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SHERIFF'S OFFICE (AZTEC, NM) CLOSING DATE: Ongoing
Position Title: Deputy Sheriff (Lateral), Job # 01-2014
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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
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.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
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