Deputy Sheriff Lateral (Registry)

Florence AZ
Pinal County Sheriff

Salary
$53,722.00 – $70,488.00 Annually

Closing
12/31/2022 12:00 AM Arizona

JOB SUMMARY
Protect lives and property, preserve the peace in Pinal County through the patrolling of assigned areas, impartial enforcement of laws, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, and responding to calls for assistance, and develop and maintain effective relationships with residents and community organizations under basic supervision. This is a safety sensitive position.

TYPICAL CLASSIFICATION ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Enforce local, state and Federal laws, enforce compliance with local regulations and ordinances, according to Pinal County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) policies, procedures, post orders and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and make proper decisions using sound judgment.
  • Respond to various types of emergency calls, secure and document crime scenes, conduct initial investigation by collecting evidence, and communicate directions to staff personnel and general public.
  • Provide crisis intervention and mediation for subjects in emotional distress.
  • Control crime scene, resolve disputes, and assist other emergency responders.
  • Inform residents about community programs and resources.
  • Provide crisis intervention and mediation for subjects in emotional distress, control scenes, resolve disputes, assist other emergency responders, and inform residents about community programs and resources.
  • Patrol assigned areas, looking for illegal, hazardous, and suspicious activities and persons, conduct traffic stops and investigate traffic accidents and criminal violations, investigate criminal and civil complaints and incidents, and interrogate, communicate, and assist with victims, witnesses, and suspects in cases.
  • Arrest law violators, locate, pursue, and arrest criminal suspects, transport and process prisoners, serve arrest, search, and civil warrants and other court documents, and complete detailed reports and required technical paperwork.
  • Provide courtroom testimony when summoned, provide factual statement of incidents, present evidence relating to cases before the court, and assist in the prosecution of criminal and civil cases.
  • Maintain vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order.
  • Assist and interact with other Sheriff’s personnel, County departments, outside organizations and businesses, and Federal, state, and local law enforcement organizations in order to define and resolve law enforcement issues.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK: 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age, a United States citizen, and demonstrate the ability to successfully complete written, psychological, polygraph, physical or stress test, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background examinations.
  • AZPOST  Certified
  • Valid Arizona State Driver’s License.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business, or Public Administration.
  • Additional technical training and certifications may be required at the direction of the Sheriff.
  • Four (4) years of work in corrections or military service.

*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR OUT OF STATE LATERAL APPLICANTS: 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age, a United States citizen, and demonstrate the ability to successfully complete psychological, polygraph, physical or stress test, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background examinations.
  • POST  Certified and currently employed by a law enforcement agency.
  • 12 months of full time employment as a Sworn Peace Officer (12 months of patrol duties required; detention/corrections not included)
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.