Reserve Deputy Sheriff
Salary & Classification
||Non-paying, voluntary position
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THE COUNTY OF YUMA DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY
Nature of work
Under general supervision, performs technical work of moderate difficulty in law enforcement or investigative duties; performs related work as required or assigned.
Experience & Education
Any combination of education, training or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Any applicant who is Arizona P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certified within the past five (5) years and is currently employed as a peace officer, may not be required to test for the position. Non Arizona P.O.S.T. certified applicants are required to test for the position and must successfully obtain certification from Arizona P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) within one year of being sponsored. Failure to do so will result in termination of volunteer participation within the Reserve Deputy program.
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.
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; arrests violators of law; responsible for crowd control; assists in the execution of various writs, subpoenas and court orders; interviews/interrogates witnesses and prepares reports; appears in court and/or hearings as a witness; administers first aid; maintains chain of evidence pertinent to criminal investigations; assists in surveillance work.
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of: Relevant laws, rules and regulations pertaining to law enforcement; law enforcement principles, practices, methods, techniques and equipment; the roads and routes within the County; law enforcement investigative work.
Skills in:Preparing and maintaining records and reports; the care and use of firearms and motor vehicles; learning and applying law enforcement principles, rules, techniques and the proper use of issued equipment; act quickly and calmly with proper judgment in emergency situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; follow written and verbal instructions; communicate 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
For more information...
Regarding the Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputy Program, contact:
Sgt. Ryland Croutch
Tel: (928) 819-2212
Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
For information regarding testing, contact the Sheriff's Office Human Resources Department.
Tel: (928) 539-7827
Tel: (928) 539-7854
All applications must be submitted to:
Yuma County Human Resources Department
198 S. Main Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
Tel: (928) 373-1013
Job Line: (928) 373-6090