. 08-2XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

La Veta Village is hiring! Administrator – We are seeking a qualified, full-time, LVVI Administrator to manage the overall operations of La Veta Village.  Demonstrated (minimum of 3 years) experience in a managerial position providing care to older adults, supervisory/administrative capabilities (including fiscal management, marketing, and public relations), and references are required.   Strong preference will be given to candidates with non-profit and/or Assisted Living experience. We seek a leader who has a passion for working with older adults, is caring and empathetic with people, action-oriented, and an excellent written and oral communicator. Computer (Microsoft Office tools) and business administrative fluency, as well as basic understanding of financial management, are also required. We offer $50,000 + negotiated benefits.  This brand new 16 suite non-profit residence in the center of the delightful town of La Veta, CO, at the base of the Spanish Peaks,  is a wonderful opportunity for the right person.  Is it you? If you are interested in the Administrator position, please email your resume and letter of interest to office@lavetavillage.org. 4-TFN

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions:  Business Manager – $62,438.00 negotiable D.O.E. Job Description available on District Website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ Also accepting application for substitute teachers, secretaries, custodians and cooks. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089 or are available on our website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ under employment. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 07-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Treasurers full- Time Clerk/Cashier. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Colfax County Treasurer. Salary-Dependent upon experience. Date Close-February 28, 2023.
Position Summary:   Under close supervision of the assigned supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Combination of clerical training or progressively responsible experience in an office environment with bookkeeping/banking experience totaling three (3) years.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written in English.
• Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.
• Ability to operate standard office machines including but not limited to word, processor, computer and multi-line phone system, adding machine and copy machine.
• Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the public, supervisors and co-workers.
• Ability to work alone and set priorities.
• Bookkeeping skills and bookkeeping experience required, banking experience a must.
• Balance nightly, monthly reports, checking account maintenance, process payments and answer phones etc.
Working Conditions:
• All essential duties are performed indoors within a temperature-controlled environment.
• Worker often works alone both with and without directions from supervisor
• Office setting with desk and cubical environment.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions.
• Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources Director: svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or visit our website: www.co.colfax.nm.us Deadline is February 28, 2023 by 5:30 PM.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds and small maintenance duties, as well as moderate maintenance duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques.
• Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale.
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.
Working Conditions:
Primary work surface is concrete, carpet, or tiled floor.  Also may be subject to work in inclement weather. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Thursday, 10-hour shifts and an on-call schedule as needed.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
* Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check.
* Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
* Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or email svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 03-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR SALE

FOR SALE: 2018 Maverick two horse white trailer, like new, $7,500. Also, $1,000 gray couch for free. Call Mike at 719-859-4710 04-6XP

BIG GARAGE SALE-all things must go. Lots of tools, ceramics, greenware, and just stuff. Going cheap. Thursday a and Friday. 826 Vega Road in Navajo. 8-1XU

COMMUNITY

PUBLIC FORECLOSURE sale/ disposal items. Closet’s Full Storage, 212 Adam Road, Trinidad, CO 81082. Managed by: TLC Real Estate Services, Inc. 404 E. Main, Trinidad, CO 81082.  Sale/Disposal items: All personal property located in the following storage facility space will be sold or otherweise disposed of in a manner consistent with Colorado Law (CRS 38-21.5-103c.IV)
Unit B24.  Cassandra Howell, Trinidad, CO 81082 07-2XU

Notice is hereby given that on March 3, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid.  The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St. Walsenburg, CO.  Storage unit #10, occupied by Jacob Perrino, of 2714 CR 616, Walsenburg. Queen size mattress and frame, two bags of clothes.  8-2XU

Classifieds for February 16, 2023

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

HELP WANTED

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

La Veta Village is hiring! Administrator – We are seeking a qualified, full-time, LVVI Administrator to manage the overall operations of La Veta Village.  Demonstrated (minimum of 3 years) experience in a managerial position providing care to older adults, supervisory/administrative capabilities (including fiscal management, marketing, and public relations), and references are required.   Strong preference will be given to candidates with non-profit and/or Assisted Living experience. We seek a leader who has a passion for working with older adults, is caring and empathetic with people, action-oriented, and an excellent written and oral communicator. Computer (Microsoft Office tools) and business administrative fluency, as well as basic understanding of financial management, are also required. We offer $50,000 + negotiated benefits.  This brand new 16 suite non-profit residence in the center of the delightful town of La Veta, CO, at the base of the Spanish Peaks,  is a wonderful opportunity for the right person.  Is it you? If you are interested in the Administrator position, please email your resume and letter of interest to office@lavetavillage.org. 4-TFN

