Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Rifle. To apply for a position, click the "Apply Online" link under a job posting. Paper applications are not accepted. Applications are accepted only in response to advertised vacancies.

Equal Opportunity Employer 


The City of Rifle is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion or creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, genetic information, or any other protected status. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Open Positions:


Full-time Employment Opportunities:

Accountant


Performs professional accounting and administrative responsibilities in support of the City’s accounting systems and processes.  Provides support to the Finance Director.  Maintains and reviews financial records in accordance with the City’s Municipal Code. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.  Performs and oversees general ledger administration and reconciliation and assists with budget, audit and financial statement preparation. 


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Experience and Training: 

Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Job Requirements:

  

Valid Colorado Driver License or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Must be able to pass background screening and credit check with results that are acceptable to the City of Rifle. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of files and information.

Work Experience in Positions Similar or Related to This Job: Requires minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience in finance and accounting of a similar nature and complexity.  Experience in a governmental setting is preferred, but not required.


Exempt, Full -time, full benefit package, beginning salary $48,800.00 - $54,320.00 annually


Accepting applications until filled. Click link  "Apply Online" below and select desired job title.



Rifle Police Department:


Patrol Officer

 
The primary duty of a Rifle Police Officer is to promote the peace, safety and the well-being of the Rifle Community through interaction, education and enforcement of the law. Responds to calls for service and takes appropriate action to resolve the issue. Other duties as assigned.   

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Applicant will compose and submit an essay (not more than 2 pages) addressing the specific question "Why Do YOU Want to Work at the RIFLE POLICE DEPARTMENT?" Submit the essay to riflehr@rifleco.org at the same time you submit your application on line.  

If you have applied for this position within the last 6 months, we still have your application on file and there is no need to apply again. Thank you!

Minimum Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required, Associates degree or higher preferred 
Job Requirements:  Valid Colorado Driver License required with acceptable driving record. Must be 21 years of age or older. Must be able to pass a thorough background check, physical fitness test, pre-employment medical exam and drug test, as well as a polygraph and psychological examination 
Special Training or Skills: Current POST certification preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire, bi-lingual English/Spanish speaking applicants preferred, but not required 

Full-time, Full-benefits, Non-exempt, $23.46 to $23.81/hour Applications accepted until position filled.


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Part-time Employment Opportunities:



Senior Program & Sunlight Winter Sports Bus CDL-P Driver


Responsible for transportation to and some supervising of a variety of recreational activities for all ages.
    
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Job Requirements: 
Valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License with Passenger endorsement. Must possess and maintain CDL medical card.
Must be able to pass a background check with results that are acceptable to the City of Rifle. Must have a MVR that is acceptable to the City of Rifle. Able to pass pre-employment drug screening. Will be added to CDL Random Drug/Alcohol Testing Pool.
Ability to work random days depending upon scheduled activities, including evening and weekend required.


Part-time, $16.00/hour. Applications accepted until filled.

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2019 Seasonal Employment Opportunities:

Aquatics:

Guest Service Specialist


Application Open Until:  May 23, 2019
Pay Range:  $11.50 - $13.00 per hour
Season:  May 24, – September 9, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Flexible hours, no experience required.*  Responsible for various office duties at the swimming pool, including, but not limited to daily admissions, concession sales, and activity registrations.

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Lead Guest Service Specialist


Application Open Until:  May 23rd, 2019 
Pay Range:  $12.00 - $14.00 per hour
Season:  May 24th, 2019 – September 9th, 2019/ Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Flexible hours.*  Responsible for various office duties at the swimming pool, including, but not limited to daily admissions, concession sales, activity registrations, and guest service training.

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Lifeguard

Application Open Until:  May 11th, 2019
Pay Range:  $11.50 - $13.50 per hour
Season:  May 24th, 2019 – September 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Training available, flexible hours, no experience required.*  Certified American Red Cross Lifeguard responsible for patron safety and facility upkeep.
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Lead Lifeguard


Application Open Until:  May 11th, 2019
Pay Range:  $12.50 - $14.50 per hour
Season:  May 24th, 2019 – September 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Flexible hours.*  Certified American Red Cross Lifeguard responsible for patron safety, facility upkeep, and lifeguard training.
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Water Safety Instructor


Application Open Until:  May 31st, 2019
Pay Range:  $12.00 - $14.00 per hour
Season: June 3rd, 2019 – August 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Training Available, no experience required.*  Certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor responsible for teaching swim lessons.
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Lead Water Safety Instructor


Application Open Until:  May 31st, 2019
Pay Range:  $13.00 - $15.00 per hour
Season:  June 3rd, 2019 – August 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor responsible for teaching swim lessons and instructor training.
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Swim Coach


