3211 - Deputy Sheriff (Lateral)

Sworn US Law Enforcement
Pima County Sheriff's Department (AZ) - Tuscon, Arizona

Jun 19, 2020

Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$25.50 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$53,040 annual

Job Description

Performs law enforcement work of moderate complexity including enforcing laws, maintaining order, protecting life and property and investigating and assisting in the prevention of crime; and performs related work as required. Work may be required on weekends and holidays according to assigned shift and duties may be assigned in any geographical or functional unit of the department. This classification is the entry-level commissioned officer in the Sheriff's Department and is actively engaged in law enforcement activities.

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Additional Information

Patrols assigned area for the prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances; Responds to requests for law enforcement services and takes appropriate action; Arrests violators of laws and ordinances, and ensures violators are booked on charges; Escorts prisoners to jail and court; Enforces traffic laws, directs traffic and provides information concerning the location of streets, routes and buildings; Investigates and prepares detailed reports of collisions; Investigates suspicious conditions, activities, or persons; Investigates and checks for wanted or missing persons and stolen property; Participates in the operation of various units and the service of civil and criminal subpoenas and other court orders; Participates in riot and crowd control; Controls and restrains potentially violent persons; Carries a department authorized firearm at all times while on duty; Prepares a variety of reports; Conducts investigations of criminal cases and gathers, preserves and analyzes facts and evidence; Conducts follow up investigations of preliminary investigative reports; Interviews complainants, suspects and witnesses while acting as the preliminary investigating officer; Records statements and testimony; Prepares and submits reports of criminal offenses, including modus operandi and description of incriminating evidence, for determination of guilt and prosecution of charges; Prepares material evidence for courtroom presentation and testifies in court on various matters, including findings of investigations; Provides information to attorneys and other authorized persons; Assists in rescue activities for sick and injured persons; May be assigned limited supervisory duties on a temporary basis; Will have direct physical contact with arrestees during arrest procedures and subsequent custody.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: At the time of appointment, applicants must possess a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate.
  • Experience: Two (2) years experience as a Peace Officer

Applicants must meet the minimum and required qualifications to move forward in the selection process. Email notifications will be sent out to all candidates that submit a completed application and will receive an information packet detailing the steps of the hiring process.


Hold United States citizenship, Individuals may not have been discharged from military service under dishonorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the exam date.

Contact Informaton

Tony Kelly

Pima County Sheriff's Department (AZ)
1750 E Benson Hwy
Tuscon, Arizona 85713
phone: 5203516847

How to Apply

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