Tire tech pays $14/hr + depending on experience. Tow truck driver pays $15/hour & commission base pay after normal operating hours. Repair, mount, and balance tires, change oil on all types of vehicles. Tire tech will be required to perform road side assistance and will be operating tow truck as needed. No experience required, we will train within!  Pay is based on experience! We are also seeking an energetic, motivated individual to join our company as a Tow Truck Operator. As part of our roadside assistance team, you respond to calls from our dispatch, meet with customers to provide services such as refuel, tire change, lock-outs, or tow their disabled vehicle, and provide on-the-spot customer service to otherwise distressed motorists. This position requires automotive knowledge and experience, and our ideal candidate has strong mechanical skills in addition to a pleasant, helpful demeanor that conveys to customers our dedication to their safety and satisfaction.
Tow Truck Operator Requirements and Qualifications: Automotive skills and knowledge • Customer service experience and skills • Prior experience with tow trucks and roadside assistance is preferred. • The ability to crouch, perform automotive repairs in potentially inclement environments, and lift objects up to 50 pounds • Salary will be discussed at time of interview. Stop by our office, pick up an application and set up a job interview from Edgar at J.M. Tire. 3-TFN

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions:  Business Manager – $62,438.00 negotiable D.O.E. Job Description available on District Website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ Also accepting application for substitute teachers, secretaries, custodians and cooks. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089 or are available on our website http://huerfano.k12.co.us/ under employment. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 07-2XU

Trinidad State College is seeking a Construction Technology Job Site Assistant. Relevant work experience required. For more information & a complete job description, visit https://www.schooljobs.
com/careers/cccs/trinidadstate 06-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Treasurers full- Time Clerk/Cashier. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Colfax County Treasurer. Salary-Dependent upon experience. Date Close-February 28, 2023.
Position Summary:   Under close supervision of the assigned supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Combination of clerical training or progressively responsible experience in an office environment with bookkeeping/banking experience totaling three (3) years.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written in English.
• Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.
• Ability to operate standard office machines including but not limited to word, processor, computer and multi-line phone system, adding machine and copy machine.
• Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the public, supervisors and co-workers.
• Ability to work alone and set priorities.
• Bookkeeping skills and bookkeeping experience required, banking experience a must.
• Balance nightly, monthly reports, checking account maintenance, process payments and answer phones etc.

Working Conditions:
• All essential duties are performed indoors within a temperature-controlled environment.
• Worker often works alone both with and without directions from supervisor
• Office setting with desk and cubical environment.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions.
• Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources Director: svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or visit our website: www.co.colfax.nm.us Deadline is February 28, 2023 by 5:30 PM.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds and small maintenance duties, as well as moderate maintenance duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques.
• Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale.
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.
Working Conditions:
Primary work surface is concrete, carpet, or tiled floor.  Also may be subject to work in inclement weather. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Thursday, 10-hour shifts and an on-call schedule as needed.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
* Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check.
* Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
* Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or email svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 03-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR SALE

FOR SALE: 2018 Maverick two horse white trailer, like new, $7,500. Also, $1,000 gray couch for free. Call Mike at 719-859-4710 04-4XP

COMMUNITY

CELL PHONE CAMERA CLASS Learn tips on taking better photos with your cell phone camera.  Editing/enhancing through mobile app Snapseed.$100 per person Sunday, Feb 26 10am-2pm at The Walsenburg Mercantile. Must RSVP to Heather Curtis 719 565 8173 07-1XU

PUBLIC FORECLOSURE sale/ disposal items. Closet’s Full Storage, 212 Adam Road, Trinidad, CO 81082. Managed by: TLC Real Estate Services, Inc. 404 E. Main, Trinidad, CO 81082.  Sale/Disposal items: All personal property located in the following storage facility space will be sold or otherweise disposed of in a manner consistent with Colorado Law (CRS 38-21.5-103c.IV)
Unit B24.  Cassandra Howell, Trinidad, CO 81082 07-2XU

