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.
- Inmate Services Technician
- Range Maintenance Technician
- Detention Deputy Sheriff Academy
- Detention Specialist
- POST Certified Reserve Deputy
- Crime Analyst
- Building Maintenance Mechanic--HVAC Technician
- Volunteer Victim Advocate
- Inmate Worker Crew Leader
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 JCSO is now hiring for a Range Maintenance Technician. This is a part-time position. This position will ensure operational readiness of the Rooney Valley Law Enforcement Training Facility (RVLETF) facilities for its customers, under limited supervision, provide regular maintenance for the firing range and facilities. This includes the use of a variety of skilled to semiskilled work in the maintenance, repair, and construction tasks to facilitate the upkeep and maintenance of the RVLETF.
Make a difference in your community and apply today!
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 the starting salary is $55,049.28. But only for nine weeks. After you graduate from the academy, you’ll be making $62,291.84 with a top salary of $88,699.52 after merit and time in grade based pay increases.
Those who successfully complete this process will join one of Colorado’s oldest and largest sheriff’s offices to help make Jefferson County a safe place for all people to live, learn, work, and play.
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 Detention Specialist position does not require POST certification. Detention Specialists monitor security and inmate movement within the jail.
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. ***
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?
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!
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 Crew Leader 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!
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.