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. 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 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.


  2. 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.  Apply online here or pickup/return an application to City of Monte Vista, Human Resources, 95 West First Ave. Monte Vista, CO. 81144, Fax 719-852-6172. Open until filled. First review: May 25, 2018. ADA EEO
    Job description here. 




  3. Receptionist

    The City of Monte Vista is seeking a qualified Receptionist.  This is a benefited Full-Time position.  This position will be the first point of contact at the City Hall, greeting visitors, answering phones, managing correspondence, and receipting payments. This position must have knowledge of business office practices, ability to respond to customer inquiries by telephone, email, or correspondence, general knowledge and skill of technology, and be able to stay focused in a fast paced demanding environment.  HS diploma or equivalent is required.  Local government experience is preferred.  Salary: $11.00+ per hour DOE.  Apply at Human Resource Department, City Hall, 95 W. 1st Ave, Monte Vista, CO 81144. Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018 by 11:30 am.    EEOC/ADA. 
    Apply online here. 

    View the full job description and requirements here

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.