Deputy Trainee Corrections Officer

Ogden, UT
Weber County Sheriff

Salary: $26.10.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of a Utah Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) training facility, incumbents in this position are in a training mode for the period required to obtain Utah Peace Officer Certifications, to include: Special Functions Officer (SFO); and Basic Corrections Officer (BCO). Two (2) year employment contract to be signed at time of hire in order to recoup costs associated to fees regarding: Academy Registration, Tuition, Certification, etc.

Upon successful completion of the Police Academy, the selected candidate will be moved to a Deputy Sheriff- Corrections Officer and will be assigned a position within the correctional facility. These shifts may include rotating, nights, graveyard, holiday and/or weekend shifts.

Essential Functions:

  • Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.
  • Participates in and completes all training requirements for the position of Deputy Sheriff Corrections within the Weber County Sheriff’s Office to include classroom study, physical training, scenario based training, and, on the job training.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Training: Meet minimum requirements for Corrections Officer Certification, as outlined in Utah State Code 53‐6‐203 and, upon completion of the Academy assignment, 53‐6‐205.
  • Knowledge: Some knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment; some knowledge of typing and data entry procedures; working knowledge of spelling and grammar rules.
  • Skills: Skilled in operating a computer.
  • Abilities: Ability to successfully complete the Peace Officer Entrance Examination; ability to successfully meet P.O.S.T. physical fitness requirements.
  • Must qualify for Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) Certification at the completion of the required training.
  • Must be a minimum of 19 years at the time of hire.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver’s license without current record of suspension or revocation in any State.
  • Must be found suitable for employment as a result of a background investigation and polygraph examination completed by the Weber County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language.
  • Must pass a drug screening as required by Weber County.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen OR lawful permanent resident who meet the requirements of Utah Code 53-6-203.