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Author: Christy Ruehman

Visitors Center Seeks Temporary Customer Service Representative

The Town of Nederland’s Visitors Center is looking to hire a Customer Service Representative for the summer and fall months. The Visitors Center Customer Service Representative is a temporary, non-benefitted position that will work 20 – 25 hours per week through the months of June – October. If you love helping people as much as you love the Peak to Peak area, this is a great opportunity to make a lasting impression on the many visitors who make a stop in Nederland during the warmer months.

  • Pay Range: $12.32 – $14.32 per hour
  • Anticipated schedule: Thursday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm (must be able to work weekends)
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in customer service and retail sales, as well as knowledge of the Nederland/Peak-to-Peak area

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Delivers excellent customer service by greeting the public in person and over the phone, answering questions, providing information of interest to visitors, and directing the public to the appropriate Town resource or department
  • Conducting sales, including suggesting items, providing product information, and processing payments
  • Stocking, storing, and displaying merchandise

To apply, email a resume to christyr@nederlandco.org by Friday, May 7 at 5 pm. Resumes can also be dropped off at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466. (Please deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed).

Click here to download the full job description.

Parks Dept Seeks Temporary Summer Maintenance Workers

The Town of Nederland’s Parks Department is seeking 1 – 2 temporary workers this summer to help us build trails, enhance parks and facilities, and improve access to the Barker Reservoir shoreline area. The Parks & Trails Maintenance Worker is a temporary, non-benefitted position that will work 30 – 40 hours per week June – August at $20/hour. (Schedule can be flexible).

This is a great opportunity to work outside this summer while helping improve access to outdoor recreation in the Peak-to-Peak area, as well as rehabilitating the area’s natural features. This position will play a major role in executing the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Resilient Communities Program grant, which the Town of Nederland was awarded in March 2021.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Trails, sidewalk maintenance, construction and/or maintenance work associated with Town parks and facilities
  • Sweeping, weeding, modifying drainage associated with trail work, and some trail construction
  • Collecting all recycling, trash, and compost materials from public bear boxes around town, as well as Town facilities
  • Mowing, trimming, cleaning and maintaining bathrooms and facilities, preparing parks for events, and assisting with the sprinkler system maintenance

To apply, send a resume to Christy Ruehman at christyr@nederlandco.org. Resumes can also be dropped off at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466. (Please deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed).

Applications accepted and position will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the full job description.

Nederland, CO Seeks Town Administrator/Zoning Administrator

The Town of Nederland, Colorado is accepting applications for the position of Town Administrator, who also acts as the Zoning Administrator. The community is comprised of about 1,500 residents in town limits, and serves about 7,500 people in the Peak-to-Peak region. The Town Administrator directly supervises six department heads and support staff, with an overall staff of about 30. The Town Administrator is responsible for developing and administering a General Fund budget of over $2 million, and overall budget of about $5 million, including enterprise funds, as well as implementing the policies and goals set by the Town Board. The Town Administrator oversees Community Development, Planning, and Zoning.

  • The successful candidate should possess a degree in public administration or related field and at least five years’ progressively responsible experience.
  • Experience required in municipal finance/budgeting, economic development, and implementation of town policies to meet strategic goals.
  • Master’s degree and experience working in Colorado mountain communities is a plus.
  • Experience in community development and emergency management a plus.

Hiring range is $75,000-$85,000 DOQ. Residency/relocation to the Boulder/Gilpin County area is required. Ideally, the successful candidate would be available to start the position in the summer of 2021 to allow for orientation with the current Administrator.

Those interested should submit a cover letter and resume to Christy Ruehman, HR Specialist, at christyr@nederlandco.org or P.O. Box 396, Nederland, CO 80466 no later than Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 5 p.m.

To view the full job description and benefits package, click here.

Town seeks Executive Director for Nederland Downtown Development Authority

The Town is seeking a part-time Executive Director for the Nederland Downtown Development Authority (NDDA). The Executive Director is responsible for the development, execution, and documentation of NDDA activities. Duties include budget oversight, board administration, communication, and meeting coordination.

  • Serves as a liaison between NDDA board members, local government, and public/private groups interested in downtown development
  • Supports the NDDA board with plans and strategies for short- and long-term economic and infrastructure projects
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and/or 3 years of experience in at least one of the following: urban planning, business or public administration, marketing/public relations, grant writing, non-profit administration, bookkeeping, or related field(s)
  • Past experience and knowledge in project management, working with a DDA, and the Town of Nederland is highly desirable
  • Part-time, at least 25 hours per week at $23 – $28/hour, depending on qualifications

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to ndda.ed@gmail.com and christyr@nederlandco.org by end of day on Friday, April 2. In the subject line, please note: NDDA Executive Director.

Click here to download the full job description.

To learn more about the NDDA, click here to visit the NDDA website.

Nederland Utilities Department Seeks Full-Time Operator I

The Town of Nederland is accepting applications for a full-time Operator I in the Utilities Department. This position will perform duties related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of all public utility services.

