Every employee contributes a unique and valuable effort to our team. We are committed to developing and sustaining an environment that attracts and retains the best people for the Grand County Sheriff's Department.
The Sheriff's Department has 23 sworn positions, to include the sheriff, undersheriff, two lieutenants, two patrol sergeants, three Investigators and 14 patrol deputies. There are also two detention sergeants and 14 detention officers, three animal control officers, eight communications officers and five administrative professionals.
Shifts & Training
The patrol division currently works a four on three off shift schedule. Our shifts rotate every six months. We have in-house training throughout the year. We also offer boat, snowmobile, bicycle, DUI patrols, search and rescue, and much more.
Upon hire, required enrollment in the 401(a) retirement program, with contributions ranging from 3 - 6% of your gross income. This amount is matched by the county and is irrevocable until a new plan agreement is adopted. An optional 457 Retirement Plan is also offered, in addition.
Grand County is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains just 90 miles west of Denver. The county seat is Hot Sulphur Springs. Grand County is 1,850 square miles in size and has a year-round population of approximately 14,600 people. Because Grand County offers year-round recreation, it is not uncommon to have in excess of 35,000 people on any given weekend, winter, spring, summer, or fall.
Some of our popular hot spots are Winter Park Resort, Mary Jane Ski Area, Sol Vista Resort, Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, Grand Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park. Grand County is also known as a “Sportsman’s Paradise.” Grand County has some of the best big game hunting and fishing within the state of Colorado.