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Job Category: Corrections Officer (entry level)
Reference #: EPNCD1 2017-1
Job Title: Department Certified Detention Deputy Sheriff
Hiring Organization: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
Salary Range: $1,842.50 - $2,740.41 Bi-Weekly
Closing Date: 03/31/2017
Job Location: Colorado
Description: Under general supervision, and assigned to the Detention Services Division, work involves classifying and assigning inmates to jail housing, explaining rules and regulations, maintaining security and control of an assigned area of facility, preventing violence and supervising inmate activity, directing visitors, supervising distributions of meals and services to inmates, operating central control panel, preparing various reports and logs, conducting periodic inspections, collecting and submitting evidence related to crimes, testifying in court and assuming other duties of Deputy Sheriff, as directed by policy, procedure and post orders.

Work requires that the employee cooperate and work closely with other investigators, deputy sheriffs, line supervisors, other law enforcement agencies and the public. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of general law enforcement work. Reports to a Sergeant. Please see online job posting for detailed list of essential duties: http://jeffco.us/jobs/
Special Instructions: QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age by hire date
  • Must have valid Colorado driver's license by hire date
Each applicant must be willing to submit to:
  • Written Testing
  • Oral Interview
  • Polygraph Exam
  • Background Investigation to include a criminal, driving, and credit history check
  • Medical Exam (Job Specific Testing)
  • Psychological Exam
  • Required to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays
Preferred Qualifications / Attributes:
  • Sixty semester or ninety quarter hours from an accredited college/university.
  • Active volunteer work in your local community.
  • Ability to speak a second language.
  • Honorable Military Service
  • Law Enforcement Preparation to include criminal justice classes, ride alongs, detention facility tours, study of Law Enforcement publications, etc.
For Additional Info please visit our website @ www.jeffcosheriff.com


This hiring process will be for our 2017-2 Department Certified Detention Deputy Sheriff Trainee Academy. (The below listed dates is the tentative schedule for the first three steps of the hiring process.)
  • Written testing dates: March 14, 18 and April 1 & 3, 2017
  • Interview dates: March 22 - April 11, 2017
  • Polygraph Exam dates: March 23 through April 20, 2017
Additional Online Information: http://jeffco.us/jobs/
Contact Information: Mark Bybee
200 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, Colorado United States
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