Deputy Recruit/Lateral

Flagstaff, AZ
Coconino County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $53,451.00 Annually.

Closing Date: 4/12/2024.

Position Summary:

Under close supervision, and in a training capacity, is responsible for technical work of moderate difficulty in law enforcement or investigative duties; performs related work as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Attends and obtains Certification by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) academy to learn the principles, methods and techniques employed by the Deputy Sheriff class.
  • Attends indoor and outdoor classes and training sessions for preparation as a Deputy Sheriff.
  • Performs rigorous physical training.
  • Learns to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency conditions safely.
  • Learns to demonstrate command presence in conflict situations.
  • Learns to write clear, comprehensive and accurate reports, legibly and with correct grammar and spelling.
  • Learns to understand, interpret and apply criminal and civil laws.
  • Learns use of various firearms and first aid methods.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen (Ariz. Admin. Code § R13-04-105(A)(1) (2016).
  • 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • High school graduate (or G.E.D.).
  • Must obtain certification from the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) within one year of employment with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office. Must pass AZPOST prescribed physical agility test.
  • Must obtain an Arizona driver’s license by date of hire and maintain it throughout employment.
  • Must submit to a background search and successfully pass a physical, and polygraph examination prior to employment.
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the local areas; previous law enforcement and/or military experience.
  • This position is non-exempt from overtime.
  • This position is safety sensitive.