Interested in joining the team in Palisade?  Here's where we will post our open positions.

General Employment Application

Public Works Director


POSTED October 26, 2022 - CLOSES December 2, 2022

The Town of Palisade has a current opening for a Public Works Director.

Overview:  Serves as the Director of the Utilities Department including: supervision of the Water and Sewer Treatment and Distribution plants, Streets, Utilities, and Equipment Maintenance.  Duties also include: supervising utilities staff and daily operations; managing budget and special projects as well as water and sewer line replacement projects; and road maintenance and improvements.

See the full job description here  Public Works Director - Full Job Description

Reports to:  Town Administrator

Pay:  $70,000 - $80,000 per year, depending on qualifications and/or experience, plus benefits.

To Apply:  Please submit a Professional Resume and Cover Letter to kfrasier@townofpalisade.org



POSTED July 18, 2022

The Palisade Police Department is looking to grow and is seeking a full-time, post certified police officer for immediate hire.  The Town of Palisade offers a comprehensive benefits package and pays the employee premium.  Benefit coverages include: health insurance; dental and vision; paid life insurance for employee; FPPA; paid sick leave accrual; and vacation time (based on length of service).


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to pass background check, psychological evaluation, and pre-employment drug test and physical
  • Possess or be eligible to obtain a valid Colorado driver's license upon hire

Pay Range: $26.50 - $32.87 DOE

Please send your resume along with the general employment application, law enforcement supplemental application, and any attached certifications to: jstanford@townofpalisade.org

Palisade Police Officer Job Description

General Employment Application

Palisade PD - Law Enforcement Supplemental Application

POST-Certified Reservist


Posted May 6, 2022

The Town of Palisade has openings for POST-Certified Reservists. Submit applications and resume:

By email to:


By mail to:

Town of Palisade
Police Department
P.O. Box 128
Palisade, CO 81526

Or in person, Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at:

Palisade Town Hall
175 E 3rd Street
Palisade, CO 81526

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  EOE.

Palisade Police Officer Job Description

Palisade PD - Law Enforcement Supplemental Application


Palisade Fire Department - Lateral Hire


Posted June 14, 2022

Part-time Firefighter/EMT, EMT-I, Paramedic

Status: Part-time

Work Schedule:  24-hour shifts (minimum of 24 hours per pay-period, maximum 60 hours
per pay-period). Maximum hours per year 1,600.

Compensation: Starting $14.00 - $16.00/hour based on Qualification & Experience

As this is a Lateral Hiring, candidates must be affiliated with a fire service
organization and on Mesa County Protocol


Palisade Fire Department - Lateral Hire Job Description

Supplemental Fire Department Application


Palisade Tourism Advisory Board


The Town of Palisade is soliciting letters of interest from those wishing to serve on the Tourism Advisory Board.

Knowledge and experience it tourism, promotions, marketing, advertising, or special event planning and operation are desirable.  Eligible applicants must live in or won a business in the 81526 zip code.

The Tourism Advisory Board will help develop and implement marketing strategies for the Town of Palisade.  Each newly appointed member shall serve a term until 2024.  Meetings are monthly on the second Thursday of every month at 9:00 am at the Palisade Civic Center located at 341 West 7th Street in Palisade.

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest to the Palisade Board of Trustees at P.O. Box 128, Palisade, CO 81526 or in person at Palisade Town Hall, 175 East 3rd Street, Palisade.  Letters are due no later than June 6, 2022 at 4:30 pm.

Interviews will occur during a work session of the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at 5:15 pm, with appointments being made at the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting the same evening at 6:00 pm.

Please contact Town Clerk Keli Frasier at 970-464-5602 or kfrasier@townofpalisade.org with questions.

Tourism Board Vacancy - PDF