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Employment Opportunities with
Custer County Government


Detention Officer
We are seeking applicants for the position of Detention Officer. Starting Salary is $10.96 per hour 40 hour work weeks. Job duties include:
  • Direct Supervision of offenders
  • Booking and Bonding of offenders
  • Shift work required
  • Fingerprinting public
  • Supervising Drug tests
  • Cooking, Cleaning and Laundry
  • Assisting Dispatch in emergency situations
Employment requirements include: able to pass a background investigation, able to pass a drug test, able to lift 50 pounds, able to read and write legibly, some computer knowledge needed. On the job training to include Arrest Control Certification, Taser Certification.

Full Custer County Benefits are included in this job opening. These benefits include medical insurance, sick time accrual, vacation accrual and retirement. Applications must be received by April 1, 2015.

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

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.

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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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