Tooele County
  • Tooele, UT, USA
  • 19.89 - 29.13
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

medical, dental, life, retirement, 401k, PTO, paid holidays

THE OPPORTUNITY: Tooele County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster for Deputy Sheriff, I, II, III and open positions as Detective. 


This opportunity includes this great comprehensive benefit package:

         Phone and Uniform allowance

         401 K match, health, dental, life, vision insurance

         Participating Utah Retirement Services (URS) member

         Every other weekend off

         Experienced officers can be considered for Deputy II, III or Detective position

         Access to 24 hour a day new gym

         PTO leave as well as 11 paid holidays


Applicants who are certified must also attach a copy of the certification with their employment application. Applicants who are not certified must attach a copy of their written P.O.S.T. exam. Please attach all diplomas and certifications you may have acquired for verification.

A passing physical fitness and interview will be scheduled as soon as all applications are submitted.

Physical fitness requirements: 15 in. vertical jump; 25 sit-ups in 1 min; 16 reps push-ups nonstop no time limit; 1.5 mile run in 15:37.

LEO certified applicants will NOT need to take a physical fitness test.

Must live within 50 miles of the Sheriff's Office or approved by the Sheriff.


POSITION DUTIES:  Perform professional duties maintain law and order in Tooele County.  Performs a variety of entry level law enforcement duties related to enforcing the laws, maintaining the peace, and protecting the citizens of assigned jurisdictions. Must reside in Tooele County within 1 year of hire.  One-year probation from time of hire. Time exchange is offered up to ten years after completion of initial probation period.



Deputy P - $19.89: Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent; must be 21 years of age; possess a valid Utah Driver's License at the time of hire; a citizen of the United States; a resident of the Stat of Utah. no disqualifying criminal history; no DUI convictions in the past two years; successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation, drug testing, and psychological evaluation.

Deputy I - $21.93: Successful completion of POST academy LEO certification. Must be L.E.O. Certified.

Deputy II - $24.18: Meet the minimum requirements for a Deputy I; minimum of two (2) years as a certified law enforcement officer.

Deputy III / Detective - $27.99--$29.13: Five (5) years of experience as a Law Enforcement Officer or three (3) years with a bachelor's Degree and have completed two (2) of the courses outlined in the Deputy II Career Ladder Advancement.  Detective position requires two certifications under Deputy II.  Detective positions will receive differential pay and callout pay.  Detective positions are Monday through Friday and flexible schedule.


Applicants selected for hire will be given a conditional job offer based on successfully passing all phases of the selection process, a comprehensive background investigation, drug test, eye exam and psychological examination

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