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Classifieds for April 18, 2024


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

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


Chaé Organics Cosmetics Manufacturing, Full-Time Process Coordinator. $16.00 – $19.00 pay range. Responsibilities include: assisting multiple departments, customer service, data entry, documentation control and review, and helping ensure continuity of manufacturing process. Must have high degree of integrity, excellent written and verbal communication skills, have strong attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and computer skills. Must be familiar with MS Office. Background check and drug screen required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160 or apply online at For more details call 719-695-5554. 15-2XU

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR The City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for a full-time Water Treatment Plant Operator.  This is a salaried position.   First review of applications will start on April 22, 2024. Note:  This notice will remain until the position is filled.

Job Description Oversees day-to-day operations related to assuring the water plant meets all established state and federal drinking water requirements;

Monitors and maintains water treatment plant; performs pH and chlorine testing; checks turbidity, water temperature, reporting turbidity chlorine chart recorder assuring they are properly operating; clean and recalibrate; submits state monitoring report for recordings; record turbidity readings and chlorine daily readings on computer spread sheet. Inspects the Chlorinator, Stern-Pac feeder, 8108 feeder; records measurements of chemical use and adds fluoride as needed; drain air filters and check air compressor for leaks. Coordinates with vendor the purchase, delivery and change out of 150 chorine tanks, STERN-PAC tanker delivery, etc. Monitors florid chart recorders, chorine analyzers, 5 raw water turbidimeters and 3 finished water/effluent turbidimeters readings assuring they are properly operating; clean and calibrate as required.

Records the amount of flush cycles and backwash cycles; i.e., the number filter backwashed or flushed within the last 24 hours.Monitors daily gallons per day and monthly flows and record on computer; Performs Fluoride, pH, turbidity and chlorine test results daily and records results.

Performs routine maintenance and repair of various water plant equipment and items. Responds to emergency calls twenty-four hours a day; determines necessary personnel and materials needed to solve the problem. Performs various tests and samples as required by Health Department to monitor inorganics, mp, lead, copper, THM’s, etc. and submits reports as required. Performs related duties as required.


  1.  Education and Experience:

A.  Graduation from high school; plus, two (2) years of specialized training provided through professional workshops, vocational college or in-service;

AND  B.  Five (5) years of experience in a field related to above duties;

OR C.   An equivalent combination of education and experience.

2.  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of water supply and distribution, water treatment systems; construction requirements for water distribution and pumping systems; hazards and precautions associated with trench work and waterline construction; state or federal regulations governing installation and maintenance of water systems; interpersonal communication skills. Ability to analyze water system(s), identify problems and determine optimum solutions; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; enforce related policies, procedures, regulations, and standards without partiality; develop effective working relationships the public.

3. Special Qualifications: Must possess or have the ability to get a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License, (CDL)

class B. Must work towards a Class “A” Water Treatment Operator certification and a Level II Water Distribution Operator certification. May be required to have a Level D, Wastewater Operator certification. Must be willing to work on-call duty and 24-hour standby. Must pass employment drug test. 16-2XU



705 Navajo Road; Walsenburg, CO 81089. Telephone: 719-738-3130 / Email:

Navajo Western Water District (NWWD) has an opening for a Part-Time Assistant Water Facility Operator. Under the Supervision and Direction of the Water Facility Operator, The Assistant Water Facility Operator performs specialized operations for NWWD water distribution system including but not limited to: operation and repair of water distribution system, water storage tanks and systems, maintaining wells, controls and associated equipment, meter reading and production of reports for monthly billing,

installation of water meters and water taps, water testing and other duties that may be assigned to maintain the District water system operating efficiently, properly and according to local and State

Regulations. This position will also involve operating and maintaining heavy equipment, i.e., backhoe, other associated equiment. This position’s duties are performed in both inside and outside environments and could be exposed to dust, fumes, heat, cold, confined spaces, and in all weather conditions. This position may be required to work outside of normal posted hours if the Water Facility Operator is absent or if there is a Facility Emergency requiring immediate repair of the Water System. Additionally, there may be On-Call and weekend hours pertaining to the water system. Candidate must be able to produce a High School Diploma or GED equivalent, a current, valid Colorado

Driver’s License in good standing, and must pass required drug and alcohol screening and criminal background check. This is a Part-Time assignment, with normal hours consisting of Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00AM to 1:00PM (15 hours per week) Salary range of $16.00 to $20.00. The rate of pay will be based

on qualifications and experience.

