Detention Deputy

Correctional Officer
Weld County Sheriff's Office - Greeley, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$26.02 hourly
Top Pay:
$33.02 hourly

Job Description

**Starting Pay - $26.02/hour • Top Pay - $33.02/hour DD III $38.30/hour **

Regular, Full-time Greeley, Colorado Weld County Sheriff’s Office

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Detention Deputy is an entry level law enforcement position which receives training to competently work one of three general post assignments: booking, housing units, and roving. A Detention Deputy relies heavily upon interpersonal communication skills, physical techniques and tactics, and writing skills to safely, effectively, and efficiently manage jail operations. Jail operations include performing activities necessary to maintain the health, safety, security, and welfare of jail staff and incarcerated individuals (inmates). All shift assignments are on a yearly bid basis and we maintain jail functions 24 hours daily, 7 days a week. Additional assignments that are available include K9, SOG (Special Operations Group), Honor Guard, Courts and Transportation, CIT (Crisis Intervention Training), FTO (Field Training Officer), FBI Defensive Tactics Instructor, LawFit Instructor, Detentions Criminal Specialist (these deputies handle all criminal investigations within the facility and some from the public).

Additional Information


Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, Vacation & Sick Leave, Retirement Plans and more.


We offer preference points to active and retired military who apply with us. If your future goals involve wanting to go to Patrol, we do offer existing employee preference points.

We offer continual on-the-job training and some tuition reimbursement for college classes.


  • 18 years old and up

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Anyone looking for a rewarding career in a fast-growing agency that wants to make a difference in the community.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Dipolma or GED
  • Experience: None

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Contact Informaton

Paula Stipetich-Thomas

Weld County Sheriff's Office
1950 O street
Greeley, Colorado 80631
phone: (970) 400-4242

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