Employment Opportunities

The following is a list of positions currently available in the Upper Rio Grande School District. Application forms are available at the bottom as a word document. If you cannot open please call 719-657-4040.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination because of sex, marital status, race, color, creed, national origin, age or the presence of non-job related handicap. Employment is contingent upon necessary verification of identification and work eligibility. Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations in the application process by contacting Terri Dudley at 719-657-4040.

Current Openings:

Full-time Custodian/Maintenance position open at the Upper Rio Grande School District.  This is a 4-10 hour day (Monday-Thursday) position with a salary range of $25,000-32,000, based on experience.  Applicant must pass a background check and be able to work independently, be a forward-thinking individual with an overall team approach to all tasks at hand.  Applicant must also be able to work in all weather conditions (snow removal/general landscaping).  If interested, please contact Demo Trujillo, 719-657-4040 x4007, dtrujillo@urtigers.co.  Applications can be retrieved online at: www.urtigers.co.

Del Norte Jr./Sr. High School is seeking an energetic, caring individual to serve as a Special Education ParaEducator.  Applicants must have a high school diploma and prior experience working with students with special needs is preferred.  Please submit your application to David Grabowski, DNHS Principal at 950 French Street, Del Norte, CO 81132; dgrabowski@urtigers.co; or contact David at 719-657-4020.  The position will be open until filled.  You can pick up an application at the District Office or on-line at urtigers.co.

Cafeteria workers needed at Upper Rio Grande School District C7.  Must have high school diploma and some knowledge of working in a kitchen or willing to be trained.  Pay is dependent on prior experience.  Please contact Leslie Martinez at 719-657-4040, x1100 or email her at lmartinez@urtigers.co.

Substitute Nurse needed at the Upper Rio Grande School District.  Please contact Julie Sauvigne at 719-657-4040, or jsauvigne@urtigers.co.  Applications can be picked up at the district office, or by visiting our website at: dncsd.org.

Cafeteria Subs needed!  We are seeking energetic, fun, hard working people to help us in the Cafeteria on a substitute basis.  The "Del Norte Bistro" staff pushes themselves daily to provide healthy, delicious meals for our students and staff.  If interested, the pay would be $75/day, hours vary, and the application can be found below - Classified.


The Del Norte School District is looking to hire substitute Bus Drivers. You do not have to have a CDL for these positions. Experience is preferred however we are willing to train you. For additional information please contact Demo Trujillo at 719-657-4040, ext. 4007. Del Norte is an EOE.

The Del Norte School District is looking for substitutes. You do not have to hold a college degree or be a certified teacher to substitute. You must be a high school graduate. You must have a substitute license from CDE. Please call the district office at 719-657-4040, ext. 4000 or send an email for more information and instructions on obtaining the CDE certificate.