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Classifieds for July 30, 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

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 in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th 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

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

needed-an older handyman for yard work and painting in Aguilar. 719-845-7590 30-2XP

The City of Walsenburg is seeking an interested citizen to fill a seat on the Planning and Zoning Board/Board of Adjustments seat. C.R.S 31-23-203 specifies all members of the commission (Board) shall be residents of the municipality, that is, all members must live within the current city limits. If you are interested, please submit a letter of intent no later than August 14, 2020 to Terry Martin, City Clerk, 525 S. Albert Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 31-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Facility Maintenance Manager. This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $50,000 – $60,000, this is a non-exempt position. The Facility Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing daily maintenance, janitorial duties, and functional operation of all Huerfano County facilities. The Facility 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 Facilities Maintenance Manager will develop a capital improvements plan to address deferred maintenance and future maintenance needs. This position will assume responsibility for all HVAC operations in county facilities as well as general electrical and security equipment. This position will manage general facility maintenance personnel and work closely with other departments and Elected Officials. This position works under direct supervision of the Public Works Director. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and background check will be required. Must possess a 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, August 7, 2020 Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 30-2XU

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

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 27-5XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per diem position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-TFN

Gardner Valley School is looking for a 2nd & 3rd grade and 4th & 5th combination teacher and reading interventionist. Gardner Valley School is a small rural charter school with an agriculture and environmental science focus. It is located in the center of a beautiful mountainous area. GVS is planning on opening with in person instruction with small class sizes. Four-day school week Monday – Thursday. Salary pay with medical benefits ($30,000 – $33,000) Applicant must have teaching license and pass background check. Email resume to jody@gardnervalleyschool.org. Call 719-746-2446 for more information. 31-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available maintenance. Pay Status Non-Exempt, Reports to Maintenance Supervisor. Salary $17,650.00-$28,242.00. Date Close Until the position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, primarily Maintenance at the County Buildings. Clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds and small maintenance duties, as well as moderate maintenance duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or GED, Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience, Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques. Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale. Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work surface is even dry, carpet, or tiled floor. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Friday, 8 hour shifts and an on call schedule as needed. 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, pre-employment drug screening, and a background check. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license while employed in this position. Employee must attend a National Safety Defensive Driving Class before driving any County Vehicle. Please submit resume to County Human Resources Dept. if you are interested in applying for the position, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsmora@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-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

 

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. 28-4XU

 

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). Unit G108, Skip Wells, Kearney, NE 68847, Unit B26, Vivienne Lovato, Trinidad, CO 81082. 30-2XU

 

CAMPER FOR SALE

22015 Coachman Clipper Hard-sided “A” Frame Pop-up Camper (C12RBST) Like new condition and ready for FUN! Sink, 3-way fridge, microwave, cooktop, hot W/H, A/C, furnace, full bed, dinette area converts to 2nd bed, outside shower, stereo, 27 gal fresh water tank, exterior storage boxes, 2 propane tanks, plus more features. $10,500 Call 719-252-7100. 31-TFN

 

YARD SALE

huge yard sale Friday, 7-31, 9-5 and Saturday 8-1, 9-? Lots of jewelry (old and new), clothes, furniture, sewing supplies, lots of craft items & beads. Many nice items, too many to list. 323 E. Elm St., Walsenburg. 31-1XP

 

FOR SALE

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

 

Classifieds for July 22, 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

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 in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th 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

needed-an older handyman for yard work and painting in Aguilar. 719-845-7590 ask for Theresa. 30-1XP

COOK WANTED please stop by Exit 30 or call 719-680-0861. 30-1XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO PART-TIME SEASONAL MAINTENANCE POSITION. The Town of La Veta is seeking one individual for a part-time seasonal museum maintenance position to work an average of 15 hours per week, with no benefits. Duties include basic maintenance of the Francisco Fort Museum located in La Veta. This involves basic minor repairs, general labor, janitorial duties, watering, maintaining the campus gardens, and other work as assigned. Rate of pay is $13.00/hour. This is a seasonal position that will begin immediately and will end around September 30. Applications are available at Town Hall, 209 S. Main St., La Veta, or online at the Town’s website: www.townoflaveta-co.gov. This position will report to the museum director and will be an employee of the Town of La Veta. Applications will be accepted at Town Hall or online until 5:00 p.m. on July 24, 2020. The Town of La Veta is an EOC. 29-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Facility Maintenance Manager. This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week; the position qualifies for County offered benefits. The starting salary is $50,000 – $60,000, this is a non-exempt position. The Facility Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing daily maintenance, janitorial duties, and functional operation of all Huerfano County facilities. The Facility 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 Facilities Maintenance Manager will develop a capital improvements plan to address deferred maintenance and future maintenance needs. This position will assume responsibility for all HVAC operations in county facilities as well as general electrical and security equipment. This position will manage general facility maintenance personnel and work closely with other departments and Elected Officials. This position works under direct supervision of the Public Works Director. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and background check will be required. Must possess a 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, August 7, 2020 Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 30-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for the position of Custodian/Janitorial Worker. This is a part-time position, approximately 25 hours a week, $13.50 an hour. The primary function is to preform custodial/janitorial tasks, clean and maintain all county buildings. Other requirements would consist of maintenance, repair, alteration, and remodeling of buildings, offices, and grounds. Work is often performed independently, and requires determination of appropriate work methods, tools, and materials for assignments. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and 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, July 31, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 29-2XU

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

South Central Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging has an immediate opening for a cook at the Walsenburg senior kitchen. This part-time position is responsible for preparing and packing daily meals for senior clients. Other duties include daily kitchen sanitation, stocking inventory, and other duties as assigned. This position requires a valid Colorado driver’s license with clean driving record and background check. Position is Monday through Friday for 25-30 hours a week. Applications are available and accepted at the Colorado Workforce Center or on Indeed. 29-2XU

