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Tuesday, 19 April 2022 08:43

Part-Time Courthouse Security Officer

Rio Grande County Sheriff's Department is seeking a:

Part-Time Court Security Deputy




The Court Security Officer has the responsibility for maintaining order, protecting judges, jurors, prisoners, court personnel and the public, and serves other needs as defined by the Court.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES are outlined as follows. Additional duties may be assigned as well:

Provides security for prisoners, witnesses, jurors, court personnel and the public in the courtroom and other designated areas of the courthouse.

May be required to make appropriate action in disruptive situations in the courtroom or other designated areas, including assaultive behavior where persons may be armed or unarmed, and subduing or apprehending escaping prisoners, or to provide first response in other emergency situations.

Protects the privacy and ensures the safety of judges.

Inspects the courtroom, hallways, bathrooms, elevator, jury deliberation room, and other surrounding offices.

Transports papers within the courthouse, notifies the judge that the session is ready to proceed, announces the opening and closing of court sessions, etc.

Accepts defendants into custody and holds them or releases them pursuant to the direction of the court

Ensures courtroom guidelines regarding noise, food, drinks, cell phones, and hats are adhered to. Collects, receives, maintains and transfers documents needed to accompany prisoners.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants can be Colorado POST certified, but not required. The position requires a high school diploma or a general education degree (GED). Back ground check and drug testing required. Must be qualified to carry a firearm. Must have Colorado Driver License. Qualified applicants must be 21 years of age.

STARTING SALARY: $17.98 per hour DOE



Please pick up and submit applications and resumes marked for court security to:

Human Resources 925 6th St. Rm 200

Del Norte, CO. 81132 719-657-4217