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Red Ribbon Lakota HelicopterCURRENT OPEN POSITIONS:

                 -Administrative Support Specialist                            -SMART Clinical Case Manager                   

                                                   -SMART Sergeant (POST) - 2 OPEN POSITIONS                     

CONTINUOUSLY OPEN POSITIONS:

-Detentions Deputy                                                                                -Patrol Deputy / Lateral Transfer               

-Law Enforcement Academy Sponsored Cadet 

*Applications for Cadet should be submitted in the Spring and Fall of each year.

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Administrative Support Specialist

Summit County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a well-qualified Administrative Support Specialist. The position performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties in support of the records management team of Operations and Detentions Divisions. This position also serves as a primary customer service representative of the Sheriff’s Office to internal and external customers requesting records. The primary work location is the front desk and public counter at the Sheriff’s Office located in the Justice Center in Breckenridge, CO.

The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented professional with data entry, telephone, word processing, and communication skills. The candidate should have excellent customer service demeanor in answering phones and in-person questions and providing clear directions and accurate referrals in a high volume work environment.  

The candidate will be detail-oriented and accurate in work product. The selected candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to quickly absorb and understand unfamiliar subject matter.

Required Qualifications: One year clerical experience required. This requirement may be considered through equivalency of professional administrative and customer service positions. College degree and experience working in the criminal justice and legal fields preferred. Must be able to pass a background check, psychological and polygraph to work with Criminal Justice Records. Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license at the time of appointment and throughout employment and be capable of safely operating a motor vehicle. Candidates proceeding in the process will be required to complete a Sheriff’s Office Civilian Application.

Pay Range: SO30, non-exempt, $49,920- $72,384, DOQ. A sign-on bonus program is available! Summit County Government offers an excellent benefits package.

This position is open until filled. To apply, please submit a professional cover letter and resume. External candidates are required to complete a Sheriff’s Office SO Civilian Application.  All documents should go to Support Services Commander Tom Whelan, by mail to PO Box 210, Breckenridge, CO 80424, in person at 501 N. Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or via email to Thomas.Whelan@summitcountyco.gov.  

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SMART Clinical Case Manager    IMG_0219

Position Requirements: Summit County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a well-qualified Clinical Case Manager. This position will work with the System-wide Mental Assessment Response Team (SMART), also commonly referred to as a co-responder model of mobile crisis intervention. The SMART Clinical Case Manger must be able to effectively support the SMART Clinician and Technician in their work by providing, managing, and coordinating professional mental health services and system support services for people in crisis. The role of the Clinical Case Manager will be to ensure continuity of care including, immediate and appropriate collaboration with proper agencies, referral to appropriate type and level of service, outreach/follow-up and advocacy for treatment deemed necessary.  

The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented professional who can effectively respond to, manage, and coordinate professional mental health services and system support services. The role of the clinician will be to insure continuity of care including an immediate and professional evaluation, collaboration with proper agencies, referral to appropriate type and level of service and advocacy for treatment deemed necessary.  The candidate should have excellent customer service demeanor in a high volume environment, have strong written and verbal communications experience and be professional in directing and interacting with the public during times of emotional and stressful situations.

Required Qualifications: Associates degree required in Human Services or closely related field and 2 years of directly relevant experience or other combination of certification work and experience will be considered.  Bachelor’s degree preferred in Psychology, Human Services or closely related field. Ability to speak and write in English proficiently, bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.  Experience with case management, advocacy and mental health navigation preferred as well as experience working with multidisciplinary teams and diverse populations. Interest in community mental health, clinical mental health and/or social work. Must be able to pass a background check, psychological examination, polygraph examination and obtain a security clearance for work with Criminal Justice Records. Must have or obtain a Colorado Driver’s License within 60 days of appointment and maintain throughout employment and know how to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Hiring Range: SO6N is $63,003.00 to $91,355.00 DOQ. A County and Sheriff’s Office sign-on bonus, a wellness benefit, and education reimbursement, and excellent benefits. 

Application Deadline Date: Applications will be received until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a professional cover letter, resume, and application to Clinical Program Manager Andrew Brottman, by mail to PO Box 210, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or; in person at 501 N. Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or via email to Andrew.Brottman@SummitCountyCO.gov.         

