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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 and Chris Pelletier at 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.

Nederland Police Department Seeks Full-Time Police Officer

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

  • employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 176 hours of paid days off per year
  • retirement account (up to 4% employer match)
  • assigned patrol cars
  • support of outside training for instructor certifications or areas of interest

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and the Town of Nederland’s Police Department Application to You may also drop off your application materials at Nederland Town Hall, 45 W. 1st Street, Nederland, CO 80466 OR the Nederland Police Department, 20 Lakeview Drive, Nederland, CO 80466.

Click here to download the full job description.
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 Police Department Seeks Operations Support Unit (OSU) Volunteer

The Nederland Police Department is looking for a local volunteer for its Operations Support Unit (OSU). The OSU Volunteer would work for the Nederland Police Department and provide support to the daily operations of the NPD. The preferred candidate would be a local Nederland area resident that is able to provide a minimum of 8 hours per week of unpaid volunteer service, with the understanding that additional hours may be needed on a case by case basis. The OSU Volunteer would work directly for the Marshal and/or his designee and be responsible for such administrative duties as fleet operations, traffic management, special events support, motorist assist, firearms/armory support, etc. Please contact Marshal Larry Johns if you have any additional questions or are interested in the OSU position. Contact: 303-258-3250 or