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Deputy Sheriff Jobs

Recruitment for Deputy Sheriff careers takes place throughout the year.  The initial application and testing process for Deputy Sheriff jobs is administered by the Office of Human Resources.

Additional information:

We are actively recruting for Fall 2015 and January 2016.
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Sheriff Department Security Specialist

Download the Security Specialist Information Booklet

The Department of Safety is an equal opportunity employer. Our recruitment efforts are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion within the department. 

2012 Recruitment Report

2010 Recruitment Standards & Guidelines

Pay and benefits for Denver Police Officers, Firefighters, and Deputy Sheriffs is determined by collective bargaining agreements between the City and County of Denver and local union officials. Generally, collective bargaining agreements are established for three year increments. The right to collective bargaining is granted by city charter for police officer, firefighter, and deputy sheriff employees.

Physical Fitness

Establishing and maintaining a regular nutrition and fitness plan are essential elements for a long and successful career in public safety. The physical demands of law enforcement and fire service jobs are real. You may be called upon to move an accident victim to safety, subdue a violent criminal, climb flights of stairs to render first aide, or several other scenarios during your career.

The overall stress of a career in public safety is also very real. After consulting with your doctor, consider a regular fitness and nutrition program as part of your daily lifestyle. The links provided on this web page are just a few of the many options available to learn more about healthy living. 

Get Connected with Public Safety Employee Groups

If you're interested in working for the Department of Safety, we encourage you to get connected with one of our police, fire, or sheriff employee groups below: