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Deputy Sheriff

Gilpin County Sheriff's Office - Black Hawk, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$25.84 hourly

Job Description

Under general supervision, performs general law enforcement work to enforce the law—local, state, federal. Responsible for safeguarding the lives, property and rights of the residents of Gilpin County. New hires are assigned to the Gilpin County Detention Facility, with the possibility of transferring to patrol when openings become available.

The objective of the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office is to support our citizens through exceptional service. Deputy’s provide 24 hour professional service to the citizens that live, work and visit Gilpin County. We are committed to the community and provide the quality of life our citizens are entitled. 

Additional Information

Vacation Accrual (Annual)

  • Years 0-1: 78 hours
  • Years 2-5: 104 hours
  • Years 6-9: 156 hours
  • Years 10 +: 208 hours

Sick Accrual (Annual)

  • 104 hours

Medical Insurance: Medical Insurance is provided through Anthem BlueCross BlueShield.

  • Anthem Blue Preferred Option I (PPO) Annual Cost to Employee
    • Employee FREE
    • Employee + Spouse $240.00 per year
    • Employee + Child(ren) $180.00 per year
    • Family $360.00 per year

Dental: Delta Dental of Colorado

  • Free to full-time employees

Retirement: Gilpin County offers two retirement savings plans for full-time and part-time benefited employees.

  • 401(a) Deferred Contribution Plan
    • Mandatory participation: Employees contribution is 5 % and matched in full by the county.
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
    • Optional participation: Employees can make deferred contributions up to the IRS limit. Pre-tax and Roth options are available.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School and POST Certified
  • Experience: No Experience Required
  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Graduate and POST Certified
  • Experience: No experience required


  • Must be a Colorado Certified Peace Officer, or have all requirements necessary for, and nothing that would prevent such certification within 30 days of employment from an approved Colorado POST Academy.
  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Meets standards set forth in the Colorado Revised Statutes.
  • Must have a valid Colorado Driver's License and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
  • Must not have any felony convictions or misdemeanors disignated by POST or any significant prior criminal activity.

Application Procedures: Applications are due October 6th, 2017 by 1630 hours. Applications are available at Gilpin County Human Resources, 495 Apex Valley Road, Black Hawk, CO M-F 0800-1630 hours or at the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office, 2960 Dory Hill Road, Black Hawk, CO M-F 0800-1700 hours or on our website (http://co.gilpin.co.us/Employment/jobs.htm).

Please send completed application to:

Gilpin County Sheriff's Office Attn: Captain T. Kapke

2960 Dory Hill Road--Suite 350

Black Hawk, CO 80422

If you have any questions regarding the hiring process please call (303) 582-1060, visit http://www.gilpincountysheriff.com/careers for additional information or contact Sergeant Wes Jones at wjones@co.gilpin.co.us.

Contact Informaton

Wes Jones

Gilpin County Sheriff's Office
2960 Dory Hill Road
Black Hawk, Colorado 80422
phone: (303) 582-1060

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