Current Openings

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Boards and Commissions

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Board of Public Health

Openings - There is one (1) opening on this board. A resident who lives in the School District Boundary 3, which includes towns of Evans and Greeley - West of 14th Avenue.

Duties/responsibilities - Conducts hearings and considers bio-solid and septage applications and On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Variances. Receives reports from the Health Department Executive Director and staff on programs and health issue affecting Weld County residents.

Qualifications needed – Any background is acceptable. Anyone with an interest in Public and Environmental Health is encouraged to apply.

Time commitment – One to two hours per month; the board meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. There is no meeting in December.

Building Trades Advisory Committee

Openings - There are four (4) openings on this committee. One (1) for each area listed: Representative of the Weld County Builders Association, representative for the Home Builder's Association of Colorado, Large Independent General Contractor and Heating Contractor.

Duties/responsibilities - Reviews proposed changes to Chapter 29, Building Regulations, and make recommendations to Building Division and Board of County Commissioners. The board reviews complaints relating to the administration and enforcement of Building Code Regulations and serves as a communication link between the county and the construction industry.

Qualifications needed - Background in the construction industry or building trades professionals.

Time commitment - Four hours annually; the board meets the third Thursday in April and October at 5:30 p.m.

Questions? For those wanting more information about this board, please contact Robert Adriaens, (970) 400-3533, radriaens@weldgov.com.

Extension Advisory Council

Openings - There is one (1) opening for someone with crop science background.

Duties/responsibilities - Advises CSU/Weld County Extension regarding their program efforts and budget decisions. Provides participation in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Extension programs including: 4-H Youth Development, Livestock, Horticulture, Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences, and Nutrition Education. Serves as a communication link between legislators, commissioners and residents.

Qualifications needed - Experience needed varies on position(s) available. For 4-H related positions, the ideal candidate would be someone with experience in youth development. For crop sciences and agriculture positions, a background in agriculture is necessary.

Time commitment - The council meets bi-monthly at Noon.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the council, please contact Hannah Swanbom, (970) 400-2075, hswanbom@weldgov.com.

Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

Openings - There is one (1) opening to represent Weld County on this authority board.

Duties/responsibilities – Supervises the administration and financial policies of the Greeley and Weld County Housing Authority.  The Authority provides housing assistance for more than 1,000 Weld County families. The Executive Director reports to the board monthly.  The Board consists of nine members and four are recommended by County Commissioners for appointment by the Mayor of Greeley.

Qualifications needed – Must live outside Greeley city limits. Background in housing or service to the low-income community preferred.  Applicants cannot be a landlord currently conducting business with the Housing Authority.

Time commitment – Two hours monthly; the board meets on the 4th Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. and serves five-year terms. 

 

Human Services Advisory Commission

Openings - There are two (2) openings on this commission.  One (1) licensed health professional such as physician or clinical nurse and one (1) member from the private sector, representing one of the following areas:  attorney, representative from a local mental health clinic, accountant or other financial professional.

Duties/responsibilities - Commission members will advise on requirements related to the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federally funded program that provides resources to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities; serve as the “Placement Alternatives Commission” (PAC) for Weld County in relation to out-of-home placement allocations, Core Services and other specific intervention and prevention programming; and advise on the evaluation of the overall effectiveness of Weld County programs designed to prevent or reduce out-of-home placement of children and youth involved in the Child Welfare system. 

Qualifications needed – One third of the board members need to be low-income (125% of poverty or below) or representing low-income community members, one third need to be elected officials or designated by elected officials and one third from the private sector, with no specific qualification.

Time commitment – Approximately 10 hours per year and meets quarterly.

 

Planning Commission

Openings - There is one (1) opening for a resident who lives in the School District Boundary 3, which includes Evans and Greeley west of 14th Avenue.

Duties/responsibilities - Conducts hearings and advises County Commissioners regarding land-use planning, zoning administration, and subdivision development within the county. Reviews and makes recommendations on land-use applications and amendments to policies and regulations.

Qualifications needed - Open to residents of all backgrounds. A background in land-use, planning, real estate or building is helpful, but not required. Each member shall reside within the geographic area for which they are appointed at the time of appointment and during their term.

Time commitment - The commission meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 12:30 p.m.

Questions? For those wanting more information about this commission, please contact Kristine Ranslem, (970) 400-3519, kranslem@weldgov.com

Weld County Building Code Board of Appeals

Opening - There are three (3) openings for someone in the following trades: electrical, plumbing, mechanical or heating.

Duties/responsibilities - Determine the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction. Interprets provisions of the Weld County Building Code but has no authority to waive requirements of the code.

Qualifications needed - Experienced or training in construction industry as a building trades professional.

Time Commitment - The board meets when called.

Questions? For those wanting more information about this board, please contact Robert Adriaens, (970) 400-3533, radriaens@weldgov.com.

Workforce Development Board

Openings- There is one (1) opening for a Business Representative on this board.

Duties/responsibilities - This board is business-led with a majority of its members representing the private sector and other members representing organized labor, community-based organizations, education, economic development organizations, other state agencies and individuals with disabilities. The WDB is charged with identifying regional workforce needs, developing and implementing systems in response and providing overall direction for Employment Services of Weld County.

Qualifications needed:

A Business Representative of Accommodation/Hospitality, Transporation/Warehousing or Food Service. Must be a business owner, chief executive or operations officer of a business, or other business executives or employers with optimum policymaking or hiring authority.

Time commitment – Up to four hours per month. General meetings take place in-person on the second Tuesday of every other month at 11:45 a.m. Additional engagement opportunities are offered throughout the year. Two subcommittees meet in-person, six times per year. Participation on subcommittees is highly encouraged.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the board, please contact Cece Majchrowski (970) 400-6756, cmajchrowski@weldgov.com