Employment Opportunities


San Juan County is looking for a qualified person for the position of Deputy Clerk. 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 pay begins at $20.00 per hour. Benefits include health, dental and life insurance, vacation, and sick leave.

Summary of Job Functions
Primary Duties for the Deputy Clerk shall include performing all functions related to elections including voter registration, conducting elections, and receiving and maintaining election training and certification. Other Duties include vehicle titles and registration, document recording, marriage licenses, and preparing reports to submit to the State of Colorado. The Deputy Clerk shall assist the public in a tactful and courteous manner at all times.

Experience, Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate should demonstrate the following:
 Ability to work independently with minimal instruction
 Strong computer skills including spreadsheets
 Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
 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
 Ability to travel for training

The minimum qualifications for an applicant require that you must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), a valid Colorado Driver’s License and be able to 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, reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing 20-40 lbs.

Interested Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application. Job applications may be downloaded here. Completed applications must be received by the Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday May 24, 2024. Applications may be submitted to the Clerk’s Office at 1557 Greene St. by mail to San Juan County Clerk and Recorder, PO Box 466, Silverton CO 81433 or by email to clerk@sanjuancolorado.us. If you have any questions, please contact Ladonna Jaramillo at 970-387-5671.

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

San Juan County is an equal opportunity employer and political affiliation, age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law, are not taken into account in any employment decision. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.