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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, 9am - 5pm

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

Laura Kyriakakis, 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




San Miguel and Ouray Counties – Departments of Social Services

Job Title:                      Director

Job Type:                     Full-time, Exempt

Starting Pay:                $6,202 - $7,557/mo. DOE

Deadline:                      9/5/2014


This position oversees the delivery of Federal, State and local social services programs for San Miguel and Ouray County. Responsibilities include planning, developing, organizing and implementing social service programs and exercising administrative direction and management of staff within the Social Services Departments. 

For complete job description please click here: DSS Job Description

Requirements of the position: Bachelor’s Degree in Social/Behavioral Science, Business, or Public Administration or related field that has included course work in social services. Master’s degree preferred.  Five or more years' experience in social sciences or a related field is required. Advanced degree may substitute for one year of experience.  Previous case worker and child welfare experience preferred. Previous director experience preferred. Must meet the State requirements to become certified as a supervisor through the Child Welfare Training Academy.  Must also possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Colorado driver’s license.


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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