Are you seeking more than a paycheck on your next adventure? Jefferson County wants to bring your attention to a position currently opened here in the County. If you're a solid professional with proven experience who is seeking more than a paycheck, we invite you to apply for Career Specialist . This position provides you the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking a game changer, someone who loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge with those they work with.

A Career Specialist provides assessment and case management to participants enrolled in the Colorado Works Employment and Self-Sufficiency Programs.

Essential Duties:

Primary focus of a Career Specialist is providing coaching and case management services to Colorado Works eligible families of Jefferson County in order to achieve self-sufficiency. Work involves completing initial and ongoing assessments of participant's strengths, barriers, family functioning and employment capabilities. Further responsibilities include facilitation in the development of the participant's individual plans and goals. Additional duties may consist of: crisis management, vocational counseling, job development, employment and volunteer site visits, group facilitation, coordinating services with and referring to outside agencies and other internal departments, monitoring progress, processing payment and data entry into the state database Colorado Benefits Management System (CBMS).


Bachelor's degree in the Human Behavioral Science fields; or any equivalent combination of education and experience on a year-for-year basis.

At least one year of related work experience is preferred.

Offer of employment contingent on criminal history, MVR check and education verification.
Must have a valid driver's license, if you are from out of state, you must have a valid Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire date, and you must not have any major violations, nor more than one DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.

Special Requirements:

Additional Jefferson County Information:
A career with Jefferson County Government offers the best candidates career growth and a diverse workforce. More than a paycheck, your job enriches the lives of the citizens of Jefferson County. Jefferson County offers great benefits, plentiful holidays, and now is a major stop along RTD's new Light Rail West Line.

Living and working in Jefferson County offers the quintessential Colorado lifestyle sought after by many. Residents enjoy easy access to mountain activities such as hiking, skiing and rafting, while also being able to take advantage of the eclectic amenities offered by the greater metropolitan Denver area.

Located at the heart of the foothills of Golden, city life, bike paths, hiking and adventure are just a step away. When you're ready to learn, grow, and make a contribution to your community, find your career with us.