Classifieds for February 9, 2023

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

PROFESSIONAL  local painter.  Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN/EOW

HELP WANTED

Spanish Peaks Library District Is Hiring! Our wonderful Children’s Librarian is off to new adventures and we need to fill her position! If you LOVE working with children and are interested in a Children’s Librarian position, apply at https://www.spld.org/about-us/employment/ Recruitment closes February 10, 2023.  06-1XU

The HUERFANO COUNTY Department of Human Services is hiring a full time Assistance Payments Call Center Technician.  This position is the main point of contact for incoming customer calls regarding public assistance cases and various other front desk duties. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, two years of full time clerical or extensive public contact experience, excellent customer service skills and advanced computer skills.    A complete job description and applications are available at 121 W 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO  81089, or by e-mailing dhsjobs@huerfano.us.  Salary:  $33,000 yearly with full benefit package.  Drug testing and background checks are required.  HCDSS is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications must be received by February 13, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  05-2XU

The HUERFANO COUNTY Department of Human Services is accepting applications for a full time Case Manager.  This position will be responsible for case management of the Employment First Program to meet State requirements and guidelines and perform case management duties for the Colorado Works and Child Support program.     A GED or high school diploma, two years of technical and/or para-professional work in a Human Services Department of similar setting, excellent customer services skills, the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and advanced computer knowledge are required.  Successful completion of coursework at a college or university obtained beyond high school graduation or GED my substitute for the experience.  A complete job description and applications are available at 121 W 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO  81089 or by e-mailing dhsjobs@huerfano.us.   Salary:  $36,000 yearly negotiable D.O.E. with full benefit package. Drug testing and criminal background checks are required.  HCDHS is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications must be received by February 13, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  05-2XU

Notice is hereby given that; Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Operator for the Road and Bridge Department. This is a full-time non-exempt position that is benefit eligible with a salary of $41,500.00. Go to shorturl.at/gwBEF  for more information, or call 738-3000 ext 205. 05-2XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

South Central Council of Governments / Area Agency on Aging is looking for a PT Long-Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman to join our team! Position is approximately 10 hours per week advocating for residents living in nursing homes and assisted living communities in Huerfano and Las Animas counties.  Starting wage $18.00 an hour. Health or Human Services related degree preferred. Background check required and candidates will be required to receive 18 hours of paid certification training within 6 months of hire. Apply at Indeed.com or apply in person at 300 Bonaventure in Trinidad or 625 Polk in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer. Position closes February 15, 2023. 4-3XU

La Veta Village is hiring! Administrator – We are seeking a qualified, full-time, LVVI Administrator to manage the overall operations of La Veta Village.  Demonstrated (minimum of 3 years) experience in a managerial position providing care to older adults, supervisory/administrative capabilities (including fiscal management, marketing, and public relations), and references are required.   Strong preference will be given to candidates with non-profit and/or Assisted Living experience. We seek a leader who has a passion for working with older adults, is caring and empathetic with people, action-oriented, and an excellent written and oral communicator. Computer (Microsoft Office tools) and business administrative fluency, as well as basic understanding of financial management, are also required. We offer $50,000 + negotiated benefits.  This brand new 16 suite non-profit residence in the center of the delightful town of La Veta, CO, at the base of the Spanish Peaks,  is a wonderful opportunity for the right person.  Is it you? If you are interested in the Administrator position, please email your resume and letter of interest to office@lavetavillage.org. 4-TFN

Tire tech pays $14/hr + depending on experience. Tow truck driver pays $15/hour & commission base pay after normal operating hours. Repair, mount, and balance tires, change oil on all types of vehicles. Tire tech will be required to perform road side assistance and will be operating tow truck as needed. No experience required, we will train within!  Pay is based on experience! We are also seeking an energetic, motivated individual to join our company as a Tow Truck Operator. As part of our roadside assistance team, you respond to calls from our dispatch, meet with customers to provide services such as refuel, tire change, lock-outs, or tow their disabled vehicle, and provide on-the-spot customer service to otherwise distressed motorists. This position requires automotive knowledge and experience, and our ideal candidate has strong mechanical skills in addition to a pleasant, helpful demeanor that conveys to customers our dedication to their safety and satisfaction.
Tow Truck Operator Requirements and Qualifications: Automotive skills and knowledge • Customer service experience and skills • Prior experience with tow trucks and roadside assistance is preferred. • The ability to crouch, perform automotive repairs in potentially inclement environments, and lift objects up to 50 pounds • Salary will be discussed at time of interview. Stop by our office, pick up an application and set up a job interview from Edgar at J.M. Tire. 3-TFN