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 27-5XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per diem position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available maintenance. Pay Status Non-Exempt, Reports to Maintenance Supervisor. Salary $17,650.00-$28,242.00. Date Close Until the position is filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, primarily Maintenance at the County Buildings. Clean office buildings and other county facilities and the outside grounds and small maintenance duties, as well as moderate maintenance duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or GED, Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience, Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques. Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale. Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English. WORKING CONDITIONS: Primary work surface is even dry, carpet, or tiled floor. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Friday, 8 hour shifts and an on call schedule as needed. 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, pre-employment drug screening, and a background check. Employee must comply with the Personnel Ordinance and Guidelines of the County. Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license while employed in this position. Employee must attend a National Safety Defensive Driving Class before driving any County Vehicle. Please submit resume to County Human Resources Dept. if you are interested in applying for the position, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email bsmora@co.colfax.nm.us. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 30-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

 

FOR RENT

Condo for Rent in La Veta. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, private balcony, perfect view of Spanish Peaks, park-like setting by river, 2nd floor unit, wood floors, no smoking, $780 per month plus security deposit. 704-322-5922 30-1XU

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. 28-4XU

 

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). Unit G108, Skip Wells, Kearney, NE 68847, Unit B26, Vivienne Lovato, Trinidad, CO 81082. 30-2XU

 

CAMPER FOR SALE

2015 Coachman Clipper Hard-sided “A” Frame Pop-up Camper (C12RBST) Like new condition and ready for FUN! Sink, 3-way fridge, microwave, cooktop, hot W/H, A/C, furnace, full bed, dinette area converts to second bed, outside shower, stereo, 27gal freshwater tank, exterior storage boxes, 2 propane tanks, plus more features. $12,000 Call 719-252-7100. 30-1XU

 

FOR SALE

for sale Juniper fence posts, fresh cut, $1 each. Call 719-989-0975. 30-1XP

for sale 2-Coleman Mini Bikes perfect condition, less than 1 hour on each. $300 each or $550 for both. Call 719-250-0753. 30-1XU

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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Classifieds for July 16, 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 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 in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th 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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO PART-TIME SUMMER PARK POSITION. The Town of La Veta is seeking one individual for a Part-time summer park position, to work an average of 20-30 hours per week, no benefits. Duties include; mowing the Town Park, Baseball Field, Skate Park area and Museum grounds, weed eating town property, emptying trash barrels on Main Street nightly, picking up trash at the park and any additional work needed by the Town. This position is a seasonal position to begin ASAP through October 15, 2020. Applications are available from the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, Colorado or online at the Town’s website; www.townoflaveta-co.gov. This position will work under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and will be an employee of the Town of La Veta. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be accepted at the Town Hall until 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2020. 28-2XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO PART-TIME SEASONAL MAINTENANCE POSITION. The Town of La Veta is seeking one individual for a part-time seasonal museum maintenance position to work an average of 15 hours per week, with no benefits. Duties include basic maintenance of the Francisco Fort Museum located in La Veta. This involves basic minor repairs, general labor, janitorial duties, watering, maintaining the campus gardens, and other work as assigned. Rate of pay is $13.00/hour. This is a seasonal position that will begin immediately and will end around September 30. Applications are available at Town Hall, 209 S. Main St., La Veta, or online at the Town’s website: www.townoflaveta-co.gov. This position will report to the museum director and will be an employee of the Town of La Veta. Applications will be accepted at Town Hall or online until 5:00 p.m. on July 24, 2020. The Town of La Veta is an EOC. 29-2XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO PART-TIME TOWN HALL ENTRY SCREENER POSITION. The Town of La Veta is seeking an individual to work part-time as an Entry Screener at the Town Hall due to COVID. This person will screen people needing assistance at the Town Hall. This person would work from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. The pay will be $12.50 per hour, no benefits. Duties include screening people under the guidelines from the Health Department. Applications are available from the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, Colorado or online at the Towns website; www.townoflavetaco.gov. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be accepted at the Town Hall until 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2020. 28-2XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for the position of Custodian/Janitorial Worker. This is a part-time position, approximately 25 hours a week, $13.50 an hour. The primary function is to preform custodial/janitorial tasks, clean and maintain all county buildings. Other requirements would consist of maintenance, repair, alteration, and remodeling of buildings, offices, and grounds. Work is often performed independently, and requires determination of appropriate work methods, tools, and materials for assignments. A pre-employment drug test with a negative result and 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, July 31, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 29-2XU

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

South Central Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging has an immediate opening for a cook at the Walsenburg senior kitchen. This part-time position is responsible for preparing and packing daily meals for senior clients. Other duties include daily kitchen sanitation, stocking inventory, and other duties as assigned. This position requires a valid Colorado driver’s license with clean driving record and background check. Position is Monday through Friday for 25-30 hours a week. Applications are available and accepted at the Colorado Workforce Center or on Indeed. 29-2XU

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 27-5XU

Office manager position in Walsenburg. Accounting experience required. Accounting, Sales and rental contracts, Tuesday thru Friday 9-4:30. Send resume to: legendswest1018@gmail.com. 23-TFN

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per diem position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-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 DETECTION CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF MOSQUITOS, INFECTIOUS 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.us 24-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- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equvalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

 

FOR RENT

House for Rent in La Veta Very nice home 2 bedroom 1 full bath nice large kitchen with large living room, large yard. Call for details 909 376-9555. 26-4XP

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. 28-4XU

Beautiful home in Wahatoya Valley two story 3 bedroom 2 bath passive solar, gardens, in floor heat – fireplace partly furnished, washer dryer – $1,500 a month – Year lease – Pets negotiable 719-742-3150 29-1XU

 

VEHICLES FOR SALE

for sale 2009 Hummer H3, excellent condition. Located in the Cuchara area. Call 239-821-5097. 28-2XP

 

YARD SALE

WALSENBURG YARD SALE: 10101 CR 599 (Second St going west). Housewares, tools, lawnmowers, industrial fan, a lot of stuff. Friday and Saturday, 9-1. 29-1XP

 

FOR SALE

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classifieds for July 9, 2020

