Join The JCSO
The JCSO has great vision with great people.
Exceptional employees ensure our continued success. Therefore, recruiting and hiring good, qualified sworn and professional staff is a top priority.
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.
- Building Maintenance Tech - HVAC
- Dept Certified Detention Deputy
- Detention Specialist
- Evidence Technician
- Inmate Services Technician
The Building Maintenance Technician HVAC is responsible for assisting building operations and repairs. What kind of person is the JCSO seeking? The one who believes in core values and ethics, who is professional and knowledgeable, and who isn’t afraid of a new challenge. The fun one who has character and wants to make a difference in their community.
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!
This is not a job. It is a calling.
If you are called to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, you will find the duties, qualifications, and information on how to apply below.
Do you prefer routine or diversity in your day? Like both?
You can experience the stability of routine and the refreshment of change as a JCSO Detention Specialist. Be a crucial part of our innovative environment that adds new initiatives, specialized housing units, and beneficial programs to reduce the likelihood individuals will return to jail once released. This career is key to better help inmates with behavioral, mental health, or substance abuse issues. A detention specialist doesn't generally have physical contact with inmates but performs an integral part of monitoring and managing inmate, visitor, and employee movement in the facility.
Join us to Do Good In Green and play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of one of Colorado's most extensive detention facilities, with cutting-edge technology and a clean environment.
NOW HIRING: Accuracy and PrecisionAre you a natural organizer? Are you the one that notices even the smallest of details? Love to keep lists?
The Evidence Technician serves as the first level of the Evidence Series to
process and maintain law enforcement evidence and related records. Receive and maintain appropriate chain of custody of confiscated property, evidence, and vehicles. Transfer, process, and manage evidence appropriately. Full time-$21.50-$32.25/hr
Do you want to serve your community in a way that's friendly, composed, and professional? At JeffCo, we are looking for customer-focused individuals just like YOU who take pride in their work, have an eye for detail, and believe in a positive attitude.
The Inmate Services Technician serves as the first level for the booking intake of arrestees, inmate money and 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.
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.