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

Trinidad State College is seeking a Construction Technology Job Site Assistant. Relevant work experience required. For more information & a complete job description, visit https://www.schooljobs.
com/careers/cccs/trinidadstate 06-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds and small maintenance duties, as well as moderate maintenance duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques.
• Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale.
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.
Working Conditions:
Primary work surface is concrete, carpet, or tiled floor.  Also may be subject to work in inclement weather. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Thursday, 10-hour shifts and an on-call schedule as needed.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
* Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check.
* Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
* Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or email svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 03-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Department Superintendent. Salary-Depends on experience. Date Close-February 10.
Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Must have Class A CDL.
• Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant.
• Must pass road equipment test at time of interview.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance
Working Conditions:
• Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%).  Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units.
• Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions.  Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions.
• Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment.
• Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment.
• Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain.
• Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists.
• Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground.  Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy.
• Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people.
• Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
* Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check.
* Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
* Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to County Manager’s office by email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us pplications are available on our website www.co.colfax.
nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 02-5XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

PETS

Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

FOR RENT

Office Space Available: 523 Main Street, Walsenburg. $400 per month. Includes gas, water, electric, high speed internet, reception, copy and print service. Call My One Hour Office 719-249-5766 45-TFN

FOR SALE

1. TWO HORSE trailer, dual axle; $2,000.
2. 10h.p. boat motor; Evinrude- $250
3. Youth saddle, 13” matching breast collar, bridle and bit, new. $500. very nice. 719-248-0895. 05-1XP

FOR SALE: 2018 Maverick two horse white trailer, like new, $7,500. Also, $1,000 gray couch for free. Call Mike at 719-859-4710 04-4XP

BED FOR SALE King-size Amish-made cherry sleigh bed.  $1,000. 719-742-3321  6-1XP

Classifieds for February 2, 2023

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall;  plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile.  Just call Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment.
38-TFN

HAULING ALL THAT needs hauling. 20-foot car hauler and one-ton pickup for hire or rent.  Call 719-859-4213 01-12XP

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN

HELP WANTED

Spanish Peaks Library District Is Hiring! Our wonderful Children’s Librarian is off to new adventures and we need to fill her position! If you LOVE working with children and are interested in a Children’s Librarian position, apply at  www.spld.org/about-us/employment/ Recruitment closes February 10, 2023.  3-3XU

The HUERFANO COUNTY Department of Human Services is hiring a full time Assistance Payments Call Center Technician.  This position is the main point of contact for incoming customer calls regarding public assistance cases and various other front desk duties. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, two years of full time clerical or extensive public contact experience, excellent customer service skills and advanced computer skills.    A complete job description and applications are available at 121 W 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO  81089, or by e-mailing dhsjobs@huerfano.us.  Salary:  $33,000 yearly with full benefit package.  Drug testing and background checks are required.  HCDSS is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications must be received by February 13, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  05-2XU

The HUERFANO COUNTY Department of Human Services is accepting applications for a full time Case Manager.  This position will be responsible for case management of the Employment First Program to meet State requirements and guidelines and perform case management duties for the Colorado Works and Child Support program.     A GED or high school diploma, two years of technical and/or para-professional work in a Human Services Department of similar setting, excellent customer services skills, the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and advanced computer knowledge are required.  Successful completion of coursework at a college or university obtained beyond high school graduation or GED my substitute for the experience.  A complete job description and applications are available at 121 W 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO  81089 or by e-mailing dhsjobs@huerfano.us.   Salary:  $36,000 yearly negotiable D.O.E. with full benefit package. Drug testing and criminal background checks are required.  HCDHS is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications must be received by February 13, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  05-2XU

Notice is hereby given that; Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Operator for the Road and Bridge Department. This is a full-time non-exempt position that is benefit eligible with a salary of $41,500.00. Go to shorturl.at/gwBEF  for more information, or call 738-3000 ext 205. 05-2XU

