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    REPORTER — The Pagosa Springs SUN seeks a general assignment reporter who can do it all. If you can write strong news stories and compelling features, take solid photographs and are comfortable using digital tools, then you might be a good fit for our newsroom. A passion for community journalism, inspired storytelling and public service is essential for a successful candidate. Self-motivation and excellent time-management skills are a must. You must be proficient under pressure and consistent at meeting deadlines. Common topics in a week would include meeting coverage, coverage and photos from significant community events, school sports and more. The position is up to 30 hours per week and would rarely involve overtime, though night and weekend working hours are common. However, the position offers some day-to-day flexibility in work hours. Email resume with cover letter to

    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR a REAL CHANGE? Looking for a great career with a company that will take good care of you? Are you tired of working where you’re not appreciated, for a crummy boss, or at a shop you’re ashamed of? Are you taking care of your family and enjoying your life thanks to having a great job? We have solutions for all of these problems and the other classics that trip up a good tech including: strong service advising, very organized workflow, extensive tools and diagnostic equipment, multiple service lifts per tech, big facility, clean workspace, and lots of good work and good clients. At Sutton Automotive, we love our jobs. We have a great team and this is your opportunity to work where you feel appreciated and enjoy your career. You’ll be proud of your job, your co-workers, and the work you do. Our business mission is to advance your career and let you learn the business completely. Great pay, M-F schedule, awesome facility, and by far a real jewel in geographical location. We are a full-service automotive shop that enjoys consistent 85% repeat business clientele. We service most all brands providing a lot of automotive diesel service and repair. We are looking for career minded individuals with a desire to be part of something special and make a real difference. A valid driver’s license and ASE certifications are required for this position. (970)946-0874.

    SNOW REMOVAL NEEDED for Pagosa Library. Pick up RFP at library, view at or call (970)264-2209 for Meg.

    BUCK FRISBEE LANDSCAPING COMPANY is seeking seasonal workers for landscaping and irrigation installations. Experience is a plus! Must have reliable transportation. Call (970)946-0996.

    ALLEY HOUSE GRILLE. Door Host Position. Looking for a smart, personable person the run the door and the reservations. Must work nights, weekends and holidays. Shift starts at 3p.m. $15/ hour. Must wear a mask if unvaccinated.

    OFFICE MANAGER. San Juan Dental is seeking a caring and compassionate new team member for our growing boutique practice. Dental experience a plus. Please email resume to or stop by 308 Pagosa St.

    PONDEROSA LUMBER COMPANY is seeking a customer service oriented individual for the office. Duties include data entry, answering phones, filing, customer service and point-of-sale. This could be a full-time or part-time position with benefits. Retail and accounting experience are a plus but not required. Please apply in person at 2435 Eagle Drive in Pagosa Springs, or call Melanie at (970)731-4111.

    ARE YOU A WHIZ AT QUICKBOOKS? Do you have bookkeeping experience? The Ruby Sisson Library is seeking qualified applicants for a bookkeeper. Please submit resume to

    FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE POSITION. Healing Waters Resort & Spa. Duties include responding to guest maintenance calls, maintaining rooms, cabins, hot pools and basic resort care. Positive, friendly attitude required! Schedule to be determined but will include Friday and Saturday evenings to approx. 7p.m. Includes soaking privileges for you and your family. Download application at or pick one up at Healing Waters Resort & Spa, 317 Hot Springs Blvd.

    NOW HIRING Gas Station Attendant. No experience necessary, part-time and full-time available. Pay Starting at $14. Apply at 360 East Pagosa Street 

    COLORADO DREAM HOMES is looking for a few quality team members. High end starting wages for crew work, excellent incentives for leads. Whether you are entry level or experienced in framing, painting, exterior or interior finish, we have a place for you. We are custom home builders with a 27-year tradition of providing high quality homes and quality jobs in Archuleta County. We offer full-time work (40 hours and optional overtime), weekly pay, paid time off/ holiday pay, performance and annual bonuses. Come by our offices at 2283 Eagle Drive to fill out an application or call (970)731-3071 for more information.

