Current Opportunities

LOGAN COUNTY ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN III – Logan County Finance Department

Performs technical accounting and complex clerical duties with emphasis on accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed asset tracking, and customer service.  HS diploma or GED with 3 years of experience in basic bookkeeping or accounting.  Governmental Fund accounting experience preferred, familiarity with accounting software and Excel spreadsheets required.  This is a Full-Time position, 32 to 40 hours a week, full benefits.  Pay range is from $17.6923 to $23.4109 per hour depending on experience and/or qualifications.  Apply to Logan County Finance Dept., 315 Main Street, Sterling CO by 5:00p.m.  January 24, 2020.  Full job description available here

HUMAN SERVICES ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST/TECHNICIAN - Logan County Department of Human Services

The Logan County Human Services Department is seeking Eligibility Specialist/Technician to perform variety of entry level complex clerical duties as needed to expedite the processing of applications, determination of eligibility and the delivery of Human service assistance. Performs routine eligibility determinations and participates in the coordinating of direct services to qualified and approved clients. May be assigned as support staff to one or more specialty programs, i.e., Assistance Programs, Adult Programs/Fraud, Child Support Enforcement, or Self-Sufficiency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school with course background in offices practices preferred;
AND
B. One (1) year of experience performing above or related duties;
OR
C. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Some knowledge of bookkeeping; advanced clerical tasks related to filing, indexing, and record keeping; personal computer operation and various software applications used for word processing and spreadsheet analysis; community resources available for service as alternatives to the county; public relations and interpersonal communications skills; general methods of conflict resolution and stress management.

Some skill in interpersonal communication and telephone etiquette. Bilingual skills both in written and spoken format preferred. 

Ability to plan and organize work independently; make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately; operate a variety of standard office machines; maintain objectivity in decision making while considering complicated and emotional situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with State, Federal and Local organizations who provide similar services.

Special Qualifications:  Type 50 wpm.

Must be able to operate personal computer.

Ability to communicate in both Spanish and English, written and spoken formats, preferred. 

Hourly wage:  $16.0099 per hour plus benefits.

For detailed job description & application, contact Sterling Workforce Center.

Submit completed application and resume to: 

Sterling Workforce Center
100 Broadway STE 24
Sterling, CO 80751
(970) 522-9340
Application closing date:  5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2020


CHILD WELFARE CASEWORKER - Logan County Department of Human Services

Full Time position: Performs a variety of advanced level technical and professional duties as needed to expedite child investigative services in accordance with agency, state, and federal guidelines, rules and laws.

Services provided include the following child welfare areas: child abuse and neglect assessments, case planning and management involving circumstances such as physical abuse, child neglect, sexual abuse, foster care, youth in conflict, and related areas, to include some aspects of counseling and parent education.

Conducts inquiries and assessments concerning allegations of child abuse and/or neglect in home or institutional settings, youth in conflict, interviews child(ren)/youth, parents, providers, and collaterals and assesses risk and safety to the child/youth; and documents the investigative assessment process as required in the State database.

Minimum education: 4 year college degree from an accredited college or university in social work or one of the human behavioral science fields plus one year required internship/residency.

Starting Salary:  $ 19.5997 per hour with benefits – negotiable dependant on education & experience.

For detailed job description & application:

Contact Peggy Kircher at Logan County Department of Human Services- (970) 522-2194 Ext. 2700

Full job description is available here. 

Submit completed application, resume, and certified copy of college transcripts to:

Logan County Department of Human Services
Attn: Peggy Kircher
508 S. 10th Ave. STE. B
Sterling, CO 80751
(970) 522-2194 Ext. 2700


ATTORNEY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

The Logan County Attorney’s Office in Sterling, Colorado invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant County Attorney – Entry Level.  This is a full-time position that primarily involves representation of the Logan County Department of Human Services in child welfare and child support enforcement matters, but also involves providing legal counsel and assistance to county elected officials and department heads in a variety of matters.  Primary work tasks will include meeting with caseworkers, preparing pleadings, motions and briefs, and regular appearances in court on behalf of the Department of Human Services, as well as assisting the County Attorney with legal research and drafting contracts, resolutions and legal opinions.   

The successful candidate will quickly become proficient in handling dependency and neglect litigation and child support enforcement, and will have strong verbal, legal writing and legal research skills.  This is an excellent opportunity for a newly admitted attorney to acquire immediate courtroom experience, working closely with experienced attorneys, initially, but soon gaining the ability to work independently. 

Minimum Qualifications:  – Graduation from an accredited law school, admission to the Colorado bar, and student or actual courtroom experience.   

Compensation: Starting annual salary for the position is $62,678 to $70,412, depending on qualifications.  Logan County has an attractive benefits package, including retirement plan, health, dental, vision and disability insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resumé and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Alan Samber, County Attorney
Logan County Attorney’s Office
508 South 10th Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751

Logan County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  This position will remain open until filled.