Director of Housing

Reference: JOB260501
Location: Salida, CO
Employer: Chaffee County
Application deadline: 2 days 18 hours 26 minutes

Chaffee County is excited to announce the newly created Director of Housing position! Successful applicants will bring a knowledge base and experience to Chaffee County in the housing development arena.

Chaffee County is a mountain resort community located in the Upper Arkansas Valley in south central Colorado. Located on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains, Chaffee County is bordered on the west by the Sawatch Range, including the 14,000 foot Continental Divide. The Arkansas River is located high in the Upper Arkansas Valley and flows toward the southeast between two mountain ranges. The elevation of the area ranges from just under 7,000 feet to over 14,000 feet on its highest peaks providing spectacular mountain views.

There are three primary population centers in the county including Salida, the county seat ( 5462 pop); Buena Vista (2759) pop and Poncha Springs (774) population with the total county population standing at 19,097.

For a detailed job description please go to the county web-site, and click on the Finance and Human Resources tab to view this opportunity. The county application is also located in this section and is called the Standard Employment Application.

Applicants must submit an application to the County Administrator by no later than close of business on January 22, 2018. A cover letter and resume may be included in your submittal. Salary is DOE. Application submittals may be sent electronically to or delivered to the Chaffee County Administrative Offices located at 104 Crestone Avenue in Salida, Colorado.

If you have questions, feel free to call 719-539-2218 and ask for Robert Christiansen.