Employment Opportunities

San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office - CCS Deputy

Are you looking for a career in law enforcement that allows you to work with a team in an exciting and  essential environment? The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office, outside of Telluride, Colorado, is accepting resumes for a Deputy Sheriff working in the areas of corrections, emergency dispatch, and court protection. 

CCS Deputy 

  • Full-time, Non-exempt: Grade 29, Steps 1 – 5 
  • Annual Salary Range: $51, 293 - $56,618 

Previous experience is not required, but advanced compensation is available for education or experience in this or a related field, including military experience. The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task, interact well with the public, and have good written and verbal skills. Typing skills are a plus. Shift work and holidays are required. Applicants must be 18 or older and successfully pass a background check. COVID, Tetanus, and Hepatitis A & B vaccines are required for employment.  

A generous benefit package is available to all full-time county employees, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and retirement. No-cost, offsite housing in nearby Mountain Village is available for deputies who commute. Deputies living in the Telluride region may receive a monthly housing allowance. 

San Miguel County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please submit an online application.

Behavioral Health Clinician

Employment Type: Exempt

Compensation: Starting pay $63, 510.71

Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Summary

The primary responsibilities include assisting community members, peace officers and other responders in the field to support with persons experiencing behavioral health issues, mental illness or substance use disorders; preventing unnecessary hospitalization of persons with mental illness or substance abuse disorders; responding to calls and conducting assessments, offering effective and efficient interventions and coordinating care; and providing community and peace officer education in relation to mental and behavioral health. 

This individual is responsible for assessing treatment needs related to psychiatric, medical, social and emotional care and follow-up after an event and providing additional follow-up as needed. This position develops a clinically sound safety plan in the least restrictive setting, only utilizing holds when all other options have been exhausted. Previous work experience in crisis de-escalation preferred. Residency in San Miguel County is required as a key employee; bilingual preferred. On-call time is required but is compensable. Computer and excellent communication skills required. A mobile phone, laptop and work vehicle are provided. 

This position offers an exceptional benefit package and is dependent upon continued funding through state and local funding sources.  

Education or Formal Training:

  • A Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions is required.
  • Associate or independent licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) required.
  • One year behavioral health crisis experience preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately using our online employment application.

San Miguel County is an equal opportunity employer.