Career as a Deputy Sheriff

Title: Detention/Patrol Deputy
City: Kiowa
County: Elbert
State: CO


  • Have a basic P.O.S.T. certificate from the State of Colorado, or have a conditional P.O.S.T. certificate
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • Have never been convicted of a felony.
  • Have the ability to perform all essential functions of the job.
  • Any illicit drug use may disqualify an applicant.
  • No domestic violence convictions.

  • To Apply

    You are invited to complete an application for the Elbert County Sheriff's Office. The application can be found below. Once you complete and submit the application, you will be contacted by Professional Standards to schedule an appointment to take an aptitude test administered by our agency.

    Those who pass the aptitude test will continue to the second phase. The second phase consists of a series of exams, including: oral board interview, CVSA, psychological exam, physical, drug test and an extensive background check.

    Please mail or fax your completed application to:

    Elbert County Sheriff
    C/O Professional Standards Division
    P.O. Box 486
    Kiowa, CO 80117
    Fax (303) 621-2055

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