The Palisade Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Candidate Forum for the upcoming Town Election on Wednesday, February 28, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Palisade High School.
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The Town of Palisade will also be hosting a Meet the Candidates evening on Wednesday, March 6, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Palisade Community Center.
For more information click here.

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EMPLOYMENT

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

General Employment Application

Director of Public Works

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Posted February 9, 2024 - Open Until Filled

The Town of Palisade has an opening for a full-time Director of Public Works.

Starting salary is $80,000 - $90,000 depending on qualifications and/or experience.  This full-time position includes benefits.

Submit your application and resume to the Town Clerk, Keli Frasier:

By e-mail: kfrasier@townofpalisade.org
In person: 175 E 3rd Street, Palisade, CO, 81526

Resumes will be accepted until March 1, 2024.  EOE.

Director of Public Works - Full Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Serves as the Director of the Public Works Department. The Director supervises the water & sewer treatment plants and distribution, streets, utilities, and equipment maintenance. Supervises the staff and daily operations. Manages budget and special projects as well as water and sewer line replacement projects and road maintenance and improvements.
Hires and manages sub-contractors for public works projects.

Planner

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Posted December 6, 2023 - Open Until Filled

The Town of Palisade has an opening for a full-time Planner in the Community Development Department.

Starting salary is $65,000 - $80,000 depending on qualifications and/or experience.  This full-time position includes benefits.

Submit your cover letter and resume to the Town Clerk, Keli Frasier:

By e-mail: kfrasier@townofpalisade.org
In person: 175 E 3rd Street, Palisade, CO, 81526

Resumes will be accepted until Dec 30, 2023.  EOE.

Contact Town Manager Janet Hawkinson with any questions at:

By e-mail: jhawkinson@townofpalisade.org
By Phone: (970) 464-5602

Planner - Full Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  The purpose of this position is to provide for community growth and development in the Town. The position protects the quality of life for residents of the community. This is accomplished by following the policies set by the Town Trustees and working with the Comprehensive Plan, the Land Development Code, and Planning Commission. The Planner organizes and directs the overall operation of the Planning Department, including administration; serves as staff advisor and/or project manager on community development projects; assists and coordinates with other staff in writing grant applications; oversees the Town’s funding of Palisade Art Vision and Palisade Historical Society; acts as Town liaison with developers and property owners; is responsible for zoning enforcement; coordinates with Code Enforcement functions with the Police Department; and works on long range planning projects and grants. 

Operations & Maintenance Technician I

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Posted February 9, 2024 - Closes March 1, 2024

The Town of Palisade has an opening for a full-time Operations & Maintenance Technician I.

Starting salary is $45,000 - $55,000 depending on qualifications and/or experience.  This full-time position includes benefits.

Submit your application and resume to the Town Clerk, Keli Frasier:

By e-mail: kfrasier@townofpalisade.org
In person: 175 E 3rd Street, Palisade, CO, 81526

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2024.  EOE.

Operations & Maintenance Technician I - Full Job Description

Overview:  Performs a variety of duties related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of all components of the Towns water distribution system and wastewater collection system. Assists with microfiltration water treatment plant as well as lagoon wastewater plant. Other areas: streets, signage, storm sewer, traffic control, irrigation.

Utilities/Water Distribution ORC

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Posted February 9, 2024 - Closes March 1, 2024

 The Town of Palisade has an opening for a full-time Utilities/Water Distribution ORC.

Starting salary is $50,000 - $65,000 depending on qualifications and/or experience.  This full-time position includes benefits.

Submit your application and resume to the Town Clerk, Keli Frasier:

By e-mail: kfrasier@townofpalisade.org
In person: 175 E 3rd Street, Palisade, CO, 81526

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2024.  EOE. 

Utilities/Water Distribution ORC - Full Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  As the ORC (Operator in Responsible Charge), this position will coordinate with the Public Works Director in the maintenance and repair of the town’s water distribution system including pipes, valves, hydrants, service lines, and all other distribution infrastructure. This position will also work with the Public Works Director in the design and implementation of a Hydrant Flushing and Valve Exercising Program. This position will also act as a lead in emergency water and wastewater breaks focusing on safety and efficiency.

Full-Time Facilities & Events - Maintenance Worker

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Posted February 6, 2024 - Closes February 29, 2024

The Town of Palisade has an opening for a full-time Facilities & Events - Maintenance Worker.

Pay range for this position is $42,000 - $56,000 per year, depending on qualifications and/or experience.  This full-time position includes benefits.  Please read the full job description for details 

Submit your application and resume to the Town Clerk, Keli Frasier:

By e-mail: kfrasier@townofpalisade.org
In person: 175 E 3rd Street, Palisade, CO, 81526

Facilities & Events - Maintenance Worker - Full Job Description

SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Parks, Facilities, and Events, you will keep up the appearance, functionality, health and safety of Town owned facilities, structures, parks, and pool. Assist with the diagnosis and repair of HVAC, MEP, physical and structural components of all facilities and structures owned by the Town. Participate and assist with the organization of set up and tear down of all Town hosted festivals and events. 

This is a full-time position with occasional evening and/or weekend special event coverage. 

Full-Time Evidence & Police Records Technician/Code Compliance Officer

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Posted January 25 - Closes February 16, 2024

The Town of Palisade has an opening for a full-time Evidence & Police Records Technician/Code Compliance Officer.

Pay range for this position is $17.00 - $19.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and/or experience.

Please read the full job description for details on how to apply for this position.  If you have any questions, please reach out to the Palisade Police Department Records Manager - Caroline Coughran at ccoughran@townofpalisade.org  Questions prior to applying are encouraged.

Applications will be accepted until February 16th, 2024.  EOE.

Evidence/Police Records Technician & Code Compliance Officer - Job Description
Palisade PD - Law Enforcement Supplemental Application

Palisade Fire Department - Shift Lieutenant

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Posted December 12, 2023 - Closes January 12, 2024

The Town of Palisade has an opening for a full-time Shift Lieutenant in the Palisade Fire Department.

Starting salary is $60,040.00 - $76,448.00 depending on qualifications and/or experience.

Please read the full job description for details on how to apply for this position.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Palisade Fire Chief - Charles Balke at cbalke@townofpalisade.org

Applications will be accepted until January 12, 2024.  EOE.

Shift Lieutenant Job Description 
Supplemental Fire Department Application

Police Officers

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Posted July 21, 2023 - Until Filled

For inquiries contact Lt. Post at mpost@townofpalisade.org or Chief Stanford at jstanford@townofpalisade.org

Palisade PD - Law Enforcement Supplemental Application

Palisade PD - Job Description

POST-Certified Reservist

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Posted May 6, 2022

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

By email to:

jstanford@townofpalisade.org

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

 

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VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Palisade Tourism Advisory Board

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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