Deputy Sheriff I/II -Patrol

Deputy Sheriff I/II -Patrol

Job Description

General Purpose
Under close supervision from a Sergeant, performs entry level law enforcement and public contact in providing public safety and protection for Davis County.
Education and Experience

This is a career ladder position; applicants will be considered for the level for which they qualify.

Deputy Sheriff I: High School graduation or equivalent.

Deputy Sheriff II: High School graduation (or equivalent) plus at least thirty (30) months of full-time experience as a Deputy Sheriff or Police Officer (Law Enforcement Officer); An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preference for applicants with Law Enforcement experience as a Deputy Sheriff or Police Officer.

Preference for active Utah LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) and SFO (Special Functions Officer) certifications through Utah POST.

Special Qualifications

Deputy Sheriff I: Must be able to become certified as a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) through the Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy (POST) within twelve months of hire date; must maintain certification and complete required annual training.

Deputy Sheriff II: Must be a certified (or certifiable) Law Enforcement Officer through the Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy (POST); must maintain certification and complete required annual training.

Must pass the Davis County Sheriff’s Office background investigation. As part of the background investigation, the DCSO requests that all applicants submit to a pre-employment eye detect examination. Must be at least 21 years old at the time of certification for Deputy Sheriff (State statute requirement). 

Must be a United States citizen (State statute requirement).

Must pass the Davis County Sheriff’s Office Physical Fitness Standard prior to employment and for POST certification.

Must participate and undertake a valid attempt in the physical fitness testing annually.

Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

For more details and to apply visit https://www.daviscountyutah.gov/human-resources/human-resources1.0/job-postings/job-posting-details?job_posting_id=2252