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Classifieds for October 22, 2020

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment. 38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES NOW AT CARQUEST! DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze 2 gallons, $8.00, Sea Foam, 16 oz. $7.99, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer large 32 oz. $9.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 32-TFN

PROFESSIONAL local painter. Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN

 

BIDS WANTED

The city of Walsenburg, CO is seeking bids on the purchase and installation of outdoor chain link dog kennels/runs that will be attached to our dog pound. Those interested in bidding on this project are encouraged to contact Animal Control Officer Rebecca Mondragon to learn and discuss the details of this project. All bids must be submitted to Greg Sund, Interim City Administrator, 525 S. Albert Ave., Walsenburg, CO 81089 phone 719-695-1030. 42-2XU

 

HELP WANTED

We are hiring! Monte Fiore Farms located just outside of Walsenburg off CR 616 is hiring for all positions including Cultivation/Trim Technician, Spray Technician, Edibles Manufacturing and more. MED Badge required, we provide training for candidates. Email darryle@montefiorefarms.com or call 513-839-0016 for information. 43-4XP

The Aguilar School District Re-6 located in Aguilar Colorado is looking for a Secondary Vocational–Industrial Arts Teacher with a potential start date of January 2021. Preference will be given to those who have a current Colorado teaching license with the appropriate Vocational – Industrial Arts endorsement. Applicants must have a strong “shop” background and must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills. Applicants with a CTE endorsement will be given special consideration. If the applicant does not have a current teacher’s license then he/she must be able to work with the school district to obtain one. The district is on a 4 day week schedule: Monday through Thursday. Please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent Dr. Stacy Houser at shouser@aguilarschools.org indicating your interest. Submit proof of licensure, letter of interest, 3 letters of recommendation, resume and a completed application expressing your interest in this specific position. A housing apartment and competitive salary will be offered to the qualified applicant. Hurry! Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please visit the Aguilar School District Re-6 website for an application at www.aguilarschools.org or call the district office at 719-941-4188 for more information. 42-3XU

The Aguilar School District Re-6 located in Aguilar Colorado is looking for a ½ day Secondary Math Teacher with a potential start date of January 2021. The applicant must have a current Colorado teaching license with the appropriate Math endorsement, must have a strong Math background and must be a team player with strong communication skills. If the applicant does not have a current teacher’s license then he/she must be able to work with the school district to obtain one. The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday with some professional development days on Fridays. When complete, please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent Dr. Stacy Houser at shouser@aguilarschools.org including your proof of licensure, 3 letters of recommendations, letter of interest, resume and the completed application expressing your interest in this specific position. A housing apartment and competitive salary will be offered to the qualified applicant. Hurry! Applications will be reviewed as they are received Please visit the Aguilar School District Re-6 website for an application at www.aguilarschools.org or call the district office at 719-941-4188 for more information. 42-3XU

The Town of La Veta, resident population is approximately 850, is seeking a Deputy Marshal to provide general law enforcement services in the Town. La Veta is located at the base of the beautiful Spanish Peaks Mountains and is a retirement, ranching, artist and tourist community. This position works under the supervision of the Town Marshal and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the Town and represent a solid partnership between the Mayor, Town Board of Trustees and its citizens. Successful applicants must possess a current Colorado P.O.S.T. Certification, complete a Psychological Evaluation, Physical Examination, Drug Test and a thorough background check. Applicants must have knowledge of Colorado laws, including Municipal, Criminal and Civil laws. Must be competent in computer skills. Starting salary up to $32,000.00, depending on experience, plus benefits. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, CO. 81055, applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on November 10, 2020. 43-3XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Maintenance Manager. This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $40,000 – $50,000. depending on experience, this is a non-exempt position. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing daily maintenance, janitorial duties, and functional operation of all Huerfano County facilities. Maintenance Manager will ensure that department employees have the resources available to complete their duties within the available budgeted revenues. Duties include oversight of janitorial operations, maintaining facilities, planning and implementing repairs, developing maintenance schedules and procedures and developing facility maintenance plans. Additionally, the Maintenance Manager will develop a capital improvements plan to address deferred maintenance and future maintenance needs. This position will manage general maintenance personnel and work closely with other departments and Elected Officials. This position works under direct supervision of the Public Works Director. Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of five years’ experience in maintenance of complex building systems or a related field desired. Previous managerial experience is a plus. Strong knowledge of engineering design, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and mechanical systems. Ability to track and report on staff activity. Experience in planning maintenance operations. Proficiency with computers, particularly email and typical office software. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational and leadership abilities. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members. Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making. Some college related classes highly desired. HVAC certification, certified journeyman electrician, and/or previous contracting experience highly preferred. Previous managerial experience is a bonus. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and background check will be required. Must possess an unrestricted valid Colorado Driver’s License. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020 Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail.This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans.The starting salary is $24,960.00. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Application will be accepted until November 6, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $34,928.80. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

The City of Raton/Raton Water Works is seeking applications for a C&M Utility Trainee/Certified Utility Operator. This is a full time position with excellent benefits and retirement package. This is an entry level position with mandatory future New Mexico Operator Certification, however experienced certified operators are encouraged to apply. Starting salary will depend on experience and qualifications and contingent on level of certification. High school education or equivalent required and Class A CDL is required within one year. Clean driving record, back ground check and drug test required. Applications may be picked up at the Raton Water Work’s office at 224 Savage Ave., or on the City website at www.ratonNm.gov. For questions, please call Terry Sykes, General Manager at 575-445-3861. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 30, 2020. Applications can be mailed to: City of Raton/Raton Water Works, P.O. Box 99, Raton NM 87740. The City of Raton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 43-1XU

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available for solid waste/road. Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to County Manager. Salary $25,562-$38,344. Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under general direction of the County Manager, supervise all activities of subordinates pertaining to the solid waste and road department job duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Valid Driver’s license. •Must be able to pass equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road operation, as well as care and basic maintenance of equipment. Working conditions: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times. Cab may or may not have air condition units. Temperature extremes depend on weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. Performs work on uneven or even surfaces which could be concrete, asphalt or natural ground. The working surface may be dry, wet, or greasy. Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Human Resources Dept. if you are interested in applying for the position, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 41-TFN

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position available Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

DO YOU WISH YOU HAD a companion to keep you company while you’re cooped up at home? We have cats looking for loving homes. All have been spayed/neutered, are litterbox trained and are FREE. Call 719-738-1666. 41-2XP

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

 

VEHICLE FOR SALE

2006 DODGE DAKOTA FOR SALE $4500, 4 DOOR. 4WD. V-8. Mileage: 265,000. Does not burn oil between changes. Fuel use: 17 mpg. Extra rims and tires. Maintenance history available. 719-989-8027 43-1XP

 

LIEN SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on October 30, 2020 , the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St in Walsenburg. Storage Unit #34, occupied by Stephone Tenorie, Queen size mattress, 1 moving blanket and 1-end table. 43-2XU

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 10-22-20 that the below described property will be sold or otherwise disposed of, in a manner consistent with Colorado law. The personal property of Jeannie Chavez at the Huerfano Mini Storage, is listed as: miscellaneous. 43-2XU

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 10-22-20 that the below described property will be sold or otherwise disposed of, in a manner consistent with Colorado law. The personal property of Bryanna Emerson at the Huerfano Mini Storage, is listed as: miscellaneous. 43-2XU

 

FOR SALE

FOR SALE: Michelin LTX-245-75R17 tires. New $248.00 each. Ask $600. Joseph 719-989-0188. 42-2XP 3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 13-TFN

Classifieds for October 15, 2020

BUSINESS

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment. 38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES NOW AT CARQUEST! DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze 2 gallons, $8.00, Sea Foam, 16 oz. $7.99, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer large 32 oz. $9.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 32-TFN

BIDS WANTED The city of Walsenburg, CO is seeking bids on the purchase and installation of outdoor chain link dog kennels/runs that will be attached to our dog pound. Those interested in bidding on this project are encouraged to contact Animal Control Officer Rebecca Mondragon to learn and discuss the details of this project. All bids must be submitted to Greg Sund, Interim City Administrator, 525 S. Albert Ave., Walsenburg, CO 81089 phone 719-695-1030. 42-2XU

 

HELP WANTED

The Aguilar School District Re-6 located in Aguilar Colorado is looking for a Secondary Vocational–Industrial Arts Teacher with a potential start date of January 2021. Preference will be given to those who have a current Colorado teaching license with the appropriate Vocational – Industrial Arts endorsement. Applicants must have a strong “shop” background and must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills. Applicants with a CTE endorsement will be given special consideration. If the applicant does not have a current teacher’s license then he/she must be able to work with the school district to obtain one. The district is on a 4 day week schedule: Monday through Thursday. Please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent Dr. Stacy Houser at shouser@aguilarschools.org indicating your interest. Submit proof of licensure, letter of interest, 3 letters of recommendation, resume and a completed application expressing your interest in this specific position. A housing apartment and competitive salary will be offered to the qualified applicant. Hurry! Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please visit the Aguilar School District Re-6 website for an application at www.aguilarschools.org or call the district office at 719-941-4188 for more information. 42-3XU

The Aguilar School District Re-6 located in Aguilar Colorado is looking for a ½ day Secondary Math Teacher with a potential start date of January 2021. The applicant must have a current Colorado teaching license with the appropriate Math endorsement, must have a strong Math background and must be a team player with strong communication skills. If the applicant does not have a current teacher’s license then he/she must be able to work with the school district to obtain one. The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday with some professional development days on Fridays. When complete, please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent Dr. Stacy Houser at shouser@aguilarschools.org including your proof of licensure, 3 letters of recommendations, letter of interest, resume and the completed application expressing your interest in this specific position. A housing apartment and competitive salary will be offered to the qualified applicant. Hurry! Applications will be reviewed as they are received Please visit the Aguilar School District Re-6 website for an application at www.aguilarschools.org or call the district office at 719-941-4188 for more information. 42-3XU

