Public Safety Deputy Lateral

Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake County Sheriff

Salary: $25.90 – $34.90 Hourly DOE.

Closing Date: 6/26/2024.

Position Summary:

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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.


  • Must be SFO or LEO certified and have a minimum of one year experience.
  • 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. Details can be found on Utah Department of Public Safety’s website.
  • 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.