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Job Category: Corrections Officer (entry level)
Reference #: 2176
Job Title: Jail Deputy
Hiring Organization: Larimer County
Salary Range: $23.73/hour
Closing Date: 12/31/2016
Job Location: Colorado

An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.

Maintains the security of Larimer County Jail while preserving order to ensure the safety and welfare of staff, visitors, and inmates.

Successful applicants will be required to meet all of the following qualifications prior to hire:
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Pass written examination
  • Pass Physical Fitness Agility Test
  • Pass integrity questionnaire and oral board interview
  • Pass an in-depth background investigation including criminal history and financial status
  • Pass polygraph examination
  • Pass the following physical evaluation based on the Essential Job Functions, with or without reasonable accommodation:
  • 1.5 mile run in 15 minutes 54 seconds or less
  • 300 meter sprint in 66 seconds or less
  • 25 or more push-ups in one minute
  • 30 or more sit-ups in one minute
  • Pass psychological evaluation and medical examination, including drug testing
  • Cannot have a felony conviction
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving Domestic Violence
  • No use of illegal drugs within the past five years
  • Current First Aid and CPR (All Ages) certificates required by date of hire
This position is "continous" and may close at any time.
Once we begin an interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, located in Northern Colorado, is accepting applications for their Jail Deputy Position. We strive to be skilled, hard-working, resourceful, and prepared and are looking for talented, career oriented men and women to join our team. This position is open to anyone; Colorado POST certified candidates would receive premium pay. Interested in becoming POST Certified? Larimer County Sheriff's Office will help you obtain your POST Certification. If you possess integrity, tolerance, patience and want to put your people skills towards serving your community, this position is perfect for you!

As a Jail Deputy, your primary responsibility will be to serve as a supervisor and role model for the inmate population in the Larimer County Jail, by walking around the housing units and interacting with inmates. Additional responsibilities include: setting clear expectations with inmates, using positive reinforcement techniques, assuring inmate accountability for their behavior, treating inmates with respect, consideration, fairness and justice. View the video below for a day in the life of a Jail Deputy.

Follow the link to review the full job description to include: all duties, minimum qualification and physical requirements: https://jds-larimer.icims.com/jobs/1159/deputy---non-certified/job

Larimer County is located in north central Colorado, extends to the Continental Divide and is home to several mountain communities and Rocky Mountain National Park. Over 300 days of sunshine each year provide Larimer County residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a wide spectrum of recreational opportunities such as hiking, fishing and camping.

We hope you’ll consider being part of our team; we’d love to have you!
Special Instructions: Please apply online at https://careers-larimer.icims.com/jobs/2176/jail-deputy/job?mode=view
Additional Online Information: www.Larimer.org/jobs
Contact Information: Marcy
Human Resources Technician
200 West Oak St.
Suite 3200
Fort Collins, Colorado United States
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