Public Safety Deputy – Lateral

Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office

This position is open to applicants who currently hold SFO or LEO Certifications from Utah POST and have a minimum of one year experience.

Salary: $48,579.38 – $64,471.49 DOE

The Public Safety Bureau is responsible for a wide variety of law enforcement functions across the Salt Lake Valley. Deputies transition between law enforcement and client focused community policing as situations demand. This position is both challenging and rewarding; duties include:

  • General law enforcement at government campuses
  • Arresting, transporting, and booking people into a custodial facility as needed
  • Court Security; including bailiff services
  • Executive protection for county council, elected officials, judges, and other employees
  • Monitoring select county infrastructures to help ensure the safety of Salt Lake County citizens, visitors, and employees
  • Conducting comprehensive security assessments of vulnerabilities at county facilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be SFO or LEO certified
  • Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s license at time of hire
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must not have any disqualifying criminal history.
  • Must be free of any physical, emotional, or mental condition that might adversely affect the performance of the applicant’s duties as a peace officer.
    • The Hiring Process includes:
      • Conditional Offer
      • Background Investigations Process
      • Background Interviews/Job Offers
      • If hired, you will be required to pass a Drug screen.