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Detention Officer

Elbert County Sheriff - Kiowa, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$40,000.00 annual

Job Description

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for full time Detention Deputies. Detention Deputies will process newly admitted inmates, maintain security and inmate accountability, and maintain order and enforce rules and regulations to detainees at the Elbert County Jail. Provides security of inmates, civilians, and staff during visitation, physical recreation, and other inmate movements. Prepares detailed and accurate reports, records,statistics, and/or logs on daily activities. Transports inmates, suspects, and/or applicable individuals to appropriate facilities and /or locations. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. Interprets, conveys, and ensures the policies of the Office are followed. Performs duties as assigned and required by law.

Additional Information

An application can be found at www.elbertcountysheriff.com. Once you complete and submit the application, you will be contacted by the Professional Standards to schedule an appointment to take an aptitude test administered by our agency. Those who pass the aptitude test will continue to the second phase. The second phase consists of a series of exams, including: oral board interview, CVSA, Psychological exam, physical, drug test, and an extensive background check. The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer.br> Please mail or fax your application to Elbert County Sheriff P.O. Box 571 Kiowa, CO 80117 Fax (303) 621-2055

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: POST Certified
  • Experience: n/a
Have a basic P.O.S.T certification from the State of Colorado, or have a conditional P.O.S.T Be a U.S. Citizen. Be at least 21 years of age. Have a highschool dipoloma or G.E.D Possess basic comupter skills. Have never been convictid of a felony. Have the ability to perform all essential functionsl of the job. Have absolutly had no illegal drug usage within the last three years and no alcohol related offenses withing the last five yers. No Domestic violence convictions.

Contact Informaton

Joni Brandsted

Elbert County Sheriff
P.O. Box 486
Kiowa, Colorado 80117
phone: (303) 805-6129

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