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.
- Academy Detention Deputy
- Admin Assistant
- Building Maintenance Manager
- Building Maintenance Electronics Technician
- Detention Specialist
- Fire Management Officer
- Inmate Services Technician
- Investigative Technician
- Records Technician
- Reserve Deputy - Post Certific
- Volunteer Victim Advocate
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.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a tech-savvy Administrative Assistant to play a key role in facilitating administrative support within policies and procedures, managing confidential matters and reports, and facilitates communication between staff and general public meeting coordination.
Come make a difference at the best sheriff’s office in the state!
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.
Have a passion for electronics? Enjoy solving problems? Do you enjoy performing tasks with your hands? We are searching for a well-organized, reliable Building Maintenance Electronics Technician to join the JCSO. Under general supervision, this electrician position performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of County Sheriff's Department building and detention facilities, with particular emphasis on electronic and electro-mechanical security monitoring systems.
Shocking personality and-well wired interpersonal skills a bonus.
Make a difference in your community and apply today!
Do you like routine? Or do you prefer change?
Then join THE JCSO!
That’s right, you can experience both the stability of routine and the exhilaration of change as a Detention Specialist.
Detention Specialists work assigned shifts in assigned areas of the jail. They keep logs and maintain databases. They monitor and facilitate the movement of inmates, employees, and visitors. They observe inmate behavior and demeanor and resolve inmate issues and conflicts.
All this in an innovative environment that is adding new initiatives, specialized housing units, and beneficial programs to reduce the likelihood individuals will return to jail once released. These changes also allow Detention Specialists to better help inmates with behavioral, mental health, or substance abuse issues.
As a result, Detention Specialists play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of the jail.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has an immediate opening for an experienced and dedicated Fire Management Officer (FMO). This is a staff level position in the Support Services Division that performs standard wild land fire management duties under the direction of the Director of Emergency Management. The FMO plans, develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates an integrated fire management program to prevent and/or mitigate the loss of life and damage to property and achieve resource management objectives. The FMO maintains safety first as the foundation for all aspects of fire management. The incumbent serves in a key fire management position in a county fire management organization as a Fire Management Officer performing a variety of administrative and command level duties, as articulated below. The position reports to the Emergency Management Director.
Do you have an eye for even the smallest detail? Ever wish you could be on a forensic science TV drama - for real?
The Investigative Technician will investigate and process a wide variety of cases, research leads and prepare detailed synopses of research findings. Work with investigators, the general public, and other law enforcement agencies. An important responsibility will be crime scene processing involving the processing, investigating and reconstructing events at crime scenes including the documentation, collection and preservation of evidence.
Make a difference in your community. Apply now to join the JCSO.
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.
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.