Employment Application Guidelines

Applicants Must Follow These Instructions

Teller County applications are available at the Teller County Human Resource Office, 112 North A Street, P.O. Box 959, Cripple Creek, 80813, or by clicking on the above link “Job Application Form”. This form can be printed and submitted using the instructions below.

    • Applications that are not completed clearly and/or are not signed and dated may not receive consideration.
    • Applications will be kept for a period of one (1) year from the date application is received.
    • During that one year period an applicant can call Human Resources at (719) 689-2988, or email Human Resources and ask that their application be included
       for consideration for the desired open position.
    • The County will not be responsible for applications left in other County offices with the understanding that they will be forwarded to the HR office.

 Applications completed for the open positions must be submitted by email to HR@co.teller.co.us, by fax to (719) 686-7900, by postal service to the above
listed address or in person to the above listed address.

  County Job Application Form


 Applicants for Sheriff's Office positions (Deputy, Detention Officer/Deputy, Dispatcher) must use the Sheriff's Office Employment Application form. Please click
 on the link below. Applicant applying for Sheriff's Office positions that do not use the Sheriff's Office application will not be considered for these positions.

  Sheriff's Office Employment Application Form


Teller County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Teller County Job Openings
2/11/2016 2:09:54 PM

JobTitle: Detention Officer/Deputy Download Full Job Description
Department: Teller County Jail
Compensation: Salary $2,851/monthly plus a full benefit package.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Divide, CO
Job Description: Teller County is accepting applications for a Detention Officer/Deputy. Responsible for performing duties related to enforce Federal, State and County laws and ordinances in conjunction with processing and care of prisoners; process inmates into and on release from the jail; monitor and respond to inmate and staff needs; work in control room and control alarms and access to and from the jail and inmates; and observe inmates in cells and wards and staff in jail. The most important and essential job function of the position is attitude which includes the following: interacting positively and cooperating with co-workers, responding politely to customers, delivering customer service, working as a team member, functioning under intense time pressure and responding in a positive manner to supervision. Applicants for this Jail position must complete Teller County Sheriff’s Office Application which is available on this website or at the Teller County Sheriff’s Office, 11400 West Highway 24, Divide, CO or at Human Resources, Centennial Building, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO. Sheriff’s Office Application, with all supporting documents, must be received by Monday, February 29, 2016 at 12 noon. EOE
Requirements: Applicant must be in excellent physical condition to lift and carry 100 pounds; move and/or restrain a person(s). Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or GED plus some experience involving public contact. Must be CPR and basic first aid certified or have the ability to become certified within 6 months of employment. Certification as a Police Officer by the state of Colorado is desirable, but not required.
Applications must be received no later than: 2/29/2016 12:00:00 PM

This list of job openings is kept current by the Teller County Human Resources Department.  Check Back for new listings.