Deputy Positions

Deputy Positions

The salary range for both Jail Deputy and Patrol Deputy is $4241 - $6107 per month, with a competitive benefit package. New hires with relevant experience in similar positions are eligible for a higher salary after completion of training and Sheriff’s Staff approval. Applicants must submit in writing their relevant job experience at the time of hire.

Patrol

Newly hired deputies are not required to begin in the jail. Those with Colorado State peace officer certification may apply directly for patrol deputy positions.

Patrol deputy duties include:

  • Criminal and traffic enforcement and investigation;
  • Dispute mediation and resolution;
  • Response to and coordination of wild land and structure fires, and search and rescue;
  • Assistance with traffic accidents, medical emergencies and other public safety duties;
  • Community oriented policing;
  • Working with other law enforcement agencies and Sheriff's Office divisions;
  • Other varied calls for service, addressing quality of life issues.

Patrol deputies start their employment in a thirteen-week field training officer program. After successful completion of training, they are assigned to a district, working out of the Criminal Justice Center, or a substation located in one of the communities we serve. Shifts are twelve hours, with three and four days off on alternate weeks, and are bid on a yearly basis.

As deputies gain experience they become eligible for many specialty assignments including traffic/DUI enforcement, detectives, Boulder County Drug Task Force, SWAT team, hostage negotiations, K-9 program, county parks and open space, field training officer, mounted patrol, crime prevention, community service/school resource officer and bomb technician.

For more information and a complete Patrol Deputy description.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office also has a variety of civilian positions available. These include Law Enforcement Technician for the Records Section, Operation Division, or Jail Booking, Communications Dispatcher, and Security Officer for county buildings.

Contact Sergeant Lori Cox at lcox@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-3651 regarding deputy and security employment.

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Jail

Jail deputy positions do not require peace officer certification

Jail deputy duties include:

  • Jail rule and criminal code enforcement and investigation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Basic jail security, including inmate supervision, housing area management and booking/release functions
  • Assistance with inmate transports, court security, and inmate work crews
  • Incident and crime reporting
  • Working with other divisions, agencies, and programs

Jail deputies start their employment in a ten-week training program. Upon successful completion of training they are assigned to a shift. Shifts are twelve hours, with three and four days off on alternate weeks, and are bid on a yearly basis.

As deputies gain experience they can become eligible for a variety of specialty assignments, including booking, training officer, courts/transports, classification officer, Alternate Sentencing Supervisor, Life Skills and Productive Day Programs.

For more information and a complete Jail Deputy description

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office also has a variety of civilian positions available. These include Law Enforcement Technician for the Records Section, Operation Division, or Jail Booking, Communications Dispatcher, and Security Officer for county buildings.

Contact Sergeant Lori Cox at lcox@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-3651 regarding deputy and security employment.

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Contacts

Employment Opportunities

Main: 303-441-3638
Fax: 303-441-4739
Emergency: 911

Sergeant Lori Cox
email

Sheriff's Headquarters

5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301
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Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30p.m. M-F

www.bouldersheriff.org

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