The Town of La Veta, resident population is approximately 850, is seeking a Deputy Marshal to provide general law enforcement services in the Town. La Veta is located at the base of the beautiful Spanish Peaks Mountains and is a retirement, ranching, artist and tourist community. This position works under the supervision of the Town Marshal and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the Town and represent a solid partnership between the Mayor, Town Board of Trustees and its citizens. Successful applicants must possess a current Colorado P.O.S.T. Certification, complete a Psychological Evaluation, Physical Examination, Drug Test and a thorough background check. Applicants must have knowledge of Colorado laws, including Municipal, Criminal and Civil laws. Must be competent in computer skills. Starting salary up to $32,000.00, depending on experience, plus benefits. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, CO. 81055, applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020. 38-5XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a County Planner. This is a full-time position at 35 hours a week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $45,000 to $60,000. depending on qualifications, this is a nonexempt position. The County Planner manages, coordinates, and supervises all aspects of the Land Use Office regarding application and enforcement of zoning and subdivision regulations, medical marijuana licensing and other land uses within the County to ensure the prompt and efficient operation of the office. Prepares all Land Use applications for review by Planning Commission. Schedules Planning Commission meetings and records all proceedings. Works with the County Administrator, County Attorney, Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission to establish regulations and policies to promote the health, safety, welfare, quality of life and protection of land values for the citizens and properties within unincorporated Huerfano County. Develops long-range land use goals, generates and implements policies and regulations to obtain those goals through communication with residents, officials and agencies, administration, and enforcement of policies and regulations for the betterment of Huerfano County. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Business Administration or Public Administration, or closely related field from an accredited college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience; or equivalent related experience or training 2 to 6 years. Preferred experience in plan review, zoning administration, surveying and development consultancy. The County Planner will be under the direction of the County Administrator. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test with a negative result, a preemployment background check will be required as well as an unrestricted valid driver’s license. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Maintenance Manager. This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $40,000 – $50,000. depending on experience, this is a non-exempt position. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing daily maintenance, janitorial duties, and functional operation of all Huerfano County facilities. Maintenance Manager will ensure that department employees have the resources available to complete their duties within the available budgeted revenues. Duties include oversight of janitorial operations, maintaining facilities, planning and implementing repairs, developing maintenance schedules and procedures and developing facility maintenance plans. Additionally, the Maintenance Manager will develop a capital improvements plan to address deferred maintenance and future maintenance needs. This position will manage general maintenance personnel and work closely with other departments and Elected Officials. This position works under direct supervision of the Public Works Director. Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of five years’ experience in maintenance of complex building systems or a related field desired. Previous managerial experience is a plus. Strong knowledge of engineering design, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and mechanical systems. Ability to track and report on staff activity. Experience in planning maintenance operations. Proficiency with computers, particularly email and typical office software. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational and leadership abilities. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members. Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making. Some college related classes highly desired. HVAC certification, certified journeyman electrician, and/or previous contracting experience highly preferred. Previous managerial experience is a bonus. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and background check will be required. Must possess an unrestricted valid Colorado Driver’s License. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020 Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail.This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans.The starting salary is $24,960.00. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Application will be accepted until November 6, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $34,928.80. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

TRINIDAD SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR: Cheer Coach-Trinidad High School, Language Arts Teacher 7 th Grade-Trinidad Middle School, Special Education Teacher-Fisher’s Peak Elementary, Half time English Teacher-Trinidad High School, Social Studies Teacher-Trinidad Middle School, Bus Driver Submit application/resume online at tsd1.org. Please contact Diana for a complete job description: 719-845-2048. 41-2XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available for solid waste/road. Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to County Manager. Salary $25,562-$38,344. Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under general direction of the County Manager, supervise all activities of subordinates pertaining to the solid waste and road department job duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Valid Driver’s license. •Must be able to pass equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road operation, as well as care and basic maintenance of equipment. Working conditions: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times. Cab may or may not have air condition units. Temperature extremes depend on weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. Performs work on uneven or even surfaces which could be concrete, asphalt or natural ground. The working surface may be dry, wet, or greasy. Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Human Resources Dept. if you are interested in applying for the position, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 41-TFN

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

DO YOU WISH YOU HAD a companion to keep you company while you’re cooped up at home? We have cats looking for loving homes. All have been spayed/neutered, are litterbox trained and are FREE. Call 719-738-1666. 41-2XP

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

 

YARD SALE

HUGE YARD SALE- Trucks, trailers, camping, fishing, antiques, automotive…something for everyone. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 508 E. 5th, Walsenburg, 8am-5pm 42-1XP

 

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE SALE- Della Archuleta. West of Gardner School, October 16 & 17 only, 8-2. No early birds. 41-2XP

 

FOR SALE

FOR SALE: Michelin LTX-245-75R17 tires. New $248.00 each. Ask $600. Joseph 719-989-0188. 42-2XP 3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 13-14XP

Classifieds for October 8, 2020

BUSINESS

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment. 38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES NOW AT CARQUEST! DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze 2 gallons, $8.00, Sea Foam, 16 oz. $7.99, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer large 32 oz. $9.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 32-TFN

PROFESSIONAL local painter. Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

The Town of La Veta, resident population is approximately 850, is seeking a Deputy Marshal to provide general law enforcement services in the Town. La Veta is located at the base of the beautiful Spanish Peaks Mountains and is a retirement, ranching, artist and tourist community. This position works under the supervision of the Town Marshal and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the Town and represent a solid partnership between the Mayor, Town Board of Trustees and its citizens. Successful applicants must possess a current Colorado P.O.S.T. Certification, complete a Psychological Evaluation, Physical Examination, Drug Test and a thorough background check. Applicants must have knowledge of Colorado laws, including Municipal, Criminal and Civil laws. Must be competent in computer skills. Starting salary up to $32,000.00, depending on experience, plus benefits. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, CO. 81055, applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020. 38-5XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a County Planner. This is a full-time position at 35 hours a week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $45,000 to $60,000. depending on qualifications, this is a nonexempt position. The County Planner manages, coordinates, and supervises all aspects of the Land Use Office regarding application and enforcement of zoning and subdivision regulations, medical marijuana licensing and other land uses within the County to ensure the prompt and efficient operation of the office. Prepares all Land Use applications for review by Planning Commission. Schedules Planning Commission meetings and records all proceedings. Works with the County Administrator, County Attorney, Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission to establish regulations and policies to promote the health, safety, welfare, quality of life and protection of land values for the citizens and properties within unincorporated Huerfano County. Develops long-range land use goals, generates and implements policies and regulations to obtain those goals through communication with residents, officials and agencies, administration, and enforcement of policies and regulations for the betterment of Huerfano County. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Business Administration or Public Administration, or closely related field from an accredited college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience; or equivalent related experience or training 2 to 6 years. Preferred experience in plan review, zoning administration, surveying and development consultancy. The County Planner will be under the direction of the County Administrator. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test with a negative result, a preemployment background check will be required as well as an unrestricted valid driver’s license. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Maintenance Manager. This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $40,000 – $50,000. depending on experience, this is a non-exempt position. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing daily maintenance, janitorial duties, and functional operation of all Huerfano County facilities. Maintenance Manager will ensure that department employees have the resources available to complete their duties within the available budgeted revenues. Duties include oversight of janitorial operations, maintaining facilities, planning and implementing repairs, developing maintenance schedules and procedures and developing facility maintenance plans. Additionally, the Maintenance Manager will develop a capital improvements plan to address deferred maintenance and future maintenance needs. This position will manage general maintenance personnel and work closely with other departments and Elected Officials. This position works under direct supervision of the Public Works Director. Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of five years’ experience in maintenance of complex building systems or a related field desired. Previous managerial experience is a plus. Strong knowledge of engineering design, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and mechanical systems. Ability to track and report on staff activity. Experience in planning maintenance operations. Proficiency with computers, particularly email and typical office software. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational and leadership abilities. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members. Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making. Some college related classes highly desired. HVAC certification, certified journeyman electrician, and/or previous contracting experience highly preferred. Previous managerial experience is a bonus. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and background check will be required. Must possess an unrestricted valid Colorado Driver’s License. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020 Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail.This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans.The starting salary is $24,960.00. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Application will be accepted until November 6, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 41-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $34,928.80. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

TRINIDAD SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR: Cheer Coach-Trinidad High School, Language Arts Teacher 7 th Grade-Trinidad Middle School, Special Education Teacher-Fisher’s Peak Elementary, Half time English Teacher-Trinidad High School, Social Studies Teacher-Trinidad Middle School, Bus Driver Submit application/resume online at tsd1.org. Please contact Diana for a complete job description: 719-845-2048. 41-2XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

The Raton Public Service Company will be accepting applications for two (2) Apprentice Lineman positions. Position requires a minimum of high school diploma or GED. Applicants must possess a valid New Mexico Commercial Driver’s license or acquire within 6 months of employment and pass a pre-employment drug screening. Salary is dependent upon experience and applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 12, 2020. This position posting may also be viewed on the Raton Public Service Facebook page and City of Raton Website. Please do not fill out the online application on the City of Raton Website for this position. Applications and a complete job description for this position must be picked up at the RPS Business Office located at 334 North 2 nd Street, Raton, NM 87740, or requested by email at rps@bacavalley.com and will be the only application forms accepted. Only applications submitted in response to this job posting will be considered. The City of Raton and Raton Public Service Company are Equal Opportunity Employers. 40-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available for solid waste/road. Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to County Manager. Salary $25,562-$38,344. Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under general direction of the County Manager, supervise all activities of subordinates pertaining to the solid waste and road department job duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Valid Driver’s license. •Must be able to pass equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road operation, as well as care and basic maintenance of equipment. Working conditions: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times. Cab may or may not have air condition units. Temperature extremes depend on weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. Performs work on uneven or even surfaces which could be concrete, asphalt or natural ground. The working surface may be dry, wet, or greasy. Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s license and retain valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Human Resources Dept. if you are interested in applying for the position, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 41-TFN

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

DO YOU WISH YOU HAD a companion to keep you company while you’re cooped up at home? We have cats looking for loving homes. All have been spayed/neutered, are litterbox trained and are FREE. Call 719-738-1666. 41-2XP

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

 

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE SALE- Della Archuleta. West of Gardner School, October 16 & 17 only, 8-2. No early birds. 41-2XP

 

FOR SALE

3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 13-14XP

Classifieds for October 1, 2020

BUSINESS

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment. 38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES NOW AT CARQUEST! DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze 2 gallons, $8.00, Sea Foam, 16 oz. $7.99, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer large 32 oz. $9.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 32-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Part Time Waste Transfer Station Driver / Operator. This is a part-time position at approximately 25 hours per week. Starting wage is $16.00 per hour. This position does not qualify for County offered benefits. Knowledge of diesel engines, light vehicle maintenance, and heavy equipment operator experience preferred. Must possess a valid Colorado State Class B Commercial Driver’s License. Applicant must be able to pass a DOT pre-employment drug test with a negative result and future DOT random drug and alcohol testing will be required. A pre-employment background check will be required. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 39-2XU

