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

Recreation Coordinator

Full-time, Non-Exempt, Regular Position Job Description   

The Town of Bayfield is seeking a full-time Recreation Coordinator to help connect people to recreational opportunities that meet the community needs.  Working under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Director, the Recreation Coordinator is responsible for planning, promoting, coordinating, supervising and evaluating The Town’s Recreation programs and special events; scheduling and coordinating rentals; and manage seasonal employees and volunteers. Pay range is between $16.83 and $20.29 per hour depending on experience. Excellent benefits include health, dental, vision, paid holiday, vacation and sick times. The job will require weekends, evenings, and holiday hours and is scheduled for approximately 40 hours per week. The applicant must pass a background check.  A detailed job description is available here or at Town Hall. Interested parties must submit an application and resume to the Town of Bayfield, Attention Recreation Coordinator-Applicant located at 1199 Bayfield Parkway, PO Box 80, Bayfield, CO., 81122, or emailed to beisenbraun@bayfieldgov.org. Position is opened until filled. For additional information, contact Becky Eisenbraun 970-884-9544 #109 or beisenbraun@bayfieldgov.org.

The Town of Bayfield is an equal opportunity employer.