External candidates are also required to submit a Civilian application available at Civilian Application Equal Opportunity Employer

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SMART Sergeant 2 OPEN POSITIONS

Position Requirements: Summit County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a well-qualified Sergeant for two open positions. This position works within the System-wide Mental Assessment Response Team (SMART) Section, in the Support Services Division. 

The Sergeant is a first-line supervisor that typically answers to, and works under the leadership of a Lieutenant. The Sergeant is responsible for managing a work group ensuring compliance with department policies and procedures while adhering to statutory obligations and case law for criminal and non-criminal cases. Sergeants are expected to have an understanding of modern principles, methods, and procedures of law enforcement supervision and organization, and have a strong understanding of supervisory span of   control, leadership, and group dynamics. Sergeants perform all the duties of a SMART Technician as well as supervise, coordinate, and guide Sheriff’s Office employees in their daily activities.

Expectations of the Chosen Candidate: The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented professional, skilled and competent in the application of the technical aspects of this role, problem solving, and providing superior customer support in response to internal and external requests and calls for service. The candidate will be highly detail-oriented and accurate in work product. The selected candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to quickly absorb and understand unfamiliar subject matter.

Required Qualifications: Must be POST certified and have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Patrol. Experience may be combined with other agency experience. Working knowledge of community organizations and behavioral health resources. Must be 21 years of age. Off any probationary period and not currently involved in any disciplinary action. Valid Colorado Driver's License at time of appointment and throughout employment. Must be able to pass a background check, psychological examination, polygraph examination and obtain a security clearance for work with Criminal Justice Records. External candidates proceeding in the process will be required to complete a Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputy Application.

Pay Range: ST90 (non-exempt employee) Salary of $90,502.00 to $121,458.00 DOQ. A County and Sheriff’s Office sign-on bonus, a wellness benefit, an education reimbursement, and excellent benefits. 

Application Deadline Date: Applications will be received until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a professional cover letter and resume to Lieutenant Daric Gutzwiller, by mail to PO Box 210, Breckenridge, CO 80424, in person at 501 N. Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or via email to Daric.Gutzwiller@summitcountyco.gov.  

External candidates are also required to submit an application available at Patrol Deputy Application .      

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Detentions Deputy

NOW HIRING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS 18  YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER!

The Summit County Detention Facility is a dynamic and energetic 94-bed facility with an average daily population of around 57 inmates. Detention Deputies are professional, outgoing people who have a great communication and customer service skills.

Colorado POST certification is not required, but applicants must meet POST certification standards.

Detentions Deputies are sworn law-enforcement positions, responsible for the safety, security and orderly running of the detention facility. These duties include, but are not limited to: the booking and release of arrestees, inmates and detainees; Courts; transports across the state of Colorado and extraditions throughout the United States, assisting with Court Security duties, including security at the Justice Center and the DA's Office / Probation Office building; fingerprinting; taking mugshots; enforcing facility rules and regulations; conducting criminal investigations; making arrests; writing reports; professionally using the law enforcement radio system; assisting the Civil Division when needed; and, assisting the Operations Division as appropriate.

Successful applicants will be trained in arrest control/ defensive tactics, firearms, Taser and pepper spray, in addition to over 80 hours of in-service training offered annually. Detention Deputies bid by seniority for twelve hour shifts; Sunday through Tuesday or Thursday through Saturday and work every other Wednesday. This normally works out to working four days with three days off and then working three days with four days off, with some exceptions for training weeks.

Serious applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the on-duty Detentions Sergeant for a facility tour and ride-a-long at 970-423-8977.

Pay Range: (ST50) $68,120 - $93,227  DOQ  - this includes a 5 year Step Program! A sign-on bonus is available and Summit County Government offers an excellent benefits package!                    

Detention Deputy Application

Please email recruitdetentions@summitcountyco.gov with any questions.

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Patrol Deputy / Lateral Transfer

Interested parties should download a Patrol application after reading the basic requirements below.

