Employment Opportunities

The Town of Hayden is a Colorado municipality looking for qualified candidates to fill local government jobs near Steamboat Springs and Craig. Below you will find a list of current job openings.

Public Works Worker I


The Town of Hayden is accepting applications for a full-time position in the Public Works Department for Public Works Worker I. The starting wage ranges from $20.71/hr.-$26.44/hr. DOQ + plus an excellent benefit package. Valid CO driver’s license required and a class “A” CDL preferred.  Applicants must have basic math/science skills, be able to perform manual labor (see full job description), work flexible hours including weekends and holidays as well as being on call as needed. Applications must be submitted to Town of Hayden,  Andrea Salazar andrea.salazar@haydencolorado.org  Deadline for receiving applications is open until filled but first reviews will begin Monday, April 25th, 2022. Town of Hayden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Public Works Worker I Job Descrption

Town of Hayden Employment Application




The Town of Hayden is accepting applications for a  seasonal part-time position in Public Works.. Starting wage is $16-$18/hour.  Applications must be submitted to  Andrea Salazar andrea.salazar@haydencolorado.org  or dropped off at Hayden Town Hall, 178 W Jefferson Ave. Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, April 15th noon. Town of Hayden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Hayden Employment Application

Hayden Parks and Recreation Opening

The Hayden Parks & Recreation Board helps plan, direct develop and implement recreation activities and events to assist in promoting long-range programs for the development of the Town’s recreation system for youth, adults and senior citizens. The Parks and Recreation Board works in cooperation with Parks & Recreation Staff to achieve an ample diversity of recreation activities to meet established goals and objectives. Some current programs and events include peewee wrestling, baseball, softball, basketball, tumbling for tots, stokes gulch moto-x, Cog Run, Hayden Daze, Easter egg hunt, Harvest Festival, Autumn Tea.


The board meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm at the Hayden Center. They are a working board made up of nine volunteers that reside within the town limits of Hayden.


Anyone interested is invited to submit a “letter of interest” and complete application below via email to josh.jones@haydencolorado.org OR USPS mail at PO Box 190, Hayden, CO 81639 OR in the town hall drop box.


Hayden Parks and Recreation Application (PDF)

Lateral Police Officer/Police Officer I/Police Recruit

The Hayden Police Department is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the following positions:

Police Officer I. The starting wage range for Police Officer I is $24.62/hr-$31.38/hr. +DOQ plus excellent benefit package. Applicants must be 21 years of age, hold a valid CO Driver’s License and have a High School diploma or equivalent, college preferred. Colorado Peace Officer Certification (P.O.S.T.) is required before hire date for Police Officer I.

Police Officer Recruit. The starting wage is 19.18/hr plus excellent benefit package. Police Officer Recruit must pass the Colorado POST Academy and the required POST Testing in addition to all the other requirements of Police Officer I.

Applicants must have no prior felony convictions and pass an extensive screening and background investigation. This position involves shift work, high stress and public contact. Applications must be submitted to Finance Manager, Andrea Salazar at Andrea.Salazar@haydencolorado.org, or mailed to Hayden Town Hall, 178 W Jefferson, P.O. Box 190, Hayden, CO 81639. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application, but should be submitted in addition. Position open until filled. The Town of Hayden is an EOE. 


Police Officer I Job Description 

Hayden Police Officer Application (PDF)

PD Job Opening Flyer

Hayden Economic Development Commission

The Hayden Economic Development Commission has an opening. This is a great way to get involved in the Town’s economic development efforts as the Town moves towards an economic resiliency model. For questions please contact Mathew Mendisco, Town Manager, at Mathew.mendisco@haydencolorado.org. Applications open until filled.


Hayden Economic Development Commission Application (PDF)