The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applications for Patrol Deputy, the agency has (70) full-time employees, as well as a number of Reserves and Volunteers which include, Search & Rescue, Sheriff’s Posse & Chaplains. Special units consist of narcotics, investigations, agriculture, a SWAT Team, Horse Patrol, and an SRO. Montezuma County encompasses approximately, 2300 square miles of canyons, national forest, mountains, and high altitude desert. The population of the county is about 27,000 people, with the cities of Cortez (9,000), Dolores (1,100), Mancos (1,300) and Towaoc (1200) included in the population total. Towaoc is on the UTE Mountain UTE Indian Reservation which is patrolled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Montezuma County also encompasses Mesa Verde National Park as well as areas of Hovenweep National Monument and the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Other agencies inside Montezuma County include the Cortez Police Department, Mancos Marshal’s Office, Colorado Division of Wildlife, National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Indian Affairs, as well as the Colorado State Patrol.
The Patrol Division is responsible for responding to calls for service 24 hours per day 365 days per year, in all of the unincorporated areas of Montezuma County.
Additional Patrol Benefits Include:
Requirements For Employment:
Applications can be found on the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Website at www.montezumasheriff.org
FAX: Jail 970-565-4348
FAX: Admin 970-565-3731
730 E Driscoll Street
Cortez, CO 81321