Pay Range: 
$72,800 - $102,254 DOQ  - this includes a 5 year Step Program! A sign-on bonus is available and Summit County Government offers an excellent benefits package!   

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Job Description 

Patrol Deputy Application

Hiring Process:     

  1. Initial application process
  2. Written Testing
  3. Oral Board
  4. Complete a Personal History Questionnaire
  5. Background Investigation
  6. Integrity Interview
  7. Psychological Testing
  8. Polygraph Examination
  9. Executive Interview
  10. Successful completion of the FTO program

Testing for these positions will be TBA. Qualified candidates who are selected to move forward into each phase will be informed by phone or email.

A completed application may be mailed directly to the Sheriff’s Office at: 501 N. Park Ave./P.O. Box 210, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or may be scanned and emailed to: RecruitPatrol@summitcountyco.gov

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Law Enforcement Academy Sponsored Cadet

Cadet Level: $68,120
Academy Graduate:  $72,800
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Basic Requirements

Job Description 

Patrol Deputy Application

Hiring Process:     

  1. Initial application process
  2. Written Testing
  3. Oral Board
  4. Complete a Personal History Questionnaire
  5. Background Investigation
  6. Integrity Interview
  7. Psychological Testing
  8. Polygraph Examination
  9. Executive Interview
  10. Successful completion of Law Enforcement Academy

Testing for these positions will be TBA. Qualified candidates who are selected to move forward into each phase will be informed by phone or email.

A completed application may be mailed directly to the Sheriff’s Office at: 501 N. Park Ave./P.O. Box 210, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or may be scanned and emailed to: RecruitPatrol@summitcountyco.gov

                                 

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SMART Clinical Case Manager

Position Requirements: Summit County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a well-qualified Clinical Case Manager. This position will work with the System-wide Mental Assessment Response Team (SMART), also commonly referred to as a co-responder model of mobile crisis intervention. The SMART Clinical Case Manger must be able to effectively support the SMART Clinician and Technician in their work by providing, managing, and coordinating professional mental health services and system support services for people in crisis. The role of the Clinical Case Manager will be to ensure continuity of care including, immediate and appropriate collaboration with proper agencies, referral to appropriate type and level of service, outreach/follow-up and advocacy for treatment deemed necessary.  

The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented professional who can effectively respond to, manage, and coordinate professional mental health services and system support services. The role of the clinician will be to insure continuity of care including an immediate and professional evaluation, collaboration with proper agencies, referral to appropriate type and level of service and advocacy for treatment deemed necessary.  The candidate should have excellent customer service demeanor in a high volume environment, have strong written and verbal communications experience and be professional in directing and interacting with the public during times of emotional and stressful situations.

Required Qualifications: Associates degree required in Human Services or closely related field and 2 years of directly relevant experience or other combination of certification work and experience will be considered.  Bachelor’s degree preferred in Psychology, Human Services or closely related field. Ability to speak and write in English proficiently, bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.  Experience with case management, advocacy and mental health navigation preferred as well as experience working with multidisciplinary teams and diverse populations. Interest in community mental health, clinical mental health and/or social work. Must be able to pass a background check, psychological examination, polygraph examination and obtain a security clearance for work with Criminal Justice Records. Must have or obtain a Colorado Driver’s License within 60 days of appointment and maintain throughout employment and know how to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Hiring Range: SO6N non-exempt Salary of $63,003 to $91,355 DOQ. Summit County offers sign-on bonus’s, a wellness benefit, an education reimbursement, and an excellent benefits package.

Application Deadline Date: Applications will be received until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a professional cover letter, resume, and application to Clinical Program Manager Andrew Brottman, by mail to PO Box 210, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or; in person at 501 N. Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424 or via email to Andrew.Brottman@SummitCountyCO.gov.         

External candidates are also required to submit a Civilian application available at Civilian Application Equal Opportunity Employer

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Summit County Non-Discrimination Guideline
It is the guideline of Summit County Government not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, on the basis of genetic information of the individual or family member of the individual, or any other protected basis that is unlawful under federal, state, and/or local law in applying or providing terms and conditions of employment. 

Summit County Government does and will continue to take Affirmative Action to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or on the basis of genetic information of the individual or family member of the individual.