• Sheriff Records Technician

    Job ID
    Position Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Hiring Pay/Range
    $19.06 - $22.87
    Closing Date
    Reporting Location : Location
    US-CO-Fort Collins
  • Overview




    One Agency. One Mission: Public Safety. 


    The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking talented people to join our team as a Sheriff Records Technician.  Sheriff Justin Smith encourages forward thinking, servant leadership, and a sense of family among all Sheriff's Office members.  Headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Sheriff's Office is an agency of over 400 family oriented employees, dealing with a range of responsibilities to include support services, patrol, jail, fire, search and rescue, and investigation duties.  If you are seeking a career, have a desire to serve your community, and want to work alongside others with the same mindset, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office is a great place to call home.  


    Records Technicians have a special role at the Sheriff's Office and are essential to the daily operations. 


    Specifically, a Sheriff Records Technician:

    • Processes, files, and maintains records, reports and materials.
    • Performs clerical tasks; types case reports from dictation, proofs and reviews hard copy reports.
    • Performs data entry; updates, researches, stores, and retrieves documents and data; maintains records and files.
    • Assists department personnel and the public by performing record checks, releasing police reports, and mailing out requested reports to outside agencies and insurance companies in accordance with the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA)/Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA) and provides general information regarding department policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Maintains accuracy, confidentiality, and security of all records and work area.
    • Works with sworn staff to validate and finalize reports to meet local, state and federal crime reporting requirements.
    • Exercises good organizational skills while demonstrating the ability to be detail-oriented in carrying out assigned tasks.
    • Processes traffic reports; verifies receipt of funds; distributes reports by mail or counter.
    • Uses computer database systems to type, enter, modify, and retrieve a wide variety of police reports and records including search queries on warrants, vehicles, articles, persons, guns, etc.

    Click here to view the complete job description and full salary range for a Sheriff Records Technician.


    Larimer County is located in the heart of North Central Colorado, extending west to the Continental Divide, north to the Wyoming border, and is home to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Over 300 days of sunshine each year provide Larimer County residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a wide spectrum of recreational opportunities such as hiking, fishing, and camping.


    An hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and offers a diverse culture of education, breweries, historic charm, a thriving economy, and is a bike friendly community. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found in the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city. 


     The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes:

    • #10 in "Healthiest Places to Live" - Niche.com 2017
    • #17 in Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers, 2018
    • #14 in Top 100 Best Places to Live” - Livability.com, 2018
    • Bicycle friendly -- Earned Platinum Award from League of American Bicyclists, 2017

    Watch this video to learn more about the Sheriff's Office.



    • Two (2) years of administrative and/or customer service experience.
    • High School diploma or GED required.
    • Notary Public commission within six (6) months of hire.
    • NCIC/CCIC certification within three (3) months of hire.
    • CORA/CCJRA training within twelve (12) months of hire
    • Type at least 50 words per minute
    • Prior transcription experience preferred.


    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met.


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