Chaé Organics Cosmetics Manufacturing, Full Time Quality Control Technician. Responsibilities include: Working with production team to Perform Quality Assurance Checks. Experience with Quality Control lab equipment is preferred but not required. Must have high attention to detail. Must be able to lift 40lbs. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160 or submit online at www.chaemanufacturing.com. For more details call (719) 695-5554. 39-2XU

The Town of La Veta, resident population is approximately 850, is seeking a Deputy Marshal to provide general law enforcement services in the Town. La Veta is located at the base of the beautiful Spanish Peaks Mountains and is a retirement, ranching, artist and tourist community. This position works under the supervision of the Town Marshal and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the Town and represent a solid partnership between the Mayor, Town Board of Trustees and its citizens. Successful applicants must possess a current Colorado P.O.S.T. Certification, complete a Psychological Evaluation, Physical Examination, Drug Test and a thorough background check. Applicants must have knowledge of Colorado laws, including Municipal, Criminal and Civil laws. Must be competent in computer skills. Starting salary up to $32,000.00, depending on experience, plus benefits. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, CO. 81055, applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020. 38-5XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail.This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans.The starting salary is $24,960.00. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Application will be accepted until October 9, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $34,928.80. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN

San Isabel Electric Association has and opening for a Storeroom Clerk in Trinidad. The successful candidate will be responsible to efficiently receive, store, and distribute materials from inventory and assist with inventory control. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at SIEA.com. Email Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to jobs@siea.com or mail to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, October 2, 2020. No phone calls. 39-2XU

trinidad state junior college position available for a Financial Aid Counselor located on Trinidad Campus. This position reports to the Financial Aid Director and provides a high level of support to students navigating the Financial Aid process. Administers federal, state and institutional aid programs in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and industry standards. Implements and supports department policies and procedures. Customer service, critical thinking and adaptable computer skills a must. For complete job description, go to: https://trinidadstate.edu/employment/listings.html. Full Time Position with Benefits. Salary: $38k to $40k Depending on Qualifications Required: AA Degree, Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree. 39-2XU

trinidad state junior college position available for Advisor Career Services & Special Populations reporting to the TRIO Director on the Trinidad Campus. This position provides a high level of support to students navigating the accommodation process. This position provides advising support and career services to students. Implements and supports department policies and procedures. Customer service, critical thinking and adaptable computer skills a must. For complete job description, go to: https://trinidadstate.edu/employment/listings.html Full Time Position with Benefits Salary: $44,000 – $48,000 Depending on Qualifications. Required: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred: Bilingual Spanish. 39-2XU

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions. Paraprofessional Peakview, Long Term Substitute Teacher Peakview. Also accepting Substitute Teachers, Cooks, and Custodians applications. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 39-2XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

The Raton Public Service Company will be accepting applications for two (2) Apprentice Lineman positions. Position requires a minimum of high school diploma or GED. Applicants must possess a valid New Mexico Commercial Driver’s license or acquire within 6 months of employment and pass a pre-employment drug screening. Salary is dependent upon experience and applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 12, 2020. This position posting may also be viewed on the Raton Public Service Facebook page and City of Raton Website. Please do not fill out the online application on the City of Raton Website for this position. Applications and a complete job description for this position must be picked up at the RPS Business Office located at 334 North 2 nd Street, Raton, NM 87740, or requested by email at rps@bacavalley.com and will be the only application forms accepted. Only applications submitted in response to this job posting will be considered. The City of Raton and Raton Public Service Company are Equal Opportunity Employers. 40-2XU

JOB TITLE Angel Fire Airport Operations Manager Pay Status Exempt/Contract Reports to Colfax County Manager Salary $24,960.00-31,200.00 Date Close Until Filled POSITION SUMMARY: Duties included, but are not limited to; Aircraft fueling, work in inclement weather, towing aircraft in and out of the hangar, processing payments, assisting customers, in person, by e-mail and by telephone, general maintenance (internal and external), operate equipment for snow removal, operate equipment fuel trucks, compliance with all County, State and Federal Laws and Regulations will be required at all times. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Aircraft Experience A high school diploma or GED. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written in English. Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the public, supervisors and co-workers. Ability to work alone and set priorities. Must be able to pass drug screen and background check. Must be 18 years of age or older. WORKING CONDITIONS: All essential duties are performed indoors and outdoors. Worker often works alone both with and without directions from supervisor Essential and marginal functions may require physical condition necessary for fueling aircraft and possible adverse weather conditions year-round. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check. Employee must successfully complete physical exam. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME TO COLFAX COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES DEPT. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITON, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.co.colfax.nm.us COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 39-TFN

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM, Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Road Department Superintendent Salary Depends on experience Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Class A CDL. •Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant. •Must pass road equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Working conditions: •Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%). Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units. •Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. •Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment. •Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment. •Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain. •Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. •Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground. Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy. •Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people. •Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: •The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: •Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check. •Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. •Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the POSITON, open until filled. Mail to Colfax County HR Department, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available VECTOR CONTROL TECH. SEASONAL Pay Status CONTRACT Reports to COUNTY MANAGER Salary Depending on experience. Date of Close Until position filled. Position Summary: POSITIONS SUMMARY: Under general direction of the County Manager, performs field inspections for the Detention Control and Prevention of mosquitos, indectious insects, and other vectors; safely sprays chemicals under Federal, State and Local environment vector control laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a High School Diploma or GED, experience working with pesticides, education or training in environmental health, environmental science, or environmental technology may be substituted for experience. Must have a valid un-restricted driver’s license, Class D and must obtain a certificate for Defensive Driving, in order to drive and operate a County vehicle. Must obtain within one month of hire and maintain a New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Category 8, Public Health Pests Certification, and a category 7A Structural Pest Certification. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times, may work in or around water. When working indoors is under normal temperature conditions. Works alone, primarily with or without direction. Employee may be exposed to precarious situations, fumes and airborne particles, potentially toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing, lifting objects over 50 pounds; crouching or crawling in restricted areas. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Please submit resume and application to County Human Resources Dept. If you are interested in applying for the position to PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.u. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFNity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

LIEN SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on 10-1-2020, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St in Walsenburg. Storage Unit #39, occupied by James Quintana, 205 N. Hendon, Walsenburg, CO. 39-2XU

 

VEHICLES

FOR SALE: 1970 Dodge 3/4 Tow Long Bed pick-up 383 motor runs good. 4 speed. $2000 2WD. 4 mo. sorrel filly make good horse very gentle, pretty. $500. 1975 FoRD F-250 2WD 4 speed 390 V.9 Not running good shape $2000. Call 719-248-0895. 39-1XP

YARD SALE

INDOOR YARD SALE: new and used clothes, pots and pans, portable dishwasher, misc. Fri & Sat, 9-4. 434 W 7th in Walsenburg. 40-1XP

 

FOR SALE

3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-948-7927 or 719-214-6982.

Classifieds for September 24, 2020

BUSINESS

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment. 38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES,NOW AT CARQUEST! “Mention this ad and Get $10.00 off any Die Hard battery!” DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze, 2 gallons, $8.00, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer, large 32 oz. $9.99, Armorall tire foam, 20 oz. spray, $3.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com.City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 35-TFN

PROFESSIONAL local painter. Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Maintenance Manager. This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $40,000 – $50,000 depending on experience, this is a non-exempt position. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing daily maintenance, janitorial duties, and functional operation of all Huerfano County facilities. Maintenance Manager will ensure that department employees have the resources available to complete their duties within the available budgeted revenues. Duties include oversight of janitorial operations, maintaining facilities, planning and implementing repairs, developing maintenance schedules and procedures and developing facility maintenance plans. Additionally, the Maintenance Manager will develop a capital improvements plan to address deferred maintenance and future maintenance needs. This position will manage general maintenance personnel and work closely with other departments and Elected Officials. This position works under direct supervision of the Public Works Director. Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of five years’ experience in maintenance of complex building systems or a related field desired. Previous managerial experience is a plus. Strong knowledge of engineering design, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and mechanical systems. Ability to track and report on staff activity. Experience in planning maintenance operations. Proficiency with computers, particularly email and typical office software. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational and leadership abilities. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members. Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making. Some college related classes highly desired. HVAC certification, certified journeyman electrician, and/or previous contracting experience highly preferred. Previous managerial experience is a bonus. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and background check will be required. Must possess an unrestricted valid Colorado Driver’s License. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020 Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 38-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Part Time Waste Transfer Station Driver / Operator. This is a part-time position at approximately 25 hours per week. Starting wage is $16.00 per hour. This position does not qualify for County offered benefits. Knowledge of diesel engines, light vehicle maintenance, and heavy equipment operator experience preferred. Must possess a valid Colorado State Class B Commercial Driver’s License. Applicant must be able to pass a DOT pre-employment drug test with a negative result and future DOT random drug and alcohol testing will be required. A pre-employment background check will be required. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 39-2XU

San Isabel Electric Association has an opening for a Purchasing Manager in Pueblo West. The successful candidate will provide purchasing planning, forecasting, and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at SIEA.com. Email Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to jobs@siea.com or mail to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, October 2, 2020. No phone calls. 38-2XU

Chaé Organics Cosmetics Manufacturing, Full Time Quality Control Technician. Responsibilities include: Working with production team to Perform Quality Assurance Checks. Experience with Quality Control lab equipment is preferred but not required. Must have high attention to detail. Must be able to lift 40lbs. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160 or submit online at www.chaemanufacturing.com. For more details call (719) 695-5554. 39-2XU

The Town of La Veta, resident population is approximately 850, is seeking a Deputy Marshal to provide general law enforcement services in the Town. La Veta is located at the base of the beautiful Spanish Peaks Mountains and is a retirement, ranching, artist and tourist community. This position works under the supervision of the Town Marshal and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the Town and represent a solid partnership between the Mayor, Town Board of Trustees and its citizens. Successful applicants must possess a current Colorado P.O.S.T. Certification, complete a Psychological Evaluation, Physical Examination, Drug Test and a thorough background check. Applicants must have knowledge of Colorado laws, including Municipal, Criminal and Civil laws. Must be competent in computer skills. Starting salary up to $32,000.00, depending on experience, plus benefits. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, CO. 81055, applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020. 38-5XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail.This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans.The starting salary is $24,960.00. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Application will be accepted until October 9, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $34,928.80. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN

