Sheriff – Detention Deputy

Gunnison, CO
Gunnison County Sheriff

Salary: $5,263 to $5,992.

Open until filled

Position Summary:

The Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a full-time 40 hours per week Detention Deputy. This position performs a variety of routine and complex public safety work in the performance of the Detention Division, providing for the incarceration and well-being of pre-sentenced and sentenced inmates. Works under the direct supervision of a Detention Sergeant, and the general supervision of the Detention Administrator (Captain), Undersheriff, or Sheriff.


  • Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment.
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both written and orally.
  • Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits.
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any state.
  • No felony convictions and/or serious misdemeanor, disqualifying criminal histories.
  • Ability to meet Department’s physical standards.
  • Ability to obtain a certification for CPR/First Aid.
  • Other job related tests may be required.