La Veta Arbor Day Tree Planting on May 27: Mayor Douglas Brgoch has proclaimed this Friday, May 27, 2022 as Arbor Day for the Town of La Veta.  Please join members of La Veta's Park & Tree Board this Friday, May 27, 2022 at 10 AM in front of La Veta Village at 109 E. Francisco St in La Veta for the planting of the Town's Arbor Day tree.  Keith Hauber, retired arborist, will be conducting a short educational session about proper tree planting and maintenance during and after the tree planting.  Please join us as we continue our 36 year heritage as a Tree City USA town with this Arbor Day tree planting.  If you are interested in volunteering with La Veta's Park & Tree Board to do tree planting and maintenance including pruning, please contact Keith Hauber at [email protected] or 816-277-4833 for more information.


Now Hiring! Water Treatment Plant Operator and/or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Town of La Veta will be accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Operator and/or Water Treatment Plant Operator. Applications will be taken until position is filled.


Salary and Benefits: Dependent on Experience and qualifications.


Job Description/Requirements: The Operator provides for the safe operation of water and wastewater facilities in compliance with Federal, State and Local requirements for the operation of water treatment, distribution, storage facilities and wastewater collection. Responsible for the operations, routine servicing and care of a wide variety of specialized equipment and including pumps, motors, chemical preparation, control of equipment and monitoring equipment. Maintains records of operations, completes and submits routine and special reports as assigned.  Performs related field and laboratory tests, which are necessary to monitor and control the facilities, and makes necessary adjustments to equipment, processes and chemical feeders.  Operates and assists in repairs to water/wastewater systems and plants, responds to emergency callouts.  Responsible for submitting all monthly quarterly and other reporting required by the State.


Must be available for overtime and on call as well as weekend and holiday coverage. Work in all weather conditions. Must be computer proficient and have strong interpersonal skills.


Certifications: Water Treatment-Class A

            Wastewater Treatment-Class C with the ability to become a Class B

                           Distribution and Collection-Class 1


How to apply: The Town of La Veta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are available online at website or call Town Hall at 719-742-3631 for an application. Applications can be mailed to Town of La Veta, P.O. Box 174, La Veta, Co. 81055 or hand delivered to the La Veta Town Hall, 209 S. Main Street, La Veta, CO. 81055