    KITCHEN HELP, MORNING AND afternoon shifts. No experience necessary. Flexible schedule and competitive wages. Apply in person, Pine Ridge Extended Care, 119 Bastille Dr., Pagosa Springs. EOE.

    FERRELLGAS (FORMERLY SELPH’S & AAA Propane) is looking to hire drivers immediately, full-time and seasonal positions available. Good pay with $1,000 hiring bonus. CDL with hazmat endorsements preferred, but willing to train. We are also looking to hire a service technician. Please call Steve Johnson to apply: (970)442-0246.

    PAGOSA PINES CONDO OWNERS ASSOCIATION is seeking bids for snow removal for the upcoming winter season. We are a large community with 17 buildings and bids must include all parking lots, sidewalks and roofs so access to plenty of equipment and labor is needed. Please email us at or call (970)769-5263 and will be happy to send you out a bid packet with all our requirements.

    MASSAGE THERAPIST WANTED at Overlook Hot Springs. Minimum pay- $37.50/ hour, tips- 17-18%. Full-time, part-time or on call positions available. Apply in person.

    NEEDED: PART-TIME CHURCH SECRETARY POSITION. A variety of responsibilities including secretarial and bookkeeping needs. Must be good with people and organized. Please send resume to or pick up application at church office, 434 Lewis St. Monday- Thursday, 9a.m. to noon.

    BWD CONSTRUCTION IS LOOKING for construction laborers. Competitive pay, great benefits and positive work environment. Come join our growing team! Email resumes to:, (970)731-9700, ext. 207.

    HIRING EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPERS! STARTING at $20/ hour. Jones Landscaping. Call Jason to inquire. (970)398-1335.

    MAINTENANCE PERSON NEEDED for Lakeview Estates Apartments. Must have experience and own tools. Starting pay $15 an hour. Apply in person, 857 N. Pagosa Blvd. or send resume to

    VICTIM ADVOCATE- Rise Above Violence is hiring an advocate interested in supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence. We are looking for someone who is good at building relationships, empathetic, and a desire to support our community. The victim advocate will provide crisis intervention, case management, advocacy, safety-planning and support services to victims. No experience necessary (we will train you!), high school diploma required, this position is a part-time position. Salary range is $21,216-$25,584 dependent on experience at 24 hours a week with benefits. Please send resumes to

    PINE VALLEY RENTAL & SALES INC. Needing full-time person for yard/ shop services. Light maintenance on equipment, upkeep servicing, also some welding and electrical work. Good customer service, valid drivers license, weekends off, fun crew! Apply in person at the shop at 305 Bastille Dr.

    FULL TIME- GENERAL LABOR. Please fill out application with Forest Health Timber Products, LLC, 452 Pagosa Street, Ste. 2A, Pagosa Springs, (970)264-5000.

    RESTAURANT MANAGER WANTED. Chama, New Mexico. Live and work in one of New Mexico’s most beautiful mountain towns. The Chama Grill is looking for a Restaurant Manager. Culinary Experience Required. Our specialties are burgers and sandwiches, with regional, fresh made specialties. Salaried position that includes financial incentives based on performance: $50,000- $58,000. Call/ text Andy Romero (505)629-8488.

    CNA CLASS STARTING SOON. Full-time positions available. Alternating weekends off. Competitive wages and benefit package. Apply at Pine Ridge Extended Care, 119 Bastille Dr., Pagosa.

    SUBSTITUTE MAIL DELIVERY PERSON. Responsibilities include sorting and delivering mail and parcels for a postal delivery contractor in condo and Pagosa Meadows areas. Must be dependable and have 4WD vehicle. Part-time hours 2-3 days a week. Contact Steve at (970)946-5470.

