The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office offers a variety of entry level employment opportunities.
Detailed information, including job descriptions, the hiring process and the online application can be found at: Larimer County Sheriff's Office Employment Opportunities. To apply for a job with our agency, you must complete the Larimer County online application. Access to the application is found at Larimer County Current Job Openings.
Applications for Patrol Deputy, Corrections Deputy, Emergency Communications Operator and Jail Services Specialist are NO LONGER accepted on an ongoing basis. All job announcements will now be posted as needed via the above links. When you create an applicant profile, you can also create a job agent that will send you email notifications when a job that your are interested in has been posted.
Interested in applying for a volunteer position, such as Patrol Reserve Deputy, Posse member, Crime Prevention Unit, Investigations Intern, Jail Intern? You can access the volunteer application here: Application for Patrol Reserve or other Volunteer position. For further information, please contact the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Unit at (970) 498-5550.
Individuals applying for employment with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office must go through a thorough pre-employment selection process.
Convicted felons or individuals with recent drug use cannot be considered for employment.
All applicants are required to have a high school diploma or GED.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age (21 years of age for Patrol and Corrections Deputy positions.)
For all positions, applicants are required to successfully complete prior to hire:
- written examination, including basic computer skills
- integrity interview
- oral board interview
- background investigation
- medical exam
- drug testing
In addition to the above requirements some positions may also require
- typing test
- simulator test
- polygraph examination
- psychological evaluation
- physical fitness test (applicable to all deputy positions) - A signed Physical Fitness Testing Waiver (click to open) is required to participate in the testing.
Physical fitness requirements are a 1.5 mile run in 15:54 or less, 300 meter sprint in 66 seconds or less, 25 or more push-ups in one minute, 30 or more sit-ups in one minute.
2013 Salary Ranges (hourly)
|Corrections Deputy I||$24.86 - $34.80|
|Jail Program Specialist I||$16.98 - $23.77|
|Jail Booking Specialist||$16.98 - $23.77|
|Jail Control Room Specialist||$16.98 - $23.77|
|Emergency Communications Operator I||$16.98 - $23.77|
|Patrol Deputy I||$24.86 - $34.80|
|Sheriff’s Services Technician I||$14.62 - $20.47|
Please contact us for additional information at (970) 498-5550.