Deputy Sheriff - Lateral

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (AZ) - Prescott, Arizona

Sep 15, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Oct 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$24.28 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$24.28 hourly
Top Pay:
$$29.63 hourly

Job Description


Responsible for the protection of life and/or property through enforcement of laws. May be assigned to work on patrol, at headquarters, on special assignments, or as plainclothes investigators.

Major Duties, Responsibilities

  • Patrols areas of the County in a vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce motor vehicle and parking regulations and correct traffic hazards.   (25%)
  • Answers calls and complaints received by radio, telephone, or in person involving emergency, disorder, and crime.   (25%)
  • Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries, takes statements and tends to proper disposition of the information or directs them to proper authorities.   (20%)
  • Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and locates witnesses.   (5%)
  • Makes arrests and/or transports prisoners to jail.   (5%)
  • Appears in court to present evidence and/or testify as required.   (5%)
  • Conducts specialized investigations and raids.   (5%)
  • Conducts police related community awareness and public relations work.   (5%)
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.   (5%)

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST) peace officer certification or a certificate of successful completion of the waiver of training process prescribed by AZPOST Rule R13 4 110(D).

Other Skills: Required to successfully complete a psychological, polygraph, physical, written and oral examination prior to appointment. Must be a registered elector of County, and 21 years of age.

Contact Information

Erin Tippett

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (AZ)
255 E. Gurley St.
Prescott, Arizona 86301-3868
phone: 928-554-8611

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