Employment Opportunities

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Open Positions

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For questions regarding open opportunities contact the City Clerk at (719) 784-4848 ext 224.

Positions are open until filled unless otherwise noted on the job posting. Applications are held on file for one year from the date of submission.

Employment Application     Prehire Agreements     Police Department Application     City Departments

 

City Manager

Planning Director

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Works under the direct supervision of City Manager; performs professional work in the field of operational planning, review, and evaluation of project proposals, plats, and all land use submittals and long-range planning; ensures compliance with zoning ordinances, subdivision regulations, and Master Plan; formulates recommendations and prepares written reports for appropriate boards. Acts as liaison with the public, developers, City and County officials; staff representative to Planning Commission, City Council, and Zoning Board of Adjustments. This position is full-time, salary range $71,975.96 - $83,439.86 DOE, DOQ. Full time benefits include health, dental, vision, 457 (b). Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a college degree in municipal planning; minimum two (2) years experience in the municipal planning department. Send professional resume, with cover letter, as well as a list of professional and personal references including telephone numbers to the City of Florence, 600 West 3rd Street, Florence, CO 81226 or e-mail to Cortlyne.huppe@florencecolorado.org.  Position open until filled.

City Manager

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Serves as the chief executive officer of the City of Florence with oversight of all City departments. Coordinates City activities with other outside agencies and organizations; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Mayor and City Council; receives policy direction from the Mayor and City Council. Serves at the pleasure of Mayor and City Council.

This position is full-time, salary range is $80,000-100,000, DOE, DOQ. Full time benefits include health, dental, vision, 457 (b). Send professional resume, with cover letter, as well as a list of professional and personal references including telephone numbers to the City of Florence, 600 West 3rd Street, Florence, CO 81226 or e-mail to Cortlyne.huppe@florencecolorado.org. Position will be open until filled.

Police Officer

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City of Florence Police Department is always accepting applications for Police Officers. Starting pay is depending on qualifications. Job duties will include public interaction, incident evaluation, traffic, arrests/detention, officer assists, etc. Must possess P.O.S.T. certification, valid Colorado driver’s license, background free of any felony convictions or any misdemeanor conviction for moral turpitude. Must be able to pass post-offer physical, psychological exam, and drug and alcohol screen. EOE

Applications may be picked up at Florence Police Dept., 600 West 3rd Street, Florence, CO 81226 or send resume and copy of certifications to the same address attention Cortlyne Huppe, you may also email resumes to Cortlyne.huppe@florencecolorado.org.

The Police Department is also seeking 4-5 reserve officers with the above qualifications and job duties.

Code Enforcement Officer

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Position Purpose:                   

Under the general supervision of the City Planner, is responsible for the enforcement of health and safety codes, streets, sidewalks and public places codes and zoning codes.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Originates, investigates, and remedies violations of the Municipal Code
  • Investigates and remedies complaints received from citizens, officials, and City employees relating to code violations
  • Issues verbal and written warnings; writes summons and complaints for code violation
  • Provides service by addressing citizen’s questions and concerns pertaining to Municipal Code issues
  • Prepares and documents code violation for court cases; testifies in court as a witness or complainant
  • Completes reports on statistical data or actions taken by code enforcement for monthly and annual reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position is full-time, salary range is $36,469.62 - $42,278.29, DOE, DOQ. Full time benefits include health, dental, vision, 457 (b). Send professional resume, with cover letter, as well as a list of professional and personal references including telephone numbers to the City of Florence, 600 West 3rd Street, Florence, CO 81226 or e-mail to Cortlyne.huppe@florencecolorado.org. Position will be open until filled.