San Isabel Electric Association has and opening for a Storeroom Clerk in Trinidad. The successful candidate will be responsible to efficiently receive, store, and distribute materials from inventory and assist with inventory control. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at SIEA.com. Email Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to jobs@siea.com or mail to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, October 2, 2020. No phone calls. 39-2XU

trinidad state junior college position available for a Financial Aid Counselor located on Trinidad Campus. This position reports to the Financial Aid Director and provides a high level of support to students navigating the Financial Aid process. Administers federal, state and institutional aid programs in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and industry standards. Implements and supports department policies and procedures. Customer service, critical thinking and adaptable computer skills a must. For complete job description, go to: https://trinidadstate.edu/employment/listings.html. Full Time Position with Benefits. Salary: $38k to $40k Depending on Qualifications Required: AA Degree, Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree. 39-2XU

trinidad state junior college position available for Advisor Career Services & Special Populations reporting to the TRIO Director on the Trinidad Campus. This position provides a high level of support to students navigating the accommodation process. This position provides advising support and career services to students. Implements and supports department policies and procedures. Customer service, critical thinking and adaptable computer skills a must. For complete job description, go to: https://trinidadstate.edu/employment/listings.html Full Time Position with Benefits Salary: $44,000 – $48,000 Depending on Qualifications. Required: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred: Bilingual Spanish. 39-2XU JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions. Paraprofessional Peakview, Long Term Substitute Teacher Peakview. Also accepting Substitute Teachers, Cooks, and Custodians applications. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 39-2XU

THE COLORADO Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker positions in Walsenburg, La Veta and Trinidad. This position will pay $23 per hour. This position requires a class B CDL license. To apply you must go online to: www.governmentjobs/careers/colorado. Scroll through job titles to Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker. 36-4XP

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

JOB TITLE Angel Fire Airport Operations Manager Pay Status Exempt/Contract Reports to Colfax County Manager Salary $24,960.00-31,200.00 Date Close Until Filled POSITION SUMMARY: Duties included, but are not limited to; Aircraft fueling, work in inclement weather, towing aircraft in and out of the hangar, processing payments, assisting customers, in person, by e-mail and by telephone, general maintenance (internal and external), operate equipment for snow removal, operate equipment fuel trucks, compliance with all County, State and Federal Laws and Regulations will be required at all times. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Aircraft Experience A high school diploma or GED. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written in English. Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the public, supervisors and co-workers. Ability to work alone and set priorities. Must be able to pass drug screen and background check. Must be 18 years of age or older. WORKING CONDITIONS: All essential duties are performed indoors and outdoors. Worker often works alone both with and without directions from supervisor Essential and marginal functions may require physical condition necessary for fueling aircraft and possible adverse weather conditions year-round. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check. Employee must successfully complete physical exam. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME TO COLFAX COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES DEPT. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITON, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.co.colfax.nm.us COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 39-TFN

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM, Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Road Department Superintendent Salary Depends on experience Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Class A CDL. •Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant. •Must pass road equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Working conditions: •Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%). Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units. •Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. •Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment. •Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment. •Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain. •Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. •Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground. Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy. •Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people. •Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: •The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: •Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check. •Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. •Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the POSITON, open until filled. Mail to Colfax County HR Department, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available VECTOR CONTROL TECH. SEASONAL Pay Status CONTRACT Reports to COUNTY MANAGER Salary Depending on experience. Date of Close Until position filled. Position Summary: POSITIONS SUMMARY: Under general direction of the County Manager, performs field inspections for the Detention Control and Prevention of mosquitos, indectious insects, and other vectors; safely sprays chemicals under Federal, State and Local environment vector control laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a High School Diploma or GED, experience working with pesticides, education or training in environmental health, environmental science, or environmental technology may be substituted for experience. Must have a valid un-restricted driver’s license, Class D and must obtain a certificate for Defensive Driving, in order to drive and operate a County vehicle. Must obtain within one month of hire and maintain a New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Category 8, Public Health Pests Certification, and a category 7A Structural Pest Certification. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times, may work in or around water. When working indoors is under normal temperature conditions. Works alone, primarily with or without direction. Employee may be exposed to precarious situations, fumes and airborne particles, potentially toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing, lifting objects over 50 pounds; crouching or crawling in restricted areas. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Please submit resume and application to County Human Resources Dept. If you are interested in applying for the position to PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.u. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFNity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

 

LIEN SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on 10-1-2020, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St in Walsenburg. Storage Unit #39, occupied by James Quintana, 205 N. Hendon, Walsenburg, CO. 39-2XU

 

FOR RENT

Home in La Veta for rent beautiful 1 acre yard with trees. Quiet neighborhood. 3 bedroom 2 bath wood stove. Partial fenced yard. Year lease – available September 15 $1250.00 a month. Pets negotiable. Call La Rissa 808-936-0663. 35-TFN

 

VEHICLES

FOR SALE: 1970 Dodge 3/4 Tow Long Bed pick-up 383 motor runs good. 4 speed. $2000 2WD. 4 mo. sorrel filly make good horse very gentle, pretty. $500. 1975 ForD F-250 2WD 4 speed 390 V.9 Not running good shape $2000. Call 719-248-0895. 39-1XP

 

SIDEWALK SALE

50% off!!!!!!! Big end of summer sidewalk sale. Saturday September 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The FoxTrot Emporium, 114 E. 5th St., Walsenburg. New Southwestern clothes, household items, glassware, vintage and antique items. Furniture, tools, vases. Jewelry and so much more. Sidewalk items all 50 percent off. 39-1XU

 

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE YARD SALE 207 S Harrison Ave, Walsenburg, Fri. and Sat. Sept 25, 26, 9-4. 39-1XP

 

FOR SALE

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Raton, New Mexico is selling pecan halves for $12.00/bag. They can be found at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Wednesday evening farmers market at the Namaste Wellness Center at the corner of 2nd and Cimarron Ave from 5-7 for a few more weeks, outside the Shuler theater on Mon., Wed, and Fri., if the weather is nice. Or call 575-445-3109 to purchase pecans. 37-3XP

3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-948-7927 or 719-214-6982.

Classifieds for September 17, 2020

BUSINESS

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment. 38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN DIE HARD BATTERIES,NOW AT CARQUEST! “Mention this ad and Get $10.00 off any Die Hard battery!” DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze, 2 gallons, $8.00, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer, large 32 oz. $9.99, Armorall tire foam, 20 oz. spray, $3.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 35-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

the city of walsenburg has the following positions available: Deputy City Clerk, $19.02-$28.39, Streets, Alleys and Park Supervisor, $19.02-$28.39, Crew Leader-Parks, $16.31-$24.46, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, $21.08-$31.36 and Water/Wastewater Technician, $13.98-$21.10. All positions will be open until filled. Anyone interest in more information regarding a particular position or positions, please contact Greg Sund at cityadmin@cityofwalsenburg.com or call 719-695-1030. 37-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Maintenance Manager. This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $40,000 – $50,000 depending on experience, this is a non-exempt position. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing daily maintenance, janitorial duties, and functional operation of all Huerfano County facilities. Maintenance Manager will ensure that department employees have the resources available to complete their duties within the available budgeted revenues. Duties include oversight of janitorial operations, maintaining facilities, planning and implementing repairs, developing maintenance schedules and procedures and developing facility maintenance plans. Additionally, the Maintenance Manager will develop a capital improvements plan to address deferred maintenance and future maintenance needs. This position will manage general maintenance personnel and work closely with other departments and Elected Officials. This position works under direct supervision of the Public Works Director. Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of five years’ experience in maintenance of complex building systems or a related field desired. Previous managerial experience is a plus. Strong knowledge of engineering design, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and mechanical systems. Ability to track and report on staff activity. Experience in planning maintenance operations. Proficiency with computers, particularly email and typical office software. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational and leadership abilities. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members. Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making. Some college related classes highly desired. HVAC certification, certified journeyman electrician, and/or previous contracting experience highly preferred. Previous managerial experience is a bonus. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and background check will be required. Must possess an unrestricted valid Colorado Driver’s License. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020 Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 38-2XU

San Isabel Electric Association has an opening for a Purchasing Manager in Pueblo West. The successful candidate will provide purchasing planning, forecasting, and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at SIEA.com. Email Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to jobs@siea.com or mail to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, October 2, 2020. No phone calls. 38-2XU

The Town of La Veta, resident population is approximately 850, is seeking a Deputy Marshal to provide general law enforcement services in the Town. La Veta is located at the base of the beautiful Spanish Peaks Mountains and is a retirement, ranching, artist and tourist community. This position works under the supervision of the Town Marshal and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the Town and represent a solid partnership between the Mayor, Town Board of Trustees and its citizens. Successful applicants must possess a current Colorado P.O.S.T. Certification, complete a Psychological Evaluation, Physical Examination, Drug Test and a thorough background check. Applicants must have knowledge of Colorado laws, including Municipal, Criminal and Civil laws. Must be competent in computer skills. Starting salary up to $32,000.00, depending on experience, plus benefits. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications are available at the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, CO. 81055, applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020. 38-5XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO SEASONAL FORT FRANCISCO MUSEUM DIRECTOR. The Town of La Veta is seeking to immediately hire one qualified individual to be the Director of the Fort Francisco Museum, a historic site that serves as an educational facility to preserve, exhibit, and communicate the natural and human history of Huerfano County and surrounding region. The Museum is the historical centerpiece of La Veta, Colorado, and provides quality educational opportunities and programs for engagement and enjoyment of patrons, community members, and visitors. The Museum Director will manage the day-to-day operations of Fort Francisco Museum and its gift shop, follow approved policies and procedures, and supervise activities of seasonal employees and volunteers. Additional responsibilities include: curate and manage museum collections, program coordination, budget management, as well as public relations and publicity. The Director will be an employee of the Town of La Veta and report directly to the Museum Board of Directors. This is a seasonal position where the Director will work 1500 contact hours between approximately February 24 – November 6. The Director’s position requires no more than 40 hours per week and benefits are not included. Compensation is hourly, depending on experience, and will be negotiated along with the seasonal calendar at the time of hire. Applications are available at the Town Hall in La Veta, Colorado at 209 S. Main St. or online at the Town’s website: www.townoflaveta-co.gov. Review of applications will begin immediately. The Town of La Veta is an EOC. For pertinent questions please email: FFMJob55@gmail.com. 37-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail.This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans.The starting salary is $24,960.00. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Application will be accepted until October 9, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $34,928.80. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN

San Isabel Electric Association has openings for a Journeyman Lineman in Walsenburg and Pueblo West. The successful candidate will be responsible to perform efficient construction, operation, and maintenance work on either energized or de-energized lines and substation equipment while adhering to safety policies. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at SIEA.com. Email Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to jobs@siea.com or mail to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, September 25, 2020. No phone calls. 36-3XU

