Deputy Sheriff I/II

Minden, NV
Deputy Sheriff I/II

Responsible for performing a variety of public safety and law enforcement services in patrol, detention, court services, or civil process assignments.

$44,636.80 – $63,876.80 Annually

2/5/2021 4:00 PM Pacific


• Accountability for Inmates – Conducts daily head counts, periodic cell and pod checks; moves inmates to and from locations for court appearances, medical care, visits, etc.
• Intake and Release of Inmates – Brings inmates into the jail by conducting searches, booking questionnaires, fingerprints, photography, access to bail and phone.
• Ensures Safety of Inmates and Staff – Conduct facility and person searches for weapons/drugs/contraband; conduct surveillance, investigations, and reports of crimes committed within the detention facility; monitor activity of inmates; handle inmates with mental health issues and provide intervention to ensure safety.
• Handle Health and Welfare Issues – Carry out processes to ensure that inmates are provided with adequate food, clothing, medicine, and clean living arrangements; Conduct inspections of living conditions to ensure compliance with departmental policy and federal law.
• Customer Service - Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls and directs the caller to the proper person or personally handles the call; provides information which requires the use of judgment and interpretation of policies, rules and procedures.
• Court Appearances – Transports inmates to and from court; provides security for court staff and inmates during proceedings; updates legal paperwork to ensure timely compliance with court orders; responds to emergencies in the court house.
• Medical Treatment – Provide first aid for inmates as required; triage inmates for physician visits and needs for emergency medical treatment and transport; sets up medications and distribute to inmates daily as required; complete documentation for medical issues; provide security for medical staff.
• Extraditions – Transport inmates to other agency jails, courts, and other facilities; send notices to other agencies of arrests, process warrants, and set-up extraditions with outside companies who transport inmates.

Civil Process
• Locates and serves subpoenas, summonses, warrants, Orders to Show Cause, restraining orders and Writs of Restitution, possession and execution to individuals, partnerships and corporations.
• Executes court orders to attach monies, bank accounts, securities, real and personal property.

Court Services
• Organize probable cause forms, make copies and deliver to District Attorney and Courts as appropriate.
• Retrieve copies of criminal complaints, prepare logs for court appearances, prepare copies for courts.
• Prepare court lists and confirms with court clerk's office.
• Provides court security as required.



• High School education/GED; AND:
• Must be 21 years of age at time of hire.
• Must be Citizen of the United States at time of testing for the position.
• Must have no convictions of any crime for which registration in the State of Nevada is required pursuant to NRS 207.090 or 207.152.
• No DUI conviction within the last 5 years.
• No crime conviction for Domestic Violence.
• No drug use/sales within 5 years.