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Known as the “Gateway to Mesa Verde®” National Park, the Town of Mancos is a beautiful and historic Four Corners community of 1,500 residents at the base of the La Plata Mountains. With close proximity to hunting, fishing, skiing, and trails for horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, and motor sports, the Mancos Valley is ideally situated for outdoor enthusiasts.  Mancos is a friendly and diverse town with its own highly rated school district, health clinic, and nearby community college. It is just 7 miles from the entrance to Mesa Verde National Park, one of the nation’s first World Heritage sites and the largest archaeological preserve in the country. Durango is just 30 minutes to the east where there are additional recreational and shopping opportunities as well as state of the art health care facilities. Downhill skiing at world renowned resorts such as Telluride and Purgatory is just 90 minutes away. The majestic deserts and national parks of Utah such as Canyon Lands and Arches are within a 2-hour drive. Additional archaeological and recreational opportunities can be found nearby at the Canyon of the Ancients and Hovenweep National Monuments.

Mancos is seeking a highly motivated individual with experience and integrity to join our team. The Mancos Marshal’s Office currently has four full time, dedicated police officers who report to the Town Marshal.  Salary and Benefits: Excellent benefit package includes fully covered health insurance, vision and dental, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, merit and COLA increases, and 457k contribution from the town of 4.5%. Wonderful small town, friendly residents and family atmosphere with staff. Assigned equipment and take-home patrol vehicle. Opportunities to experience the outdoors in all seasons. Salary level will be commensurate with experience. Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate shall have comprehensive knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, methods and procedures, federal, state, and local laws and ordinances, emergency planning. This is a highly visible position which requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to positively represent Mancos when interacting with citizens, law enforcement, allied agencies, local businesses, community groups and at Board meetings. A minimum of two years of tenured law enforcement experience is required. Colorado POST Certification is required as well as a valid Colorado driver’s license. A Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field is preferred. Candidate must be a United States Citizen and pass a thorough screening process which includes oral board interview, criminal and background checks, drug/alcohol screen, and psychological testing. Must live within 20 minutes of Mancos for emergency response. Mancos is an equal opportunity employer.  How to Apply: Mail town law enforcement application, resume, cover letter and references to Donna Murphy, Administrative Assistant, Town of Mancos, P.O. Box 487, Mancos, CO 81328 or email same to Position open until filled.

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Parks Maintenance Technician:

The Town of Mancos is hiring a seasonal Parks Maintenance Technician who will provide grounds maintenance, park maintenance, general grounds keeping and building maintenance for municipal facilities.  Work hours will include working approximately 30 hours per week.  The pay range on this position is $13.00 to $15.00 per hour depending on experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Valid Colorado drivers license necessary. Care and maintenance of all park buildings and grounds. Sows grass seed or plants trees, shrubs, or flowers, according to instructions and planned design of landscaped area.  Applies herbicide or mulch to designated areas.  Grubs and weeds around bushes, trees, and flower beds.  Trims hedges and prunes trees.  Mows lawns.  Picks up and burns or carts away paper and rubbish.  Repairs and paints benches, tables and guardrails, and assists in repair of roads, walks, buildings, and mechanical equipment.  Regular cleaning of restrooms and other structures.  Organizing all equipment and supplies and keeping inventory in safe workable condition.   Operation of light maintenance equipment such as tractors, mowers, trimmers and other light tools and heavy equipment as needed.  Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:  No prior experience or training necessary.

Applications may be downloaded from the website or picked up at Mancos Town Hall, 117 N. Main St. Mancos, CO during normal business hours.  Position open until filled.