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 Help Wanted 

Innovate & Make Space Manager – Lamar Community College
Part-time, 12-month grant-funded position with potential for 12 month continuation thereafter.  Position will help implement the new LCC Innovate & Make Space including obtaining equipment, training users of the space, oversee development of competency-based learning courses, host events for area students and libraries, and more.  Bachelor’s degree required and minimum of one year’s experience working in a community college, K-12 school system, library or similar organization. Screening of applicants begins February 24, 2017; position remains open until filled. More information is available at  LCC is an AA/EOE.

Swimming Pool Employment 
The City of Lamar is accepting applications for: Assistant Pool Manager, Lifeguards; Water Safety Instructor; Swimming Instructors; Cashiers/Concession Stand Clerks and an Aerobic Instructor for summer employment at the Municipal Swimming Pool. Responsibilities of lifeguards and swimming instructors include swim and specialty class instruction; recognizing hazardous situations and enforcing pool rules and regulations. Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification and Water Safety Instructor certification required for lifeguard applicants. Current CPR and First Aid certification also required for aerobic instructor, lifeguard and swimming instructor applicants. All applicants must be able to make and count change. Hours of work vary.

Applications and job descriptions available at the Human Resources’ Office, 102 East Parmenter, 719-336-4376. Applications will be taken until positions are filled. Contingent upon job offer the successful applicants will be required to take a pre-employment physical and pre-employment drug/alcohol test prior to being hired. EOE

The City of Lamar is seeking an enthusiastic individual that under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual labor in the construction, maintenance, and repair of public buildings, and equipment; operates light and medium duty equipment and trucks up to 2 1/2 tons on a regular basis.  Must have or be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Starting Salary: $12.40 an hour.  Applications must be received in the Human Resources Office, City Complex, 102 East Parmenter, Lamar, CO 81052-3299 by 4:00pm, Wednesday, March 8 , 2017.    Contingent upon job offer, the successful applicant will be required to take a pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol test and also provide a current motor vehicle record. EOE

Self Sufficiency Case Manager
Bent County Social Services is seeking Self Sufficiency case manager to provide employment-focused skills to consumers.  Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field preferred.  Associate’s degree plus two years’ experience in related field will be considered.  Oral interview, physical/UA and CBI/FBI/Driving background checks required.  Application and job description are available at Bent County Social Services.  (719) 456-2620. Applications are due by March 10, 2017 at 215 2nd Street, Las Animas, CO 81054.  EOE

Land Use Administrator / Environmental Health Manager
Prowers County Public Health and Environment is seeking applications for a full time Land Use Administrator/ Environmental Health Manager.
Land Use Administrator: Primary duties include administering the Prowers County Land Use regulations including subdivision, zoning, flood plains and 1041 regulations. Secretary to the Prowers County Planning Commission. Maintains the county map depository, GIS mapping system, and prepares and manages the Land Use budget. Appointed as the Land Use Administrator, Local Government Designee (Oil and Gas).
Environmental Health Manager: Primary duties include planning, directing, supervising and coordinating the County’s environmental health program (water, air, food, consumer protection, schools, day care, solid waste, communicable diseases, environmental health planning and emergency preparedness). Serves as environmental health educator who provides information and performs specialized environmental health work.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science, environmental health, public health or physical/biological science, land use, planning, urban or public administration and policy, or five years experience in planning, zoning environmental work or related field at the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners.

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Colorado Driver’s License.

Salary commensurate with experience, benefits include health insurance, life insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave and holidays. Job description may be obtained from the Prowers County Public Health office at 1001 South Main, Lamar, Co or the web at Applications and resumes will be accepted in person, mail or email at, until COB February 24, 2017. EOE.



For Rent/Real Estate

Excellent Location – 313 South 5th Street Lamar – 400 Sq. feet, Utilities Included. All Newly Remodeled – Your Own Private Entry – Call Lori 336-7000

3 Bedroom Apartments
handicap-and-equal-housingEmerald Homes Apartments is now taking applications from all income eligible persons. First priority is given to persons whose income is derived primarily from agriculture or an AG related field. These are 3 bedroom apartments available in Lamar, Sheridan Lake, Granada, Holly and Springfield. For more information and to see if you qualify for affordable housing, call Brittany at The Lamar Housing Authority 336-9575 or stop by 804 South Main in Lamar. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

814 Willow Valley.  5 bedrooms, 3 baths, finished basement, open floor plan, gas fireplace.  Call or message: 719-688-4401 or 719-742-3380

Apartment for Rent
2 bedroom furnished apartment with utilities paid, Sat. TV, $950.00 per month plus deposit – Call 688-9867



After the Move Yard Sale
406 South 9th, Lamar (by Washington School) Friday, February 10th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and
Saturday, February 11th   9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – An “After the Move” moving sale.  I have lots of overflow – a little bit of everything.


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