Denver Sheriff's Department
1570 Grove Street
Denver, CO 80017
$36,000 to $51,000
Sworn Officers: 725
The Denver Sheriff's Department is
seeking qualified individuals to perform entry-level protective services in the
Denver County Jail or the Pre-Arraignment Detention Facility. Deputy Sheriffs
are responsible for the security, care and safety of prisoners and the public in
detention, medical and transportation settings, state and nationwide extradition
of prisoners, service of civil and criminal process, the apprehension of
fugitives and wanted persons and courtroom security. Denver Sheriffs must carry,
use and maintain firearms but do not patrol streets for the purpose of general
Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 21 years of age by date of
application, have a High School Diploma or GED and possess a valid Drivers
License at the time of application (applications that do not cite the Drivers
License number and State of issuance will not be accepted). All applicants that
meet the minimum qualifications will be notified by mail of an assigned written
test date. Career Service Authority prefers that applications be submitted via
Internet, but will accept paper applications.
Denver Sheriffs Department will disqualify individuals for (but is not limited
to) the following: Felony convictions, domestic violence, sexual assault, child
abuse, harassment, negative driving record or negative employment history.
Also, a DUI or DWAI conviction in the last 36 months or two or more DUI or DWAI
convictions will cause disqualification. Illegal drug activity, that is,
selling, delivering, distributing or manufacturing; hard drug use anytime within
the last 60 months; illegal use of drugs while employed as a law enforcement
officer, firefighter or other sworn public safety position; other use of illegal
drugs within the past 36 months will cause disqualification. Suitability for
employment is determined by the results of all test components including a
comprehensive background investigation with a polygraph component that
encompasses the applicant's employment and criminal history. Successful
applicants must possess a physical fitness level comparable to the average adult
of the same gender and age group.
The Denver Sheriff's Department offers an excellent salary and benefit package
along with promotional career opportunities.
Please visit our website
basic question regarding benefits pay and job details.
All other questions not addressed by
the website can be directed to Sgt. Darryle E. Brown, Recruiter at the Public
Safety Recruitment Office at 720.913.3390 or to