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Current Job Openings


Sheriff Deputy

Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing and background check are required, and shift work is mandatory. This position is full time with benefits. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Huerfano County Sheriff's Office at 500 S Albert Ave. Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


Communication Center Manager

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for a Communication Center Manager. This is a full-time position with benefits at a starting salary of $49,635. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED certificate supplemented by specialized training in emergency management, telecommunication operations and personnel supervision; have CPR/First aid certification; and must be Emergency Medical Dispatch qualified or shall comply with Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification within a reasonable amount of time. The Communication Manager will be under the direction of the Huerfano County Sheriff and will oversee the operation and activities of the Communication Center. Drug testing and background check are required. Job description and application are available at the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00P.M. on December 10th, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


Detention Officer

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for Detention Officer. This is a full-time position with benefits at a starting salary of $24,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED. Drug testing and background check are required. Shift work is mandatory. The detention officer will work closely with the detention office staff; Sheriff’s staff; Emergency Service staff; inmates and the public. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office at 500 S Albert Ave. Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.


Huerfano County Human Resources can be contacted at:
719-738-3000 ext. 205