BUSINESS

Have you always wanted to learn how to start a PODCAST? Do it, with my help. Twenty years of npr experience. Sliding scale. $25 for first time one hour consult. Tracy Wahl at truegritgirlproductions@gmail.com. 28-1XU

affordable and professional bookkeeping services in Southern Colorado area. Email inquiries to knemitz2018@gmail.com or call 719-989-8718. 25-4XP

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

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 in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th 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

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO PART-TIME SUMMER PARK POSITION. The Town of La Veta is seeking one individual for a Part-time summer park position, to work an average of 20-30 hours per week, no benefits. Duties include; mowing the Town Park, Baseball Field, Skate Park area and Museum grounds, weed eating town property, emptying trash barrels on Main Street nightly, picking up trash at the park and any additional work needed by the Town. This position is a seasonal position to begin ASAP through October 15, 2020. Applications are available from the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, Colorado or online at the Town’s website; www.townoflaveta-co.gov. This position will work under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and will be an employee of the Town of La Veta. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be accepted at the Town Hall until 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2020. 28-2XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO PART-TIME TOWN HALL ENTRY SCREENER POSITION. The Town of La Veta is seeking an individual to work part-time as an Entry Screener at the Town Hall due to COVID. This person will screen people needing assistance at the Town Hall. This person would work from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. The pay will be $12.50 per hour, no benefits. Duties include screening people under the guidelines from the Health Department. Applications are available from the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, Colorado or online at the Towns website; www.townoflavetaco.gov. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be accepted at the Town Hall until 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2020. 28-2XU

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

Disaster Recovery Coordinator for Huerfano and Las Animas Counties. Two-year grant funded position at Southern Colorado Economic Development District, based in Walsenburg. Email eric@scedd.com for job description and application requirements. Helpful backgrounds: Business, Economic, Development, Planning, Government, Non-profits. 27-2XU

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 4 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 25-4XU

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 27-5XU

Office manager position in Walsenburg. Accounting experience required. Accounting, Sales and rental contracts, Tuesday thru Friday 9-4:30. Send resume to: legendswest1018@gmail.com. 23-TFN

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per diem position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-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 DETECTION CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF MOSQUITOS, INFECTIOUS 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.us 24-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- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equvalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

 

FOR RENT

House for Rent in La Veta Very nice home 2 bedroom 1 full bath nice large kitchen with large living room, large yard. Call for details 909 376-9555. 26-4XP

for rent-Large lot with 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, 2 car garage, couple blocks from the Spanish Peaks Hospital across from the lakes. Call Mac 738-1250. 28-1XU

for rent 2 bedrooms 1 bath Home in La Veta walking distance to down town. $825.00 a month. Available now. LaRissa 808-936-0663. 28-1XU

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 $500. NO PETS. W/D, water & trash included. 719-742-3863. 28-4XU

 

AUCTION

Dale and Rosemary Davis Estate Auction. Saturday, July 25, 2020. 9:30AM. Watch for full Auction Listing on July 16 and 23 in the Huerfano World Journal. Jim Hoobler Auctions. 28-1XU

 

GARAGE SALE

garage sale Saturday July 11th, 9 am to 3 pm, 310 E. Spruce St., Walsenburg. Little bit of everything and MUST GO. 28-1XP

MOVING SALE 1219 Western Ave Trinidad Saturday July 11, 8 am – 3 pm. Coffee tables, end tables, couch, tv stand, collectibles, depression glass kitchen items clothes canning jars antique oak dresser antique oak clawfoot table corner display case power rake lamps kitchen table 4 chairs wall decor many other items. 28-1XP

Estate Sale-28 Buffalo Dr N, Walsenburg. Saturday and Sunday, 8-5. 28-1XP

 

VEHICLES FOR SALE

2015 Coachman Clipper Hard-sided “A” Frame Pop-up Camper (C12RBST). Like new condition and ready for FUN! Sink, 3-way fridge, microwave, cooktop, hot W/H, A/C, furnace, full bed, dinette area converts to second bed, outside shower, stereo, 27 gal freshwater tank, exterior storage boxes, 2 propane tanks, plus more features. $12,000. Call 719-252-7100. 28-1XU

 

FOR SALE

for sale Luggage rack for square tube trailer hitch 5’ x 22”x 6” dimensions $125.00. Reloading Supplies. Call 719-989-7056. 25-4XP

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 July 2, 2020

BUSINESS

affordable and professional bookkeeping services in Southern Colorado area. Email inquiries to knemitz2018@gmail.com or call 719-989-8718. 25-4XP

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

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 in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th 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

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 the position of Building Maintenance/Custodial Worker. This is a part-time position, approximately 25 hours a week, $13.50 an hour. This position requires janitorial, maintenance, repair, alteration, and remodeling of buildings, offices, and grounds. Work is often performed independently, and requires determination of appropriate work methods, tools, and materials for assignments. A pre-employment drug test and 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, July 10, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 26-2XU

South Central Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging has an immediate opening for a cook at the Walsenburg senior kitchen. This part-time position is responsible for preparing and packing daily meals for senior clients. Other duties include daily kitchen sanitation, stocking inventory, and other duties as assigned. This position requires a valid Colorado driver’s license with clean driving record and background check. Position is Monday through Friday for 25-30 hours a week. Applications are available and accepted at the Colorado Workforce Center or on Indeed. 26-1XU

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

Disaster Recovery Coordinator for Huerfano and Las Animas Counties. Two-year grant funded position at Southern Colorado Economic Development District, based in Walsenburg. Email eric@scedd.com for job description and application requirements. Helpful backgrounds: Business, Economic, Development, Planning, Government, Non-profits. 27-2XU

nail technician opening. Full service salon in LaVeta seeking licensed/insured nail tech. Flexible Days/hours. Appreciative clientele. Supportive co-workers. Basic equipment provided. Monthly space rental, utilities paid by owner. For more details, call Marta 719-742-3019 leave message. 24-4XU

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 4 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 25-4XU

