Deputy Sheriff CAT I Laterals Only

Beatty, NV
Nye County Sheriff’s Office

Salary: $49,504 – $73,278 annually.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

To perform basic law enforcement duties in accordance with departmental rules and regulations and to maintain public safety, peace and order. Work normally consists of routine patrol, preliminary investigations, traffic regulation and other law enforcement duties in a designated area or on an assigned shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols an assigned area in a vehicle in order to enforce traffic regulations, observe business and community activity, prevent and discover commissions of crimes, and preserve law and order.
  • Answers and responds to calls and complaints regarding robberies, burglaries, homicides, shootings, neighborhood disturbances, fires, automobile accidents, animal control, drug violations, juvenile problems, civil disobedience, and other violations of the law.
  • Secures the scene of crime and conducts preliminary criminal investigations, interviews witnesses, and gathers evidence. May administer first aid and make arrests.
  • Conducts automobile accident investigations, interviews witnesses, directs traffic, prepares accident reports and may administer first aid.
  • Interacts with the general public in advising on laws, ordinances and other information; interviews persons with complaints and gives them proper direction.
  • Performs duties, on assignment, as radio dispatcher receiving calls from the public and directing deputies to respond in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Presents evidence and testimony in court regarding a variety of criminal complaints and indictments, serves subpoenas and other civil papers.
  • Conducts surveillance and investigation, in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Participates in job-related training programs regarding law enforcement procedures, firearms, first aid and related subjects.


  • Must be POST Certified, Category I.
  • Graduation from a high school or G.E.D.
  • 21 years of age at time of appointment.
  • No felony or gross misdemeanor convictions.
  • No domestic violence convictions.
  • Resident of the State of Nevada at time of appointment.