Deputy Sheriff (Lateral), Job # 01-2014                          
Full Time
Employer:            Sheriff's Office (Aztec, NM)
Approx. Hrs/Wk:   Full-time
Days of Week:      Varies
Salary Range:      $ 


Position Description and Qualifications
San Juan County is seeking dedicated individuals with a desire to provide safety and security to the citizens within the community. A progressive, professional, full service law enforcement agency of 100+ officers, the Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting lateral (certified) Deputy applicants. Benefits offered to all deputies include: a four-day work week; retirement at any age with 25 years of service; take-home vehicles; opportunities for specialty assignments and advancement; and generous benefits, etc. TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. PLEASE REFER TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS SECTION ON APPLICATION FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

This position enforces local, state and federal laws and regulations, policies and procedures; patrols assigned area to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and arrest violators; drives vehicle through assigned area, observing traffic violations and issuing citations. Responds to non-routine and extraordinary situations; responds to calls of criminal activity and accidents; restores peace. Assumes control at traffic accidents to maintain traffic flow, assists accident victims, investigates causes of accidents; prepares reports of criminal activity and civil disturbances including traffic accidents. Transports or escorts prisoners between courtrooms, prison and medical facilities; serves subpoenas and summonses and keeps records of dispositions, etc. Performs related duties as assigned.

Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent and three months related experience and/or training. State of New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy certification. Must possess (or be eligible to obtain) a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

San Juan County offers its employees a competitive benefits package that includes: Mandatory retirement with employer contributions.; paid holidays, annual leave and sick leave accrual; group health insurance plan with dependant coverage, etc.
How To Apply
   Please visit our website 
   OR contact the San Juan County.