Castle Rock, CO
Douglas County Sheriff

Performs a variety of physical, technical and administrative duties to act as an instrument of the court. Enforces State, Federal, and County ordinances, statutes, and codes necessary for the protection of life, health, safety, welfare, and property of persons.

$63,156.00 – $90,588.00 Annually

3/31/2021 4:00 PM Mountain


• Patrols County to detect illegal actions or activities. Acts to ensure the security, tranquility and safety of businesses, homes, and the County in general.

• Serves writs, subpoenas, warrants, and other criminal and civil court process.

• Responds to dispatched calls or complaints to investigate reported incidents of criminal activity, accidents, and emergency calls.

• May place suspects in custody as required by law.

• Prepares a variety of reports, records, affidavits, and logs as required to maintain department activities.

• Books and processes prisoners; supervises jail and provides security for courts.

• Testifies in court as a witness or complainant.

• Investigates incidents observed or reported in order to obtain pertinent facts, statements of involved parties and witnesses, gathers and preserves facts, evidence, and secures and processes crime scenes.



• Must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident who is lawfully present in the United States pursuant to Federal Law and § 24-76.5-103, C.R.S.
• Must possess a certificate of completion from a P.O.S.T. recognized basic academy or fulfill requirements under P.O.S.T. Certification must be current.
• At least 21 years of age.
• High school graduate or G.E.D.
• Possess Colorado Drivers License at time of employment.
• Ability to perform under stress and perform physical tests consistent with law enforcement requirements to include running, climbing barriers, jumping over or climbing under or through obstacles, and performing strenuous physical activity; organized testing of these abilities with successful completion in a predetermined time period will be required for all new commissioned employees hired after January 1, 2012.
• Ability to pass various qualifying exams and intensive background investigations.
• Ability to pass polygraph, psychological, and medical exams.
• Have no convictions for felonies or crimes of moral turpitude.
• Must not be a current or recent user of non-prescribed or illegal drugs. Applicants who have recent illegal drug usage will be disqualified. Recent drug use includes marijuana and all other illegal drug use within the past 3 years.