Open Positions

Environmental Health Specialist I
Las Animas Huerfano Counties District Health Department is hiring an Environmental_Health_Specialist I out of the Walsenburg Office. Env. Health Specialist I position is a full-time position with a salary range of $50,932 to $60,320 depending on experience. This position has a great benefit package of 2 weeks paid Vacation, 15 paid Sick Days and 12 paid Holidays a year. Also included Medical/Dental/Vision after 60 days for the employee and a 401 retirement plan through CCOERA with 3% agency match after 6 months. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or related field.

Universal Preschool (UPK) Specialist
The Universal Preschool Manager is the essential position in coordinating resources, policies, processes, and support in implementing Universal Preschool (UPK) in Huerfano and Las Animas County. This position oversees the growth and expansion of systems of support for early childhood, with an aim of implementing Universal Pre-K (UPK), retaining current staff in the field, and building a pipeline of new staff entering the field. This position will support the overall direction of the HuLA program through participation, community engagement, and in carrying out the essential work of this critical position. This position will assist collaborating agencies, partners, and community providers in problem-solving and creating a plan to move toward a local system of mixed delivery UPK application, enrollment, and coordination. This position will also support data collection to aid in data-driven decision-making and will serve as the state-to-local liaison. This position uses extensive knowledge of early childhood education best practices, knowledge and experience in building relationships and coordinate resources for childcare centers, preschools, and family childcare home providers with the Universal Preschool program.

How to Apply

The Human Resources Department will accept applications for current job openings only. All applicants are required to complete an Employment Application.

Mail or fax employment application form and related documents to:

Las Animas – Huerfano Counties District Health Department
Attn: Human Resources
412 Benedicta Ave.
Trinidad, CO 81082

Email Contact: Kim Gonzales
Phone: 719-846-2213 Ext: 37
Fax: 719-846-4472

You may also pick up an application at:
Colorado Work Force Center
140 North Commercial
Trinidad, CO 81082

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