Deputy Sheriff – Enforcement

Salem, OR
Marion County Sheriff's Office

$26.58 – $39.05 Hourly

Typical Duties – Duties include, but are not limited to the following

  • Patrols roads, highways, forestland, federal enclaves, and business areas in the enforcement of traffic and criminal laws; patrols rivers and lakes in patrol boat enforcing water safety laws and regulations.
  • Conducts criminal and traffic investigations and interviews; gathers evidence and takes statements of involved parties.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records necessary for efficient investigations, crime prevention, prosecution, and office procedures.¬†Collects and secures evidence.
  • Operates radar equipment in the enforcement of speed regulations.
  • Makes arrests, books prisoners, transports prisoners and patients under custody to institutions, courts, and on extradition.
  • Serves subpoenas, warrants of arrest, and civil papers.
  • Promotes public relations in a highly visible role by participating in community events/public forums, informing the public on public safety concerns, and answering inquiries regarding laws and ordinances.
  • Receives complaints from the community, self-dispatches mobile units, and answers general inquiries of the public.
  • Participates in search and rescue operations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements for the Position
Must meet the following State Department of Public Safety Standards and Training requirements:

  • United States Citizen within one year of employment
  • At least 21 years of age at the time of employment (Marion County Sheriff’s Office will consider applicants who are age 20, if they meet the qualifications of the position and are age 21 within 90 days from the recruitment close date.)
  • Possess a high school diploma, G.E.D., or 4-year post-secondary degree
  • Declared by a physician as able to perform the physical duties required by the occupation
  • Of good moral fitness, without legal conduct involving moral turpitude, dishonesty, fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, and conviction of drug and/or sex crimes.