Thinking about a career in law enforcement?   Looking for a job where you can work with dedicated, trustworthy people in service to your community? Interested in exemplifying the qualities of a good leader?  The Larimer County Sheriff's Office is a great place to begin.

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Employment with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office is not just a job - for most, it is a career lasting many years.  The average tenure of the 361 members of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office is more than 11 years, with many having worked more than 25 years.  Sheriff Justin Smith encourages forward thinking, servant leadership, and a sense of family among all sheriff's office members.  If you are seeking a career, have a desire to serve your community, and want to work alongside others with the same mindset, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office is a great place to call home.

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).

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2017 Salary Ranges

Deputy - POST Certified (Corrections & Patrol)

$26.62 - $35.03 / hour (step plan)

Deputy - Non-certified

$24.60 - $31.84 / hour (step plan)

Jail Booking Specialist

$19.72 - $27.61 / hour

Jail Control Room Specialist

$19.72 - $27.61 / hour

Emergency Communications Operator I

$19.72 - $27.61 / hour

Evidence Technician

$16.98 - $23.78 / hour

Sheriff's Services Technician

$16.98 - $23.78 / hour

Please contact us for additional information at (970) 498-5550. 

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