Job Opportunities



Current Openings


The City of Yuma Swimming pool is currently seeking seasonal lifeguarding positions. The position will be from May 2020, until August 2020. Starting salary is $12.00 per hour. Positions open until filled.

Lifeguard prerequisites:

Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.

Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.

Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound subject. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Lifeguards and WSI: Certified through Red Cross or other qualified organizations are encouraged to apply.

The City conducts pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing as well as pre-employment background checks. Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 320 South Main Street, Yuma, CO 80759.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Part Time Maintenance Worker

The City of Yuma is looking for a skilled part-time year round maintenance worker to keep our facilities functional by assisting with repairs and upkeep.

Such as:

Perform minor repairs on various equipment and systems

Install equipment such as copiers, printers, and other office equipment

Conduct maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs

Planning scheduled maintenance

Repairing equipment

Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations

Perform other related duties and activities as required

Skill and Ability to:

Effectively use a variety of hand and power tools

Perform a variety of physical labor including climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching, and standing for long periods of time, lift and carry boxes, tools, equipment, and materials,

Review and identify projects needed to be serviced by outside contractors,

Follow oral and/or written instructions, communicate effectively in both oral and written form, maintain work logs and service requests,

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work assignments.

Operate utility, vehicles, riding mower, weed eater, rakes, brooms, shovels, hoses and other ground maintenance equipment

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent

Experience as a maintenance worker or other similar position is preferred

Basic working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems

Experience working with tools, including hand and electrical tools

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Possession of a valid Colorado driver\'s license, willingness to work outside (if necessary) in inclement weather

If you are interested in this position, you can pick up an application at Yuma City Hall, 320 South Main Street, Yuma, CO 80759 or online at

Salary Range: $12.00 to $16.00 DOQ

Application review begins April 1, 2020

Pre-employment requirements will include a criminal background check and drug and alcohol screen. A City employment application is required. The City of Yuma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Seasonal Help Positions

The City of Yuma Parks and Recreation, Streets, Wastewater and Water Departments are currently seeking seasonal labor positions from May until August of 2020. You may select work preference on your application, but the City of Yuma may offer you a position other than your indicated preference. Salary range, $12.00 - $13.50 per hour depending on qualifications.

Job prerequisites are as follows,

  • A valid driver's license preferred
  • Ability follow safety rules and practices
  • Ability to operate utility vehicles, riding mowers, weed eater, rakes, brooms, shovels, hoses and other maintenance equipment.
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned.

Initial interviews will begin Monday, April 6, 2020. Positions will remain open until filled.

The City of Yuma conducts random and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing as well as pre-employment background checks. Applications can be picked up and returned to:

City Hall, 320 S. Main Street - Yuma, CO. 80759

Applications can also be downloaded from our website at:

Equal Opportunity Employer



City of Yuma Job Application

Police Officer Application Packet

The City of Yuma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon pre-employment drug and alcohol testing as well as pre-employment background check.