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?

Click here to find out why you should Live, Work, and Learn in Gunnison  
Click here for a list of City of Gunnison benefits
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 - Equipment Operator

Starting salary range is $46,400 to $54,500 per year, based on qualifications.  $3,000 signing bonus. Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Read More
May 10, 2022 Jun 30, 2022

Full-Time - Recycling Technician

Starting salary range is $43,900 to $51,600 per year, based on qualifications.  $3,000 signing bonus. Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Read More
May 10, 2022 Jun 30, 2022

Full-Time - Head Lifeguard

Starting salary range is $43,900 to $51,600 per year, based on qualifications. Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement, 3 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Read More
Apr 20, 2022 Jun 30, 2022

Full-Time - Police Officer

Starting salary range is $57,800 to $67,900 per year, based on qualifications. $3,000 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 Dec 31, 2022

Part-Time - Police Records Clerk

$21.04 to $22.53/hr Read More
May 3, 2022 Jun 30, 2022

Part-Time - Summer Events Laborer

$15.03 to $16.52/hr plus an incentive completion bonus of $1.50/hr Read More
Mar 9, 2022 May 31, 2022

Part-Time - Parks Tour

$15.78 to $17.27/hr plus an incentive completion bonus of $1.50/hr Read More
Apr 7, 2022 May 31, 2022

Part-Time - Climbing Wall Attendant

$15.03 to $16.52/hr Read More
Apr 14, 2022 May 31, 2022

Part-Time - 4th of July Workers

$22.55/hr Read More
May 13, 2022 Jul 4, 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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