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Employment Opportunities

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is hiring Deputy Sheriffs for the Jail.


Specifically, Jail Deputies:

  • Effectively and coherently use interpersonal communication skills to communicate with inmates, professional visitors, and the public by providing information and directions, mediating disputes, and advising of rights and processes.
  • Conduct visual and audio surveillance of inmates for extended periods of time.
  • Perform crisis intervention functions to include inmate counseling, suicide prevention, recognizing abnormal behavior, and implementing appropriate intervention actions.
  • Engage in activities in confined areas. Walk extensively on foot patrol and physically checks doors, windows, and other areas to ensure they are secure.
  • Read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons, and other legal writs and court documents.

Click here for more details Deputy Sheriff – Jail.


Summit County Sheriff’s Office

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is hiring for a Lieutenant in Detentions Division.

The position performs a variety of management and supervisory responsibilities to ensure the safety, security, and orderly operations of the Detentions Division. This position will have an emphasis of mental health programs management and coordination. These responsibilities will involve management of the grant and contract service programs, monitoring of inmate screening for mental health, substance abuse and suicidality, and navigation with program providers, community support programs, and the criminal justice system.  The position requires shift work, work on holidays, and subject to call-back.

The ideal candidate will have a work history in Detentions with safety and security experience, be a team-oriented professional with interest in mental health programs and inmate navigation.  The candidate must possess data entry, telephone, word processing, and communication skills. The candidate should have excellent customer service demeanor and desire to work with mental health and community-based providers and with the judicial system to navigate for individuals in custody. The successful candidate will be working in-group and in-person with system providers and will have experience managing projects, meetings, groups, timelines, and accurate reporting requirements. The candidate must be able to answer questions, providing clear directions and accurate referrals in a high volume work environment.

The candidate will be experienced and successful being detailed oriented and accurate in work product. The selected candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to quickly absorb, understand unfamiliar subject matter, work within timelines and established scope of work set by grant requirements.

Required Qualifications: 5 years of detentions or corrections experience with 2 years’ experience as a supervisor.  This can be accomplished through equivalency of law enforcement and detentions or corrections experience in full-time professional positions. Preference will be given to a candidate with a college degree and specialized certifications or credentials from the American Jail Association or other nationally recognized organization or association.  Must be able to pass a background check, psychological, polygraph, physical requirements, and successfully complete Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training requirements for this position. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be capable of safely operating a motor vehicle. Candidates proceeding in the process will be required to complete a Sheriff’s Office Deputy Application.

Hiring Range: $2,648.42 to $4,237.46 bi-weekly rate (Exempt M60), DOQ, Summit County Government offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Application Deadline Date: The position is posted as open until filled. Please submit a professional cover letter and resume to Administrative Assistant Erin Opsahl  at PO Box 210, or at 501 N. Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or via email to Erin.Opsahl@summitcountyco.gov.



Weld County Sheriff’s Office

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is hiring for both Patrol and Detentions deputies.

Detention Deputy is an entry level law enforcement position in which you will receive training to competently work one of three general post assignments: booking, housing units, and roving.

Patrol Deputy II is a law enforcement position that requires competency in detecting and investigating criminal activity; enforcement of local, state and federal laws; preparation of accurate reports to help in follow-up investigation, criminal and civil court, and in department investigations.

Additional assignments that are available include: K9, SOG (Special Operations Group), Honor Guard, Courts and Transportation, CIT (Crisis Intervention Training), FTO (Field Training Officer), FBI Defensive Tactics Instructor, LawFit Instructor, Detentions Criminal Specialist (these deputies handle all criminal investigations within the facility and some from the public).

Applications to close May17th.  Next academies to begin June 2019.

Please visit our website www.weldsheriff.com and find the Employment Opportunities link for more information and to apply.

For more information or questions, please contact Jeremy Frey (970)356-4015 ext. 4277



Montrose County Sheriff’s Office

The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office has several position open for POST certified applicants.  If you are interested please click on the links below for more information and how to apply.  Montrose County Sheriff’s office is also looking for the position of jail administrator.  Positions are open until filled.

Montrose County Patrol Deputy

Link to Jail Administrator Application

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Golden, CO is NOW HIRING for Deputy Sheriff!


This position is in the Detentions career track and starts at $59,931.91/year after the training academy ($2,035.84)  bi-weekly while in training academy)

The JCSO is accepting applications for 2019 academies.

All qualified applicants encouraged to apply at https://www.jeffco.us/Jobs

Chris Byrne


Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
200 Jefferson County Pkwy, Golden, CO  80401



Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office


The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office has an opening for a full-time Patrol Deputy.

Applicants must be able to work all shifts which include:

Days, nights, weekends and holidays. Applicants should be a POST certified peace officer in the state of Colorado and must pass an oral board, written test, psychological exam and extensive background check. Any prior alcohol or drug convictions will be deemed a disqualification from the application process. For anyone interested in the position please visit our website at www.cheyennesheriff.com and navigate to “application” at the tool-bar to download the application. After fully completing  please either drop off the application at our office, located at 91 East 1st St, Cheyenne Wells CO or email to miller@co.cheyenne.co.us, zjanssen@co.cheyenne.co.us

Position open until filled

Washington County Sheriff’s Office

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking highly motivated individuals for the position of Detention Officer. Applicant must be 21 years old and be able to complete and pass a psychological test as well as a physical.  Applicants must be able to complete required training and be able to work swing shift including nights and weekends.  Experience is preferred but not necessary. Detention Academy and on the job training will be provided.

