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Human Resources

The San Miguel County Human Resources Department is committed to providing internal and external customers with expert information, services, and products in a reliable, timely, consistent, and courteous manner with a strategic approach to improving business processes, contributing to the recruitment and retention of a high caliber workforce and providing innovative approaches to learning and development.

Human Resources is responsible in assisting all county departments with employee relations, recruitment, risk management, administration of job classifications/wage plans, employee training/development, benefits management/administration and to ensure we are in compliance with all federal and state employment guidelines and regulations. 

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Phone: (970) 369-5471
Fax: (970) 728-3718
General Email:

Business Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

335 W. Colorado Avenue
PO Box 1170
Telluride, CO 81435

Laura Kyriakakis, PHR
Human Resources Manager

Staff emails:

doc Employment Application


Submit employment applications to SMC/HR
335 Colorado Avenue, Telluride CO 81435 (drop off) or
1120 Summit Ave, Norwood CO 81423 (drop off) or
via email to or
via fax 970-728-3718




Building Official FT- Job Description

Starting Pay:  $5,904-$6,357/month DOQ, including benefits package

Closing date: Open until filled

Supervises and performs professional plan reviews, application approvals, inspections and manages department to maintain a high standard of County building construction.  Interprets building requirements and restrictions, performs and coordinates zoning inspections and enforces local zoning regulations. Develops and administers the building department’s budget.

Two to four years of education from an accredited college/university in construction, civil engineering, or a related field. Three to five years’ experience in professional-level building inspection or construction. Certifications as a Building Inspector and Plans Examiner, or ability to obtain them, from the ICC. Two to four years supervisory experience and must possess or be able to obtain a Colorado Driver’s License. 


Equipment Operator FT - Two positions available
Starting Pay: $3,091/month, including benefits package
Closing Date: 12/22/2014

Performs a variety of duties associated with the operation/repair of road construction and equipment as well as the repair, maintenance and construction of County roads, bridges and right-of-ways. 

Previous experience required in the operation of motor graders, dozers, backhoes and trucks.  Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required; flagging certification helpful.  Must be able to perform strenuous manual labor.  Pre-employment and random drug tests mandatory. 

Correctional Officer/Emergency Dispatcher - Tellluride, CO
The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office, outside Telluride, Colorado, is accepting résumés for the dual position of Correctional Officer/Emergency Dispatcher. This is a great opportunity for a career-minded individual. The applicant must possess good typing skills, be able to multi-task, have good written and verbal skills and interact well with the public. Shift work, weekends, and holidays are required. Applicants must successfully pass a background check. Starting salary is $42,168 annualized. EOE, generous benefit package available after 30 days. Send a letter of intent and a résumé via email to or fax to 970-728-6347


TEMPORARY - No postings at this time.











The Human Resources and Finance Departments administer benefit plans for all county employees to include health/wellness, dental, vision, life /ADD & long term disability insurances; Flexible Spending Account; social security/Medicare, 401(a) and 457 deferred compensation and ROTH retirement plans; vacation, sick, holiday & personal time; TRIAD EAP; and continuing education. 

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