Human Resources

You can apply for any job online here, or you can print and fill out a job application (PDF) or pick up an application at City Hall.

The Application and Selection Process

1. The city of Monte Vista distributes the job announcement throughout the community when recruiting begins.

2. Interested persons can fill out the proper application forms only during the recruitment period.

3. Persons meeting a position’s minimum qualifications are evaluated by the appropriate hiring authority.

4.The top candidates are interviewed. Depending upon the job classification, the candidate or candidates who are selected from the interview are offered conditional employment upon passing the following:
a. Medical examination
b. Drug screen
c. CBI background check
Many of our employees enjoy a long career with the City.
We have excellent retirement and benefit plans.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act/EEO Policy

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

Current Job Openings

  1. Deputy City Clerk

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

    View job description here. 

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

  2. Finance Director

    The City of Monte Vista is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Finance Director. The Finance Director reports to the City Manager, and is responsible for all aspects of the City’s financial and accounting operations.  Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or B.A. with an emphasis in accounting, finance and/or directly related field or equivalent education, 5 years experience in finance and accounting field. A minimum of 3 years in a supervisory capacity.  Experience with CASELLE preferred.  Solid planning skills, ability to multi-task, problem solve and organizing/setting priorities critical to job success. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills a must. Salary $56,886 - $65,278 DOE with excellent benefits. A detailed job description can be found here. A job application must be filled out and submitted to the HR office at City Hall. Apply online here.  If you have questions, please call the HR Office at 719-852-2692 ext 109.   EEO. This position is open until filled.

  3. PT Seasonal Parks Maintenance Position

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

    Job description here. 

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