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|Job Category:||Corrections Officer (entry level)|
|Job Title:||Jail Deputy|
|Hiring Organization:||Larimer County|
|Salary Range:||$24.20 - $26.62|
|Description:||The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking talented men and women to join our team as Jail Deputies, both certified and non-certified. Sheriff Justin Smith encourages forward thinking, servant leadership, and a sense of family among all sheriff's office members. Headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Sheriff's Office is an agency of 365 family oriented employees, dealing with a range of responsibilities including support services, patrol, jail, wildland fire, search and rescue, and investigation duties. If you are seeking a career, have a desire to serve your community, and want to work alongside others with the same mindset, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office is a great place to call home.
A Jail Deputy with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office maintains the security of the Larimer County Jail while preserving order to ensure the safety and welfare of staff, visitors, and inmates.
Specifically, jail deputies:
An hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and offers a diverse culture of education, breweries, historic charm, a thriving economy, and is a bike friendly community. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found in the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.
The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes:
"Top 10 Healthiest Cities" - Livability.com, April 2015
13 “Best Place to Live” - Livability.com, September 2015
“One of the Top 10 Best Places to Retire” - CBS Money Watch, February 2012
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, which is a direct supervision jail. Additional responsibilities include: setting clear expectations with inmates, using positive reinforcement techniques, assuring inmate accountability for their behavior, and treating inmates with respect, consideration, fairness and justice.
We strive to be skilled, hard-working, resourceful, and prepared and we 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? The Larimer County Sheriff's Office will help you obtain your POST Certification through scheduling adjustments and partial tuition reimbursement.
If you possess integrity, tolerance, patience and want to put your people skills towards serving your community, this position is perfect for you! We hope you’ll consider being part of our team; we’d love to have you!
Shift work required.
Shifts require working days, nights, weekends and holidays.
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.
This position is "continuous" and may close at any time.
Successful applicants will be required to meet all of the following qualifications prior to hire:
|Special Instructions:||Apply online at www.larimer.org/jobs|
|Additional Online Information:||https://careers-larimer.icims.com/jobs/2499/jail-deputy/job?mode=view|
Human Resources Technician
200 West Oak St.
Fort Collins, Colorado United States
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