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Employment Opportunities with
Custer County Government

Communications Dispatcher

Starting Salary $11.67 per hour
Applications must be received by February 21, 2016
Applications available at 702 Rosita Ave, Westcliffe, CO 81252

Job Description

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Communications Dispatcher. This is a full time position with benefits. All applicants must be age 21 or older, no felony convictions, and pass a background check. The position requires applicants to work flexible shifts, holidays, and weekends. Required skills include attention to detail, strong communication skills, working well under pressure, and an ability to learn various computer applications.

The Communications Dispatcher is responsible for gathering information, dispatching the appropriate emergency response, and providing information to ensure the safety of county personnel, including: Sheriff’s Office (Deputies, Detention staff, Posse members, and Search and Rescue); Custer County EMS and Flight for Life; the Wetmore and Wet Mountain Fire Departments; the County Coroner, and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers.

Pick up an application at the Sheriff’s Office, 702 Rosita Avenue, Westcliffe, CO 81252. You need not complete a new application if you previously applied within the past 12 months. Call or email asking to be considered for the current position. Questions, please call Joseph McCarthy, 719-783-2270 or email at

Deputy Sheriff
Custer County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for future openings for the position of Deputy Sheriff. A Deputy Sheriff with the Custer County Sheriff's Office has many duties. A deputy for this office is responsible for the adhering to Statutory Requirements, traffic control, calls for service, livestock calls, wildlife calls, assisting any other emergency agency, civil service process, assist with jail operations, assist with court security and all other duties as assigned.

A deputy sheriff for this agency will be expected to arrive to work on time, work shift work, work holidays, work assigned shifts, occasionally work overtime and maintain a pleasant atmosphere for the citizens and staff they are in contact with. This office is an emergency service agency and lunch breaks are a paid working lunch and at times you may be expected to work through your lunch break. A deputy sheriff is required to stay alert to their surroundings and ready to respond to calls for assistance at all times.


Starting salary depends on experience. Full Custer County Benefits are included in this job opening. These benefits include medical insurance, sick time accrual, vacation accrual and retirement.

Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office at 702 Rosita Ave, Westcliffe, CO 81252.

Custer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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