Otero Sheriff Help Wanted - Multiple Positions

Description: Otero County Sheriffs Department has an opening for Office Manager, Detention Deputy, Court Security Deputy, and Patrol Deputy.


Published: 09/21/2022
Byline: SecoNews

Otero Sheriff Help Wanted - Multiple Positions

Otero County Sheriffs Department has an opening for Office Manager, Detention Deputy, Court Security Deputy, and Patrol Deputy. 

These positions are full time.  Minimum requirements:  Must be a U.S. citizen; at least 21 years of age; High school graduate or G.E.D.; possess and maintain a valid Colorado Drivers License; have ability to perform under stress; have ability to pass various qualifying exams and intensive background investigations; have ability to pass drug screen and medical exams; have no convictions for felonies or crimes of moral turpitude.  

Females and Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Opportunities for Advancement of Detention Deputies and Sponsorship to P.O.S.T. Academy based on performance. 

Incentives for bilingual applicants and pay increases upon reaching training benchmarks during the first year of employment. 

Starting salary based on experience and vary by position.

Applicants for the Patrol and Court Security positions are required to be P.O.S.T. Certified.  

Apply at the Otero County Sheriff’s Office, 222 E. Second Street, La Junta, CO 81050.   Open until filled.  E.O.E.