Employment Opportunities


John Spezze, Sheriff
Andy Rohrich, Undersheriff

641 West 3rd Street
PO Box 699
Salida, Colorado 81201

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 719-539-2596
Communications Center Fax:
Records Fax: 719-539-1077
Email: records@chaffeesheriff.org


The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for the following openings:

Detention Deputy – $45,100 annually with full benefits

  • Detentions Deputies are required to be at least 18 years of age.  Duties include supervision and care of inmates as well as case management.  No experience necessary.

Kitchen Supervisor – $46,000 annually with full benefits

  • Supervises the detention center’s professional grade kitchen, serving a fluctuating population.  Menu planning, working knowledge of safety standards, ordering within budgetary guidelines, vendor communications and inmate trustee supervision are part of this position

Cook –  $40,400 annually with full benefits

  • Assist kitchen supervisor in a professional grade kitchen, serving a fluctuating population.  Assist in menu planning and supervising inmate trustees.  Working knowledge of safety standards


Come visit the facility and see if this may be a good fit for you, Chaffee County Detention Facility, 148 Crestone Ave, Salida.  For more information or to set up a visit for more information call 719-539-7150.  Chaffee County is an EOE.


County Benefits include:  health insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation/sick/personal/birthday plus holidays

Download an application here:  Application for Sheriff’s Office Employment

We will only accept this application for employment within the Sheriff’s Office, Thank you