Application for Employment Detention Center


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




The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for full-time and part-time positions as a Civilian Detentions Deputy. These Deputies will perform a variety of duties pertaining to inmate activities and movement within the facility. This is a fast paced environment requiring energetic, self-motivated individuals with good computer skills, communication skills and the ability to multi-task. This facility has 105 beds and houses local inmates, overflow inmates from other agencies and inmates pending sentences with the Colorado Department of Corrections.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Colorado driver’s license with a good driving record, no felony convictions, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and be able to work varying shifts and weekends.

Annual full-time salary starts at $42,000.00 with benefits that include: health, dental, vision, retirement and paid leave time.

Applications can be downloaded or picked up at the Chaffee County Detention Facility -148 Crestone Ave. Salida, CO. Applications must be notarized. Our records staff is available for notarization Monday through Thursday.

For additional information on these positions, please contact Lieutenant Justin Martinez at (719)539-7150. Chaffee County is an equal opportunity employer.

Download application using link below