Employment Opportunities





Deadline for Application: Open Until Filled


San Juan County is looking for a qualified person to provide Administrative Assistance in the offices of the County Clerk, County Assessor, and County Treasurer. The San Juan County Courthouse has a reputation for being a friendly and inviting workplace with low staff turnover.

The position is fulltime (35 hours per week) and pays $16.00-$20.00 per hour DOE. Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance.

Summary of Job Functions
Assist the public in a tactful and courteous manner and serve as a lead staff member performing a wide variety of functions using multiple databases and software vendors.

Duties for the Clerk’s Office include assisting in all functions related to voter registration, conducting elections, vehicle titles and registration, document recording, marriage licenses, and preparing reports to submit to the State of Colorado.

Duties for the Assessor’s Office may include collecting and verifying sales information via phone and in-person property visits; researching market characteristics and sales trends; applying regression analysis and developing mathematical models to predict property values; responding to property owner inquiries, complaints, appeals and other tasks as assigned.  

Duties for the Treasurer’s Office include double-entry bookkeeping, handling large cash transactions, and other tasks as assigned.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate should demonstrate the following:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Communicate clearly in writing and conversation
  • Accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills
  • Maintain a courteous and helpful manner in dealing with the public
  • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction
  • Reputation for being prompt, timely, accurate, and thorough
  • Willingness to follow instructions and respond to management direction
  • Commitment to long hours of work when necessary to complete required tasks
  • Ability to perform accurate highly detailed work while customers are waiting
  • Establish effective working relationships with those who have differing points of view
  • Penchant for embracing challenges

Minimal Qualifications
The applicant must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), maintain a valid Colorado Driver’s License, and pass a Colorado Bureau of Investigation Background Check. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing 20-40 lbs.

Applications may be picked up at the San Juan County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 1557 Greene St. Silverton, Colorado or may be downloaded at https://sanjuancounty.colorado.gov/jobs Completed application, letter of interest, and resume must be received by the County Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday April 11, 2022. 

Applications may be submitted in person, by mail, or email.
San Juan County Clerk & Recorder
1557 Greene St.
PO Box 466
Silverton CO 81433

If you have any questions, please contact:
Ladonna Jaramillo at 970-387-5671 clerk@sanjuancolorado.us, or
Deanna Jaramillo at 970-387-5488 or at treasurer@sanjuancolorado.us 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. EOE

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