Human Resources / Employment Opportunities

 H.R. Director 
Dona Valencich
719-846-9843 X110


It is the mission of our team to deliver exceptional value and quality of life to all our citizens.  Each employee is measured by their ability to adhere to the City's core value of Pride which is delivered through Purpose, Respect, Integrity, Dependability and Excellence.  As a City we embrace and celebrate diversity and equity for all citizens and recognize that it is a privilege to serve! Working for local government gives you the opportunity to improve the lives of those in your community. The efforts of our Employees make an everyday impact on residents’ health, safety, and quality of life.

We live Purpose by:

  • Delivering quality, efficient and cost-effective services
  • Treating everyone equally
  • Embracing best and safe practices

We live Respect by:

  • Valuing the thoughts and work of others
  • Honoring diversity and differences
  • Practicing the Golden Rule

We live Integrity by:

  • Telling the truth
  • Being consistent
  • Doing the right thing even when nobody is looking

We live Dependability by:

  • Fulfilling our obligations
  • Commitment to do the right thing
  • Working together towards a common goal

We live Excellence by:

  • Going the extra mile
  • Exceeding expectations
  • Empowering others to be their best

Employment Opportunities

The City of Trinidad considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, national origin, age, physical handicap, or any other protected status or classification in accordance with state and federal laws. The City of Trinidad also provides “reasonable accommodations” to qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Human Resources Department, in conjunction with the hiring supervisor, screen applications based on established job-related criteria, and selects those candidates to be interviewed.

Selected positions may require pre-interview testing including, but not limited to, Police Officer, Firefighter and Police Records Data Coordinator.

Hiring Process

Employee Benefits

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     "Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts." -   Winston Churchill