Employment 

  1. EMPLOYMENT
  2. DEPUTY SHERIFF

If you have ever considered a career in public safety, this is the time to act. The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office, outside Telluride, CO,  is searching for new employees so if a career in law enforcement is what you’ve been looking for, we hope you consider being part of our team.

Sheriff Bill Masters is looking for individuals who have the aptitude and sense of commitment - those who want to help their community and who want to make a difference. A career with the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office offers challenge, excitement, variety, teamwork and job satisfaction and excellent salary and benefits.

The Deputy Sheriff position has two career paths at the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Sheriffs provide peacekeeping and criminal investigation services while the parallel career path of CCS Deputy Sheriff (Corrections and Communications Specialist) provides professional emergency dispatch and correction services in our facility outside Telluride, Colorado.  

Please take a few moments to explore both deputy sheriff announcements.

The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting résumés and letters of interest for the position of CCS Deputy Sheriff. The position of a CCS Deputy is challenging and diverse. This career involves E911 Dispatch and Corrections duties, including court security, transports, jail supervision and booking and release of detainees. 

Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have strong written and verbal communication skills. In addition, applicants must be able to work holidays, weekends and shift schedules. Applicants will undergo a background check.

The starting salary is $51,292 annually ($24.66 per hour). Additional benefits include paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance; long-term disability, employee assistance program, flex spending account, AFLAC and CCOERA retirement program with a 5% employer match to start.

Send a letter of intent and résumé via email to ccs.sergeants@sanmiguelsheriff.org.