Applicants interested in becoming a Sheriff’s Deputy who are not yet certified should apply for this position. Deputy Cadets must successfully complete an intensive 20-week law enforcement academy. Upon graduation, Deputy Sheriff Cadets will be promoted to Deputy Sheriff and begin Field Training.
Deputy Sheriff (Lateral)
Responsible for technical work of moderate difficulty in law enforcement or investigative duties; administers first aid; appears in court and/or hearings as a witness; arrests violators of laws; assists with crowd control; interviews witnesses; maintains chain of evidence pertinent to criminal investigations; patrols assigned area for the prevention of crime, enforcement of laws and protection of life and property; assists in surveillance work; assists in the execution of various writs, subpoenas, and court orders; prepares reports; performs other work as assigned or required.
Applicants interested in becoming a Detention Officer should apply for this position. This is a Working/Journey position, which works under general supervision. Positions at this level are assigned a broad range of duties in the occupation. The employee uses judgment in selecting appropriate guidelines and in applying general policies and procedures.