    PONDEROSA LUMBER IS SEEKING a full time Hardware Sales Rep. Responsibilities include helping customers with hardware, electrical, and plumbing purchases and questions. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including medical, dental, 401(k), and Paid Time Off. Please apply in person at 2435 Eagle Drive in Pagosa Springs.

    WOLF CREEK SKI AREA is accepting applications for all departments: retail, ski school, lifts, ski patrol, base operations, ticket office, food and beverage, rental, vehicle maintenance and snow reporting. Please see details of job descriptions on Wolf Creek’s employment page. Applications can be downloaded from employment page. Send resumes and applications to or P.O. Box 2800, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. All jobs are winter seasonal (November- April) with competitive wages.

    DEL NORTE JR./SR. HIGH SCHOOL is seeking an energetic, caring individual to serve as a Special Education ParaEducator. Applicants must have a high school diploma and prior experience working with students with special needs is preferred. Please submit your application to David Grabowski, DNHS Principal at 950 French Street, Del Norte, CO 81132;; or contact David at (719)657-4020. The position will be open until filled. You can pick up an application at the District Office or online at

    NOW HIRING FOR A PART-TIME HOME HEALTH RN ROLE IN PAGOSA SPRINGS! Work where you are encouraged to live your purpose at Centura Health. Our RN role helps build whole person care and flourishing communities. We are now offering a $15,000 sign on bonus for qualified external applicants with a minimum of 1 year of experience. Enjoy highly competitive pay, comprehensive insurance (includes medical, dental and vision), 401 (k) plan with generous match, a supportive team and opportunities to grow. This role requires a Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree, a current state nursing license or a RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact, BLS American Heart Association and a valid Driver License. One year of RN experience is preferred. Learn more and apply at:

    FULL-TIME CUSTODIAN/ MAINTENANCE position open at the Upper Rio Grande School District. This is a 4-10 hour day (Monday- Thursday) position with a salary range of $25,000-$32,000, based on experience. Applicant must pass a background check and be able to work independently, be a forward-thinking individual with an overall team approach to all tasks at hand. Applicant must also be able to work in all weather conditions (snow removal/ general landscaping). If interested, please contact Demo Trujillo, (719)657-4040, x4007, Applications can be retrieved online at:

    SAN JUAN TRADING POST part- time or full- time help wanted. $14 starting pay. Computer skills and retail experience a plus. Apply in person, 635 San Juan St. (Hwy 160).

    LANDSCAPE EQUIPMENT AND PROPERTY management at a small ranch, near downtown Pagosa. Could be part/ full-time. Ken (970)264-6262 or (970)799-0769.

    CULTIVATION HELP: Pagosa Therapeutics is looking for entry-level help in our award winning cultivation. Grow helper: This is a full-time position. Responsibilities include cleaning, checking reservoirs, pruning plants, transplanting, etc. This is a physical job. You must be able to work on your feet all day, work on a ladder, and carry equipment up and downstairs. The ideal candidate will be willing to learn, pay attention to details, and have good problem-solving abilities. No experience needed. M-F 8:30a.m.-6p.m. with overtime available. Please email a copy of your resume to A M.E.D. Badge is required.

    PEAK DELI IS CALLING on line cooks to join the team. Apply in person or send resume to 

    JONES MECHANICAL. EXPERIENCE PREFERRED but will train right person. Excellent opportunity to learn the HVAC trade. (970)731-3046.

    PERSONAL ASSISTANT AND TYPIST (MAC) for book on complementary health care. (970)264-5564.

    PART-TIME HELP FOR LANDSCAPING WORK. Must be experienced with mowing, weed eating, trimming. Call Eric, 946-2061.

    FULL-TIME LPN OR RN POSITION at Pine Ridge Extended Care. Apply in person, 119 Bastille Dr. Under new management.

