Deputy Sheriff

Cheyenne County Sheriffs Department - Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$3,200.00 monthly

Job Description

Patrol Deputies work ten hour shifts in a team concept. We offer an excellent benefits package that supports quality work life balance including 100% County Provided health insurance, 401k retirement and paid leave.

The Patrol Deputy patrols all areas of Cheyenne County; responds to radio dispatch calls for service; performs preliminary investigations at scenes; prepares citations and summonses; makes arrests and transports individuals; appears in court to offer testimony relative to the investigation of incidents; prepares a variety of reports and records; offers assistance to citizens.

  • Good physical condition • Minimum of 21 years of age, as of date of hire • Minimum vision corrected to 20/40 in worst eye and 20/20 in best eye • High school diploma or equivalent • Possession of, or ability to obtain, valid Colorado driver license • Good moral character (past criminal activity may be disqualifying – see list) • Ability to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Certified Officers-New hires who have graduated from a Colorado Police Academy 2900/month for probationary period 3200/month after probationary period.

IMPORTANT NOTICE This list of critical admissions, which may be cause for disqualification, depending on time frame, from employment with the Cheyenne County Sheriffs Office.

  • Any felony conviction • Any conviction for a crime of violence, specifically assaults, domestic violence, etc. • Any conviction for a "hate crime" such as ethnic intimidation • Perjury conviction • Any theft conviction regardless of value of item • Theft from current employer or a previous employer • Drug use (including marijuana) and/or current alcohol abuse • An alcohol or drug conviction including but not limited to DUI/DWAI, depending on recency • Hit and run accident conviction • Being under or having been under driving restraint, cancellation, suspension or revocation of driving privileges in Colorado or any other state.

Please note: The listed admissions are not the exclusive basis for disqualification. The County reserves the right to disqualify any applicant who may or may not have any one or all of the foregoing admissions. If you have specific questions or circumstances, you may contact Sheriff Jeff Miller at (719) 767-5633.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21+
  • Education: State of Colorado P.O.S.T certified
  • Experience: Beginning and Lateral

Contact Informaton

Sergeant Michael Buchanan

Cheyenne County Sheriffs Department
91 E First St
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado 80810-9701
phone: (719) 767-5633

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