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 27-5XU

Office manager position in Walsenburg. Accounting experience required. Accounting, Sales and rental contracts, Tuesday thru Friday 9-4:30. Send resume to: legendswest1018@gmail.com. 23-TFN

Days Inn & Suites now hiring Front Desk must have Experience. Please fill in at the Premises 900 W Adam Street, Trinidad CO 81082. *The candidate must have reliable transportation. Contact Person: Paul 303-601-0163. 27-1XU

Days Inn & Suites now hiring Laundry Experienced. Please fill in at the Premises 900 W Adam Street, Trinidad CO 81082. *The candidate must have reliable transportation. Contact Person: Paul 303-601-0163. 27-1XU

Days Inn & Suites now hiring Housekeepers, Preferably Experienced. Please fill in at the Premises 900 W Adam Street, Trinidad CO 81082. *The candidate must have reliable transportation. Contact Person: Paul 303-601-0163. 27-1XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per diem position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-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 DETECTION CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF MOSQUITOS, INFECTIOUS 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.us 24-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- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equivalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

 

FOR RENT

rental home wanted-Single retired smoking veteran with small dog seeks small rental house at or near Aguilar. 719-252-1395. 27-2XU

House for Rent in La Veta Very nice home 2 bedroom 1 full bath nice large kitchen with large living room, large yard. Call for details 909 376-9555. 26-4XP

for rent-House on large lot, with 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, 2 car garage, couple blocks from the Spanish Peaks Hospital across from the lakes. Call Mac 738-1250. 27-1XU

 

YARD SALE

YARD SALE: 403 E. Ryus, La Veta, Saturday July 4th, 9 am – ? Three wheel bike, antique rocking chair, desk, tools and household items. 27-1X

arts & crafts sale hosted by Huerfano Community Bible Church, 603 Leon St., Walsenburg, Friday & Saturday 7-3 & 7-4 from 9 am-4 pm each day. A portion of the proceeds will be designated to the Cambodian Community Children’s Home in Phnom Penh. 26-2XP

 

FOR SALE

for sale Luggage rack for square tube trailer hitch 5’ x 22”x 6” dimensions $125.00. Reloading Supplies. Call 719-989-7056. 25-4XP

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

 

HISTORY

WALSENBURG: CROSSROADS TOWN, a history by Dorothy Ree. 333 pages, 90 photos. Send check to WMM, $22, includes tax and shipping. Walsenburg Mining Museum, PO Box 134, Walsenburg CO 81089.

 

Classifieds for June 25, 2020

BUSINESS

home repair: Retired Contractor. Plumbing, electrical, construction. Call Ray 928-458-8143. 26-1XP

affordable and professional bookkeeping services in Southern Colorado area. Email inquiries to knemitz2018@gmail.com or call 719-989-8718. 25-4XP

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

DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts.& Prem. Filter, get a Free remote control car! 5qts. CQ oil & CQ filter, $23.99. Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic and Prem. Filter, $26.99. 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & H.D. Filter, $28.99. 5 qts. Mobil 1 oil & HD filter, $33.99. Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00. Sea Foam, buy 1 get 1 50% off. We custom build hydraulic hoses. Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th 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

 

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

 

HELP WANTED

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for the position of Building Maintnance/Custodial Worker. This is a part-time position, approximately 25 hours a week, $13.50 an hour. This position requires janitorial, maintenance, repair, alteration, and remodeling of buildings, offices, and grounds. Work is often performed independently, and requires determination of appropriate work methods, tools, and materials for assignments. A pre-employment drug test and 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, July 10, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 26-2XU

South Central Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging has an immediate opening for a cook at the Walsenburg senior kitchen. This part-time position is responsible for preparing and packing daily meals for senior clients. Other duties include daily kitchen sanitation, stocking inventory, and other duties as assigned. This position requires a valid Colorado driver’s license with clean driving record and background check. Position is Monday through Friday for 25-30 hours a week. Applications are available and accepted at the Colorado Workforce Center or on Indeed. 26-1XU

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

nail technician opening. Full service salon in LaVeta seeking licensed/insured nail tech. Flexible Days/hours. Appreciative clientele. Supportive co-workers. Basic equipment provided. Monthly space rental, utilities paid by owner. For more details, call Marta 719-742-3019 leave message. 24-4XU

The Walsenburg Early Learning Center is looking for an Early Learning Teacher and Aide. Call 738-2335 for more information. 25-2XU

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 4 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 25-4XU

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 22-5XU

Office manager position in Walsenburg. Accounting experience required. Accounting, Sales and rental contracts, Tuesday thru Friday 9-4:30. Send resume to: legendswest1018@gmail.com. 23-TFN

Hoehne School is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year for the following position: Elementary Paraprofessional (may be a 1 on 1 position). To apply for position, please go to: www.hoehnesd.org, click on the Information tab to print out application, or contact Amy Navarette at 719-846-4457. Position open until filled. EOE 26-1XU

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per deim position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-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 DETECTION CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF MOSQUITOS, INFECTIOUS 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.us 24-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- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equvalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

 

FOR RENT

House for Rent in La Veta Very nice home 2 bedroom 1 full bath nice large kitchen with large living room, large yard. Call for details 909 376-9555. 26-4XP

For Rent Two-2 bd 1 ba mobile homes in La Veta. 1st, last & deposit $650. NO PETS. W/D, water & trash included. 719-742-3863. 25-2XU

 

GARAGE SALE

GARAGE SALE at 4072 Comanche Dr. in Navajo Ranch, Sat., June 27, 9-4. General household items, tools, collectibles, misc. 26-1XP

garage sale Saturday June 27th, 12-5 p.m., 410 County Road 504, Walsenburg. Large household furniture, small chest freezer and misc. items. CASH ONLY. 25-2XP

YARD SALE: 109 South Locust La Veta, Saturday June 27, 8:30 am – 5 pm. 100 years accumulation in 60 years- Depression glass, crystal, cast iron pots and pans, antiques, collectibles, 2 LV letterman jackets (XXL and petite), other antique clothes etc. Some antique furniture. Wear your masks, bring cash. 26-1XP

