Deputy Sheriff-Lateral and Entry Level
Brighton, CO 
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Job Description
Salary
$64,034.63 - $89,529.31 Annually
Location
Location will vary throughout Adams County, CO
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
County Sheriff
Job Number
04807
Division
SO-Professional Standards
What Success Looks Like In This Job

Responsible for the protection of life and property; prevention of crime; apprehension of criminals; and provide enforcement of laws and ordinances. Depending on staffing needs Deputies will be assigned to the Jail Division or the Patrol Division and may be required to serve at least 1 year before becoming eligible to apply for transfer to other assignments.

SPECIAL NOTE: For all applicants, this is a reminder of the original job posting where it stated: "Applicants may be excluded from further consideration at any point in the hiring process. By Sheriff's Office policy, the reasons why an applicant is not selected for hire will not be discussed with the applicant. There is no flexibility with this policy. If an applicant receives notice of elimination from the hiring process, it simply means the applicant's qualifications do not fit the Office's needs at this time. This determination does not preclude the applicant from applying to other agencies."

Examples of Duties for Success

Examples of Important and Essential Duties of Jail Deputy:

  • Adhere to policy, procedures, and post orders.
  • Responsible for the protection of life and property; prevention of crimes; apprehension of criminals.
  • Duties include but not limited to, answer calls for service; complete appropriate and required paperwork; testify in court; resolve conflict; complete required training; communicate clearly with citizens and other law enforcement professionals; dispense information to those who need it
  • Prepare variety of reports.
  • Enforce Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.
  • Patrol assigned area to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and arrest violators.
  • Investigate illegal or suspicious activities or persons, quell disturbances, arrest violators
  • Conduct preliminary investigation at the scene of a crime, administer first aid, and gather evidence.
  • Book in new inmates by receiving inmates from various jurisdictions. Prepare Inmates for general housing. Prepare Inmates for release from custody.
  • Observe Inmate conduct and behavior.
  • Supervise inmates, escort inmates within detention facility, search inmates and cells for contraband.
  • Inspect locks, windows, bars, grates, doors, for tampering throughout the facility.
  • Rotate between module floor and module tower.
  • Assist in preparing Inmates for In-house advisals and court.
  • Transport Inmates on Medical Runs.
  • React effectively and safely in emergency and stressful situations.
  • Participate and complete annual law enforcement driving certification.
  • Participate and complete 16 hours of annual training in the area of P.P.C.T. Must be certified every quarter.
  • Participate in training ( Quarterly Range Qualification, PPCT, TASER, OC Re-Certification)
  • Perform Deputy duties at parades, processions, demonstrations, community activities, and sporting events.
  • Perform other duties that are assigned.
Examples of Important and Essential Duties of Patrol Deputy
  • Adhere to policy, procedures, and post orders.
  • Responsible for the protection of life and property; prevention of crimes; apprehension of criminals.
  • Duties include but not limited to, answer calls for service; complete appropriate and required paperwork; testify in court; resolve conflict; complete required training; communicate clearly with citizens and other law enforcement professionals; dispense information to those who need it
  • Prepare variety of reports.
  • Enforce Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations.
  • Patrol assigned area to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and arrest violators.
  • Investigate illegal or suspicious activities or persons, quell disturbances, arrest violators
  • Conduct preliminary investigation at the scene of a crime, administer first aid, and gather evidence.
  • Establish traffic control and Deputy protection at incidents that may attract crowds.
  • Serve civil papers, court documents, and subpoenas
  • Participate and complete annual law enforcement driving certification.
  • Participate and complete 16 hours of annual training in the area of P.P.C.T. Must be certified every quarter.
  • Participate in training ( Quarterly Range Qualification, PPCT, TASER, OC Re-Certification)
  • Perform Deputy duties at parades, processions, demonstrations, community activities, and sporting events.
  • Check and report on deficient streetlights, signs, road surfaces and other facilities that serve the public
  • Perform other duties that are assigned
Qualifications for Success

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
-Possess a High School Diploma or GED
-Must currently be P.O.S.T. Certified
-Must be at least 21 years of age
-Possess a valid Colorado Drivers' License
-Must have vision correctable to 20/40
-Ability to be assertive and self-motivated
-Must meet criteria established by P.O.S.T. if you are a Non-United States Citizens. for more information.

More Qualifications for Success

Test dates for 2022:
  • Thursday, June 30, 2022
  • Thursday, July 14, 2022
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2022
  • Thursday, September 22, 2022
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022
A lengthy testing and background process will be utilized to select the most qualified candidates.

The Testing process includes:
-Written Exam
-Physical Fitness Test Battery
-Oral Board Interview
-Skills assessment to determine appropriate job assignment
-Opportunity to obtain additional points in various areas to include education and military service

All Testing will take place on one day. Please see below for dates testing will take place. A more detailed email will be sent closer to the testing date.


The Background process may include any/all of the following:
-2 phase psychological evaluation
-Integrity Interview
-CVSA exam (truth verification)
-Physical Exam

Adams County is an equal employment opportunity employer.


 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
Open
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