Employment Opportunities

Full-time and permanent part-time employees of The Town of Buena Vista are eligible for benefits.
Please read the Town of Buena Vista employee benefits disclosure (PDF) for information on what is included. 


The Town of Buena Vista Airport is hiring for the following position:

  • Part-time/year-round Weekend Line Tech 
    • Job Summary: 20-30 hours/week. The Town of Buena Vista is seeking an energetic, well-organized person to serve as a permanent, part-time Weekend Line Technician at the Airport. This position must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision. Performs a variety of duties related to providing services to general aviation aircraft, crews, and passengers including heavy equipment operation (plowing) and maintenance, aircraft fueling, recordkeeping, and collection of fees. The Position requires a positive attitude and enthusiasm for responsive customer service and meticulous attention to detail to safely work around aircraft and maintain the computerized records.

      Required to work weekends and some holidays and be “on call” outside of normal business hours.

    • Wage Range: $15.81 - $23.97 per hour (hiring above mid-range for qualified candidates)
    • Please read the full job description for Airport Weekend Line Technician (PDF)

How to apply: All interested applicants must include a cover letter and resume, and are required to fill out the Town of Buena Vista's job application form (PDF). Email application, cover letter and resume to Jack Wyles, Airport Manager, or drop off at Central Colorado Regional Airport at 27960 County Road 319, Buena Vista, CO.

Job posted on January 13th, 2023, and applications will be accepted until Tuesday, January 31st, 2023. If you have any questions, please email Jack Wyles or call the airport at 719-395-3496.

The Town of Buena Vista is an equal opportunity employer.  


The Town of Buena Vista Recreation Department is hiring for the following position:

  • Part-time/year-round Recreation Facilities Assistant 
    • Job Summary: 32 hours/week. The Recreation Facility Assistant oversees the Town facility reservation system and serves as the front desk liaison for the Town of Buena Vista Recreation Department. Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Facility Assistant communicates with the public, Town Staff, and local government representatives to facilitate the use of the Community Center, Town Parks, and Ballfields for exclusive use. The Assistant also handles the setup and breakdown of tables, chairs, and audio/visual equipment for Board of Trustee and other government meetings. The Recreation Facility Assistant will respond to public inquiries and collect payments and registrations while performing daily, weekly, and monthly tasks around the department.
    • Wage Range: $15.81 - $23.97 per hour (starting range of $15.81-$19.00 per hour)
    • Please read the full job description for Recreation Facilities Assistant (PDF)

How to apply: All interested applicants must include a cover letter and resume, and are required to fill out the Town of Buena Vista's job application form (PDF). Email application, cover letter and resume to Shane Basford, Recreation Supervisor, or drop off at Town Hall located at 210 E. Main Street, Buena Vista, CO.

Job posted on January 10th, 2023, and applications will be accepted until Monday, January 30th, 2023. If you have any questions, please email Shane Basford or call his office at 719-395-2408.

The Town of Buena Vista is an equal opportunity employer.  


The Town of Buena Vista Public Works Department is hiring for the following position:

  • Full-time/year-round Civil Engineer
    • General Statement of Duties: Position will serve in a general civil engineering capacity with a focus on water and civil engineering related to development review projects. Performs a variety of technical review and engineering tasks related to residential and commercial development, streets & transportation, storm drainage and water.
    • Wage Range: $68,729 - $104,171 annually
    • Please read the full job description for Civil Engineer (PDF)

How to apply: All interested applicants must include a cover letter and resume, and are required to fill out the Town of Buena Vista's job application form (PDF). Email application to Shawn Williams, Public Works Director, or drop off at Public Works located at 755 Gregg Dr., Buena Vista, CO or Town Hall, 210 E. Main St., Buena Vista, CO. 

Job posted on November 18th, 2022, and applications will be accepted until positions are filled. If you have any questions, please email Public Works or call the office at 719-395-6898.

The Town of Buena Vista is an equal opportunity employer.  


The Town of Buena Vista Public Works Department is hiring for the following positions

  • Full-time/year-round Water Operator/Water System Technician
    • Job Summary: Perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties involved in the operation and maintenance of the water treatment and water distribution systems. May be required to work long or non-traditional hours to fulfill organizational needs, work on department projects, or respond to emergencies. ‘On-call’ duties required.
    • Wage Range: $22.86 - $34.65 per hour.
    • Please read the full job description for Water Operator/Water System Technician (PDF)

How to apply: All interested applicants must include a cover letter and are required to fill out the Town of Buena Vista's job application form (PDF). If you have a current resume, please include that as well. Email application to Shawn Williams, Public Works Director, or drop off at Public Works located at 755 Gregg Dr., Buena Vista, CO or Town Hall, 210 E. Main St., Buena Vista, CO. 

Job posted on January 12th, 2022, and applications will be accepted until positions are filled. If you have any questions, please email Public Works call the office at 719-395-6898.

The Town of Buena Vista is an equal opportunity employer.