Staff Trainer

Garfield County Libraries

Support Services

Application Deadline

Apply By Jun 30th, 2020


$17.00 to $21.50 per Hour   Calculate


Rifle, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Associate's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


Job Description

Are you passionate about lifelong learning and have a desire to elevate an organization through teaching new skills and ideas to a diverse team?  If so, we may be the perfect fit for you!

Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) is an innovative organization that values new ideas, diversity, creative solution finding, optimism, and interpersonal respect.  

We're seeking a full-time, 40 hour per week, Staff Trainer. This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, delivering, and evaluating effective training programs and training techniques that support all District staff in meeting community and patron needs.  The Staff Trainer coordinates with senior management to identify staff training needs, and to develop the annual staff training plan, including staff attendance at state and national conferences.  

The Staff Trainer strives to provide outstanding customer service to all District staff, maintains excellent rapport with vendors, treats all individuals within and outside the District with courtesy and respect at all times, and is a team player.

This position requires:

  • Minimum two-year college degree in training and development or related field, or equivalent college coursework or equivalent certifications, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum two years previous experience in a professional adult training environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Google Suite, using the Internet as a research tool

About our location and lifestyle...

Garfield County is home to approximately 60,000 residents and is located approximately 180 miles west of Denver via Interstate 70. Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles, of which nearly 60% is federal public lands. The county enjoys moderate weather year-round with 300 days of sunshine annually! 

Garfield County and the Rocky Mountains offer an incredible lifestyle. Residents and visitors experience a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, rafting, hiking, biking, camping, and more. The beautiful Colorado River stretches through the county along the I-70 corridor. Limitless activities are just minutes away. Take a leisurely float on the Colorado River, with amazing views of the majestic Roan Plateau. Spend a day skiing at our nearby resorts, including Sunlight, Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, or Copper Mountain (to name just a few!). Then relax in the gorgeous Glenwood Hot Springs or Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs on your way home. Enjoy fine dining in Glenwood Springs or take an art walk in Carbondale. Head west an hour toward Palisade and Grand Junction to experience Colorado's wine country, the Grand Mesa, and the Colorado National Monument. It's all right here waiting for you!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

The Community

The town of Carbondale is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at an altitude of 6,171 feet.  World class ski resorts, including Aspen, Snowmass and Sunlight, are located within 45 miles of this charming community.  Carbondale residents enjoy a lively arts and music community, great dining, community gatherings and a wide range of economic, social and philosophical viewpoints. 

Denver, the Mile High City, is 170 miles to the east of Carbondale and offers a wide variety of entertainment & sporting events, restaurants, shopping and is home to Denver International Airport.

Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles of which approximately 60% is federal public lands, and the furthest towns are 60 miles apart from each other. The population density is 19 people per square mile.

Our communities are located in beautiful valleys surrounded by high mountain desert, snowy Rocky Mountains, and several amazing tributaries of the Colorado River. A big reason people choose to live in Garfield County is the abundance of outdoor activities, including biking, skiing, soaking in hot springs, fishing, camping, and more.


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HR Info

Kim Owens, Human Resources Manager


Posted May 4, 2020