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 the following full-time positions

  • 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 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
  • Detention Deputy – $45,150 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.


Benefits include: paid vacations and holidays, sick leave and personal leave, health insurance, retirement and disability insurance.

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.

Download application using link below

Application for Sheriff’s Office Employment


RN or LPN for the Chaffee County Detention Facility

Our medical provider, Turnkey Health is also looking for local nurses to work in the Chaffee County Detention Facility, for more information go to Turn Key Health RN LPN Recruiting