Reserve Deputy Sheriff
Salary & Classification
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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.
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; and must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
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; 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 & Skills
Department procedures, rules and regulations; law enforcement principles, methods, practices, equipment and procedures; geography, roads, and streets of Yuma County; law enforcement investigation principles.
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; following written and verbal instructions; communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
For More Information...
Regarding the Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputy Program, contact:
Sgt. Ryland Croutch
Tel: (928) 819-2212
Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
For information regarding testing, contact the Sheriff's Office Human Resources Department.
Tel: (928) 539-7827
All Yuma County applications must be submitted on-line through NeoGov. Yuma County no longer accepts paper applications. To apply on-line, click link: Yuma County Employment
If you do not have access to a computer, Yuma County has kiosks located at 198 S. Main Street, Yuma, AZ.
If you have questions or need assistance with the on-line application process, please contact:
Yuma County Human Resources Department
198 S. Main Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
Tel: (928) 373-1013
Job Line: (928) 373-6090
|***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