Positions include a competitive salary, as well as excellent benefits including Medical coverage, Life Insurance, and a 401 (a) Retirement Plan, with optional Dental and Vision Plans.

An application can be picked up at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office or can be printed off by going to our website www.washcountyjustice.com


The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking highly motivated individuals for the position of Deputy Sheriff, as well as 1 Investigator position.  This team-oriented position is responsible for: Enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, as well as preventing & deterring criminal activity, while providing day-to-day services to the public. P.O.S.T. certification or P.O.S.T. certifiable is required, must be Twenty-one (21) years of age with a GED, or High School Education and have a valid driver’s license with No felony convictions OR Misdemeanor disqualifying convictions IE: Domestic Violence or similar conviction.

This position includes a competitive salary, as well as excellent benefits, which include Medical coverage, Life Insurance, a 401 (a) Retirement Plan and optional Dental and Vision coverage.

An application can be picked up at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office or can be printed off our web site at www.washcountysheriff.com,  then mailed to or dropped off at the Washington County Sheriff’s office at 26861 Highway 34 Akron Colorado 80720.

Positions are open until filled


Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office – Aspen, Colorado

The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for applicants who desire to assist their community in public safety. We value integrity, respect, service, transparency, accountability, and are committed to excellence and innovation. Pay is commensurate with experience and we encourage both experienced and entry-level applicants to apply. The PCSO will pay for the academy and other necessary training based on position.

Our values:

Integrity • Respect • Service • Transparent • Accountable • Committed to Excellence





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Hinsdale County Sheriff’s Office

The Hinsdale County Sheriff’s Office has an opening for a Deputy Sheriff position.

Deputy Sheriffs are responsible for patrol duties in the county including traffic enforcement, accident investigation and proactive patrol. The Sheriff’s Office also works closely with the Colorado State Patrol, Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the Colorado Division of Wildlife to provide patrols and assistance. Deputy Sheriffs also perform court security functions, criminal investigations and search and rescue missions within the various public lands in Hinsdale County.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Colorado POST certified peace officer
  • Minimum two years commitment
  • Self starter / Problem solver
  • Willing to learn and be a team player
  • Previous law enforcement experience desired

Starting pay is $45,000.00 a year. The county offers a health insurance and retirement package.

Hinsdale County is a remote mountain county in southwest Colorado. Much of the county is National Forest and wilderness areas. The year round population is approx. 800 with a large amount of second home owners and tourist that come to the county during the summer months. The Hinsdale County Sheriff’s Office works to provide professional and courteous service for our local residents and visitors. The Hinsdale Sheriff’s Office believes that training and proper equipment is a high priority and works hard to provide in house and outside training for deputies.


Click here to go to application download

Position is open until filled

Eagle County Sheriff’s Office


The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office invites you to apply to join our professional and committed law enforcement team. The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is located in the heart of the Vail Valley and serves our beautiful mountainous communities. This career offers competitive pay, benefits, a career advancement program and overtime opportunities. We are currently hiring for both Patrol Deputy and Detentions Deputy positions.


More information can be found at www.eaglesheriff.com or on line at: https://www.eaglecounty.us/Sheriff/Career_Opportunities/


Our Patrol & Detentions Deputies work 11.50 hour shifts rotating every 8 weeks from days to nights. This guarantees that you will have every other weekend off to enjoy the beautiful community you serve.


The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is currently hiring for the following positions. If you are interested in joining our team please complete the employment application that can be found on the Eagle County website at  www.eaglecounty.us/jobs . Should you have any questions regarding the application or our hiring process please send your inquiries to jessie.porter@eaglecounty.us.


Patrol Deputy PS1-$25.50 – $29.49


Detention Deputy PS1-$25.50 – $29.49


The hiring range for this position is $25.50.00/hr to $28.63/hr. The maximum of the pay range is $36.30/hr. A hire rate over the hiring range may be considered based on candidate’s qualifications and experience. Entry level pay is $25.50/hr with advancement to $27.00/hr following successful completion of the Field Training Program.


Apply at www.eaglecounty.us/jobs.

Teller County Sheriff’s Office


Teller County seeks a qualified individual for a Detective position in the Sheriff’s Office.  The Detective performs a variety of responsible and complex technical criminal investigative duties required to assist uniformed patrol deputies, and collect facts and determine circumstances relative to the clearing, prosecuting and closing of criminal cases occurring within the County.  Assist uniformed patrol deputies with follow-up investigations in all categories of crime; develop leads and analyze facts and data necessary for the development of probable cause and the solution of assigned cases; collect, analyze and preserve physical crime scene evidence; interview, obtain and prepare written statements from victims, witnesses and suspects; testify in court of law relative to case facts.  Qualifications:  High School diploma or GED, plus a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a police officer or deputy sheriff.  Completion of some college level course work in criminal justice or related fields is desirable.  Special RequirementsColorado POST certification; Possession of a valid CO driver’s license.  Applicants must submit completed Sheriff’s Office application, resume, cover letter and all supporting documents required to Teller County Human Resources, Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813.   EOE  * OPEN UNTIL FILLED *


This is the link to our website employment page http://www.co.teller.co.us/hr/jobs.aspx

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

Please click on the below link for further information on this Law Enforcement employment opening.