The Grand County Sheriff's Office believes that every employee is a unique and valuable member of our team. We are committed to developing and sustaining a positive, supportive and encouraging work environment that attracts and retains employees with high integrity and dedication to our community. 

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The Grand County Sheriff’s Office has 63 employees, within 6 divisions: Administration, Patrol, Detentions, Animal Control, Judicial Services, and Dispatch/Communications Center, all overseen by Sheriff Brett Schroetlin.

The Grand County Sheriff's Office is looking for dedicated people like you to join our team in the heart of the Colorado High Country! 

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Patrol Division

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.

Detentions Division

Detentions Deputies work 12 hour shifts for a total of seven days in a two week period which allows you to enjoy three days off one week and four days off the next to take part in all of the recreational opportunities that Grand County has to offer. We cover the clock 24 hours a day with 12 hour shifts and every three months shift assignments are changed. Time and a half overtime is paid for all hours worked over 80. All uniforms and equipment are provided. There are frequent overtime shifts available as well as opportunities to do out-of-state extraditions and in-state transports of inmates. For those interested in career advancement, Detentions staff have the opportunity to apply for the Patrol Division after working 12 – 24 months in the Jail and if selected, attend an in-state police academy to obtain a POST certification and work in the Patrol Division of the Sheriff’s Office.  

Retirement Program

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.


Grand County is located in the heart of the Colorado 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.