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions. Dean of Students/Assistant Principal -Peakview School, Preschool Teacher (must be Director Certified), School Secretary – John Mall, full time Cook- Gardner School, part time Cook-John Mall High School, Part Time Paraprofessional- John Mall , Full Time Paraprofessional John Mall . Also accepting Substitute Teachers, Cooks , and Custodians applications. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 26-TFN

THE COLORADO Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for Temporary Highway Maintenance WorkeR positions in Walsenburg, La Veta and Trinidad. This position will pay $23 per hour. This position requires a class B CDL license. To apply you must go online to: www.governmentjobs/careers/colorado. Scroll through job titles to Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker. 36-4XP

 

PUBLIC NOTICE LAS ANIMAS

PUBLIC NOTICE The Trinidad City Council is accepting Citizen Interest Forms from citizens within Las Animas County to fill the following vacancies: one (1) on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee; and one (1) on the Board of Building Code Appeals; and two (2) alternates on the Board of Building Code Appeals; and six (6) on the Urban Forestry Board; and four (4) on the Historic Main Street Board; and two (2) on the Space to Create Commons Oversight Board; one (1) on the City Tourism Board; and one (1) on the Urban Renewal Authority Board. In order to be considered eligible to serve individuals must be a resident of Las Animas and have resided within the County for not less than one year immediately preceding appointment and must be registered to vote. Citizen Interest Forms are also being accepted from citizens of the City of Trinidad to fill: Three (3) vacancy on the Planning, Zoning and Variance Commission Citizen Interest Forms will be accepted at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 135 N. Animas Street or P. O. Box 880, Trinidad, CO 81082, until 12:00 p.m., September 18, 2020. Further information may be obtained by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 846-9843. 37-2XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM, Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Road Department Superintendent Salary Depends on experience Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Class A CDL. •Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant. •Must pass road equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Working conditions: •Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%). Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units. •Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. •Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment. •Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment. •Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain. •Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. •Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground. Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy. •Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people. •Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: •The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: •Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check. •Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. •Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the POSITON, open until filled. Mail to Colfax County HR Department, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available VECTOR CONTROL TECH. SEASONAL Pay Status CONTRACT Reports to COUNTY MANAGER Salary Depending on experience. Date of Close Until position filled. Position Summary: POSITIONS SUMMARY: Under general direction of the County Manager, performs field inspections for the Detention Control and Prevention of mosquitos, indectious insects, and other vectors; safely sprays chemicals under Federal, State and Local environment vector control laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a High School Diploma or GED, experience working with pesticides, education or training in environmental health, environmental science, or environmental technology may be substituted for experience. Must have a valid un-restricted driver’s license, Class D and must obtain a certificate for Defensive Driving, in order to drive and operate a County vehicle. Must obtain within one month of hire and maintain a New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Category 8, Public Health Pests Certification, and a category 7A Structural Pest Certification. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times, may work in or around water. When working indoors is under normal temperature conditions. Works alone, primarily with or without direction. Employee may be exposed to precarious situations, fumes and airborne particles, potentially toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing, lifting objects over 50 pounds; crouching or crawling in restricted areas. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Please submit resume and application to County Human Resources Dept. If you are interested in applying for the position to PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.u. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFNity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

 

WANTED

WANTED- Pair of used tractor tires- size 12.4-28. Call 719-989-8454. 36-3XP

 

FOR RENT

Home in La Veta for rent beautiful 1 acre yard with trees. Quiet neighborhood. 3 bedroom 2 bath wood stove. Partial fenced yard. Year lease – available September 15 $1250.00 a month. Pets negotiable. Call La Rissa 808-936-0663. 35-TFN

 

YARD SALE

Outside Yard Estate Sale September 18th and 19th 8 AM to whenever, 229 Indiana Ave., Walsenburg, Co. Furniture, portable dishwasher, knives, clothing and lots more. NO EARLY BIRDS. MASKS REQUIRED. 38-1XP

2 family yard sale Friday (9-18) 9 am-3 pm& Saturday (9-19) 9 am-whenever, 323 E. Elm, Walsenburg. Furniture, small table & chairs, antiques, lamps, lots of jewelry (old & new), religious jewelry, clothing, and too many great things to list! 38-1XP MULTIPLE FAMILY YARD SALE, Saturday from 8-3. Sale at 22240 Highway 160. 38-1XP

 

FOR SALE

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Raton, New Mexico is selling pecan halves for $12.00/bag. They can be found at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Wednesday evening farmers market at the Namaste Wellness Center at the corner of 2nd and Cimarron Ave from 5-7 for a few more weeks, outside the Shuler theater on Mon., Wed, and Fri., if the weather is nice. Or call 575-445-3109 to purchase pecans. 37-2XP

3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-948-7927 or 719-214-6982.

Classifieds for September 10, 2020

BUSINESS

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN DIE HARD BATTERIES,NOW AT CARQUEST! “Mention this ad and Get $10.00 off any Die Hard battery!” DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze, 2 gallons, $8.00, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer, large 32 oz. $9.99, Armorall tire foam, 20 oz. spray, $3.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 35-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

PROFESSIONAL local painter. Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

the city of walsenburg has the following positions available: Deputy City Clerk, $19.02-$28.39, Streets, Alleys and Park Supervisor, $19.02-$28.39, Crew Leader-Parks, $16.31-$24.46, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, $21.08-$31.36 and Water/Wastewater Technician, $13.98-$21.10. All positions will be open until filled. Anyone interest in more information regarding a particular position or positions, please contact Greg Sund at cityadmin@cityofwalsenburg.com or call 719-695-1030. 37-2XU

Chaé Organics Cosmetics Manufacturing, Full-Time Customer Success Representatives. Responsibilities include: Responding to customer inquiries, managing customer accounts, resolving issues with help of upper management, ensuring customer satisfaction, and utilizing proactive strategies to understand and support desired business outcomes of Chaé customers. Must have high degree of integrity, solid basic mathematical skills, good written and verbal communication skills, and have a high attention to detail. Must be a tech-savvy people person. Experience is not necessary but must have a willingness to learn and solve problems. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160, online at www.chaemanufacturing.com or email resume to ricardo@chaemanufacturing.com . For more details call Human Resources at 719-695-5554. 36-2XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO SEASONAL FORT FRANCISCO MUSEUM DIRECTOR. The Town of La Veta is seeking to immediately hire one qualified individual to be the Director of the Fort Francisco Museum, a historic site that serves as an educational facility to preserve, exhibit, and communicate the natural and human history of Huerfano County and surrounding region. The Museum is the historical centerpiece of La Veta, Colorado, and provides quality educational opportunities and programs for engagement and enjoyment of patrons, community members, and visitors. The Museum Director will manage the day-to-day operations of Fort Francisco Museum and its gift shop, follow approved policies and procedures, and supervise activities of seasonal employees and volunteers. Additional responsibilities include: curate and manage museum collections, program coordination, budget management, as well as public relations and publicity. The Director will be an employee of the Town of La Veta and report directly to the Museum Board of Directors. This is a seasonal position where the Director will work 1500 contact hours between approximately February 24 – November 6. The Director’s position requires no more than 40 hours per week and benefits are not included. Compensation is hourly, depending on experience, and will be negotiated along with the seasonal calendar at the time of hire. Applications are available at the Town Hall in La Veta, Colorado at 209 S. Main St. or online at the Town’s website: www.townoflaveta-co.gov. Review of applications will begin immediately. The Town of La Veta is an EOC. For pertinent questions please email: FFMJob55@gmail.com. 37-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail.This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans.The starting salary is $24,960.00. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Application will be accepted until October 9, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-4XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and Holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $34,928.80. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Economic Development Manager/Director. This is a full-time position at 35 hours a week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $45,000 to $60,000. depending on qualifications, this is a non-exempt position. The Economic Development Manager/Director will lead the County’s economic development efforts under the direction of the County Administrator and the Huerfano County Economic Development Inc. Board of Directors. This position will also support the work and operations of the Huerfano County Tourism Board and the Spanish Peaks Business Alliance. Specifically, the position will support the growth and development of the Huerfano County economy, connect businesses and non-profit organizations to needed services and resources, and develop strong ties to local and regional partner organizations.The Economic Development Manager/Director will be under the direction of the County Administrator. Desired qualifications: Four (4) to eight (8) years of experience in economic development, non-profit management, political science, finance, accounting, a directly related field or performance of similar duties and responsibilities. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or a combination of equivalent relevant demonstrated experience and education. Certified Economic Developer credential preferred. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test with a negative result, a pre-employment background check will be required as well as an unrestricted valid driver’s license. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 36-2XU

San Isabel Electric Association has openings for a Journeyman Lineman in Walsenburg and Pueblo West. The successful candidate will be responsible to perform efficient construction, operation, and maintenance work on either energized or de-energized lines and substation equipment while adhering to safety policies. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at SIEA.com. Email Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to jobs@siea.com or mail to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, September 25, 2020. No phone calls. 36-3XU

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions. Dean of Students/Assistant Principal -Peakview School, Preschool Teacher (must be Director Certified), School Secretary – John Mall, full time Cook- Gardner School, part time Cook-John Mall High School, Part Time Paraprofessional- John Mall , Full Time Paraprofessional John Mall . Also accepting Substitute Teachers, Cooks , and Custodians applications. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 26-TFN

THE COLORADO Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker positions in Walsenburg, La Veta and Trinidad. This position will pay $23 per hour. This position requires a class B CDL license. To apply you must go online to: www.governmentjobs/careers/colorado. Scroll through job titles to Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker. 36-4XP

 

