Deputy Sheriff Lateral

Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

$30.60 – $43.50 Hourly

Are you a current law enforcement officer looking for a new challenge? Are you motivated by the opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience in protecting and serving your community? Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is seeking passionate individuals to join our team as a Deputy Sheriff. In this role, high importance is placed on ensuring public safety is provided and maintained by an individual who takes pride in their work and considers the impact of their actions on an individual, team and organizational level.

We are looking for candidates who possess integrity and strong interpersonal skills. Ideal candidates are skilled problem solvers with the ability to use good judgment while diffusing situations, resolving conflict, and serving others and the community. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you… your adventure with MCSO awaits!

Minimum education and/or experience:


High school diploma or GED. Must possess an active certification as a Full-Authority Peace Officer issued by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST). Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age at time of application.


High school diploma or GED. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age at time of application. Individuals with lapsed Arizona POST certification, and those who have served as a certified peace officer in another state or federal agency, may apply. To be considered, such otherwise qualified individuals must be eligible to gain Arizona POST certification through Waiver Testing or successful completion of a basic academy. The Arizona POST waiver process consists of meeting all minimum qualifications for certification as an Arizona Peace Officer including successful completion of a written exam, driving proficiency, firearms qualification, and the POPAT (Police Officer Physical Agility Test), administered by Arizona POST, within sixty (60) days of hire. Whether to send an applicant through a basic academy again or allow an applicant to pursue the Waiver Process is at the discretion of the Sheriff.

All candidates must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver’s license. Prior to hiring, the Sheriff’s Office requires that all applicants complete the following: physical readiness assessment (PRA);background investigation; polygraph exam; medical exam and psychological exam.