Cirque Meadows by Adam Johnson

Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, and Landfill are closed on May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Critical services at Larimer County are not disrupted by closures.

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Detention Deputy

You must be a high school graduate (or equivalent), 21 years of age, and have current first aid and CPR certificates to apply. Shift work is required. The specific requirements for Detention Deputy are:
  • Knowledge of basic principles and procedures of detention and incarceration and principles of supervision and motivation.
  • Ability to supervise people from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. The ability to work with different age groups.
  • Previous experience as a supervisory or correctional officer is preferred and an Associates Degree in criminal justice, public administration, business administration, or a related field is also helpful.
  • Detention Center Deputies must also meet the physical requirements this position requires.
NOTE:For Detention Center Deputy positions:
  • Candidates are placed on probation for one year from date of hire
  • Candidates must pass a 10 to 12 week Field Training Program
  • Candidates must pass a Department Skills requirement test, including self-defense.
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