Deputy Sheriff - Jail Operations
Mesa County Sheriff's Office - Grand Junction, Colorado
Sep 24, 2020
- Application Deadline:
- Dec 31, 2020
- Entry Level:
- $24.66 hourly
- Lateral Transfer:
- $27.36 w/ 3+ years experience hourly
- Top Pay:
- $31.41 hourly
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is located in Grand Junction, in the heart of Western Colorado’s outdoor capital with a variety of activities that include hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, river rafting, outdoor music venues, arts, fruit orchards, wineries, and more.
We are the largest Sheriff’s Office in Colorado, west of the Continental Divide. We employ over 240 dedicated professionals in our Detention, Support Services, and Law Operations Divisions, who provide public safety services to our community.
We are a progressive agency that exemplifies the values of Integrity, Service, and Community.
The beauty of Western Colorado is our office and your family’s playground! Mesa County is 3,300 square miles of mountains, lakes, rivers, deserts, National Forests and home to the Colorado National Monument.
We value and cultivate leadership with many opportunities for advancement, trainings, specialized assignments and career development tailored to your strengths. We encourage a team atmosphere, but in truth, we are family.
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is comprised of exceptional employees who have a strong desire to make a difference in the Mesa County community. We are looking for individuals with high integrity to join our professional team to help provide safety, security, and well-being of our inmates housed in our Detention facility. We are a multi-pod direct supervision facility that currently has 553 beds with additional temporary bed space in our booking area.
Please view our website at https://sheriff.mesacounty.us/careers/
To find the job description and/or apply with our agency, please visit: https://www.mesacounty.us/hr/career-opportunities/job-openings/
Hiring bonuses for Education, Military, and Fluent in English/Spanish. (See job description for this.)
12.33 hour shifts for Detention Deputies
Day shift is 0550-1810 and Night shift is 1750-0610, rotate shifts every 2 months
Deputies work 2 days on/2 off/3 on/2 off/2 on/3 off (Every other weekend is a 3 day weekend.)
Uniforms and issued equipment provided.
Yearly anniversary step pay increases until top out is reached.
- Age: Must be 21 years of age or older
- Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Experience: Prior experience preferred but not required
Our testing process includes:
Physical Fitness Test
Vocabulary and Problem-Solving Tasks
Spelling/Grammar & Locating information test
Pre-employment Psychological Evaluation and Interview