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. 

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