Civilian Positions

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Civilian employees may perform a variety of jobs and may be uniformed or non-uniformed personnel but are not sworn peace officers.

Explore Open Civilian Positions!

Civilian positions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Food Steward
  • Diversion Officer
  • Diversion Officer Supervisor 
  • Electrician 
  • HVAC Mechanic 
  • Locksmith 
  • Security Specialist (uniformed civilian employees who complete a three-week academy and typically work inside DSD jail facilities)
  • Vehicle Impound Clerk


Civilian medical-related positions include, but are not  limited to: 

  • Denver Health employees