Kit Carson County is An Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Drug testing is required for all employees.

Kit Carson County welcomes and accepts applications for all positions within the County and retains them in an active file for at least six months. In the event of an opening, all pending applications are reviewed and suitable candidates may be contacted for an interview.

You can pick up applications at the Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office in the Kit Carson County Courthouse at 251 16th Street, Suite 103, Burlington, CO 80807.  For additional information call (719) 346-8934. ​

If you are unable to come in to pick up an application you can download a copy of the application form here and return it by mail to Kit Carson County, 251 16th St. Suite 103, Burlington, CO 80807 or fax it to us at 719-346-7282. If you are applying for a specific opening, please indicate at the top of the form before returning it.


​After a 90 day waiting period, Kit Carson County pays 100% of the Medical Insurance cost for the employee and their family​

  • 3% Retirement Match
  • Sick Leave after one month
  • Annual Leave after one month

​All positions are considered full-time positions, unless specifically stated otherwise. Part-time, temporary or seasonal postings do not receive benefits. Kit Carson County retains the right to post, close and withdraw openings as needed. Unless noted differently, all positions will remain open until filled.​

Current Openings:​​

Detention Deputy:
The Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office currently has a full time opening for Detentions Deputy. Applicants must be 21 years of age and a U.S. Citizen, High School Diploma or Equivalent. Must have a valid drivers license. Must be able to work all shifts, which includes days, nights, weekends.

The Kit Carson County Sheriff’s Office does NOT have any other current openings, however we are always accepting applications for every department (Patrol Deputy, Dispatch and Detentions Deputy). All applications will be kept for 6 months and if an opening becomes available those applications will be considered first.