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Great Benefits

  • We will pay for your POST Certification Training
  • Receive starting pay while attending the academy
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 100% tuition assistance up to $5,250/year
  • Paid sick and vacation
  • Retirement Plan
  • 20% discount at Salt Lake County Facilities

Mission

The Sheriff's Office is committed to hiring and retaining the highest quality law enforcement personnel. The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s office is a diverse group of employees and volunteers that are united in a common goal to provide the safety and welfare of the citizens of Salt Lake County. Explore your options to either become employed full-time as a career, or volunteer to make a difference in your community.

Peace Officer Merit Commission

In accordance with the Peace Officer Merit System Act, the County Council has established a Peace Officer Merit Commission (POMC) that is a bipartisan body, consisting of three members who are appointed by the Council for staggered six-year terms. For more information click here

Civilian Employment Links

Salt Lake County Personnel - https://slco.org/jobs/ To apply for positions (when open) you will need to use this link.

Full Time Sheriff's Office - Jail Nurse – Substance Use Disorder (Time Limited)

Provides primary medical care, treatment and case management to prisoners of the Salt Lake County Jails. This position will specifically be used for Substance Use Disorder Treatment. Closing Date 3/11/2021

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Full Time Sheriff's Office - Substance Use Disorder Counselor (Time Limited)

Provides counseling, assessment, and treatment planning to inmate patients with substance use disorders within the Salt Lake County Jail. Closing Date 03/10/21

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Full Time Sheriff's Office - Division HR Assistant 12

Provides personnel support for the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office. Receives and processes all Personnel Action Forms. Prepares and maintains electronic files of current department job descriptions, performance appraisal criteria, Operating Standards and Procedures and organizational charts. Provides clerical support for various department committees and other program/department support as appropriate. Provides general clerical support. Receives, verifies and posts financial transactions. Processes employee records as requested. Closing Date 03/10/21

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Temporary Sheriff's Office - Barber/Cosmetologist (Temporary)

Perform maintenance barbering services, including basic barbering, razor cut and/or scissor cut/trim for prisoners while incarcerated at the Adult Detention Center (ADC). Submit necessary paperwork and complete mandatory training as directed. Closing Date 03/10/2021

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Temporary Sheriff's Office - Horticulturist (Temporary)

Four (4) years of related experience in horticulture, agriculture, and/or landscape design.

A pesticide applicator license and ServSafe certification must be obtained within three (3) months of hire date. Closing Date 03/10/2020

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Corrections and Public Safety Deputy Employment Information

No Experience or training needed to become hired

The Sheriff's Office will provide you the training for your POST Certification Training, and will earn an hourly wage and full benefits while attending our POST Academy

The position of Corrections Deputies and Public Safety Deputies offers full-time Salt Lake County benefits such as Public Safety retirement, health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, tuition reimbursement, and the camaraderie of working with your friends and neighbors to protect and improve our community.

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office runs a satellite academy from Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training. As a Cadet in our Academy you will be taught the skills needed to begin your career in law enforcement. With years of experience, our instructors will guide you through course work in Federal and State laws, Ethical Leadership Skills, Verbal Communication Skills, as well as Physical Fitness and Defensive Tactics trainings. Following the completion of your training, you will take your certification and a new professional outlook into your career with the Sheriff's Office.

Following 12 weeks in the academy you will be partnered with a seasoned Corrections Deputy and Public Safety Deputy for our Deputies Training Program (CTO and FTO). This hands-on training is conducted inside the Adult Detention Complex for Corrections Deputies and at various Courthouse locations for Public Safety Deputies and will fully prepare you for work as a Corrections or Public Safety Deputy.

For more details regarding employment click on the Applicant Exam Plans and Applicant Handbook PDF documents below or you may contact Sergeant Christian Luke at cluke@slco.org or (385) 468-9890.

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Full Time Sheriff's Office - CORRECTIONS DEPUTY 21+

Corrections Deputy $23.27/hr.

