Detentions Deputy

Georgetown, CO
Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office

Salary: $67,930 to $81,568 DOQ.

Position Summary:

Ensure safety and security in the detentions facility. Responsibilities include but are not limited to transporting inmates to and from other detention facilities, acting as court bailiff, supervising inmate workers in the performance of their duties, and assuring that the proper paperwork is completed for all activities in the facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Enforce County laws, and State and Federal Statutes.
  • Maintain the security of the jail by ensuring that all inmates are adequately confined; monitor the safety of inmates, detainees, visitors and employees.
  • Monitor and inspect all cellblocks to ensure security.
  • Book in and Bond out prisoners as necessary.
  • Maintain inmate’s cash accounts and update inmate’s records on a predetermined basis.
  • Administer prescribed and non-prescribed drugs according to doctor’s or nurse’s instructions.
  • Log all information regarding inmates, on a constant basis, to accurately reflect their activity.
  • Inspect all cell blocks, kitchen and work areas according to a predetermined schedule.
  • Operate two-way radios, fingerprint machines, breath testing devices, computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones and related equipment as it relates to the jail.
  • Transport inmates to and from court, other penal institutions or medical appointments; record all transportation transactions regarding inmates.
  • Maintain the transportation vehicles to assure proper working order.
  • Act as court bailiff as required.
  • May be called on to testify in Court or Hearings.
  • Supervise inmate workers during inside and outside work activities.
  • Operate commissary as scheduled.
  • Maintain efficient recording keeping and filing systems for the jail.
  • Prepare a variety of reports, collecting, compiling and tabulating necessary data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Requires a level of knowledge and ability to independently accomplish tasks or projects of typical complexity in a consistent and accurate manner and in a variety of situations. An essential aspect of this level is the creativity and innovation required to enhance the mere application of skill. Such a level is generally acquired by at least one (1) year law enforcement experience.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License; Must possess certification for CPR and first aid; Colorado POST certification desired; Read, Write and Speak English, Spanish or other foreign language helpful
  • High School diploma or equivalent.