Deputy Sheriff (Trainee)

Tucson, AZ
Pima County Sheriff

8/12/2022 11:59 PM Arizona

Starting salary after successful completion of Trainee period is: $26.78/Hourly

Performs law enforcement work of moderate complexity including enforcing laws, maintaining order, protecting life and property and investigating and assisting in the prevention of crime; and performs related work as required. Work may be required on weekends and holidays according to assigned shift and duties may be assigned in any geographical or functional unit of the department. This classification is the entry-level commissioned officer in the Sheriff’s Department and is actively engaged in law enforcement activities.


Patrols assigned area for the prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances;
Responds to requests for law enforcement services and takes appropriate action;
Arrests violators of laws and ordinances, and ensures violators are booked on charges;
Escorts prisoners to jail and court;
Enforces traffic laws, directs traffic and provides information concerning the location of streets, routes and buildings;
Investigates and prepares detailed reports of collisions;
Investigates suspicious conditions, activities, or persons;
Investigates and checks for wanted or missing persons and stolen property;
Participates in the operation of various units and the service of civil and criminal subpoenas and other court orders;
Participates in riot and crowd control;
Controls and restrains potentially violent persons;

Minimum Qualifications

At the time of appointment, applicants must possess a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate.

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Arizona driver license with appropriate endorsement(s), as defined by the appointing authority. The valid Arizona driver license shall be unencumbered by any ignition interlock restrictions. Failure to maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination.