Deputy Sheriff I

Show Low, AZ
Navajo County Sheriff

Salary: $52,820.59 Annually.

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, performs technical work of moderate difficulty in law enforcement or investigative duties; performs related work as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols and provides security for prevention of crime, enforcement of laws and protection of life and property in assigned areas, looking for unusual or suspicious activities or persons; operates patrol vehicles; provides back-up assistance to co-workers; provides scene security and protection for Fire and Medical personnel.
  • Enforces local, state and federal laws, and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects in cases; identifies and collects evidence; performs surveillance duties as required; completes detailed reports and required paperwork; performs follow-up investigations as required.
  • Arrests law violators; transports and processes prisoners; testifies in court; serves arrest and search warrants; serves and enforces child and adult orders of protection; performs building searches; conducts traffic stops and investigates traffic accidents.
  • Represents the Sheriff’s Office at court hearings; prepares reports and materials requested and subpoenaed by the courts; and testifies in court cases.
  • Attends training and educational programs and seminars.
  • Performs Court security and acts as bailiff as assigned.
  • Assists in the execution of and serves various writs, subpoenas and court orders, evictions and subpoenas.
  • Participates in and presents preventative education and information through community and school awareness projects; teaches and counsels those within the community on law enforcement activities, programs and referral resources.
  • Maintains patrol vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order.
  • Assists and interacts with other Sheriff’s personnel, County departments, outside organizations and businesses, and federal, state and local law enforcement organizations in order to accomplish tasks.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must meet all Arizona POST requirements.
  • May have less than two years experience as a Police officer if transferring laterally from another Law Enforcement Agency.
  • A valid driver’s license.