Deputy Sheriff, Recruit* (Entry-Level)

Oregon City, OR
Clackamas County Sheriff

This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on February 15, 2023.

Annual Pay Range:  $56,603 – $62,436

Hourly Pay Range:   $27.21 – $30.01

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • Must be 21 years of age by the date of employment.
  • Must be a United States citizen or be one within eighteen (18) months of hire.
  • Must possess a high school diploma, GED certificate of high school equivalency, or a bachelor degree from an accredited institution.
  • Must be free from criminal convictions other than minor traffic violations.
  • Must be willing to be fingerprinted and have fingerprints filed with the State.
  • Must be legally able to possess a firearm.
  • Visual and Hearing Acuity:  Must meet the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training requirements as detailed in Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) 259­-008­0000.
  • Must be able to be certified as a Civilian Police Officer/Deputy by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
  • Must meet the Minimum Standards for Employment as a Law Enforcement Officer as provided for in Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) 259­008­0010.
  • Must meet the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office tattoo policy.
  • Must successfully pass the Frontline exam through National Testing Network.
  • Must successfully pass the Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT).
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test
  • Must pass an extensive background investigation, including national fingerprint records check
  • Must pass a post-offer physical assessment; accommodation requests will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation
  • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver’s license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • Knowledge of civil law and first aid.
  • Knowledge of police practices and techniques of investigations.