Cokedale Social Distancing Yard Sales. Residents of Cokedale will be hosting separate private yard sales throughout the Town on Saturday June 27th, from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. Everyone is asked to wear masks, keep six feet away from other participants plus wash hands and use hand sanitizer. 26-1XP

arts & crafts sale hosted by Huerfano Community Bible Church, 603 Leon St., Walsenburg, Friday & Saturday 7-3 & 7-4 from 9 am-4 pm each day. A portion of the proceeds will be designated to the Cambodian Community Children’s Home in Phnom Penh. 26-2XP

 

FOR SALE

for sale Luggage rack for square tube trailer hitch 5’ x 22”x 6” dimensions $125.00. Reloading Supplies. Call 719-989-7056. 25-4XP

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

 

HISTORY

WALSENBURG: CROSSROADS TOWN, a history by Dorothy Ree. 333 pages, 90 photos. Send check to WMM, $22, includes tax and shipping. Walsenburg Mining Museum, PO Box 134, Walsenburg CO 81089.

 

 

Classifieds for June 18, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

On June 5, 2020, an application was electronically filed with the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC to assign the license for Station W257EQ, Raton, New Mexico, from Educational Communications of Colorado Springs, Inc. to Phillips Broadcasting, Inc. Station 257EQ operates on Channel 257 with an effective radiated power of 10 Watts. Individuals who wish to advise the FCC of facts relating to the application may file comments with the FCC at www.fcc.gov. 25-1XU

 

BUSINESS

affordable and professional bookkeeping services in Southern Colorado area. Email inquiries to knemitz2018@gmail.com or call 719-989-8718. 25-4XP

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

DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts.& Prem. Filter, get a Free remote control car! 5qts. CQ oil & CQ filter, $23.99. Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic and Prem. Filter, $26.99. 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & H.D. Filter, $28.99. 5 qts. Mobil 1 oil & HD filter, $33.99. Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00. Sea Foam, buy 1 get 1 50% off. We custom build hydraulic hoses. Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th 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

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

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 and professional bookkeeping services in Southern Colorado area. Email inquiries to knemitz2018@gmail.com or call 719-989-8718. 25-4XP

 

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

 

HELP WANTED

Huerfano School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the following positionsDEAN OF Students/Assistant Principal -Peakview School, Preschool Teacher (must be Director Certified), School Secretary – John Mall High School, full time Cook-Gardner School, part time Secretary/Cook John Mall High School. 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 25-2XU

nail technician opening. Full service salon in LaVeta seeking licensed/insured nail tech. Flexible Days/hours. Appreciative clientele. Supportive co-workers. Basic equipment provided. Monthly space rental, utilities paid by owner. For more details, call Marta 719-742-3019 leave message. 24-4XU

The Walsenburg Early Learning Center is looking for an Early Learning Teacher and Aide. Call 738-2335 for more information. 25-2XU

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 4 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 25-4XU

The District Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a volunteer member of the 3rd Judicial District’s Crime Victim Compensation (CVC) Board. Each judicial district has a separate board, each board is different and helps individuals that were victimized inside their jurisdiction. This CVC Board serves the 3rd Judicial District (Las Animas and Huerfano Counties). Further information and an application can be picked up at the Office of the District Attorney, 323 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 24-XU

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR needed at St. Mary, OLS Catholic Church in Walsenburg starting July 1st, 2020. Rate: $17/hr (subject to change). Job description is available at our homepage: spanishpeakscatholic.com. If you’d like to apply, please send your resume and cover letter at stmarywal@gmail.com. 24-1XU

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 22-5XU

Office manager position in Walsenburg. Accounting experience required. Accounting, Sales and rental contracts, Tuesday thru Friday 9-4:30. Send resume to: legendswest1018@gmail.com. 23-TFN

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per deim position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-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 DETECTION CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF MOSQUITOS, INFECTIOUS 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.us 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available maintenance Pay Status NON-EXEMPT Reports to MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR Salary $17,650.00-28,242.00. Date of Close June 19, 2020 by 4:00 p.m. Position Summary: Position Summary: UNDER GENERAL DIRECTION OF THE MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, primarily maintenance at the county buildings. CLEAN OFFICE BUILDINGS AND OTHER COUNTY FACILITIES AND THE OUTSIDE GROUNDS AND SMALL MAINTENANCE DUTIES, AS WELL AS MODERATE MAINTENANCE DUTIES. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or GED Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques. Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale. Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English. Working conditions: Primary work surface is even dry, carpet, or tiled floor. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Friday, 8 hour shifts and an on call schedule as needed. 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 while employed in this position. Employee must attend a National Safety Defensive Driving Class before driving any County Vehicle. Please submit resume to 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. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 24-2XU

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- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equvalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

 

FOR RENT

For Rent Two-2 bd 1 ba mobile homes in La Veta. 1st, last & deposit $650. NO PETS. W/D, water & trash included. 719-742-3863. 25-2XU

 

BOAT FOR SALE

for sale 11 Foot Tracker Jon boat, never used. Two paddles and hand cart $600.00. Luggage rack for square tube trailer hitch 5’ x 22”x 6” dimensions $125.00. Call 719-989-7056. 25-4XP

 

GARAGE SALE

HUGE GARAGE SALE 23 Deer Trail in Navajo, from 9 to 7. Friday and Saturday. 25-1XP

GARAGE SALE 119 W. Virginia St., La Veta Saturday, JUNE 20 8 am to 2 pm. Lots of “stuff”. 25-1XU

garage sale Saturday June 27th, 12-5 p.m., 410 County Road 504, Walsenburg. Large household furniture, small chest freezer and misc. items. CASH ONLY. 25-2XP

 

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

 

LIEN SALE

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 6-18-20 that the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St., Walsenburg, CO 81089. The personal property of Joe Bendetti, Unit #45, is listed as: 1 electric lawn mower. 24-2XU

