Lateral Deputy Sheriff – YCSO (Countywide)

Prescott, AZ
Yavapai County Government

$27.88 – $35.55 Hourly


Responsible for the protection of life and/or property through enforcement of laws. May be assigned to work on patrol, at headquarters, on special assignments, or as plainclothes investigators.

Major Duties, Responsibilities

  • Patrols areas of the County in a vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce motor vehicle and parking regulations and correct traffic hazards.
  • Answers calls and complaints received by radio, telephone, or in person involving emergency, disorder, and crime.
  • Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries, takes statements and tends to proper disposition of the information or directs them to proper authorities.
  • Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and locates witnesses.
  • Makes arrests and/or transports prisoners to jail.
  • Appears in court to present evidence and/or testify as required.
  • Conducts specialized investigations and raids.
  • Conducts police related community awareness and public relations work.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST) peace officer certification or a certificate of successful completion of the waiver of training process prescribed by AZPOST Rule R13 4 110(D).

High School Diploma or GED.

Other Skills: 
Required to successfully complete a psychological, polygraph, physical, written and oral examination prior to appointment. Must be a registered elector of County, and 21 years of age.