Join THE JCSO
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is a professional organization of committed men and women who share a vision of contributing to the quality of life for our community. Because of that vision The JCSO will continue to be a leader in providing superior law enforcement services to our community.
- Detention Counselor Supervisor
- Detention Counselor
- Records Supervisor
- Building Maintenance Mechanic--HVAC Technician
- Preventative Maintenance Technician
- Volunteer Victim Advocate
- Inmate Worker Coordinator
- Detention Deputy Sheriff
- Fleet mechanic
- I.T. Manager
Are you looking for a challenging position as it relates to counseling those in need and supervising individuals?
Our Detention Counselor Supervisor will direct, coordinate and oversee operations of the counseling unit to include planning counseling programs for inmates, reviewing and developing policies and procedures, expanding and coordinating a network of outside community services to be used as information/referral sources for inmates; evaluates program effectiveness, including individual counselors' performance.
Compassion and Discernment
Are you looking for a challenging position as it relates to counseling those in need?
Our detention counselor will provides short-term counseling to inmates and detainees upon request or as needed in crisis situations.
The detention counselor conducts or coordinates group therapy and self-help classes for inmates, such as G.E.D classes, Bible study, stress management, anger control, domestic violence education, parenting skills, vocational skills, computer lab, library, AA meetings, various support groups and other special programs initiated by Division staff.
Do you have supervisory experience and are looking for a challenging new position making sure important information is maintained?
Join the JCSO and make a difference today as our new Records Supervisor! This position directs the activities of our Records Unit and ensures the accuracy of data entries; searches criminal justice information and releases; and works closely with our Records Manager to monitor efficiency and compliance with department, state and federal policies and procedures.
OK, so the work will likely NOT involve painting happy little trees, but the JCSO still has a need for a good painter. Could it be you?
Under general supervision, this position performs semiskilled work in support of the Sheriff's Office and the work involves preparing surfaces for painting and finishing; painting and finishing a variety of surfaces including walls and wooden articles; keeping work areas clean; hanging and finishing wall coverings; and applying textures to surfaces. Make a difference in your community and help us do good with green. Apply today!
Are you a whiz with understanding, maintaining and repairing building HVAC equipment and plumbing? Come use those skills at the JCSO as our new Building Maintenance Mechanic HVAC Technician!
If you're handy when it comes to maintenance systems, we want to talk to you! We're now hiring for a Preventative Maintenance Technician to perform preventive maintenance on all heating, ventilation and air conditioning related equipment as well as other daily work requests sent in to the maintenance department from other departments within the Sheriff's Office complex. You will make a difference in your community by helping keep the JCSO complex running in an uninterrupted, efficient and safe manner. Apply today!
The JCSO is seeking volunteer victim advocates to perform specialized counseling work as a call-out advocate for victims and witnesses of crimes. Make a difference and apply as a Volunteer Victim Advocate today!
Inmate Worker Coordinators are responsible for inspecting the work performed by inmate workers; maintaining inventory and purchasing supplies, materials, tools, and equipment ensuring accountability and safety of the inmate workers in the performance of their duties.
Make a difference in your community and apply today to be an Inmate Worker Coordinator!
Want to make a difference in your community? Choose your own path? Balance work and life?
Detention deputies can transport inmates, provide court security, train new recruits, join the tactical team, climb the ladder, and so much more. The possibilities are endless!
Detention deputies work three 12-hour days per week. That’s four days off a week to do all the other things you also enjoy. And starting salary is $52,931.91. But only for nine weeks. After you graduate the academy, you'll be making $59,896.69 with a top salary of $85,288.35 after merit and time in grade based pay increases.
This is not a job. It is a calling. Make a difference and apply today!
Would you rather work on regular cars for a living or SHERIFF CARS? We’ve got a fleet full of sedans, SUV’s, Trucks, SWAT vehicles, Motorcycles, ATV’s, Snowcat, and many more! Not only would you be working on a variety vehicles, you would be helping the Sheriff’s Office to protect, serve and enforce! Apply today to help make your community a better place for everyone to live, learn, work and play!
Do you have a passion for all things Information Technology? Are you a skilled supervisor who knows how to manage people as well as navigate software, hardware and CJIS?
Information Technology has a function in all aspects of the Sheriff’s Office, from Investigations to Patrol to the jail and the JCSO is now hiring for an IT Manager who will supervise and manage a technical staff effectively to achieve the desired results, includes setting objectives for teams and individual staff, setting task priorities and resolving resource, technical or conflicting priority issues.
This individual will also oversee the implementation of complex projects and determine project approach, time frame, funding limitations, feasibility, project staffing levels and assignment of resources to project tasks among numerous other tasks.
Make a difference in your community and apply today!
A commitment to modern, community-policing principles, along with a proactive approach to crime prevention, creates a professional and engaged workforce. From line-level staff to the sheriff, we are accountable for partnering with citizens to solve crime and quality-of-life problems in JeffCo communities.
Make a Difference
Sheriff's Office employees make a difference in their community every day. We affect people’s lives positively by apprehending dangerous criminals, reaching out to crime or crisis victims and helping the underprivileged through community programs.
A deputy may spend part of his or her career in a myriad of assignments: School Resource Officer, K-9 or civil deputy, motorcycle or bike units, or as an investigator. He or she may also be tracking drug activity in and around suburban Jefferson County and may later live and work as a resident deputy in the rural mountain area.
Professional employees work in a variety of functions from emergency management to animal control and crime analysis to criminalistics. The supportive administrative functions are vital in supporting The JCSO mission, vision, and values.
A Great Place to Live, Learn, Work & Play
Jefferson County is located on the western edge of metropolitan Denver and offers urban and rural lifestyles, and thriving mountain communities in the Rocky Mountains. Just minutes from downtown Denver, Jefferson County enjoys fantastic weather, with more than 250 days of sunshine per year, with an abundance of national, state, and local parks.
Jefferson County has a nationally acclaimed school district and a highly educated workforce. Residents and businesses have convenient access to higher educational institutions and a terrific base of heritage companies creating world-class technologies and products.
Despite being relatively large, the Sheriff's Office retains a family atmosphere. In addition to the welcoming staff, there are internal programs in place, including peer support, employee assistance, and a robust alumni that provide support to employees and their families.
If you are considering a career at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and would like to schedule a tour or ride-along to get a better understanding of the job, please click here.
If you need assistance completing an electronic application, or have any other questions about the hiring process please contact recruiting at 303-271-5332.