Full-Time Deputy Sheriff needed in Summit County & Park City
Summit County, located in Utah, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Deputy Sheriff to perform law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens and to protect legal rights as established by federal, state and local laws. May hire a Deputy Sheriff I, II, or III depending on submitted qualifications and experience, please see Deputy Sheriff II and III functions and qualifications attached. We are a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment drug testing. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage women, minorities and the disabled to apply. Open until filled. Applications reviewed as submitted.
- Patrols assigned roadways to observe traffic for violations of traffic laws and ordinances; assists stranded motorists; checks for suspicious vehicles; determines violations and makes arrests; performs in and leads search and rescue efforts. Responds to calls for service in the community.
- Investigates auto, aircraft and industrial accidents; conducts searches for lost, missing or drowned persons; assists county coroner concerning death investigation and transportation of bodies; delivers death and other emergency messages; preforms investigation of offenders and performs other routine investigative duties in the course of eliminating criminal activities.
- Reports to accident scenes to render first-aid to injured persons and control traffic in the area; investigates cause of accident and prepares report on details after determining responsibility for accidents.
- Responds to a variety of citizen complaints such as robberies, break-ins, domestic quarrels, assaults and vandalism; prepares initial investigation reports on scene of crime; gathers evidence and interviews victims and witnesses.
- Prepares arrest records including fingerprinting and mug shot photography (identifying the prisoner and charge against him/her). Gather information through observation and public interaction. Articulate the information through written reports. Provide a sense of security for businesses and citizens within the community.
- Serves as an agent of the court in satisfying criminal warrants and writs of execution, restitution or attachment; locates persons names in criminal warrants and executes the warrants; provides courtroom testimony as required.
- Preforms preventative teaching; may teach in classroom setting and deliver instruction on safety awareness; advises neighborhood watch groups regarding processes and procedures; instructs in drug awareness program, ATV safety training, etc.
- May perform as a member of a special operations team (SERT); certifies in operational procedures related to special weapons and critical conditions associated with gas, explosives, hostage and dangerous suspects.
- Transports prisoners and mental subjects/patients to and from courts, prison, jail and mental hospitals.
- Must be able to perform as a credible witness in a court of law.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Graduation from high school or equivalent.
- Successfully completed NPOST
- Successful completion of (P.O.S.T) Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy and LEO certifiable within six (6) months from date of hire. – PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR POST CERTIFICATE(S) WITH YOUR APPLICATION
- Certifiable as a Peace Officer within the State of Utah.
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by your state of residence.
- Must work rotating shift work.
- Must complete 40 hours of training per year to maintain certification and all yearly certifications required by law and/or departmental policy.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation, physical agility testing and psychological evaluation.
- May not have been convicted of an offense involving dishonest, unlawful sexual conduct, physical violence and/or domestic violence; convicted of the unlawful use, sale or possession of a controlled substance prior to five (5) years from the date of conviction or last usage; convicted of a crime for which the applicant could have been punished by imprisonment in a federal penitentiary of this or another sate.
Salary Range: $22.32 – $37.23 per hour.