Deputy Sheriff Sergeant (2013)
The City and County of Denver 89 reviews - Denver, CO

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***DEPARTMENT ONLY*** - This is a Department Only recruitment for current employees in the Denver Sheriff Department who are eligible for promotion.

The Career Service Authority is accepting applications to establish a list for the role of Deputy Sheriff Sergeant . This position provides first-level supervisory protective services work over City and County of Denver Deputy Sheriffs who work in a specialized unit or who provide for the security, care, custody and safety of prisoners and the public in detention, medical, court and transportation settings.

Applications will be accepted online at for Deputy Sheriff Sergeant from January 14th, 2013 until January 25th, 2011 at 11:59PM.

Applicants are advised to review the Additional Information section of this posting for important notes regarding the application and testing process.

Job Responsibilities:
Reviews, develops, or modifies work plans, methods, and procedures, determines work priorities and develops work schedules to provide adequate staff coverage.
Provides work instruction and assists employees with difficult and/or unusual assignments and encourages innovation.
Assigns and distributes work, reviews work for accuracy and completeness, and returns assignments with recommendations for proper completion.
Resolves problems and mediates conflicts encountered during daily operations and determines appropriate solutions and promotes teamwork.
Encourages regular communication, informs staff of relevant business issues, and their impact on the organization.
Develops the performance enhancement plans, documents performance, provides performance feedback, and formally evaluates the work of the employee.
Provides rewards and recognition for proper and efficient performance. Documents causes for disciplinary action and initiates letters of reprimand and makes formal recommendations for disciplinary action.
Responds to formal and informal employee grievances and prepares written responses. Supervises emergency response to serious incidents and directs and coordinates activities of the work unit using departmental policies and procedures.
Prepares, completes, and reviews reports and correspondence including the processing, execution, and interpretation of court documents for quality and adherence to guidelines.
Resolves problems with staff members, work procedures, security inmate behavior, accidents, and illness.
Develops and implements staff training and development plans to provide cross training of employees, specific job related training, and other approaches to provide opportunities for staff flexibility and development.
Reviews and evaluates inmate classification by type of criminal charge and other relevant factors to determine correct placement in facility.
Implements and interprets policies and procedures developed by higher level managers or supervisors.
Assists in developing, recommending, and coordinating the implementation of new procedures for the assigned functions or unit.
Performs inspection of facilities such as inmate housing, officer work location, food service, and infirmary for sanitation, fire, and safety hazards. For full specification, Click Here: Deputy Sheriff Sergeant

Education Requirement (Must be demonstrated on application/resume):

Possession of a high school diploma or a GED Certificate plus 15 semester hours of coursework in Criminal Justice and/or core academic classes including math, English, social sciences, and/or science from an accredited college or university*.

  • A legible, official copy of an applicant’s college transcript should be submitted along with the application to receive college credit. Transcripts MUST be electronically attached to the online application in order to be considered.
Experience Requirement (Must be demonstrated on application/resume):

Three years of experience at the type and level of a Denver Deputy Sheriff including one year as a Deputy Sheriff with the Denver Sheriff Department.
Education/Experience Equivalency
An additional 6 months of appropriate experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement.

Applicants must also possess a valid Colorado Class “R” Driver’s License at the time of application and for the duration of employment. Applicant’s Drivers License number and expiration date must be cited on the application.

If you experience technical difficulties while applying or have questions regarding the minimum qualifications or the equivalency for this position, please contact Timothy Smith at 720-913-5681.

Additional Information:
Examination Scope : ( All dates are tentative and preliminary )

Written Examination

A written examination will be administered on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 10:00AM . The testing locating will be the Denver Sheriff Training Facility, Events Cente r at 5440 Roslyn Street. Qualified applicants will receive notification in advance regarding the test location, date, time, and duration.

Assessment Center

Those applicants who attain a passing score on the written examination will be invited on to the assessment center with sessions running from Monday, April 1, 2013 through Friday, April 5 , 2013.

Applicants must apply on-line at www. beginning January 14, 2013.

All applications/attachments must be received NO LATER THAN January 25, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.

Important Notes :
  • Please be sure to print/save the confirmation page you receive upon successfully submitting your online application .
  • You will receive an email notification immediately upon successfully submitting your application. Please check your SPAM/JUNK folder if you do not see this email. Please contact CSA recruiting if you do not receive such an email.
  • Any current or previous disciplinary actions may be used in the consideration of applicants/candidates for this and any future promotional opportunity at any time during the selection process.
  • Additional Vetting Processes may be conducted on any candidate in consideration for promotion at the discretion of the Sheriff Department.
  • Applicants invited to attend the Assessment Center are required to wear their "Class A" Dress Uniform of their current (non-acting) rank.
Questions concerning the application and recruitment process can be directed to Timothy Smith at 720-913-5681 Classification Title: Deputy Sheriff Sergeant CU1059
Pay Grade: 711-U
Agency : Safety, Denver Sheriff Department
To Apply : please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit
Testing : Written Exam, Assessment Center.
Recruiters : TS

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