    PONDEROSA LUMBER IS SEEKING a yard associate. Lumber experience is a plus but not necessary. Duties include helping customers in the yard, loading/ unloading trucks and providing inventory support. We offer competitive wages based on experience and a benefit package that includes Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, 401(k) and Medical/ Dental insurance for full-time employees. Please apply in person at 2435 Eagle Dr. in Pagosa Springs.

    TIM BROWN CUSTOM HOMES is looking for a few high quality, detail oriented craftsmen to help in the framing, interior finishing and painting of our custom homes. We have been building homes in Pagosa Springs for 23 years. Work year around with us and enjoy top pay, paid holidays, paid vacation and a retirement plan. Please call (970)731-7071 or stop by the office at 301 N. Pagosa Blvd., Unit B16.

    PAGOSA THERAPEUTICS AND THE GREEN HOUSE are looking for friendly and enthusiastic people who are eager to share their knowledge and help customers navigate the wide world of cannabis. Primary responsibilities: Greeting and checking in customers. Advising customers on the best product for their needs and preferences. Processing payments through a point-of-sale system and cash handling. Ensuring product security and compliance. Maintaining store appearance and organization. Required qualifications: Outstanding customer service and communication skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; reliable and professional; full-time availability and ability to work nights and weekends. Must be 21 years of age. A Marijuana Enforcement Division badge is required to start work. Previous retail, food service, and/or cannabis industry experience is preferred but not required. We provide an extensive training program on product knowledge and compliance requirements, with opportunities for continuing education. Benefits include paid sick leave, sales bonuses, and employee discounts. We are growing company with opportunities for advancement and involvement in outreach events. Please e-mail your resume to

    ALLEY HOUSE GRILLE. Seeks an experienced Front of House Manager. Full-time position. Nights, Weekends and Holidays. Experience with Aloha, Excel and computer skills required. Health Insurance provided. Send Resumes to along with references.

    CAFETERIA WORKERS NEEDED at Upper Rio Grande School District C7. Must have high school diploma and some knowledge of working in a kitchen or willing to be trained. Pay is dependent on prior experience. Please contact Leslie Martinez at (719)657-4040, x1100 or email her at

    PART/ FLEX or FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPING- $20/ HOUR + BONUS. VIP Vacation Services. Email resume/ work history to, or (818)963-0836.

    ROADRUNNER HEALTH SERVICES is looking for EMT/ LPN/RN for PT and PRN positions at Rio Arriba County Detention Center in Tierra Amarilla. Housing is offered with no fee. Wages: Basic EMT $22-$23 per hour, Intermediate EMT $24-$25 per hour, Paramedic EMT $26-$27 per hour, LPN $35-$40 per hour, and RN $40-$50 per hour. Apply at website. Call Lindy, Office Manager at (575)588-7350 or email for more information.

    TIRE & LUBE TECH POSITION available. Can start immediately. Great wages plus bonuses. Benefits available: 401K, health insurance, parts/tires at cost. Call or text (970)394-0639 to apply or for more information.

    HICKORY RIDGE APARTMENTS, downtown, is looking for a maintenance person. Approximately 30 hours per week. Must have at least basic knowledge of electrical and plumbing, and overall home maintenance. $20/ hour. Call Robin at (970)749-3040. EOE.

    GET A JOB AT PAGOSA LIQUOR. Hiring a full-time cashier. Nights and weekends. Apply at 30 N. Pagosa Blvd.

    ESTABLISHED CONSTRUCTION COMPANY hiring All Positions, including Project Manager, reliable transportation a must. Submit resumes to or call (970)403-5119.  

    SEEKING ELECTRICIAN for electrical projects at Healing Waters Resort & Spa. We have a few projects we want to look into and would like to meet with an electrician to discuss details. Even if the work can’t get done soon, we’d like to see about getting added to your schedule! Please call Ruby at (970)264-5910, ext. 777.