Responsibilities include: water treatment, transmission, and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; storm water collection; meter installations; and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Previous experience with water/wastewater, power tools, data collection, GIS, math, science, and the operation/maintenance of heavy equipment is a plus
  • $15 – $19/hour, depending on experience (includes comprehensive employee benefits package)
  • Must be willing and able to be subject to on-call 24/7, as well as able to work weekends and over time, as necessary

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and Town of Nederland employment application to Christy Ruehman at christyr@nederlandco.org. Applications can also be dropped off at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466. (Please deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed).

Applications accepted and position will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the full job description and review the benefits package.

Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.

Public Works Seeks Full Time Operator I in Streets Dept.

The Town of Nederland is accepting applications for a full-time Operator I in the Public Works Department (Streets).

  • Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or obtain within six months of hire
  • Previous experience with heavy equipment operations, snow plowing, and streets maintenance highly desirable
  • Must be willing and able to be on-call and/or subject to call 24/7
  • $17.00 to $22.00 per hour, depending on experience (excellent benefits package included)

To apply, please submit a resume and Town of Nederland application.

TO EMAIL: christyr@nederlandco.org (preferred)
TO MAIL: Town of Nederland, PO Box 396, Nederland, CO 80466-0396
TO DROP OFF: Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466 (deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed)

Click here to download the full job description and benefits package.
Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.

Applications accepted and position open until filled.

Nederland Utilities Department Seeks Part-Time Operator I

The Town of Nederland is looking to hire a part-time Operator I in the Utilities department. This position will work water, wastewater, distributions, and collections, with a special focus on maintaining the Town’s water meter system.

  • Experience with plumbing, power tools, hand tools, data collection, GIS, math, and science is a plus
  • $15 – $19/hour, 30 hours per week

Interested applicants should email a resume and Town of Nederland employment application to Christy Ruehman at christyr@nederlandco.org. Submission of both a resume and application are required for this position.

TO MAIL: Town of Nederland, PO Box 396, Nederland, CO 80466-0396
TO DROP OFF: Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466 (deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed)

Click here to download the full job description.

Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.

Town of Nederland Seeks Part-Time & Full-Time Police Officers

The Town of Nederland is hiring full-time and part-time police officers with Colorado POST certification. We value interpersonal skills, problem solving, enthusiasm, and good judgment. Demonstrating a positive attitude and passion for working in a small mountain community is a must.

Nederland is known as a gateway to outdoor recreation and we host many major events throughout the year. Our town motto is “Life is better up here!”

We offer great benefits to full-time employees, including:

  • scheduling flexibility, such as option for 3-day work-week, totaling 40 hours (3 days on, 4 days off per week)
  • employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 22 days of paid time off per year
  • retirement account (up to 4% employer match)
  • support of outside training for instructor certifications or areas of interest

After completion of training, officers receive additional perks:

  • assigned patrol cars
  • no graveyard shifts

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and the Town of Nederland’s Police Department Application to christyr@nederlandco.org. You may also drop off your resume and application at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466 OR the Nederland Police Department, 20 Lakeview Drive, Nederland, CO 80466. Please indicate whether you are interested in full-time or part-time work.

Click here to download the full job description and benefits package for each position:

Click here to download the Town of Nederland’s Police Department application. (***Please be sure to click the link, download the application, save it to your computer, and complete the application via the .pdf fillable form. DO NOT submit hand-written applications.)

Nederland Utilities Department Seeks Full-Time Operator I

The Town of Nederland is accepting applications for a full-time Operator I in the Utilities Department. This position will perform duties related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of all public utility services.

Responsibilities include: water treatment, transmission, and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; storm water collection; meter installations; and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Previous experience with water/wastewater, power tools, data collection, GIS, math, science, and the operation/maintenance of heavy equipment is a plus
  • $15 – $19/hour, depending on experience (includes comprehensive employee benefits package)
  • Must be willing and able to be subject to on-call 24/7, as well as able to work weekends and over time, as necessary

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and Town of Nederland employment application to Miranda Fisher at townclerk@nederlandco.org. Applications can also be dropped off at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466. (Please deposit into the black “Payment” box by the front door if Town Hall is closed).

Applications accepted and position will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the full job description and review the benefits package.
Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.

Public Works Seeks Full-Time Maintenance and Recycling Technician

The Town of Nederland is looking to hire a full-time Maintenance & Recycling Technician in the Public Works Department. This entry-level position will perform a variety of duties related to maintaining Town sidewalks, parks, and facilities. This position will also collect and track data for the Town’s recycling, compost, and trash receptacles.

  • Experience with streets, parks, or building maintenance, as well as operating mowers and common hand/power tools, is a plus
  • Starting pay is $17 – $19/hour, 40 hours per week
  • Must be available to work overtime, holidays, and weekends
  • Full-time benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, retirement plan (4% employer match), paid time off and holidays, free bus pass, disability and life insurance, pass to Community Center gym, and more

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and Town of Nederland application to Christy Ruehman at christyr@nederlandco.org and Chris Pelletier at chrisp@nederlandco.org. Applications can also be dropped off at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W 1st St, Nederland, CO 80466 (deposit in the black “Payment” box by the front door). Applications accepted and position will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the full job description and benefits package.
Click here to download the Town of Nederland application.