City Jobs

Many of our employees enjoy long careers with the city, and we have excellent retirement and benefit plans. You can apply for any job online here, or you can print and fill out a job application (PDF) or pick up an application at City Hall.

NEW: You can now apply for employment directly online!
Please click here to start your application.

Application & Selection Process


  1. The city of Monte Vista distributes the job announcement throughout the community when recruiting begins.
  2. Interested applicants can fill out the proper application forms only during the recruitment period.
  3. Persons meeting a position’s minimum qualifications are evaluated by the appropriate hiring authority.
  4. The top candidates are interviewed. Depending upon the job classification, the candidate or candidates who are selected from the interview are offered conditional employment upon passing the following a medical examination, drug screen and CBI background check.

Current Job Openings

  1. Patrol Officer


     The City of Monte Vista is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Patrol Officer II. Applicants must be POST certified as a Colorado Police Officer. One year of previous law enforcement experience preferred.  Selected applicants must be able to pass a physical, physiological evaluation, pre-employment drug test and extensive background check.  Must be able to work shifts. Starting salary $31,566 DOE plus excellent benefits and retirement.   Submit application to City of Monte Vista, Human Resources, 95 West First Ave. Monte Vista, CO 81144, apply here online and view job description hereEOE/ADA


Title VII of the Civil Rights Act/EEO Policy


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