PUBLIC NOTICE LAS ANIMAS

PUBLIC NOTICE The Trinidad City Council is accepting Citizen Interest Forms from citizens within Las Animas County to fill the following vacancies: one (1) on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee; and one (1) on the Board of Building Code Appeals; and two (2) alternates on the Board of Building Code Appeals; and six (6) on the Urban Forestry Board; and four (4) on the Historic Main Street Board; and two (2) on the Space to Create Commons Oversight Board; one (1) on the City Tourism Board; and one (1) on the Urban Renewal Authority Board. In order to be considered eligible to serve individuals must be a resident of Las Animas and have resided within the County for not less than one year immediately preceding appointment and must be registered to vote. Citizen Interest Forms are also being accepted from citizens of the City of Trinidad to fill: Three (3) vacancy on the Planning, Zoning and Variance Commission Citizen Interest Forms will be accepted at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 135 N. Animas Street or P. O. Box 880, Trinidad, CO 81082, until 12:00 p.m., September 18, 2020. Further information may be obtained by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 846-9843. 37-2XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM, Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Road Department Superintendent Salary Depends on experience Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Class A CDL. •Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant. •Must pass road equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Working conditions: •Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%). Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units. •Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. •Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment. •Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment. •Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain. •Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. •Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground. Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy. •Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people. •Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: •The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: •Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check. •Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. •Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the POSITON, open until filled. Mail to Colfax County HR Department, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available VECTOR CONTROL TECH. SEASONAL Pay Status CONTRACT Reports to COUNTY MANAGER Salary Depending on experience. Date of Close Until position filled. Position Summary: POSITIONS SUMMARY: Under general direction of the County Manager, performs field inspections for the Detention Control and Prevention of mosquitos, indectious insects, and other vectors; safely sprays chemicals under Federal, State and Local environment vector control laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a High School Diploma or GED, experience working with pesticides, education or training in environmental health, environmental science, or environmental technology may be substituted for experience. Must have a valid un-restricted driver’s license, Class D and must obtain a certificate for Defensive Driving, in order to drive and operate a County vehicle. Must obtain within one month of hire and maintain a New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Category 8, Public Health Pests Certification, and a category 7A Structural Pest Certification. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times, may work in or around water. When working indoors is under normal temperature conditions. Works alone, primarily with or without direction. Employee may be exposed to precarious situations, fumes and airborne particles, potentially toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing, lifting objects over 50 pounds; crouching or crawling in restricted areas. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Please submit resume and application to County Human Resources Dept. If you are interested in applying for the position to PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.u. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFNity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

WANTED

WANTED- Pair of used tractor tires- size 12.4-28. Call 719-989-8454. 36-3XP

 

VEHICLES

for sale motorcycle 2000 HONDA VALKYRIE, 1500 cc, 6 cyl, Interstate Edition. Black & chrome, sounds great, more than a match for most Harleys! Ready to go-hard luggage, new tires & more! $4500 obo.Phone 719-890-1165. 37-1XP

 

LIEN SALE

SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY York Canyon Storage, 425 York Canyon Road, Raton, NM, 575-485-2508. In accordance with the Self-Service Storage Lien Act {48-11-1 to 48-11-9 NMSA 1978] the following Units will be auctioned on September 12, 2020 at the J&J Sept 12th Online Equipment Auction located at 425 York Canyon Rd (HWY 555), Raton, NM. Units must be cleaned out by 5:00 pm Monday September 28, 2020, unless other arrangements are made. Picture of units are located on J&J Auctioneers web site www.jandjauction.com. The lots consist of the following items. Unit 25: Casados, Angela: dressers, Chairs, Household, blankets and toys. Unit 104: Judd, Lori: Household Items, blankets and toys. 36-2XU

 

YARD SALE

FUNDRAISER YARD SALE ALL PROCEEDS to benefit The Derek Cordova Spirit Scholarship, Friday, September 11th and Saturday, September 12th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. West of Walsenburg. Turn at the old Rio Cucharas Motel (County Road 504), follow signs for approximately 4 miles. Furniture, tools, and many items. Thank you for your generous donation! 36-2XU

 

FOR SALE

3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927.

 

BUSINESS

BUSINESS

 

Classifieds for September 3, 2020

BUSINESS

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES,NOW AT CARQUEST! “Mention this ad and Get $10.00 off any Die Hard battery!” DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze, 2 gallons, $8.00, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer, large 32 oz. $9.99, Armorall tire foam, 20 oz. spray, $3.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 35-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

Chaé Organics Cosmetics Manufacturing, Full-Time Customer Success Representatives. Responsibilities include: Responding to customer inquiries, managing customer accounts, resolving issues with help of upper management, ensuring customer satisfaction, and utilizing proactive strategies to understand and support desired business outcomes of Chaé customers. Must have high degree of integrity, solid basic mathematical skills, good written and verbal communication skills, and have a high attention to detail. Must be a tech-savvy people person. Experience is not necessary but must have a willingness to learn and solve problems. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160, online at www.chaemanufacturing.com or email resume to ricardo@chaemanufacturing.com . For more details call Human Resources at 719-695-5554. 36-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Economic Development Manager/Director. This is a full-time position at 35 hours a week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $45,000 to $60,000. depending on qualifications, this is a non-exempt position. The Economic Development Manager/Director will lead the County’s economic development efforts under the direction of the County Administrator and the Huerfano County Economic Development Inc. Board of Directors. This position will also support the work and operations of the Huerfano County Tourism Board and the Spanish Peaks Business Alliance. Specifically, the position will support the growth and development of the Huerfano County economy, connect businesses and non-profit organizations to needed services and resources, and develop strong ties to local and regional partner organizations.The Economic Development Manager/Director will be under the direction of the County Administrator. Desired qualifications: Four (4) to eight (8) years of experience in economic development, non-profit management, political science, finance, accounting, a directly related field or performance of similar duties and responsibilities. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or a combination of equivalent relevant demonstrated experience and education. Certified Economic Developer credential preferred. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test with a negative result, a pre-employment background check will be required as well as an unrestricted valid driver’s license. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 36-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a County Planner. This is a full-time position at 35 hours a week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $45,000 to $60,000. depending on qualifications, this is a nonexempt position. The County Planner manages, coordinates, and supervises all aspects of the Land Use Office regarding application and enforcement of zoning and subdivision regulations, medical marijuana licensing and other land uses within the County to ensure the prompt and efficient operation of the office. Prepares all Land Use applications for review by Planning Commission. Schedules Planning Commission meetings and records all proceedings. Works with the County Administrator, County Attorney, Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission to establish regulations and policies to promote the health, safety, welfare, quality of life and protection of land values for the citizens and properties within unincorporated Huerfano County. Develops long-range land use goals, generates and implements policies and regulations to obtain those goals through communication with residents, officials and agencies, administration, and enforcement of policies and regulations for the betterment of Huerfano County. The County Planner will be under the direction of the County Administrator. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test with a negative result, a preemployment background check will be required as well as an unrestricted valid driver’s license. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 35-2XU

San Isabel Electric Association has openings for a Journeyman Lineman in Walsenburg and Pueblo West. The successful candidate will be responsible to perform efficient construction, operation, and maintenance work on either energized or de-energized lines and substation equipment while adhering to safety policies. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at SIEA.com. Email Resume and Cover Letter in pdf format to jobs@siea.com or mail to Attn: Human Resources, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, September 25, 2020. No phone calls. 36-3XU

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions. Dean of Students/Assistant Principal -Peakview School, Preschool Teacher (must be Director Certified), School Secretary – John Mall, full time Cook- Gardner School, part time Cook-John Mall High School, Part Time Paraprofessional- John Mall , Full Time Paraprofessional John Mall . Also accepting Substitute Teachers, Cooks , and Custodians applications. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 26-TFN

THE COLORADO Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker positions in Walsenburg, La Veta and Trinidad. This position will pay $23 per hour. This position requires a class B CDL license. To apply you must go online to: www.governmentjobs/careers/colorado. Scroll through job titles to Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker. 36-4XP

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

HRDA, Inc.(Raton Adult Drug Court) has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Treatment Specialist. Minimum Qualifications: Licensed in New Mexico at minimum of LPC. LMHC or LPCC licensure preferred. Salary dependent on license and experience. Résumé and references required and can be mailed to HRDA, Inc. 1335 Gusdorf Rd., Building E, Taos, NM 87571. For more information contact Walter Vigil @ 758-5500. 35-2XP

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM, Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Road Department Superintendent Salary Depends on experience Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Class A CDL. •Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant. •Must pass road equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Working conditions: •Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%). Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units. •Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. •Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment. •Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment. •Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain. •Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. •Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground. Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy. •Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people. •Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: •The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: •Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check. •Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. •Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the POSITON, open until filled. Mail to Colfax County HR Department, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available VECTOR CONTROL TECH. SEASONAL Pay Status CONTRACT Reports to COUNTY MANAGER Salary Depending on experience. Date of Close Until position filled. Position Summary: POSITIONS SUMMARY: Under general direction of the County Manager, performs field inspections for the Detention Control and Prevention of mosquitos, indectious insects, and other vectors; safely sprays chemicals under Federal, State and Local environment vector control laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a High School Diploma or GED, experience working with pesticides, education or training in environmental health, environmental science, or environmental technology may be substituted for experience. Must have a valid un-restricted driver’s license, Class D and must obtain a certificate for Defensive Driving, in order to drive and operate a County vehicle. Must obtain within one month of hire and maintain a New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Category 8, Public Health Pests Certification, and a category 7A Structural Pest Certification. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times, may work in or around water. When working indoors is under normal temperature conditions. Works alone, primarily with or without direction. Employee may be exposed to precarious situations, fumes and airborne particles, potentially toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing, lifting objects over 50 pounds; crouching or crawling in restricted areas. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Please submit resume and application to County Human Resources Dept. If you are interested in applying for the position to PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.u. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFNity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

 

FOR RENT

Home in La Veta for rent beautiful 1 acre yard with trees. Quiet neighborhood. 3 bedroom 2 bath wood stove. Partial fenced yard. Year lease – available September 15 $1250.00 a month. Pets negotiable. Call La Rissa 808-936-0663. 35-TFN

 

WANTED

WANTED- Pair of used tractor tires- size 12.4-28. Call 719-989-8454. 36-3XP

 

LIEN SALE

SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY York Canyon Storage, 425 York Canyon Road, Raton, NM, 575-485-2508. In accordance with the Self-Service Storage Lien Act {48-11-1 to 48-11-9 NMSA 1978] the following Units will be auctioned on September 12, 2020 at the J&J Sept 12th Online Equipment Auction located at 425 York Canyon Rd (HWY 555), Raton, NM. Units must be cleaned out by 5:00 pm Monday September 28, 2020, unless other arrangements are made. Picture of units are located on J&J Auctioneers web site www.jandjauction.com. The lots consist of the following items. Unit 25: Casados, Angela: dressers, Chairs, Household, blankets and toys. Unit 104: Judd, Lori: Household Items, blankets and toys. 36-2XU

 

YARD SALE

Social Distancing Yard Sale Where: Throughout the Town of Cokedale, When: Saturday, September 5th, What Time: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. Customers are asked to wear masks, observe safe social distancing and reminded to wash and sanitize hands often. 36-1XU

YARD SALE- Friday and maybe Saturday. 815 W. 8th St in Walsenburg. Jewellry, art, Life magazinbes, collectibles, tools, furniture and much more. 36-1XP

