Deputy Sheriff – Entry

Aztec, NM
San Juan Sheriff's Office

Salary: $27.49 Hourly.

Closing Date: 12/31/2024.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, provides safety and security to citizens within the community through the patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of laws and ordinances, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, response to calls for assistance and prosecution of cases.

Essential Functions:

  • Enforces local and state laws and regulations.
  • Patrols assigned area to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and arrest violators; drives vehicle through assigned area, observing traffic violations and issuing citations.
  • Responds to non-routine and extraordinary situations; responds to calls of criminal activity and accidents; restores peace.
  • Assumes control at traffic accidents to maintain traffic f low, assist accident victims, and investigate causes of accidents.
  • Performs traffic enforcement enforces driving under the influence (DUI) violations and completes related reports.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • State of New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy certification (obtained within one-year of employment).
  • Successful completion of Sheriff’s Office Field Training & Evaluation Program.
  • Valid State of New Mexico Driver’s license.