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Deputy Sheriff

Salary & Classification

Type: Full Time
Salary: $19.76 - $22.36 /hr D.O.Q. Paid bi-weekly
Classification: Non-exempt, eligible for overtime compensation
Grade: 226
Opening Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
Close Date: Monday, June 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Download recruitment announcement (PDF): Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Testing Information (PDF)

YUMA COUNTY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY

Nature of work
Under general supervision, performs routine patrol, law enforcement and investigative duties.

Experience & Education
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification within one (1) year of appointment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements
This classification requires the applicant to successfully complete a background check, physical, psychological, polygraph examination, and drug test prior to appointment; must be 21 years of age and a United States citizen; must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license; must be willing to submit to random drug testing; and must have the ability to work all three shifts (days, afternoons, and graveyards), holidays, and weekends.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and is not to be considered a complete statement of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

***NOTE***
Reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any stage of the recruitment process. Requests for accommodation must be made through the Yuma County Human Resources Department in advance of the event, or as soon as practical, so that necessary arrangements can be made. (928) 373-1013 OR TDD (928) 373-1013.

 

Examples of Work
(Illustrative only) Patrols assigned area for the prevention of crime, enforcement of laws and protection of life and property; responds as needed to calls for service; arrests violators of law; identifies and interviews witnesses, victims and criminals; prepares reports; secures accident and crime scenes, and responsible for crowd control; administers first aid; collects and secures evidence, and maintains chain of evidence for criminal investigations; apprehends, detains and searches suspects, and cites or arrests for civil and criminal law violations; transports and books arrestees; assists in surveillance work; executes various writs, subpoenas and court orders; appears in court and hearings as a witness; performs other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge and Skills 

Knowledge of: Department procedures, rules and regulations; law enforcement principles, methods, practices, equipment and procedures; geography, roads, and streets of Yuma county; law enforcement investigation principles.


Skills in: Learning and applying law enforcement principles, rules, techniques and the proper use of issued equipment; dealing courteously but firmly with people; applying good judgment and making effective decisions under pressure; use of firearms, motor vehicles and other law enforcement equipment; preparing clear, comprehensive, and accurate reports; administering first aid and CPR; following written and verbal instructions; communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

***NOTE TO APPLICANTS***

If selected for testing, applicants will be notified by telephone and/or by mail of testing date, time and location. Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior. Testing will begin promptly at the time indicated.

ANY APPLICANT WHO IS LATE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TESTING PROCESS

 

Apply

All applications must be submitted to:

Yuma County Human Resources Department
198 S. Main Street
Yuma, AZ 85364

Tel: (928) 373-1013
Fax:(928) 373-1153

Job Line: (928) 373-6090
Website: www.yumacountyaz.gov

 


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