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

Public Works Maintenance Worker The public works department is currently looking for maintenance worker I or II. Duties will require heavy lifting, working in inclement weather, being on-call, and occasionally working some weekends and holidays. Pay range for PWMW-I is $18 to $20 and PWMW-II is $20 to $23 depending on experience as applicable to each job description.  A class B CDL with a tanker endorsement will be required within one year.  Fulltime with excellent benefits.  The first review of applications will be July 14, 2022.  Position is open until filled.  Each Job descriptions and an application is available at Bayfield Town Hall, 1199 Bayfield Parkway, call 970-884-9544 or download from the town’s website at https://townofbayfield.colorado.gov/