City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for Water/Sewer Supervisor. This is an exempt position with annual salary between $50,000.00 to $60,000.00.
Essential functions
Manages the day-to-day operations of the water and sewer systems, including water supply, water distribution and sewer collections; determines work project priorities and assigns work crews; determine project completion schedules; monitors work in progress to ensure quality and compliance with established standards; evaluates employee performance and makes recommendations effecting employee retention, advancement and termination. Assist to develop and recommend division operating budget; makes recommendation for purchasing of equipment and operation material; may monitor inventory of materials and equipment; assumes accountability of compliance with established fiscal guidelines and limitations.
minimum qualifications
1. Education and Experience:
A.Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; AND
B. Four (4) years of experience in a field related to above duties; OR
C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
For application can be obtained at 525 S. Albert, Walsenburg CO 81089 or Email hr@walsenburg.
org. 05-TFN

South Central Council of Governments / Area Agency on Aging is looking for a PT Long-Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman to join our team! Position is approximately 10 hours per week advocating for residents living in nursing homes and assisted living communities in Huerfano and Las Animas counties.  Starting wage $18.00 an hour. Health or Human Services related degree preferred. Background check required and candidates will be required to receive 18 hours of paid certification training within 6 months of hire. Apply at Indeed.com or apply in person at 300 Bonaventure in Trinidad or 625 Polk in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer. Position closes February 15, 2023. 4-3XU

La Veta Village is hiring! Administrator – We are seeking a qualified, full-time, LVVI Administrator to manage the overall operations of La Veta Village.  Demonstrated (minimum of 3 years) experience in a managerial position providing care to older adults, supervisory/administrative capabilities (including fiscal management, marketing, and public relations), and references are required.   Strong preference will be given to candidates with non-profit and/or Assisted Living experience. We seek a leader who has a passion for working with older adults, is caring and empathetic with people, action-oriented, and an excellent written and oral communicator. Computer (Microsoft Office tools) and business administrative fluency, as well as basic understanding of financial management, are also required. We offer $50,000 + negotiated benefits.  This brand new 16 suite non-profit residence in the center of the delightful town of La Veta, CO, at the base of the Spanish Peaks,  is a wonderful opportunity for the right person.  Is it you? If you are interested in the Administrator position, please email your resume and letter of interest to office@lavetavillage.org. 4-TFN

THE CITY OF WALSENBURG is accepting applications for a part-time Animal Control person . Starting wage is $15.50 per hour. Applications and Job Description may be obtained from the City of Walsenburg, 525 S. Albert Avenue or by contacting Human Resources at 719-695-1034 or E Mail at hr@walsenburg.com. Application must be in by 4:00 pm on February 7, 2023. 04-2XU

Tire tech pays $14/hr + depending on experience. Tow truck driver pays $15/hour & commission base pay after normal operating hours. Repair, mount, and balance tires, change oil on all types of vehicles. Tire tech will be required to perform road side assistance and will be operating tow truck as needed. No experience required, we will train within!  Pay is based on experience! We are also seeking an energetic, motivated individual to join our company as a Tow Truck Operator. As part of our roadside assistance team, you respond to calls from our dispatch, meet with customers to provide services such as refuel, tire change, lock-outs, or tow their disabled vehicle, and provide on-the-spot customer service to otherwise distressed motorists. This position requires automotive knowledge and experience, and our ideal candidate has strong mechanical skills in addition to a pleasant, helpful demeanor that conveys to customers our dedication to their safety and satisfaction.
Tow Truck Operator Requirements and Qualifications: Automotive skills and knowledge • Customer service experience and skills • Prior experience with tow trucks and roadside assistance is preferred. • The ability to crouch, perform automotive repairs in potentially inclement environments, and lift objects up to 50 pounds • Salary will be discussed at time of interview. Stop by our office, pick up an application and set up a job interview from Edgar at J.M. Tire. 3-TFN

