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Job Openings 04/17/2015

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In order to be considered for any position you must complete an application. Please see the bottom of the page for more details and the application.

Position: Planning Intern

Department: Planning/Development Department

Starting Pay: $12-15/Hour

Application Deadline: May 1st, 2015

The Laramie County Government is offering a Summer internship position in its Planning/Development Department to commence approximately at the beginning of June 2015 and end approximately at the end of August 2015. The person selected for this position will provide support to the department and gain experience working in a local planning office. The County is currently working on a number of exciting and challenging projects, including updating the Comprehensive Plan.
Examples of specific tasks that may be assigned to the Planning Intern include the following:

  • Review site plans, subdivisions, Board Approvals, Zone Changes, etc
  • Researching and or interpreting regulations and policies
  • Attending Meetings with applicants and elected officials
  • Occasional Site Visits
  • GIS (Geographical Information Systems) mapping and limited data analysis
  • Daily office task

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.  This position requires basic knowledge of municipal land use issues and urban planning principles. Preferred applicants will either have or be seeking a degree in an Urban Planning, Geography, GIS, or related field. The internship will commence as soon as possible in June of 2015 and will continue for approximately 12 weeks.

Position:  Custodian - As needed
Department:  Building Maintenance

Posted:  April 7, 2015

Hiring Range: $11:07/hour

Application Deadline:  April 29, 2015

These positions are responsible for cleaning rooms, entrance ways, hallways and offices in assigned Laramie County office building areas. Candidates must be available to work from 6:00pm-10pm Monday -Friday; to fill in when needed for the regular part-time staff out sick or on vacation.

Position:  Emergency Dispatcher        

Department:  Combined Communications Center

Posted:  April 6, 2015

Beginning Pay:  $15.27 per hour

Application Deadline:  04/24/2015

Emergency Communications Dispatchers provide citizens their first contact with law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services in Laramie County.
The Combined Communications Center is a 24/7 operation that receives approximately 312,000 administrative and 72,000 9-1-1 telephone calls per year.  Dispatchers are required to effectively communicate with callers, make critical decisions and record information into the computer system.  Dispatchers must also effectively communicate with first responders via radio and track responder resources during multiple activities.
Minimum Qualifications:

  1. U.S. Citizen
  2. 18 years of age
  3. High School Diploma or equivalent achievement
  4. Type a minimum of 38 Words per minute
  5. Pass the following examinations:
    A. entry test
    B. oral interview
    C. background investigation (no felony convictions)
    D. medical evaluation
    E. psychological evaluation
    F. polygraph
    G. pre-employment drug screen
  6. Ability to work shift work, weekends and holidays

Position: Building Inspector

Department:  Planning and Development

Posted: April 2nd, 2015

Hiring Pay Range: $21.04-24.75/hour

Application Deadline: April 23rd, 2015

Laramie County is seeking to hire the position of Building Inspector. Under the general direction of the Chief Building Official, the Building Inspector applies specific code, basic engineering, and technical construction knowledge to the review and inspection of building permit activities. The Building Inspector will perform inspections of buildings and structures in all stages of construction, alteration and repair and enforce related building codes. Assists in the checking of plans for new construction, alterations or remodeling to ensure compliance with pertinent codes, accepted engineering practices and general land use standards and zoning regulations.

Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or GED; and two years of relevant building inspection experience or vocational/technical training in general building construction or trades; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Ideal candidates will have a certification from the International Code Council (ICC) as a Residential or Commercial Combination Inspector.  Must be able to obtain within six months of employment certification as a Building Inspector from the ICC. Must have a driver license with an acceptable driving record. 

Position:  Equipment Operator/Laborer
Department:  Public Works

Posted:  March 26, 2015

Hiring Range: Starting at $13.49\hour

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Under direct supervision, performs semi-skilled work in the operation of a variety of vehicles, equipment and heavy equipment in the Public Works Department; performs general labor related to Public Works activities. 

Qualified candidates will have a H.S. diploma or GED equivalent and two years of construction, equipment maintenance and related equipment experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Ideal candidates will have a valid commercial driver’s license.  Pre-employment drug test and criminal background.

Position:  Seasonal Laborer (Temporary)
Department:  Public Works

Posted:  March 24, 2015

Hiring Range: $12.00/hr.

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

The position is responsible for providing additional support for the Public Works staff.  Laborers are responsible for operating mowing equipment for roadsides, parks & grounds and governmental complexes, operating paving equipment and other manual tasks as assigned. Regular schedule is Monday-Thursday or Tuesday-Friday 10 hours days but may be required to work weekends to cover park activities.  Applicants must be 18 years or older in order to be considered.  Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.  Estimated season is from May through August.

Position: Juvenile Services Officer
Department: Sheriff Department

Hiring Range: $17.47/hour

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Laramie County Sheriff’s Department is seeking individuals for their Juvenile Services Center who are highly motivated to work with juveniles. The Juvenile Services Center opened in 2012 to provide a detention facility for juveniles in the justice system. In early 2015 the facility will expand to provide temporary housing for those juveniles who are in crisis. Additional Juvenile Services Officers are needed for this new expansion. Ideal candidates would be able to provide supervision, guidance, demonstrate positive role modeling to youth in regards to handling stress, provocation, building respectful relationships and this is done by observing, interacting and assisting juveniles with everyday life skills and advising them of appropriate alternative behavior as needed. Qualified candidates will have an High School Diploma or GED equivalent, pass a thorough screening and background investigation and have the ability to fulfill the certification requirements established by the Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission.

Juvenile Services Officer Application

The Laramie County Commissioners are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from the presence and effects of drug and/or alcohol, providing the highest level of service to it’s citizens and minimizing the risk of accidents and injuries. Laramie County conducts the following types of drug and/or alcohol tests: reasonable suspicion, post accident and pre-employment. Positions covered under DOT are also subject to random drug/alcohol tests.

To Apply for a Position:

  • You must submit an application via email, mail, fax, or in person at the Human Resources office. Resumes and cover letters are optional.

           *If special accommodation is required, call or e-mail us.

  • Applications are accepted for current openings only!  We do not accept applications on an ongoing basis.

  • Please submit a separate application for each position. If you wish to be informed when the job is filled, please include an email address with your application.


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