Detention Deputy Sheriff - LATERAL Application


To be considered as a lateral applicant:

Experience as a full-time detention deputy in a jail (equivalent to a peace officer under CRS 16-2.5-103), with a minimum of one (1) year detentions experience currently employed by a sheriff’s office detention facility (jail) and in good standing, or has been separated as a detention deputy for two years or less.

  • Lateral pay range: $66,221 to $94,293 based on a one for one year's credit 
  • Upon start date, will be awarded a comp time bank of 40 hours, in addition to regular earned benefit time
  • Specialty assignments (Special Operations Response Team - SORT; Honor Guard; etc) may be applied for after successful completion of the probationary period

We are excited you are interested in a career with the JCSO. We want you to be successful and prepared for the application process. The YouTube explainer video above details the information you need to have ready before you start your online application.

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