Patrol Deputy

Kiowa, CO
Elbert Country Sheriff's Office

Salary: $33.66 to $48.08 per hour.

Position Summary:

Deputy Sheriff’s perform all aspects of law enforcement services. Applicants must be Peace Officers’ Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Law Enforcement Training certified.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct criminal investigations.
  • Conduct traffic investigations.
  • Provide assistance to the public.
  • Transport prisoners.
  • Enforce traffic laws and ordinances.
  • Collaborate with and provide assistance to other agencies.
  • Assist in training new personnel.


  • United States Citizen.
  • Minimum age of 21.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License.
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
  • Successful completion of psychological and polygraph examinations as determined by the Sheriff.
  • Clear drug screen evaluation and no recent (at least 5 years) incidents of illegal use of drugs, narcotics, or controlled substances as determined by the Sheriff.
  • Peace Officer Certification through the Colorado State Criminal Justice Training Commission.