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.
- Emergency Management Director
- Building Maintenance Manager
- System Administrator Senior
- Admin Coordinator
- Records Technician
- Trades crew lead
- Inmate Services Technician
- POST Certified Reserve Deputy
- Volunteer Victim Advocate
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has an immediate opening for an experienced and dedicated Emergency Management Director. Candidates should possess a strong desire to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, flexible, professional public safety environment, and a willingness to serve the citizens of Jefferson County, one of the largest and most ecologically diverse counties in the state of Colorado. The ideal “super-hero” has strong leadership and negotiation skills, is self-motivated, adept at working with diverse groups in stressful situations, and has a proven track record of effectively operating under emergency circumstances. Cape is optional.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has an immediate opening for an experienced and dedicated Building Maintenance Manager to ensure our facilities are efficient, safe, clean, sustainable, and user-friendly workplaces. Our multi-use complex is located in the foothills of Golden, Colorado and includes a large, state of the art detention facility; crime lab; fleet garage; and other unique features.This position oversees the operation, maintenance, and repair of the Sheriff’s Office complex and detentions facility in an effort to meet present and future needs. We are looking for a professional who takes initiative and can help us anticipate and prevent problems. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively with the county’s facilities management division on capital projects, and will be responsible for long-range planning and implementation of space utilization,remodel, design, and construction services for the entire Sheriff’s Office facility.
This expert-level System Administrator position is responsible for the planning, selection, implementation, maintenance, operation and capacity management of computing resources (physical, virtual and cloud) for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. This position will have the opportunity to work with industry leading systems that include Virtualization, HyperConverge Systems and Storage technologies using cloud resources.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an outstanding Administrative Coordinator to play a key role in streamlining our agency workflow as the link between various departments/divisions. This position provides administrative support within policies and procedures, managing confidential matters and reports and facilitates communication between staff and general public meeting coordination.
Do you consider yourself a “jack of all trades"? ~ Toolbox is optional.
Come make a difference at the best sheriff’s office in the state!
Under general supervision, the Records Technician performs a variety of clerical and data entry tasks in the collection, maintenance and preservation of criminal justice records for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Make a difference in your community and apply today.
The Trades Crew Lead supervises all operations, functions and personnel in the maintenance of properties leased and owned by the county. This position also reviews related projects, delegates tasks, assists with the development of departmental policies and procedures,while ensuring compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. She or he also serves as liaison for crew and upper management.
The Inmate Services Technician serves as the first level for the booking intake of arrestees, inmate money, property, and maintains jail records throughout the inmate’s incarceration.
Under general supervision, an Inmate Services Technician performs specialized administrative and accounting work for the Detention Services Division of the Sheriff’s Office.
Technicians are responsible for calculating an inmate’s release date, as well as determining whether an inmate is eligible for release from custody. Other responsibilities include scheduling court appearances, notifications regarding inmate release, analyzing, monitoring and updating the custody status, charges, bonds, and cash account balances for inmates throughout their incarceration, which results in interaction with inmate detainees. The work also includes using multiple computer systems to enter, retrieve information, and provide information to incoming calls from the public and information requests from inmate-detainees.
THIS IS A NON-PAID ASSIGNMENT - VOLUNTEER ONLY
The volunteer program is a manifestation of the partnership of the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of Jefferson County. Assigned volunteers supplement the delivery of services while enhancing the relationship of the Sheriff’s Office with the community.
The Reserves are individuals throughout the community who volunteer their time and talents to assist the Sheriff’s Office in its day-to-day law enforcement services and to assist during emergencies.
Learn more here. Reserve Deputy Sheriffs must complete 16 hours of service per month, as averaged quarterly, and maintain their certification through required annual in-service training.
*** MUST BE COLORADO POST CERTIFIED ***
*** Colorado Certifiable POST is not eligible to apply for this position. ***
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!
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.