Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Application Form:

To apply for any of the below open positions, please just complete the Employment Application by clicking the below link. 

City Employment Application Form

Police Officer Employment Application Form

Why Work for the City of Gunnison?

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All employees receive a free membership to the City of Gunnison Community Center!

The City of Gunnison is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
The City of Gunnison is dedicated to the principles of equal employment. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.

Contact: Tammy Shelafo with any additional employment opportunities questions

Open Positions
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Job Description Post Date Closing Date

Full-Time - Recreation Assistant

Starting salary range is $47,200 to $55,500 per year ($22.69 to $26.68 per hour), based on qualifications.  The current full pay range reaches $63,800. Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Read More
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 16, 2022

Full-Time - City Manager

The annual salary range for this position is $170,000 to $210,000, based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave, and additional fringe benefits subject to negotiation. Read More
Nov 10, 2022 Dec 19, 2022

Full-Time - Electric Lineman

Starting salary range is $74,800 to $87,900 per year ($35.96 to $42.26 per hour), based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Read More
Nov 1, 2022 Dec 5, 2022

Full- Time - Refuse Equipment Operator

Starting salary range is $54,400 to $63,900 per year ($26.15 to $30.72 per hour), based on qualifications.  Signing bonus starting at $5,000, subject to negotiation. Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Read More
Sep 24, 2022 Until Filled

Full-Time - Police Officer

Starting salary range is $62,200 to $73,100 per year, based on qualifications. $5,000 signing bonus. Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Read More
Apr 14, 2022 Until Filled

Part-Time - After School Program Instructor

$15.03 to $16.52/hr Read More
Jul 25, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Part-Time - Rink Concessions Worker

$19.12 to $21.62/hr plus an incentive completion bonus of $1.63/hr Read More
Sep 24, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Part-Time - Zamboni Driver

$19.50 to $22.00/hr plus an incentive completion bonus of $1.63/hr Read More
Sep 24, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Part- Time- Senior Fitness Instructor

$15.63/hr Read More
Oct 20, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Welcome to Gunnison

Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,560 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of tourism and Western Colorado University students numbering an additional 2,500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community.
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