Application Open Until:  May 24th, 2019
Pay Range:  $14.00 - $16.00
Season:  May 27th, 2019 – August 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Coach the youth swim team and activities at Art Dague Pool and Waterslide.
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Water Aerobics Instructor


Application Open Until:  May 31st, 2019
Pay Range: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour
Season:  June 3rd, 2019 – August 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Training available, no experience required.*  Responsible for overseeing the safety of water aerobics patrons while instructing a dynamic, safe, varied, and constructive hour long water aerobics class.
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Assistant Pool Manager


Application Open Until:  April 27th, 2018
Pay Range:  $14.50 - $17.50 per hour
Season:  May 19th, 2018 – September 8th, 2018 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Flexible hours.*  Responsible for overseeing lifeguards, water safety instructors, water aerobics instructors, office personnel, and swim coaches at Art Dague Pool and Waterslide.
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Pool Manager


Application Open Until:  April 26th, 2018
Pay Range:  $16.00 - $19.00 per hour
Season:  May 18th, 2019 – September 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Flexible hours.*  Responsible for overseeing lifeguards, water safety instructors, water aerobics instructors, office personnel, swim coaches, assistant pool managers, and programs at Art Dague Pool and Waterslide.
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Recreation:




Head Cheerleading Coach


Application Open Until:  May 24th, 2019
Pay Range:  $13.00 - $15.00 per hour
Season:  June 3rd, 2019 – September 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Responsible for supervising and coaching youth cheerleading summer clinic and performances.
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Assistant Cheerleading Coach


Application Open Until:  May 24th, 2019
Pay Range:  $12.00 - $14.00 per hour
Season:  June 3rd, 2019 – September 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Responsible for coaching youth cheerleading summer clinic and performances.
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Youth Baseball/Softball Umpire

Application Open Until:  May 3rd, 2019
Pay Range:  $20.00 - $25.00 per game
Seasonal: May 13th, 2019 - July 26th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Training available, no experience required* Umpire will officiate youth baseball and youth softball games.
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Adult Coed Softball Umpire


Application Open Until:  April 26th, 2019
Pay Range:  $25.00 per game
Seasonal: May 7th, 2019 - August 6th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  *Training available, no experience required* Umpire will officiate Adult Coed softball games
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Field Supervisor RE-2 Soccer


Application Open Until:  March 15th, 2019
Pay Range:  $11.10 - $13.00 per hour
Seasonal: April 1st, 2019 - May 24th, 2019 / Spring position, candidate selection begins after closing
Description:  **Weekday evenings only, no experience required* Supervises Davidson Park RE-2 Youth soccer.
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Program (Field) Supervisor


Application Open Until:  April 12th, 2019
Pay Range:  $11.10 - $13.00 per hour
Seasonal: April 22nd, 2019 - August 9th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Supervises Deerfield and Davidson Parks during activities.
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Recreation Supervisor I


Application Open Until:  April 19th, 2019
Pay Range:  $11.10 - $13.00 per hour
Seasonal: April 29th, 2019 - August 16th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Responsible for assisting with a variety of recreational activities and various office duties.
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Recreation Supervisor II


Application Open Until:  April 19th, 2019
Pay Range:  $12.00 - $14.00 per hour
Seasonal: April 29th, 2019 - August 16th, 2019 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Responsible for supervising with a variety of recreational activities and various office duties.
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Parks:


Rifle Mountain Park Seasonal Camp Host


Applications Accepted Until:  Filled
Season Dates:  March 1st, 2019 – November 30th, 2019
Description:  *Training available, flexible hours, no experience required.*  Responsible for parks, trails, sports fields and Rifle Mountain Park maintenance including mowing, trimming, fertilizing, irrigation, edging, cleaning, prepping for games and MORE.
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Parks Seasonal Worker


Applications Accepted Until:  Filled
Season Dates:  March 1st, 2019 – November 9th, 2019
Description:  *Training available, flexible hours, no experience required.*  Responsible for parks, trails, sports fields and Rifle Mountain Park maintenance including mowing, trimming, fertilizing, irrigation, edging, cleaning, prepping for games and MORE.
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Recreation Supervisor I


Application Open Until:  filled
Pay Range:  $10.20 - $12.00 per hour
Season:  April 30th, 2018 – August 17th, 2018 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Responsible for various office duties.
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Recreation Supervisor


Application Open Until:  filled
Pay Range:  $10.20 - $12.00 per hour
Season:  April 30th, 2018 – August 17th, 2018 / Summer position, candidate selection will begin in March
Description:  Responsible for supervising a variety of recreational activities.
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