Note: For the PDF application included on the website, please download, complete, and submit to the department in which you are applying.

General Positions

Bilingual Eligibility Program Specialist

Yuma County Department of Human Services has an amazing opportunity of employment in our Eligibility Unit. This position will serve as a benefit and Eligibility Program Specialist for Medicaid and Food Assistance.

DHS is in search of a dynamic individual with Spanish/English skills who enjoys serving our communities. Must be able to read and write both Spanish/English, have people and computer skills, be a self-started, have the aptitude and ability to work independently, but also in a team environment.

Previous human services experience preferred, but not necessary. High school diploma or GED equivalent and Colorado Driver’s License required. Wage based on experience with starting wage of $2,947 per month. Full Benefit Package available. Must be able to complete a background check and pass a drug screen.

Apply here or come by the Yuma County Department of Human Services at 340 Birch Street, Wray, CO; stop by the Yuma office on Thursdays at 910 South Main, Yuma, CO; call 970-332-4877; check on Indeed. EOE

Job Description

Driver License Examiner

Have you ever wondered how Driver Licenses are issued? Here is your opportunity as the Yuma County Clerk’s office is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter individual as a Driver License Technician position. A valid Driver’s License is required for travel to branch office in Yuma two days per week. Having excellent customer service skills is required as well as cashiering experience. Cross-training in other Clerk departments is required. Bilingual is beneficial but not a requirement.

Job Description

Patrol Deputy Position

If you are interested in a career in law enforcement in a rural setting the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Patrol Deputy. We are looking for self-motivated individuals who are interested in making a difference in their community. The Sheriff’s Office is a family first organization that places a high value on the training of it deputies.

Duties performed by deputies are listed below but not limited to:

  • Responding to calls for service involving in progress criminal activity in the county
  • Investigations into theft, assaults, burglaries & other reported crimes in the county– these can be minor offenses to serious felonies
  • Service of civil papers
  • Write clear and concise reports detailing facts of investigations.

Deputies are encouraged to be proactive in investigating crimes in Yuma County and will also assist other law enforcement agencies in the performance of their duties. They also must be willing to work shift work, weekends, holidays and be on call.

Applicants must be 21 years old, be Colorado POST certified, have a High school diploma or GED and possess a valid driver’s license. Starting pay is approximately $43,680 per year.

If interested please stop by the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at the Courthouse in Wray and pickup an application. Applications are also available online.

Detention Deputy

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for our Detentions Division! Working in the jail is a great way to start and grow your law enforcement career. We offer many opportunities for supplemental training and certifications including Taser, other less lethal munitions, Gracie Survival Tactics (Jiu Jitsu), multi-platform armorer courses, and more. Jail staff are also eligible to try out for our tactical SPEAR Team after they complete the required probationary period.

Candidates must be able to perform physical tasks and are preferred to have moderate computer skills. Daily tasks may include but are not limited to booking and bonding inmates, serving meals, dispensing medication, coordinating paperwork with the courts, performing cell shakedowns, and transporting inmates. Substantial training hours at the shooting range can also be expected.

Starting salary is $18 per hour. There is a $500 bonus at the end of 90 days and a $1,000 bonus at one year. The Sheriff’s Office also provides excellent benefits and insurance packages including vision and dental.

You may either apply online at or stop by and pick up an application at the Sheriff’s Office. If you have any further questions regarding the job, please feel free to contact us anytime at 332-4805.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Other Positions

Yuma County Road and Bridge: Full-time Truck Drivers/Equipment Operators

Yuma County Road & Bridge is currently hiring all positions. A valid drivers license and pre-employment physical and drug screen are required for all positions due to the safety-sensitive nature of the work. CDLs are preferred for most positions, though options are available to train for your CDL while you work. Available positions include:

  • Truck Driver
  • Equipment Operator
  • Mechanic
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Part-Time Mower

Wages range from $14-18 per hour, depending upon position and experience. Full-time positions offer an exceptional benefits package including low-deductible health plan paid at 89%, voluntary vision and dental, retirement match, government holidays, 4-day summer work weeks, generous paid time off package, and much more. Recession-proof, reliable, and family-focused work environment. Submit your application below or call the Road & Bridge Department at 970-332-5718.


Once you have completed the Road and Bridge Application, you can submit it below:

Road and Bridge Application Submission

    General Application

    If you have interest in working for Yuma County and do not see a vacancy posting for which you would like to specifically apply, you may submit a general application one of two ways:

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      • download the general application and submit it using the form below. Applications will be screened for potential upcoming vacancies and retained for one year for consideration in subsequent vacancies.