Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

  • Adhere to policy, procedures, and post orders.
  • Duties include but not limited to, answer calls for service; complete appropriate and required paperwork; testify in court; resolve conflict; complete required training; communicate clearly with citizens and other law enforcement professionals; dispense information to those who need it
  • Prepare variety of reports.
  • Observation of Activities for safety of Sheriff’s Office staff, contract staff and inmates.
  • Communicate by using the computer, telephone, two-way radio and intercom systems.
  • Monitor and Record Inmate access and movement to and from the modules, Individual pods, visiting areas, master control and booking control.
  • Operate Control panels and emergency alarm systems.
  • Report to Platoon Sergeant.
  • Control access between front entrance, rear entrance and other secured areas of the Detention Facility.
  • Track Inmate movement by logging information into the computer system, using JMS.
  • Maintain balance of inmates using a roster, computer log, and physical count.
  • Participate in training
  • Maintain Inventory and key control.
  • Notify Sergeant of Emergency Situations. Contact other agencies that are needed, i.e. (SWAT, Ambulance, Fire Dept, etc)
  • Perform other duties that are assigned

Qualifications for Success

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to be assertive and self-motivated
  • Must have correctable vision to 20/40
  • Ability to type 25 wpm with accuracy 
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • A valid Colorado Drivers License

More Qualifications for Success

  • Knowledge of computer systems (MS Office Suite)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral)
  • Ability to maintain level of confidentiality
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups/individuals


SPECIAL NOTE: For all applicants, this is a reminder of the original job posting where it stated: "Applicants may be excluded from further consideration at any point in the hiring process. By Sheriff’s Office policy, the reasons why an applicant is not selected for hire will not be discussed with the applicant. There is no flexibility with this policy. If an applicant receives notice of elimination from the hiring process, it simply means the applicant’s qualifications do not fit the Office’s needs at this time. This determination does not preclude the applicant from applying to other agencies."

Application Instructions

Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Adams County Government employment website. From there, please follow the application directions provided. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SAY YOU SAW THE AD ON JOBING.COM!

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