YARD SALE Tools, dining room furniture, shop smith, planer, hand saw, drill press, more tools, and much more. Saturday, September 5, 8AM-close. 119 West Virginia (between Oak and Main Streets) in La Veta. 36-1XP

FUNDRAISER YARD SALE ALL PROCEEDS to benefit The Derek Cordova Spirit Scholarship, Friday, September 11th and Saturday, September 12th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. West of Walsenburg. Turn at the old Rio Cucharas Motel (County Road 504), follow signs for approximately 4 miles. Furniture, tools, and many items. Thank you for your generous donation! 36-2XU

2 family yard sale Friday (9-4) & Saturday (9-5) 9am-4pm, 323 E. Elm, Walsenburg. Furniture, antiques, lamps, lots of jewelry (old & new), religious jewelry, clothing, and too many great things to list! 36-1XP

 

FOR SALE

FOR SALE 2 large Nubian milk goats. Dry, ready to breed, 4 years old. $200 each. Also need assistance building or buying a goat milk stand. Call 719-280-3605. 36-1XP

FOR SALE 5’ x 9’ trailer, wheels need work. Make offer. Call 719-742-3512. 35-2XP 3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 13-14XP

 

Classifieds for August 27, 2020

BUSINESS

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES,NOW AT CARQUEST! “Mention this ad and Get $10.00 off any Die Hard battery!” DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic & Prem. Oil Filter, $26.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, CQ HD diesel 15w40 oil, $11.99 gl., Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, RV Anti-freeze, 2 gallons, $8.00, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer, large 32 oz. $9.99, Armorall tire foam, 20 oz. spray, $3.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 35-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

PROFESSIONAL local painter. Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a County Planner. This is a full-time position at 35 hours a week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $45,000 to $60,000. depending on qualifications, this is a nonexempt position. The County Planner manages, coordinates, and supervises all aspects of the Land Use Office regarding application and enforcement of zoning and subdivision regulations, medical marijuana licensing and other land uses within the County to ensure the prompt and efficient operation of the office. Prepares all Land Use applications for review by Planning Commission. Schedules Planning Commission meetings and records all proceedings. Works with the County Administrator, County Attorney, Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission to establish regulations and policies to promote the health, safety, welfare, quality of life and protection of land values for the citizens and properties within unincorporated Huerfano County. Develops long-range land use goals, generates and implements policies and regulations to obtain those goals through communication with residents, officials and agencies, administration, and enforcement of policies and regulations for the betterment of Huerfano County. The County Planner will be under the direction of the County Administrator. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test with a negative result, a preemployment background check will be required as well as an unrestricted valid driver’s license. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 35-2XU

JM Tire & Towing in Walsenburg is looking to fill a tire technician position immediately. Tire technicians install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger, light truck, farm and commercial vehicles. Position would also require for the tech to be able to drive a tow truck (cdl not required) and service truck as needed. Valid drivers license is required. Experience preferred but not required. JM Tire will train for the position. Please stop by at 928 Main St., in Walsenburg and ask for Edgar. 35-TFN

Huerfano Parks and Recreation District (HPRD) has two vacancies for board directors. This is a great opportunity to get involved and serve your community. If interested, please write a letter of interest and mail to: HPRD P.O. Box 1201, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Any questions call Theresa 719-565-8520. 34-2XU

The Walsenburg Early Learning Center is looking for a cook who will prepare and serve meals while meeting crucial time frames for children and staff of the Early Learning Center. The cook will maintain clean, safe and healthy conditions in the kitchen and center with floors, equipment, countertops, surfaces and overall general appearance and conditions. Work schedule allows for a break in the morning and another one in the afternoon while keeping the 7 hour assignment. For a complete Cook Job Description and application, please stop by the Walsenburg Early Learning Center at 100 West Spruce Street. 34-2XU

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions. Dean of Students/Assistant Principal -Peakview School, Preschool Teacher (must be Director Certified), School Secretary – John Mall, full time Cook- Gardner School, part time Cook-John Mall High School, Part Time Paraprofessional- John Mall , Full Time Paraprofessional John Mall . Also accepting Substitute Teachers, Cooks , and Custodians applications. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 26-TFN

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

HRDA, Inc.(Raton Adult Drug Court) has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Treatment Specialist. Minimum Qualifications: Licensed in New Mexico at minimum of LPC. LMHC or LPCC licensure preferred. Salary dependent on license and experience. Résumé and references required and can be mailed to HRDA, Inc. 1335 Gusdorf Rd., Building E, Taos, NM 87571. For more information contact Walter Vigil @ 758-5500. 35-2XP

Raton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s new leadership is now hiring RNs and LPNs for full-time day and night shifts. We offer great benefits, competitive pay and career growth. To apply, call Derrick at 505-238-9203 or email at Derrick.Moore@genesishcc.com. 34-2XU

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM, Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Road Department Superintendent Salary Depends on experience Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Class A CDL. •Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant. •Must pass road equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Working conditions: •Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%). Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units. •Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. •Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment. •Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment. •Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain. •Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. •Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground. Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy. •Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people. •Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: •The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: •Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check. •Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. •Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the POSITON, open until filled. Mail to Colfax County HR Department, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available VECTOR CONTROL TECH. SEASONAL Pay Status CONTRACT Reports to COUNTY MANAGER Salary Depending on experience. Date of Close Until position filled. Position Summary: POSITIONS SUMMARY: Under general direction of the County Manager, performs field inspections for the Detention Control and Prevention of mosquitos, indectious insects, and other vectors; safely sprays chemicals under Federal, State and Local environment vector control laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a High School Diploma or GED, experience working with pesticides, education or training in environmental health, environmental science, or environmental technology may be substituted for experience. Must have a valid un-restricted driver’s license, Class D and must obtain a certificate for Defensive Driving, in order to drive and operate a County vehicle. Must obtain within one month of hire and maintain a New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Category 8, Public Health Pests Certification, and a category 7A Structural Pest Certification. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times, may work in or around water. When working indoors is under normal temperature conditions. Works alone, primarily with or without direction. Employee may be exposed to precarious situations, fumes and airborne particles, potentially toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing, lifting objects over 50 pounds; crouching or crawling in restricted areas. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Please submit resume and application to County Human Resources Dept. If you are interested in applying for the position to PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.u. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFNity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

FREE

free firewood this week only-you haul. Call 719-742-3512. 35-1XP

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and pho ne number. 30-TFN

 

FOR RENT

Home in La Veta for rent beautiful 1 acre yard with trees. Quiet neighborhood. 3 bedroom 2 bath wood stove. Partial fenced yard. Year lease – available September 15 $1250.00 a month. Pets negotiable. Call La Rissa 808-936-0663. 35-TFN

For Rent 2 bd 1 ba mobile home in La Veta. 1st, last & deposit $650. NO PETS. W/D, water & trash included. Also 1 bd 1 ba mobile home. 1st, last & deposit $550. NO PETS. W/D, water & trash included. 719-742-3863. 33-3XU

 

VEHICLES

for sale motorcycle 2000 HONDA VALKYRIE, 1500 cc, 6 cyl, Interstate Edition. Black & chrome, sounds great, more than a match for most Harleys! Ready to go-has load luggage, new tires & more! $4500 obo Walsenburg. Phone 719-890-1165. 35-1XP

 

LIEN SALE

PUBLIC FORECLOSURE SALE/DISPOSAL items at Closet’s Full Storage, 212 Adam Rd., Trinidad, Colorado 81082 Managed by: TLC Real Estate Services, Inc., 404 E Main Trinidad, CO 81082. SALE/DISPOSAL ITEMS: All personal property located in the following storage facility spaces will be sold or otherwise disposed of in a manner consistent with Colorado Law (CRS 38-21.5-103c.IV) after 9-1-20. Unit F100, Melinda Moreno, Trinidad, CO 81082, Unit F77, Marcus Romero, Trinidad, CO 81082. 34-2XU

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 8-20-2020 that the below described property will be sold or otherwise disposed of, in a manner consistent with Colorado law. The personal property of Edwin Thor Imes stored at the Triple H Storage LLC, 22240 Hwy. 160, Walsenburg is listed as: miscellaneous. If we do not receive payment in full by 9-3-2020, we will be forced to dispose of your belongings. 34-2XU

 

FOR SALE

 

FOR SALE 5’ x 9’ trailer, wheels need work. Make offer. Call 719-742-3512. 35-2XP

 

FOR SALE: Briggs & Straton Husqvarna Lawn Mower. 21″ AWD, Self propelled. Grass Bag included. 2019 new, used 2 times only. $165.00 OBO. 719-890-4928 after 5 pm. 34-2XP

 

3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 13-14XP

 

Classifieds for August 20, 2020

BUSINESS

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at www.SpanishPeaksPiano.com or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County. 19-TFN

DIE HARD BATTERIES NOW AT CARQUEST AND ADVANCE! DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts. & prem. Filter, $33.99, 5 qts. CQ oil & CQ filter, $23.99, Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic or Synthetic hi-mileage, Prem. Oil and Air Filter, $32.99, 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & CQ Filter, $28.99, Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00, Sea Foam, $7.99, WD40, 12 oz., $4.99. We custom build hydraulic hoses, Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes. www.rokon.com. City Auto Parts,“CARQUEST”, 600 W. 7 th . St., Walsenburg 719-738-2525. Order online and pick-up at the store, www.carquest.com, www.advance.com. Locally Owned & Operated. Serving the Huerfano County area since 1972! 32-TFN

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING and Upholstery. Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commercial. 30 years experience. Free quotes. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 or (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

 

HELP WANTED

Huerfano Parks and Recreation District (HPRD) has two vacancies for board directors. This is a great opportunity to get involved and serve your community. If interested, please write a letter of interest and mail to: HPRD P.O. Box 1201, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Any questions call Theresa 719-565-8520. 34-2XU

CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE HELP – Chiropractic office needs a professional, energetic, dependable assistant/receptionist. Position involves organizing workload and handling a busy reception area. Must be able to multi task, exceptional customer service and phone skills a must. Computer and data entry experience needed. Email resume to jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6 th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 33-TFN

The Walsenburg Early Learning Center is looking for a cook who will prepare and serve meals while meeting crucial time frames for children and staff of the Early Learning Center. The cook will maintain clean, safe and healthy conditions in the kitchen and center with floors, equipment, countertops, surfaces and overall general appearance and conditions. Work schedule allows for a break in the morning and another one in the afternoon while keeping the 7 hour assignment. For a complete Cook Job Description and application, please stop by the Walsenburg Early Learning Center at 100 West Spruce Street. 34-2XU