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 6-18-20 that the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St., Walsenburg, CO 81089. The personal property of Danelle Fleming, Unit D, is listed as: gardening, amplifier, gas tank, 8 boxes, camping equipment, lighting fixtures & odds & ends. 24-2XU

 

Classifieds for June 11, 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 DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts.& Prem. Filter, get a Free remote control car! 5qts. CQ oil & CQ filter, $23.99. Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic and Prem. Filter, $26.99. 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & H.D. Filter, $28.99. 5 qts. Mobil 1 oil & HD filter, $33.99. Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00. Sea Foam, buy 1 get 1 50% off. We custom build hydraulic hoses. Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th . 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

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

HELP WANTED nail technician opening. Full service salon in LaVeta seeking licensed/insured nail tech. Flexible Days/hours. Appreciative clientele. Supportive co-workers. Basic equipment provided. Monthly space rental, utilities paid by owner. For more details, call Marta 719-742-3019 leave message. 24-4XU

The District Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a volunteer member of the 3rd Judicial District’s Crime Victim Compensation (CVC) Board. Each judicial district has a separate board, each board is different and helps individuals that were victimized inside their jurisdiction. This CVC Board serves the 3rd Judicial District (Las Animas and Huerfano Counties). Further information and an application can be picked up at the Office of the District Attorney, 323 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 24-XU

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR needed at St. Mary, OLS Catholic Church in Walsenburg starting July 1st, 2020. Rate: $17/hr (subject to change). Job description is available at our homepage: spanishpeakscatholic.com. If you’d like to apply, please send your resume and cover letter at stmarywal@gmail.com. 24-1XU

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 22-5XU

Notice is hereby given that; Huerfano County is accepting applications for the position of County Administrator. This is a full-time exempt position at a starting salary range of $80,000 – $95,000 depending on qualifications. The Administrator serves as the County’s chief executive officer. The Administrator is appointed by and serves at the will of the Board of County Commissioners. The County Administrator directs, administers and coordinates the activities of Huerfano County in accordance with policies, goals and objectives that cover County operations. Provides administrative support to the Board of County Commissioners and other Elected Officials in implementing the directives of the Board. Ensures budget preparation and presentation to the Board and administration. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field or 5 years of progressively responsible experience in public administration. Master’s degree preferred. A pre-employment drug test and background check will be required. A job description and applications are available through the Huerfano County website under the County Employment tab. Resumes can be emailed to jobs@huerfano.us. Submissions will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on Friday, June 26, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 23-2XU

Office manager position in Walsenburg. Accounting experience required. Accounting, Sales and rental contracts, Tuesday thru Friday 9-4:30. Send resume to: legendswest1018@gmail.com. 23-TFN

Looking for person to work Part Time to do computer typing/ secretarial work. Will be working in a home office for good wages. Need good references. Call 719-989-1414. 23-2XP

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per deim position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-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 DETECTION CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF MOSQUITOS, INFECTIOUS 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.us 24-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Position Available maintenance Pay Status NON-EXEMPT Reports to MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR Salary $17,650.00-28,242.00. Date of Close June 19, 2020 by 4:00 p.m. Position Summary: Position Summary: UNDER GENERAL DIRECTION OF THE MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, primarily maintenance at the county buildings. CLEAN OFFICE BUILDINGS AND OTHER COUNTY FACILITIES AND THE OUTSIDE GROUNDS AND SMALL MAINTENANCE DUTIES, AS WELL AS MODERATE MAINTENANCE DUTIES. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or GED Must have 2 years of custodial and 2 years maintenance experience Knowledge of the methods, materials and custodial equipment operation care and basic maintenance. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, related federal, state and local laws pertaining to custodial standards and techniques. Ability to handle service matters independently and ability to command subordinates and direct their activities in a manner that provides efficiency of operations and high employee morale. Ability to develop productive working relationships with the County Manager. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English. Working conditions: Primary work surface is even dry, carpet, or tiled floor. Works alone primarily with or without direction. May work with a group or a team. Employee is required to read and understand the Maintenance Department Loss Control Policy that is provided to him/her. Scheduling will consist of working Monday thru Friday, 8 hour shifts and an on call schedule as needed. 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 while employed in this position. Employee must attend a National Safety Defensive Driving Class before driving any County Vehicle. Please submit resume to 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. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 24-2XU

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- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equvalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

 

FOR RENT

FOR RENT Beautiful and spacious 5 bedroom, 3 bath home for rent/lease in Aguilar. Fenced in yard and 10’x16’ storage shed. Great neighborhood $1250/mo. Call 903-744-4000 ask for Mike. 22-4XP

 

WANTED

WANTED: A VARIETY of garden vegetable starters in Huerfano County. Call 213-935-0055.

 

YARD SALE

estate/garage sale 352 E. 6th St., Friday, June 12th & Saturday, June 13th. Furniture, bikes, antiques, wood burning kitchen stove and much more. 24-1XU

A DIME OR DOLLAR YARD SALE. Small price, big selection. Proceeds go to missionary and relief efforts. New Hope Community Church, 801 Pennsylvania Walsenburg. 10am-6pm Friday and Saturday June 12, 13. 23-2XP

 

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

 

LIEN SALE

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given that on 6-12-2020 the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St., Walsenburg, CO 81089. The personal property of Kim Greathouse, Unit #34 is listed as: (3) Harley Davidson tires, clocks, (5) boxes, (1) antique dresser, (1) hutch, (1) end table, 1/2 dozen pitchers and (1) chair. 22-3XU

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 6-18-20 that the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St., Walsenburg, CO 81089. The personal property of Joe Bendetti, Unit #45, is listed as: 1 electric lawn mower. 24-2XU

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given on 6-18-20 that the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St., Walsenburg, CO 81089. The personal property of Danelle Fleming, Unit D, is listed as: gardening, amplifier, gas tank, 8 boxes, camping equipment, lighting fixtures & odds & ends. 24-2XU

 

HISTORY

WALSENBURG: CROSSROADS TOWN, a history by Dorothy Ree. 333 pages, 90 photos. Send check to WMM, $22, includes tax and shipping. Walsenburg Mining Museum, PO Box 134, Walsenburg CO 81089.

