Deputy Sheriff Cadet – Registry

Florence, AZ
Pinal County Sheriff's Office

This is a training position that is under close supervision. Incumbents performs tasks through formal and informal training programs to learn and perform responsibilities of an Arizona peace officer which include interacting with a diverse population, exercising problem solving skills, maintaining public order, preventing crime, enforcing laws and ordinances, conducting investigations, making arrests, issuing summonses/citations and warnings, and assisting the public. This is an Entry/Trainee position, which works under close supervision.

$45,969.00 – $51,164.00 Annually

1/9/2022 11:59 PM Arizona


• 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 in and out door training sessions for preparation as a Deputy Sheriff.
• Learn federal, state, and local traffic and criminal laws.
• Learn proper work habits, appearance, and interpersonal skills.
• Learns to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency conditions safely.
• Learns to demonstrate command presence in conflict situations.
• Learns use of various firearms and first aide methods.
• Participate in a physical fitness program to develop the physical skills for the job.
• Learns to write clear, comprehensive and accurate reports, legibly and with correct grammar and spelling.
• Performs tasks employing patrol methods, community relations, courtroom procedures, finger-printing, report preparation, physical agility and strength formation, and other law enforcement related duties commensurate with attained skills.
• Performs other duties, including housekeeping duties as requested or assigned.
• Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, customer records, and restricted County information.


• High school diploma or GED equivalent.
• Must be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of Police Academy graduation estimated on 12/1/2022, a United States Citizen, and demonstrate the ability to successfully complete written, psychological, polygraph, physical or stress test, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background examinations.
• One (1) year of satisfactory work experience.
• Valid Arizona State Driver's License.
• Must pass a thorough background investigation.
• Within one (1) year of hire, must complete the peace officer's basic course and be certified by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board.