• Highland Works

    Highland High School students aged 16 and older can participate in Highland Works, a program designed to allow students to be employed in various jobs around the district, including food service, transportation monitors, crossing guards, snow removal, and summer grounds/maintenance. 


    To fill out the application, please click here and select "Support Staff" then"Highland Works." Hiring paperwork (tax forms, direct deposit info, safety rules, etc.) will be emailed to you at the email address you provide on your online application. Please note that as part of the hiring process, you will need to provide Mr. Couch with acceptable forms of identification prior to your first day of work. A bank account is also required for direct deposit. A card that includes a routing and account number (such as a MoneyCard from Walmart) can used in lieu of a bank account.


    Salary & Benefits:

    Highland Works students are paid minimum wage (currently $13.65 an hour), with the exception of snow removal, which pays $20 per hour. Summer workers are enrolled in PERA retirement. All Highland works students earn paid sick leave at the rate of 1 hour for every 30 hours worked.


    Questions regarding openings, hours, etc. can be directed to Highland High School Assistant Principal, Mr. Couch (rcouch@weldre9.org).

    In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Weld RE-9 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.
    Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public.  The following person has been identified as the compliance officer for the district:  Superintendent of Schools, 210 W. First St. Ault, Colorado  80610.