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.
- Administrative Assistant
- Administrative Coordinator
- Animal Control Officer
- Crime Analyst
- Criminal Justice Planner
- Detention Counselor
- Detention Deputy Sheriff LATERAL
- Detention Specialist
- Director of Finance and Budget
- Fleet Mechanic
- Inmate Services Technician
- Inmate Worker Crew Lead
- POST Certified Deputy Sheriff LATERAL
- preventative Maintenance
- Recruiting Manager
- SO Admin Support
- Supply Technician
- technical support technician
- Technical Support Technician, Sr.
- Victim Services Volunteers
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 facilitating 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 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, manages 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!
Like gorgeous office views?
Look forward to the excitement of never knowing what your day might bring?
Want to make a difference in your community?
Apply now to be an Animal Control Officer with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office to Protect, Serve and Enforce with the best agency in the country!
We are looking for:
• Individuals with integrity, excellence, and respect who have been called to a life of service, and have lived their lives accordingly
• Good people who represent the vibrant diversity of the community we serve and measure up to the high standards our community expects
• Men and women willing to learn law, policy, and procedure, and apply those in a fair, impartial, and equitable manner
• Men and women who are passionate about animals and willing to balance this passion with enforcing the law and educating the public
Now Hiring: Curiosity and Initiative
Are you a whiz at research and analyzing crime statistics to identify patterns and series, forecast trends? Enjoy determining the best presentations for data, graphics, and layout for the best methods for disseminating the information?
Make a difference and apply now.
The Criminal Justice Planner provides technical and professional work for the Criminal Justice Planning Unit, as well as support to various departments and committees. Analyze data and systems. Review all material and information. Oversee short-term and long-term projects. Advise personnel. Interact in a professional and tactful manner with other elected officials, judges, the media, and municipal, county and state department heads.
CURRENT SALARY RANGE $57,220.98 - $88,690.02
The Detention Counselor performs specialized clinical law enforcement work participating in counseling inmates and detainees of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility.
- Conducting inmate classification screening and follow-up interviews
- Providing inmate management recommendations to detention staff
- Documenting all contacts with inmates and detainees.
- Organizing and operating self-help classes and groups for inmates and detainees
- Perform ongoing case management and crisis intervention. Serving as a member of various committees and boards, Preparing statistical and narrative reports
Salary Range: $44,727 - $67,089
This is a lateral position for a deputy who is currently employed with another department. A Detention Deputy's work involves classifying and assigning inmates to jail housing, explaining rules and regulations, maintaining security and control of an assigned area of facility, preventing violence and supervising inmate activity, directing visitors, supervising distributions of meals and services to inmates, providing security in the public lobby, operating central control panel, preparing various reports and logs, conducting periodic inspections, and assuming other duties of Deputy Sheriff, as directed by policy, procedure and post orders.
*** Lateral pay range: $65,371 to $93,083 based on a one for one year credit
This is not a job. It is a calling.
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.
Fulltime position: $20.29-$30.43/HR
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Fleet Mechanic is responsible for performing preventative maintenance along with the diagnosing and repairing engines, transmissions, brakes, electrical and hydraulic systems related to: vehicles, and light and heavy duty equipment. Performs engine overhauls, performs mechanical repairs and adjustments, and replaces engine parts. Maintains records of vehicle service and repairs. Maintains replacement parts and inventory.
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.
The Inmate Worker Crew Lead performs specialized detention work in providing supervision and training for inmate workers. Direct inmates in the proper operation of kitchen sanitation, commercial laundry operation, custodial services, and outside authorized landscape activities including light carpentry work, greenhouse and horticulture operations, sign engraving, facility snow management techniques, and special community project management.
Lateral pay range: $65,371 to $93,083 based on a one for one year credit.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) is seeking applicants with experience as a full-time peace officer who are currently employed by a state, county or municipal law enforcement agency and in good standing; or have been separated as a peace officer for two years or less; or law enforcement academy graduates looking for a career agency to start gaining their public safety experience.
Additionally, JCSO is seeking applicants who have current experience in specialized units such as Motorcycle/Traffic, SWAT, Canine, and Investigations. Immediate assignment upon completion of an accelerated field training program is possible.
Are you up for a challenge?
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.
To help achieve this goal, we have opened a new civilian position: Recruiting Manager. This key HR position will bring experience, knowledge, and consistency to our Recruiting Unit.
- Experience in HR and recruiting
- Strategic, “big picture” thinker
- Capable of supervising highly qualified personnel
- Quick learner with a positive attitude
Challenge Accepted? Apply now.
Business Office Operations
Non-Benefit Eligible (NBE) Job Profiles do not have a job description.
Category: Administrative, Business Programs and Services
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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. We are seeking someone who has a strong work ethic, is a self-starter, loves what they do, and is motivated to share their knowledge and experience with those who they work with.
The Supply Technician coordinates purchases of supplies, uniforms, equipment and services for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO). Daily supervision of inmate workers on training, safety procedures and use of equipment. Performs a variety of warehouse, delivery, and administrative support functions. Maintain accurate accounting practices for inventory control while ensuring adequate stocking levels are achieved. Entering and receiving of purchase orders through JDE. Employee is subject to the hazards of direct contact with jail inmates.
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 to be 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.