Job Opportunities

Seasonal Employment - Parks Department

Parks Maintenance - approximately May 1 through Sept 30. 40 hours a week, no benefits. Wage $17.00 per hour

To perform general maintenance in parks and open spaces including turf care, planting and landscaping, irrigation, trash pick-up, restroom maintenance; general maintenance of recreational fields, park facilities and municipal buildings; miscellaneous labor. Drivers license required.

Submit a Town Application Form to Karen Christian at PO Box 10, Ridgway, CO 81432 or

Application forms can be obtained at Town Hall, 201 N. Railroad St. or from the link below.

For further information contact Karen at 970-626-5308 Ext. 213.

The Town of Ridgway is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application for Employment


Full-Time Town Planner OR Senior Planner

The Town of Ridgway is seeking to fill the position of Town Planner or Senior Planner. This is a full-time, exempt position with an excellent benefit package. Current benefits include health insurance, including dental and vision, and retirement benefits. The position is available to an individual to perform advanced professional level work in the field of current and long-range planning as well as development review. The successful candidate is expected to be self-motivated, dedicated, driven, experienced and knowledgeable in all topics related to land use planning for a local government. The successful candidate is also expected to have the ability to perform independently at a high level and work exceptionally well in a team and community-focused environment.

A starting salary of $58,421 to $64,710 is offered for the Town Planner role, depending on qualifications and experience. A starting salary of $64,264 to $71,181 is offered for the Senior Planner role, depending on qualifications and experience. More details for the position can be found in the "Scope of Services, Requirements, Qualifications and Preferences" attachment below. 

Interested candidates must submit a completed application, letter of interest, resume, and list of three references to the Ridgway Town Clerk's Office, located at 201 N. Railroad St., Ridgway, CO 81432. The materials may also be emailed to

The position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

The Town of Ridgway is an equal opportunity employer.

Scope of Services, Requirements, Qualifications, and Preferences

Job Description - Town Planner

Job Description - Senior Planner

Application for Employment