Classifieds for June 4, 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

DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts.& Prem. Filter, get a Free remote control car! 5qts. CQ oil & CQ filter, $23.99. Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic and Prem. Filter, $26.99. 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & H.D. Filter, $28.99. 5 qts. Mobil 1 oil & HD filter, $33.99. Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00. Sea Foam, buy 1 get 1 50% off. We custom build hydraulic hoses. Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th . 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

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

 

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

 

HELP WANTED

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 22-5XU

Notice is hereby given that; Huerfano County is accepting applications for the position of County Administrator. This is a full-time exempt position at a starting salary range of $80,000 – $95,000 depending on qualifications. The Administrator serves as the County’s chief executive officer. The Administrator is appointed by and serves at the will of the Board of County Commissioners. The County Administrator directs, administers and coordinates the activities of Huerfano County in accordance with policies, goals and objectives that cover County operations. Provides administrative support to the Board of County Commissioners and other Elected Officials in implementing the directives of the Board. Ensures budget preparation and presentation to the Board and administration. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field or 5 years of progressively responsible experience in public administration. Master’s degree preferred. A pre-employment drug test and background check will be required. A job description and applications are available through the Huerfano County website under the County Employment tab. Resumes can be emailed to jobs@huerfano.us. Submissions will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on Friday, June 26, 2020. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 23-2XU

Office manager position in Walsenburg. Accounting experience required. Accounting, Sales and rental contracts, Tuesday thru Friday 9-4:30. Send resume to: legendswest1018@gmail.com. 23-TFN

Looking for person to work Part Time to do computer typing/ secretarial work. Will be working in a home office for good wages. Need good references. Call 719-989-1414. 23-2XP

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

job opening: church pianist. Contact Information: Grace United Methodist Church; 575-445-3262; fumcraton@gmail.com. More Information: Grace United Methodist Church – Des Moines is looking to fill the position of Church Pianist. This per deim position has an anticipated start date of June 28, 2020. The major responsibility of this position is to provide piano music for the worship setting. This will include 2-3 hymns each week and a short offertory each week. Salary will be determined in consultation with the Administrative Board and Pastor. The qualifications of the desired applicant include: Proficient piano playing skills. Ability to read music and play hymns from the United Methodist Hymnals for congregational singing. Good communication skills. Self-motivation and preparation prior to Sunday mornings. The ability to arrive promptly each Sunday to perform duties. Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter describing their interest, along with any relevant experience, to Pastor Jon Kuncel at gotogod@hotmail.com. 23-TFN

Colfax County Position Available- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equvalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

FOR SALE Great Pyrenees puppies 4 males. Call Karen 719-680-0424

 

FOR RENT

for rent 3 bedroom 2 bath home in La Veta on one acre lot beautiful trees dead end road quite neighborhood large fenced area. Pets negotiable. 1350.00 first last and deposit. 808-936-0663 23-1XU

FOR RENT Beautiful and spacious 5 bedroom, 3 bath home for rent/lease in Aguilar. Fenced in yard and 10’x16’ storage shed. Great neighborhood $1250/mo. Call 903-744-4000 ask for Mike. 22-4XP

Home for rent on the Huerfano River, call 719-251-1514 for information. 22-2XU

 

VEHICLES

for sale: 56 Ford 2 dr Ranch Wagon-5.5 good condition. Salmon in color, some rust through. $1,295.00 call 719-989-1135 in La Veta. 23-1XU

 

FREE

FREE to a good home, two large geranium plants and a few small houseplant slips. Not in bloom right now, but flowers are dark red. In-town La Veta location. 303-875-0576. 23-1XP

 

YARD SALE

yard sale. 310 Querno Verde Dr. Walsenburg Colorado 81089. Friday 6/5/2020 and Saturday 6/6/2020 starting at 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Hunting, camping, fishing, canoe, hand tools, yard tools, truck bed hydraulic lift, freezer, BBQ grill, AC units, furniture, household items, saddle and much more. 23-1XU

A DIME OR DOLLAR YARD SALE. Small price, big selection. Proceeds go to missionary and relief efforts. New Hope Community Church, 801 Pennsylvania Walsenburg. 10am-6pm Friday and Saturday June 12, 13. 23-2XP

 

ESTATE SALE

estate sale Friday & Saturday, June 4th & 5th 8 am til 4 pm, 106 Bob Cat Road in Walsenburg. Tools, lawn equipment, furniture, kitchen, sewing, crafts, antiques, pictures, freezer, riding mower, something for everyone. Cash, credit cards accepted. 23-1XU

 

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Vermeer trencher walk behind on 5’ x 8’ trailer, 6” x 24” boom-excellent condition. Call 719-680-2629. 22-2XP

 

LIEN SALE

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given that on 6-12-2020 the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St., Walsenburg, CO 81089. The personal property of Kim Greathouse, Unit #34 is listed as: (3) Harley Davidson tires, clocks, (5) boxes, (1) antique dresser, (1) hutch, (1) end table, 1/2 dozen pitchers and (1) chair. 20-3XU

Classifieds for May 28, 2020

BUSINESS

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SPRINKLER REPAIR & INSTALL. TRENCHING 6”X24”. SINCE 1975. TRINIDAD/RATON. (719) 680-2629 20-4XP

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 DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, Mobil 1 special, 5 qts.& Prem. Filter, get a Free remote control car! 5qts. CQ oil & CQ filter, $23.99. Full Synthetic deal, 5 qts. CQ synthetic and Prem. Filter, $26.99. 5 qts. Valvoline MAX-LIFE oil & H.D. Filter, $28.99. 5 qts. Mobil 1 oil & HD filter, $33.99. Blue DEF, 2 for $26.00. Sea Foam, buy 1 get 1 50% off. We custom build hydraulic hoses. Bicycle inner tubes. Rokon 2×2 trail bikes in stock. www.rokon.com City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th . 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

