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.

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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. Deputy City Clerk



    Deputy City Clerk for the City of Monte Vista. The Deputy Clerk provides administrative support Coordinates and manages the daily operations of the City’s municipal court.  Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent, preferred experience providing Spanish language translation in a professional setting; Municipal Clerk Certification desirable. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a municipal or governmental setting. This is full-time employment, starting salary of $29,920-$34,334 DOE, plus full benefits. Apply here.

    View job description here. 

    or applications can be picked up at City Hall 95 W. 1st Ave Monte Vista, CO 81144. Applications must be received by April 27, 2018 11:30 a.m. EEO ADA




  2. PT Seasonal Parks Maintenance Position

    The City of Monte Vista is accepting applications for a seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker.  Duties include mowing, trimming, watering parks and trash pickup, $10.20/hr.  Application available at here.

    Job description here. 

    Submit application to City of Monte Vista, Human Resources, 95 West First Ave. Monte Vista, CO. 81144, Fax 719-852-6172. Accepting applications until April 26 ,2018 @ 4:30 pm. ADA EEO

  3. Equipment Operator I 



    The City of Monte Vista is currently accepting applications for an Equipment Operator I position.  This position will perform skilled work in equipment operations, maintenance and repair work of streets, etc.  This position may be asked to perform work for the Water/Sewer Dept and the Parks Dept. This position could require some on-call shifts.  Applicants must have a valid Colorado Class B CDL License.  Requires HS diploma or GED equivalent and one-year prior experience as equipment operator.  This is a 40 hour per week full-time position with a salary range of $26,882 - $30,848 plus an excellent benefits package.  Applicant must submit a completed job application to Human Resources Office, 95 W. 1st Ave., Monte Vista, CO 81144.  Apply here.

    View job description.

    or at City Hall.   Final deadline for applications is 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2018.  For more information, please call Human Resources at (719) 852-2692.    EOE/ADA


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.