Early childhood teacher and teacher assistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training available.  Applicants apply at Indeed.com.  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted until filled. 18-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Maintenance. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Maintnenence Supervisor. Salary-$31,158.40. Date Close-until filled.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the maintenance supervisor, primarily maintenance at the county buildings.  clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds and small maintenance duties, as well as moderate maintenance duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques.
• Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale.
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.
Working Conditions:
Primary work surface is concrete, carpet, or tiled floor.  Also may be subject to work in inclement weather. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Thursday, 10-hour shifts and an on-call schedule as needed.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
* Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check.
* Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
* Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to Human Resources PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or email svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 03-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Road Department Superintendent. Salary-Depends on experience. Date Close-February 10.
Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Must have Class A CDL.
• Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant.
• Must pass road equipment test at time of interview.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance
Working Conditions:
• Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%).  Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units.
• Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions.  Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions.
• Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment.
• Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment.
• Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain.
• Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists.
• Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground.  Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy.
• Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people.
• Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours.
Screening and Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
* Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check.
* Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
* Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position.
Please submit resume & application to County Manager’s office by email to svaldez@co.colfax.nm.us pplications are available on our website www.co.colfax.
nm.us. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 02-5XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Colfax DWI Prevention Specialist. Pay Status- Contract,Exempt.  Reports to DWI Program Coordinator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-December 1, 2022.
Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and particpate in DWI public relations.
Minimum Qualifications: • A High School Diploma or GED. Some college is preferred.
• Must have a Valid Driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have transportation for travel.
• Experience with community-based organizations.
• Experience working with youth and/or families.
• Must have computer-based skills.
Working conditions:  
Work is performed in field setting in Colfax Counties.  Travel WILL be required.  Work schedule may include irregular hours.  Work may require frequent bending, reaching and lifting, pushing and carrying items (books, reports, etc.) up to (30) pounds.  Employee will have to set up prevention material at events (such as tables and chairs, etc.)  Extended periods of sitting per day, may be up to four hours.  Occasional use of stairs.
Screening and Compliance:
The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, background check and pre-employment drug screening.
• Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application and resume to County Resources Department. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email tavitia@ co.colfax.nm.us, or drop off a resume and aplication to the DWI office at 112 N. 3rd St. in Raton.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 45-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
***$10,000 Signing Bonus*** We are accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff positions from Lateral, Certified by Waiver, and Non-Certified applicants.
Salary Range:
• Uncertified Deputy $18.90
• Certified and Certified by Waiver applicants $25.18-$28.96
Additional Incentives:
• Educational Incentives
• Professional Certification Incentives
• NMLEA Certification Incentives
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Must be 20 years of age at the time of application
• Possess or ability to obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license
• No felony convictions
• No restraining orders
• No DWI convictions within the past three years
• No illegal drug use and no marijuana use within the past three years
• No domestic violence convictions
• No dishonorable discharge from any military branch
• Law Enforcement Certification is preferred. All applicants must obtain a law enforcement officer certification within one year of employment.
• Must pass a background check and all pre-employment screening and testing
• Must pass the mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, and drug screen test.
Contact: Interested applicants should contact the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office ccsorecruiting@co.colfax.nm.us. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Certified applicants must meet the physical requirements established by the State of New Mexico for entry into the Basic Law Enforcement Academy
• 5 push-ups in One Minute
• 27 sit-ups in One Minute
• One-and-a-half mile run in under 15:14
• 300-meter run under 71 seconds
COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 51-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Registered Nurse or NP/PA. Pay Status- Non- Exempt.  Reports to Detention Center Administrator. Salary-DOE. Date Close-until filled.
Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. Provide a broad range of services to the center including screening, assessment, medication delivery, treatment plans and patient education, assesses plans and delivers nursing care to inmates. Coordinates multiple medical services for diagnostic and treatment as directed, pass medical items and to conduct medical screening, when necessary, assist in screening of emergencies for necessity and priority for referral.
Mininum Qualifications:  
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Must be at least 21 years of age.
• Associate degree in Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
• 1-year general nursing experience
• Licensure: current, active, unrestricted license in New Mexico
• CPR from the American Heart Association
• Ability to pass facility requirements
Working Conditions
Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to be on call 24/7.
Screening & Compliance:
• The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:
• Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions.
• Must be able to pass a physical agility.
• Employee must comply with the complete personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.
• Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit resume or application if you are interested in applying for this position to County Manager’s Office. P.O. Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740, or email svaldez@ co.colfax.nm.us, rslade@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 30-TFN

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La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes outside play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

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Office Space Available: 523 Main Street, Walsenburg. $400 per month. Includes gas, water, electric, high speed internet, reception, copy and print service. Call My One Hour Office 719-249-5766 45-TFN

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2. 10h.p. boat motor; Evinrude- $250
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