Hoehne School is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year for the following positions: Elementary and/or Secondary Paraprofessional Substitute Teachers, Café Workers, Maintenance & Bus Drivers. To apply: Go to www.hoehnesd.org, click on Information page, print out and return Non-Licensed Position Application to Hoehne School, PO Box 91, Hoehne CO 81046. Positions open until filled. EOE 33-2XU

Huerfano County Economic Development Inc. (“HCED”) is seeking a qualified project manager to oversee the development of 11 manufactured homes within the City of Walsenburg. The contracted Project Manager will manage all aspects of this project on behalf of HCED. This professional will review and evaluate subcontractor bid proposals, perform on-site inspections, facilitate communication, provide critical management reporting and ensure compliance with local construction laws. To view the full request for qualifications including submittal information visit: https://www.huerfano.org/post/rfp-single-family-housing-project- manager. 33-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Emergency Manager. This is a full-time position at 35 hours a week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $45,000 -$60,000 depending on qualifications, this is a non-exempt position. The Emergency Manager is responsible for the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to and recovery from natural and human caused disasters and major emergencies occurring within the County. Responsible for seeking, monitoring and reporting on State and Federal grant funding associated with recovery projects. Serves as a point of contact for property owners, contractors, fire districts, members of the public, county staff and other agencies for emergency and recovery management. Topics/issues with potential to fall under the coordination umbrella include rebuilding, debris removal, erosion control revegetation, insurance, transportation (roads and flooding), human services assistance, public health, wildfire mitigation, emergency response and others as they arise. Develop, review and update policies and plans; serves as liaison with other agencies for the purpose of coordinating emergency operations; develops, coordinates and conducts training and exercises for private industry, other governmental agencies, volunteer groups and disaster volunteers; assists in the organization and management of the Emergency Operations Center. Qualified candidates must have experience working with public and in multi-media communications. Professional office and computer skills. 2-years of experience in emergency management field or as an emergency responder. A Bachelor’s Degree in business or public administration, accounting, finance, emergency management or public health; or six (6) to ten (10 ) years of related experience in emergency management, law enforcement, fire or emergency services; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Emergency Manager will be under the direction of the County Administrator. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test with a negative result and a pre-employment background check will be required. A copy of the job description and application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext 205 or email jobs@huerfano.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 33-2XU

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positions. Dean of Students/Assistant Principal -Peakview School, Preschool Teacher (must be Director Certified), School Secretary – John Mall, full time Cook- Gardner School, part time Cook-John Mall High School, Part Time Paraprofessional- John Mall , Full Time Paraprofessional John Mall . Also accepting Substitute Teachers, Cooks , and Custodians applications. Applications can be picked up at the School District Office located at 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. Questions please contact Human Resources Director Lorna Eddleman at 719-738-1520 or leddleman@huerfano.k12.co.us for details. Open until filled. EOE 26-TFN

COLFAX HELP WANTED

Raton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s new leadership is now hiring RNs and LPNs for full-time day and night shifts. We offer great benefits, competitive pay and career growth. To apply, call Derrick at 505-238-9203 or email at Derrick.Moore@genesishcc.com. 34-2XU

colfax county has the position available-Certified or Uncertified Deputy. Pay Status Non-Exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary Un-certified $29,994 Certified $43,362. Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County, and the County Sheriff’s Office. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, RE: Sheriff’s Office job posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. COLFAX COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM, Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Road Department Superintendent Salary Depends on experience Date of Close Until filled Position Summary: Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •A high school diploma or GED. •Must have Class A CDL. •Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant. •Must pass road equipment test at time of interview. •Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Working conditions: •Performs work indoors (25%) and outdoors (75%). Most cabs are enclosed and may or may not have heating and air conditions units. •Temperature extremes depend upon weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures and humid conditions. •Employee may be exposed to noise intermittently while operating equipment. •Employee may be exposed to intermittently body vibration while operating equipment. •Employee is exposed to normal hazards associated with equipment operation and driving perhaps in severe weather conditions and on hazardous terrain. •Employee may be exposed to exhaust fumes, petroleum product odors, dusts and mists. •Performs work on even or uneven surface which could be on concrete, asphalt, or natural ground. Employee may be required to work inclined surfaces or ramps and may use a ladder. The working surface may be dry, wet or greasy. •Employee may work alone with or without direction, may work with one or two people, or with a large group of people. •Work is conducted primarily during daylight hours. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: •The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: •Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen, physical and background check. •Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. •Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the POSITON, open until filled. Mail to Colfax County HR Department, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to, bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available VECTOR CONTROL TECH. SEASONAL Pay Status CONTRACT Reports to COUNTY MANAGER Salary Depending on experience. Date of Close Until position filled. Position Summary: POSITIONS SUMMARY: Under general direction of the County Manager, performs field inspections for the Detention Control and Prevention of mosquitos, indectious insects, and other vectors; safely sprays chemicals under Federal, State and Local environment vector control laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a High School Diploma or GED, experience working with pesticides, education or training in environmental health, environmental science, or environmental technology may be substituted for experience. Must have a valid un-restricted driver’s license, Class D and must obtain a certificate for Defensive Driving, in order to drive and operate a County vehicle. Must obtain within one month of hire and maintain a New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Category 8, Public Health Pests Certification, and a category 7A Structural Pest Certification. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work is outdoors, under various weather conditions with exposure to sun, heat, wind and rain, at times, may work in or around water. When working indoors is under normal temperature conditions. Works alone, primarily with or without direction. Employee may be exposed to precarious situations, fumes and airborne particles, potentially toxic and/or caustic chemicals. The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing, lifting objects over 50 pounds; crouching or crawling in restricted areas. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: Employee must successfully complete the post offer employment, medical examination and pre-employment drug screening. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Please submit resume and application to County Human Resources Dept. If you are interested in applying for the position to PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsamora@co.colfax.nm.u. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available Sergeant Pay Status Non-Exempt Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff Salary $47,819.00 Date Close Until position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Sheriff or Undersheriff of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have at least 3 years law enforcement experience in patrol. Must currently/previously be a Sergeant with a minimum of 1-year experience, or higher rank. Performs work of a Sheriff’s Deputy.  Supervise patrol personnel Maintains active, working knowledge of Sheriff’s office policies, procedure and ensures compliance with them. Implements all orders received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff. WORKING CONDITIONS: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood borne pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:  The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:  Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. Must be able to pass a physical agility test. Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s Office if you are interested in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s Office, Re: Sheriff’s Office Job Posting, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to bsamora@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 24-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer-Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention CenterAdministrator. Salary Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Administrator of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•A high school diploma or GED.•Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE:•The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following:•Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check.•Must be able to pass a physical agility test.•Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County.•Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position. The deadline will remain open until filled. Email to bsamora@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax. nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 30-TFNity employer. 30-TFN

 

PETS

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available. Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN

DOG & CAT GROOMING – 49 years of dog grooming experience. Call or text Lisa at 719-989-3300 for an appointment. La Veta. 36-TFN

BOARDING KENNELS – Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic has indoor/outdoor facilities, a play yard and is climate controlled for your fur baby. 22540 US 160, Walsenburg. Call 719-738-1427. 21-TFN

 

BUSINESS FOR SALE

Be Your Own Boss! Snyders-Lance snack foods route servicing Las Animas and Huerfano Counties (CO) and Colfax County (NM) for sale. Profitable turn-key operation includes truck. Motivated seller retiring after 22 years. Owner financing is available WAC. For more information, call 719-859-1603. Leave message and phone number. 30-TFN

 

RENTAL WANTED

Rental wanted-Retired senior veteran w/dog seeks small house to rent. Reasonable, pls text Ken 719-252-1395. 34-1XU

 

FOR RENT

For Rent 2 bd 1 ba mobile home in La Veta. 1st, last & deposit $650. NO PETS. W/D, water & trash included. Also 1 bd 1 ba mobile home. 1st, last & deposit $550. NO PETS. W/D, water & trash included. 719-742-3863. 33-3XU

 

LIEN SALE

PUBLIC FORECLOSURE SALE/DISPOSAL items at Closet’s Full Storage, 212 Adam Rd., Trinidad, Colorado 81082 Managed by: TLC Real Estate Services, Inc., 404 E Main Trinidad, CO 81082. SALE/DISPOSAL ITEMS: All personal property located in the following storage facility spaces will be sold or otherwise disposed of in a manner consistent with Colorado Law (CRS 38-21.5-103c.IV) after 9-1-20. Unit F100, Melinda Moreno, Trinidad, CO 81082, Unit F77, Marcus Romero, Trinidad, CO 81082. 34-2XU

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 21st, 2020, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St in Walsenburg. Storage Unit #22, occupied by Curter Osterhoalt. 40 boxes. 33-2XU

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 8-20-2020 that the below described property will be sold or otherwise disposed of, in a manner consistent with Colorado law. The personal property of Edwin Thor Imes stored at the Triple H Storage LLC, 22240 Hwy. 160, Walsenburg is listed as: miscellaneous. If we do not receive payment in full by 9-3-2020, we will be forced to dispose of your belongings. 34-2XU

 

GARAGE ESTATE SALES

GIANT ESTATE SALE. 141 Antelope Loop, Navajo Ranch, approx 8 miles from Downtown Walsenburg on Hwy 160. Follow the pink signs! Everything goes! Appliances, leather furniture, bedroom suites, large office desk, wood shelves, Southwestern art, paintings, sculptures, antiques/collectibles, women’s clothes/shoes, tools, yard supplies, patio furniture, dishes/pans, Christmas deco, quilts, etc. Friday-Sunday, August 21-23, 9am-4pm (closes at 2pm on 23rd) Cash only. WEAR A MASK! Please do NOT bring unattended children. Please bring help to load your heavy items. Bring a truck, there’s SO much good stuff! 34-1XP

living estate sale Saturday Aug. 22nd, Sunday Aug. 23rd & Monday Aug. 24th 9-? 13 miles west of Trinidad, next to the Big 4 Country Store. CASH ONLY. For additional directions call 719-845-0927. 34-1XU

yard sale Sat. Aug. 22nd 8am-? 508 W. 7th St., Walsenburg. Something for everyone. 34-1XU

 

FOR SALE

FOR SALE: Briggs & Straton Husqvarna Lawn Mower. 21″ AWD, Self propelled. Grass Bag included. 2019 new, used 2 times only. $165.00 OBO. 719-890-4928 after 5 pm. 34-2XP

3/4” road base, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 13-14XP

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