Application for Employment Communications Officer


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 a full-time position as a Communications Officer/Dispatcher. Annual salary starts at $48,536.00, plus $2,612.00 annual holiday pay. Benefits include: health, dental, vision, disability insurance, retirement and paid leave time.

Communications Officers/Dispatchers answer emergency (9-1-1) and non-emergency calls for service, document and dispatch responders for Law Enforcement, Fire, and EMS, and perform a variety of other tasks daily.   This is a fast-paced environment requiring energetic, self-motivated individuals with good computer skills, communication skills and the ability to multi-task. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have good hearing in both ears, 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.

Applications can be downloaded below or picked up at the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office -641 W. 3rd St. Salida, CO. For additional information on this position, please contact Communications Manager Annette Stolba at (719)539-2596. Chaffee County is an equal opportunity employer.


Application for Sheriff’s Office Employment