Job Description and application available: at the NWWD Office (Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00am-12:00Noon); 705

Navajo Road; Walsenburg, CO 81089 / Telephone: 719-738-3130 or Download the Application for Employment and Job Description at: (go to Notifications) and email to:

Enter in the subject line: Attn: Mary Bonham – Ofc Administrator 16-2XU

Mechanic: JT Timber Falling is hiring a full-time heavy equipment and truck mechanic in Blanca, CO. $25-$45/hr depending on experience. Monday – Friday schedule. Benefits are available.  Call 719-379-4066 or visit to apply.15-2XU



The City of Raton/Raton Water Works is seeking applications for a Construction & Maintenance

Utility Trainee/Certified Utility Operator. This is a full time position with excellent benefits and retirement package. This is an entry level position with mandatory future New Mexico Operator

Certification, however experienced certified operators are encouraged to apply. Starting salary will depend on experience and qualifications and contingent on level of certification. High school education or equivalent required and Class A CDL is required within one year. Clean driving record, background check and drug test required. Applications may be picked up at the Raton Water Work’s office at 224 Savage Ave., or on the City website at For questions, please call Lloyd Wakefield, General Manager, at 575-445-3861. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2024. Applications can be mailed to: City of Raton/Raton Water Works, P.O. Box 99, Raton, NM 87740. The City of Raton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 15-2XU

The La Veta Fire Protection District is excited by the possibility of finishing a kitchen area in the La Veta  Station community room at 100 Birch St.  With the financial help from the District Auxiliary, the LVFPD is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors for construction services. For the full “Request For Proposal” and details, please call 719-742-3656 or visit  Proposals are due by May 9th.  16-3XU


Hoehne School District R-3 is seeking proposals from professional and qualified firms to perform independent audit services in relation to both the required Annual Finance Audit and, if applicable, the Single Audit Act. Proposals should be submitted no later than Monday, May 13th, 2024 to: Hoehne School District R-3, P.O. Box 91, Hoehne, CO 81046. 15-2XU


• Competitive Salary

• Health Benefits

• Retirement

• Complete job description available to applicants.

• Background check required. If interested, contact R. Stephen Aguirre at or call 575-445-7090.

Business & Program / Administrative Assistant

Support all aspects of business, program operations, and office management, under the direction of the Executive Director and other HPREC administrators Professional appearance and behavior  Technology skills Ability to maintain confidentiality. Good speaking and writing skills. Organized, with an attention to detail. Ability to travel for out of town events. Willingness to learn and work with others. Business background preferred. Business degree preferred (AA or BA). Knowledge of Zoom and other similar platforms 12-6XU

Main Street LIVE Trinidad’s Performing Arts Theatre  is seeking candidates for the position of EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Full time responsibilities for leadership and management of MSL’s mission and business plan.  Visit \About\Announcements for description, qualifications, and salary range for the position.  Email resumes to or mail/drop off at MSL office, 131 W Main Trinidad Tu-Fr 11a-4p .  719 846 4765.    16-2XU

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applicationsfor 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 berequired. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting salary range between $50,000.00 to $55,000.00 based on experience. Job Description and applications are available at the Huerfano

County Sheriff’s office at 500 S Albert Ave., Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will beaccepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. Applyonline https://www.government

NOW HIRING- Auto repair shop assistant. Energetic individual with or without experience who would like to learn and work in the auto repair business and help keep shop in a clean and professional manner.  Must have clean motor vehicle record and license.  Salary depends on experience.  Apply in person at Daniel’s Towing & Auto Repair. or call 719-989-7469 41-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 $33,000.00. Qualified candidates must be 18 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. Job Description and applications are available at the Huerfano County Sheriff’s office at 500 S Albert Ave., Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. Apply online at

areers/Huerfano 37-TFN­

AUTO MECHANIC/ TECHNICIAN- JM Tire Inc in  Walsenburg CO.  $18/HR+ (depending on experience) Benefits discussed at interview. We are seeking a full-time Auto Mechanic/Technician to join our team.


* 2 years’ experience in professional Automotive service center.

* proven ability to diagnose and repair vehicles and follow safety instructions and directions.

* Proficiency with hand tools and other equipment.

* Excellent active listening, problem-solving, and communication skills.

* Self-motivated, independent, and reliable with a strong work ethic.

* Must possess a valid driver’s license.  Stop at JM Tire in Walsenburg, ask for Edgar or Johnny to pick up an application and set-up an interview. 29-46XU

CARL’S JR IN WALSENBURG now hiring FT & PT w/ flexible scheduling and hrs. Apply now on or come in for a paper application. 12-TFN


TWO HOUSES for rent. 2&3 bedrooms available. 719-989-7469. 23-TFN


custom trailer like new car- hauler- blue- good tires. double axel and ramps- elec brakes call 719-251-7644. Walsenburg, CO.  16-1XP

Numerous Commercial Real Estate Opportunities available in Walsenburg

Professional Office Space, Mobile Home Park, Residential, Storage Units, Hotel

Selling profitable portfolio, great opportunity. Cash flow positive, instant equity, EASY Finance, real deal, call today.  Call 719-240-3090 14-TFN


SEEKING INFORMATION on 51 Mercury 4 door sedan. Last seen 531 W. 4th St, Walsenburg CO.  Please contact dispatch, 719-738-1044 with any information.  $500.00 reward.  24-3XP