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!
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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. Deputy City Clerk

    The City of Monte Vista is accepting applications for the position of Deputy City Clerk. The successful candidate will perform professional, administrative, clerical and technical services for the City Clerk. This position is responsible for the maintenance and retrieval of official City records, including but not limited to City legislative meetings, licenses, contracts and other official City records. The successful candidate will also assist in the daily operations of the City’s municipal court, assist with, supervises, and/or schedules arraignments, sets court calendars and receives and manages cash transactions including fines, court fees, restitution and bonds.  

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  2. Police Officer II


    City of Monte Vista is seeking qualified applicants for position of Police 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-$36,223 DOE plus excellent benefits and retirement.  To be considered, a complete application must be submitted.  For a complete job description and application please:

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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.