    QUALITY FRAMERS OR LABORER NEEDED. Excellent pay. Spectrum Construction- 25-years custom homebuilder in Pagosa. Must have transportation. Contact: (970)731-9168 2035 Eagle #111.

    HELP WANTED PART-TIME OR full-time, at Pagosa Bar and Silver Dollar Liquor Store.Must be able to work weekends and nights. Apply at Silver Dollar Liquor Store.

    CHAIRSIDE DENTAL ASSISTANT POSITION available. Knowledge of dentistry preferred, but willing to train. 3 days per week, Tuesday- Thursday. Apply in person. King Campbell DDS, 228 Village Dr. (970)731-2126.

    MOUNTAIN PIZZA & TAPROOM is a fast growing, successful Pizza Brand. Are you looking for a career opportunity and not just a job? We are looking for full- and part-time people. Amazing opportunity for career progression. Wonderful teams- ain’t no Family like a Pizza Family. Apply in person at 175 Pagosa Street. Pagosa Springs, CO.

    PONDEROSA LUMBER IS SEEKING a customer oriented person for a full-time cashier position. Knowledge of hardware and building materials is a plus. We offer competitive wages with Holiday pay. Please apply in person at 2435 Eagle Drive in Pagosa Springs.

    TIM BROWN CUSTOM HOMES is looking for a few general laborers. Able to drive pickups and pull trailers is a plus. We have been building homes in Pagosa Springs for 23 years. Work year around with us and enjoy top pay, paid holidays, paid vacation and a retirement plan. Please call (970)731-7071 or stop by the office at 301 N. Pagosa Blvd., Unit B16.

    MOUNTAIN SPIRITS WINE AND LIQUOR hiring part-time clerk. Nights and weekends required. Apply at store. (970)731-5039.

    CABE’S COLLISION AND CUSTOMS LLC now hiring all positions including automotive refinish painter, painter’s helper/ body shop helper, front office positions. Pay depending on experience, willing to train the right motivated, hard working team member. (970)731-4600.

    HOUSEKEEPING POSITIONS AVAILABLE full time. Flexible schedules and competitive wages. Apply at Pine Ridge Extended Care, 119 Bastille Dr.

    DEDICATED CLEANERS, UP TO $17/ hour. Must be detail oriented, trustworthy, reliable and committed. Text Pagosa Sparkles, LLC, (970)946-6446.

    RG BANK is now accepting applications for the position of FULL TIME TELLER. The job is primarily for our Pagosa Springs Office. Interested parties can see more and download an application at:

    EQUIPMENT OPERATOR: Full time, must be proficient with ranch equipment, tractor, backhoe, skid steer. Apply with Pagosa Cattle Company, (970)264-5000 or

    GET A JOB AT N. PAGOSA MARATHON. Hiring a full-time deli cook. Monday- Friday, 5a.m. to 1p.m. Apply at 30 N. Pagosa Blvd.

    SUBSTITUTES TEACHERS NEEDED at the Upper Rio Grande School District in Del Norte! Call or email: Terri at (719)657-4040, x4000 ( for more information, go on-line:, or stop by the district office at: 950 French Street, Del Norte, CO to pick up an application. You do not have to hold a college degree or be a certified teacher to substitute; however, you must be a high school graduate and have a substitute license from CDE (Colorado Department of Education).

    HOUSECLEANING AND CARETAKING. $30/ hour, 2 days/ week, 5-6 hours/ day, some flexibility in scheduling. Looking for a miracle worker to come in, detail clean, help my 94-year old mom, and lighten my load. Some flexibility in scheduling, however, prefer M/Th 9a.m.-3p.m. Flexible with schedules but INFLEXIBLE WITH DRAMA. I need someone calm and dedicated to helping me keep up. Detail cleaning, cleaning under, not just around. My mom is a sparkling personality; easy and inspirational, however, her mobility is limited, so often things get left where she uses them. Tasks will include dusting, vacuuming, kitchen, laundry, beds, bathrooms, errands, taking the dog out. This is a job for a strong, very organized person with great attention to detail. This is a physical job, nonsmoker highly preferred. Email a resume or letter of interest to Tell me a little about yourself and recent work history, I am trusting you with my mom so I need to know something about you. I work long days and lots of them, often 60 hours/ week so it may take some time to get back to you.

