Deputy Sheriff 1

Carson City, NV
Consolidated Municipality of Carson City

Salary range: $25.4019 – $26.4180 per hour; $52,835.90 – $54,949.44 annually.

Position Summary:

The positions perform law enforcement and crime prevention work: enforce state and local laws and traffic regulations, perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Sheriff’s Office. The positions also preserve the peace, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehend suspects, and respond to assistance calls. The positions can also be responsible for the care and custody of inmates in the Detention Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with the operation of jail facilities including court transportation, classification, booking, release, medical treatment, meals, exercise, personal hygiene, and supervision of inmates while they are incarcerated in the Carson City detention center.
  • Assists and interacts with other Sheriff’s Office personnel, other City and outside law enforcement organizations and businesses in order to accomplish tasks; maintains the integrity, professionalism, attitudes, positive values and goals of the Sheriff’s Office by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed.
  • Identifies, attends and or conducts training, educational programs and seminars; participates and presents preventive education and information through community and school awareness projects.
  • Patrols and provides security for assigned areas looking for illegal, hazardous and suspicious activities and persons; provides scene security and protection for emergency personnel; operates Office vehicles safely, maintains and cleans Office vehicles; pursue and arrest law violators and criminals.
  • Enforces local, state, and federal laws and enforces compliance with regulations and ordinances; maintains traffic enforcement through traffic stops via warnings and citations; investigates traffic accidents.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogates suspects, communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects; identifies and collects evidence; completes detailed reports and paperwork using good English grammar and spelling; performs search and surveillance duties.
  • Represents the Office at court hearings and testifies in court cases; serves arrest and search warrants; serves and enforces child and adult orders of protection.


  • A high school education or GED.
  • Has undergone a complete and documented investigation of his/her background which verifies that the person has good moral character and meets the minimum standards established by the Nevada P.O.S.T. Commission.
  • Is a citizen of the United States.
  • Is at least 21 years of age at the time of the appointment.
  • Has undergone a medical examination performed by a licensed physician who confirms in writing that no physical condition exists which would adversely affect his/her performance of the duties of a peace officer.
  • Valid driver’s license.