Town of Bayfield

The Town of Bayfield is nestled amidst mountains and national forests on the Pine River in eastern La Plata County of southwest Colorado.

Bayfield has a rich western history dating back to the late 1800s and was primarily a ranching community. The town was laid out over 80 acres in 1898 as a trading and social center for farmers and ranchers. The town grew over the years and was incorporated August 18, 1906.

After more than 100 years, Bayfield still values a traditional neighborhood culture with a strong sense of community. Today, Bayfield continues to be a growing, thriving community with a population of approximately 2,700 residents.


Employment with Town of Bayfield

Town of Bayfield has a small staff to handle day to day activities and services, but employees enjoy a excellent retirement and benefits and a friendly and supportive working environment.

Current job openings for Town of Bayfield are listed below. Job listings may also be found at the Bayfield Marshal's Office website.

Applications and resumes may be submitted to Town Hall.


Kathleen Cathcart, Town Clerk
PO Box 80
Bayfield, CO 81122

Fax: 970-884-2195

Email: kcathcart@bayfieldgov.org

Town of Bayfield is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the American Disabilities Act and as such, prohibits discrimination against any person in recruitment and hiring based on age, sex, creed, race, or religion. Town of Bayfield also prohibits discrimination against any person in classification, training, promotion, retention, assignment of duties or grants of rights and benefits, or any other personnel action because of race, creed, sex, family relationship, age, political or religious affiliation, organization membership, or other non-merit factors.

Pine River at Little Pine Park

Job Listings

Part-Time Youth Sports Supervisor

Part-Time – Youth Sports Supervisor – Town of Bayfield.  The Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for youth sports supervisors.  This position will provide supervision of the youth sport programs and assist in the administration and smooth operation of leagues. Responsibilities will include supervision of leagues, coaches, and fields; training, supervising, and evaluating officials; officiating, checking fields, field preparation, conflict resolution and providing customer service for coaches, parents, and team players. This is a seasonal part-time position working Saturdays, 7-9 hours per week.  Youth sports will run September – May.  Successful candidate must comprehend and have the ability to apply the rules of flag football, soccer, basketball and volleyball. Applicant must also have the ability to referee games, have excellent communication and conflict management skills.  Position starts at $17.00 - $19.00/hr based off of experience. Applications available online or from Bayfield Town Hall 1199 Bayfield Parkway. Applications must be received by August 4, 2021.  EEO/AA Employer.