City Jobs

Many of our employees enjoy long careers with the city, and we have excellent retirement and benefit plans. You can apply for any job online here, or you can print and fill out a job application (PDF) or pick up an application at City Hall.

NEW: You can now apply for employment directly online!
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Application & Selection Process

  1. The city of Monte Vista distributes the job announcement throughout the community when recruiting begins.
  2. Interested applicants can fill out the proper application forms only during the recruitment period.
  3. Persons meeting a position’s minimum qualifications are evaluated by the appropriate hiring authority.
  4. The top candidates are interviewed. Depending upon the job classification, the candidate or candidates who are selected from the interview are offered conditional employment upon passing the following a medical examination, drug screen and CBI background check.

Current Job Openings

  1. Utilities Worker I

    The City of Monte Vista is seeking a Full-Time Utilities Worker I.  The Utilities Worker, under the general direction of the Utility Field Supervisor performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the water and sewer system.  Installs meters, performs reading of water meters, and posts the readings in a meter book. Requires High school diploma or GED, experience in laying of water and sewer mains and plumbing experience. Must have or be willing to be certified as Class D Operator for Water and Wastewater treatment and/or must have or be willing to be certified as a Class l Water and Sewer Distribution and Collection System Operator within 18 months of hire. $26,882-$30,848 DOE Minimum of 3 months of utility and/or traffic maintenance work experience, training or education that produces the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. Job description and application are available here. Submit application to City of Monte Vista, Human Resources, 95 W. 1st Ave., Monte Vista, CO. 81144, fax 719-852-6172. Open until filled. EOE/ADA  

Patrol Officer II

City of Monte Vista is seeking qualified applicants for position of Police Officer II. Applicants must be POST certified as a Colorado Police Officer. One year of previous law enforcement experience preferred.  Selected applicants must be able to pass a physical, physiological evaluation, pre-employment drug test and extensive background check.  Must be able to work shifts.  Starting salary $31,566-$36,223 DOE plus excellent benefits and retirement.  To be considered, a complete application must be submitted.  For a complete job description and application please  Click here to apply

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act/EEO Policy

The City of Monte Vista is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. The City does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, family medical history or genetic information, military or veteran status, parental status, marital status, political affiliation or any other status protected by state or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.