 

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

 

HELP WANTED

The Council of Governments Care Service Program is accepting applications for full and part time positions as Personal Care Providers to work all areas of Huerfano County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, able to pass background/fingerprinting verification, have reliable transportation to get to and from work, and have a sincere interest in helping clients remain independent in their home by assisting with personal care and homemaker tasks. Applicants must be willing to work flexible shift schedules. Previous experience in home care helpful, but not mandatory. Training provided to all staff upon hiring. Applications available at South Central Council of Governments, 625 North Polk Avenue, Walsenburg. CO. 22-5XU

Cucharas Sanitation and Water District (CSWD) have an immediate opening for a Field Operator. Under the direction of the Operations Superintendent, the field operator performs skilled, semi-skilled, and specialized operations for CSWD water distribution system, drinking water facilities, wastewater collection system, waste water treatment facilities, related grounds, storage tanks and equipment. A Colorado water operator certification and/or previous work experience in utilities is a plus. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED, and a Colorado driver’s license with a good driving record. This position will be required to take on-call rotation. Pre-employment requirements will include a criminal background check and drug screen. Salary is based on experience and includes a benefit package. Job description and application is available on the CSWD website at Cuchara.org, at the District office located at 16925 State Highway 12, Cuchara, CO. and/or by emailing Leslie Cordova at admin@cuchara.org 21-2XU

The La Veta Cemetery District is looking for a groundskeeper. Position is part-time and hours are dependent upon water restrictions. Wage to be determined by experience. If interested send resume to La Veta Cemetery District, P.O. Box 971, La Veta, CO 81055. EOE 21-2XU

HELP WANTED- EXECUTIVE SECRETARY Panadero Ski Corp (PSC) is seeking an executive secretary. This is a volunteer position at this time.  We’re looking for a mature, self-motivated, and experienced individual.  Duties will include answering the phone and e-mails. Bookkeeping and computer skills a must. You will be helping to organize a new year-round education and recreation non-profit organization. Having your own transportation is necessary. Flexible hours and scheduling, as well as working on and off site are our norm. Send resume to: rebb@centruytel.net 18-TFN

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. 11-TFN

NOW HIRING for our Walsenburg store full time pull truck operator and full time mechanic. Positions open until filled. Applications are available at JM Tire, 928 S. Main, Walsenburg 8-5. For more information call Edgar or Johnny at 719-738-2150. 02-TFN

 

COLFAX HELP WANTED

Colfax County Position Available- Website Services Assistant. Pay Status Contract. Reports to IT Director, Salary $5,000.00 annually payable monthly. Date Close Open until filled. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support for government website. The Website Services Assistant will manage flow of service tickets directly related to Website maintenance from creation to closure. Responsible for content upload and all other maintenance on the website. This position is an integral component in suggesting strategies for optimal use of the portal and supporting other collaborative tools within the organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Technical certification (MCSE, MOS, or A+) and/or associate degree with an emphasis on website support, software, or equvalent • Experience performing website maintenance or similar technical duties •OR a combination of education, training, and experience that would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibility associated with the position •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •An understanding of web design and navigation •Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based environment. •Technical creativity. PRIMARY DUTIES: •Assist the IT department in completing website projects, assist the IT Director in maintaining content on Colfax County’s external website, and assist users with Web Services requests. •Support the installation, configuration, security, operation and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software. •Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the web services infrastructure and other related collaboration tools. •Perform system activities on various web platforms. •Provide technical support and/or training for web application access, security, sites and related collaboration tools. •Coordinate with other IT personnel to develop a standardized method of storing, displaying, and accessing information within the County portal. •Maintain current industry knowledge of best practices and procedures for supporting the web services environment. •Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. •Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. •Strong verbal and written skills and command of the English language. •Demonstrate proficient typing skills •Performs other duties as assigned. 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 lift, up to 50 pounds. •Employee must comply with policies 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. •The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. The employee performs physical activity including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects; occasionally up to 35 pounds. •The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to perform work in confidence and under pressure for deadlines and maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy always. PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE POSITION, DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MAIL TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE, RE: WEBSITE SERVICES ASSISTANT POSTING, PO BOX 1498, RATON, NM 87740 OR EMAIL TO hr@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. 04-TFN

Detention Correctional Officer- Male or Female. Pay status, non-exempt. Reports to Detention Center Administrator. 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, 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. 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 pmendez@co.colfax. nm.us, or visit our web site www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 17-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

 

FOR RENT

FOR RENT Beautiful and spacious 5 bedroom, 3 bath home for rent/lease in Aguilar. Fenced in yard and 10’x16’ storage shed. Great neighborhood $1250/mo. Call 903-744-4000 ask for Mike. 22-4XP

Home for rent on the Huerfano River, call 719-251-1514 for information. 22-2XU

Newly renovated (everything is new) 3 bed/2 bath home, fenced in yard, unfurnished in LA VETA. Wrap around porch, high end appliances, new washer/dryer. $2100 month.1 year lease required. Call Tanya 303-818-7655. 22-1XU

 

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Vermeer trencher walk behind on 5’ x 8’ trailer, 6” x 24” boom-excellent condition. Call 719-680-2629. 22-2XP

 

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

 

LIEN SALE

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE- Notice is hereby given that on 6-12-2020 the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St., Walsenburg, CO 81089. The personal property of Kim Greathouse, Unit #34 is listed as: (3) Harley Davidson tires, clocks, (5) boxes, (1) antique dresser, (1) hutch, (1) end table, 1/2 dozen pitchers and (1) chair. 20-3XU

 

HISTORY

WALSENBURG: CROSSROADS TOWN, a history by Dorothy Ree. 333 pages, 90 photos. Send check to WMM, $22, includes tax and shipping. Walsenburg Mining Museum, PO Box 134, Walsenburg CO 81089.

 

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