    NOW HIRING FOR GENERAL laborers. No experience necessary, willing to learn. Se habla espanol. (918)633-7216.

    ELITE RECYCLING & DISPOSAL LLC is seeking to hire a full-time or part-time CDL driver for routes in Pagosa Springs, CO. Class A or B accepted. The full-time position is eligible for a sign on bonus of $1,000 to be paid after one year of accident-free employment with Elite Recycling & Disposal LLC. We offer competitive pay based on experience. Please email qualifications and experience to OR call (970)799-0955. 

    HUMANE SOCIETY THRIFT STORE CLERK. 32-40 hours per week, may include Saturdays. Process incoming donations, price, tag and display inventory; must be able to do heavy lifting repetitively and drive a truck for pickups and deliveries; must be a team player and willing to cross-train; reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, social security card and background check required. Pick up application and apply in person at the Humane Society Thrift Store, 279 Pagosa Street/ Hwy. 160 E. between 9a.m. and 5p.m. Monday through Saturday.

    HOUSEKEEPING: Full-time positions available. Includes soaking privileges for you and your family! Download an application at or pick one up at Healing Waters Resort & Spa, 317 Hot Springs Blvd. 

    PONDEROSA LUMBER IS SEEKING a customer service orientated person for a driver position. Lumber experience and/or CDL License is a plus but not necessary. Duties include delivering loads to job sites, as well as helping customers in the yard, loading/ unloading trucks and providing inventory support. We offer competitive wages based on experience and a benefit package that includes Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, 401(k) and Medical/Dental insurance for full-time employees. Please apply in person at 2435 Eagle Dr. in Pagosa Springs.

    CUSTODIAN/ MAINTENANCE at Pagosa Springs Head Start. Sign-on bonus of $1,000 for a qualified candidate once hired. Bonus paid after six months of successful employment. The offer is for external new hires only. Join our dynamic organization. We are passionate about the impact we have on the families, children, and the communities we serve. A career at Tri-County Head Start offers training and advancement, community impact, and work-life balance. Eligible employee benefits include: Paid professional development; paid personal time off; paid sick leave; paid breaks: Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break; paid holidays; health, dental, and vision insurance; employee contribution to a 403(b) retirement savings account; employee assistance program. Custodian/ Maintenance at Pagosa Springs: This position is full-time, part-year August to May, and working 35 hours a week. The wage range is $15.22 to $16.30, depending on education and experience. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs, classrooms, office space, and restrooms. Assists with daily cleaning and sanitizing of toys and materials in classrooms. Empties all trash and garbage containers from all areas. Cleans snow and debris from sidewalks and other areas as assigned while on shift. Lays ice melt on sidewalks and walkways as needed. Maintains building by performing minor and routine maintenance activities as assigned. Notifies supervisor concerning need for repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment. Conduct monthly assessments to track major and minor maintenance needs. Assist with seeking bids/estimates for development/ maintenance projects; may be responsible for personally providing maintenance on small immediate-need projects; (ex. assembly of fixtures/furniture, repairing lighting fixtures, doors, latches, minor plumbing repairs). Develop a working knowledge of resources within the community for maintenance/development project support. Verify maintenance that is performed by vendors has been completed within the contract terms and expectations. Follow all health and safety procedures while conducting maintenance within the facility. Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); minimum three months related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of facility systems including electrical, HVAC, and plumbing; Ability to repair, assemble and maintain minor building systems. Apply online at Durango 4C Council/ Tri-County Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. COVID-19 Vaccination Mandated Employer