The position offers a full-time Salt Lake County benefits such as Public Safety retirement through Utah Retirement Systems (URS), health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, tuition reimbursement, and the camaraderie of working with your friends and neighbors to protect and improve our community.

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office runs a Certified POST Training Academy. As a Cadet in our Academy you will be taught the skills needed to begin your career in law enforcement. With years of experience, our instructors will guide you through course work in Federal and State laws, Ethical Leadership Skills, Verbal Communication Skills, as well as Physical Fitness and Defensive Tactics trainings.

Following the completion of your training, you will take your POST certification and a new professional outlook into your career with the Sheriff's Office.

Responsibilities:

As a Deputy, you will learn valuable communication skills essential for assisting the public and/or dealing with our ever-changing prisoner population. This position is both challenging and rewarding. You will be responsible for providing law enforcement duties outside and tactical responses inside. You will learn defensive tactics to keep you and your new law enforcement family safe, as well as valuable de-escalation techniques to end incidents before they even begin. You will be involved in housing prisoners, processing new arrestees, responding to emergency situations, working with the mentally ill population, and will have many opportunities for growth and advancement. Closing Date 03/20/2021

For any questions, please e-mail cluke@slco.org or call 385-468-9890

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Full Time Sheriff's Office - CORRECTIONS DEPUTY - Under 21 years of age

Corrections Deputy $23.27/hr.

The position offers a full-time Salt Lake County benefits such as Public Safety retirement through Utah Retirement Systems (URS), health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, tuition reimbursement, and the camaraderie of working with your friends and neighbors to protect and improve our community.

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office runs a Certified POST Training Academy. As a Cadet in our Academy you will be taught the skills needed to begin your career in law enforcement. With years of experience, our instructors will guide you through course work in Federal and State laws, Ethical Leadership Skills, Verbal Communication Skills, as well as Physical Fitness and Defensive Tactics trainings.

Following the completion of your training, you will take your POST certification and a new professional outlook into your career with the Sheriff's Office.

Responsibilities:

As a Deputy, you will learn valuable communication skills essential for assisting the public and/or dealing with our ever-changing prisoner population. This position is both challenging and rewarding. You will be responsible for providing law enforcement duties outside and tactical responses inside. You will learn defensive tactics to keep you and your new law enforcement family safe, as well as valuable de-escalation techniques to end incidents before they even begin. You will be involved in housing prisoners, processing new arrestees, responding to emergency situations, working with the mentally ill population, and will have many opportunities for growth and advancement. Closing Date 03/21/2021

For any questions, please e-mail cluke@slco.org or call 385-468-9890

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Full Time Sheriff's Office - PUBLIC SAFETY DEPUTY

This position offers a full-time Salt Lake County benefits such as Public Safety retirement through Utah Retirement Systems (URS), health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, tuition reimbursement, and the camaraderie of working with your friends and neighbors to protect and improve our community.

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office runs a Certified POST Training Academy. As a Cadet in our Academy you will be taught the skills needed to begin your career in law enforcement. With years of experience, our instructors will guide you through course work in Federal and State laws, Ethical Leadership Skills, Verbal Communication Skills, as well as Physical Fitness and Defensive Tactics trainings.

Following the completion of your training, you will take your POST certification and a new professional outlook into your career with the Sheriff's Office.

Responsibilities:

As a Deputy, you will learn valuable communication skills essential for assisting the public and/or dealing with our ever-changing prisoner population. This position is both challenging and rewarding. You will be responsible for providing law enforcement duties outside and tactical responses inside. You will learn defensive tactics to keep you and your new law enforcement family safe, as well as valuable de-escalation techniques to end incidents before they even begin. You will be involved in housing prisoners, processing new arrestees, responding to emergency situations, working with the mentally ill population, and will have many opportunities for growth and advancement. Closing Date 3/20/2021

For any questions, please e-mail cluke@slco.org or call 385-468-9890

Entry Level

PT Requirements

  • Jump = 14.5 inches
  • Sit-Ups = 23
  • Push-Ups = 14
  • 1.5 Mile Run = 16:11

Documents

Human Resources

Business Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 8am to 5pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed