DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
63333 W. HWY 20
BEND, OREGON 97703
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Updated: August 03, 2020
Job Classification: Patrol Deputy Sheriff
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The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Is currently recruiting for the position of Patrol Deputy to fill current vacancies and also to establish a hiring pool for future positions.
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You must complete an employment application through NeoGov to be considered in this recruitment process. The application deadline is Monday, March 16, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. The deadline to submit FRONTLINE and ORPAT test scores is July 31st, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.PST.
$5,218.46 - $7,010.56 / Month
Benefit Information:*Deschutes County offers a comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, life insurance, and long term disability.*All uniforms and equipment provided*Paid vacation and sick time*Ability to accrue up to 50 hours in compensatory time*Retirement Program through Oregon PERSTo learn more about Deschutes County’s generous benefit offerings, please visit www.deschutes.org/hr and click on Employee Benefits.
Contact Information:Deschutes County Human Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office employs 268 members and over 300+ Volunteers. Through working together, we support the values and mission of the Sheriff’s Office “Proudly Serving our Community by delivering superior public safety and service.” DCSO has three divisions: Patrol, Corrections and Investigations. Specialized units include Canine, Sheriff’s Office SWAT, Community Action Target Team (CATT), School Resource Deputy (SRD), Street Crimes, Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE), Search and Rescue/Special Services (marine, snowmobile, and ATV patrol) and Training.
Area Information: Located in beautiful Central Oregon, Deschutes County has an approximate population of 191,996 and a geographical area of 3,055 sq. miles, encompassing the very best Oregon has to offer in recreational activities; from mountains, lakes, rivers, hiking trails, camping, golfing and a rich and diverse community life. The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office provides service to the unincorporated areas of Bend and Redmond, and services the cities of Terrebonne, Sisters, and LaPine.
US Citizen: Yes. Per Oregon law, an applicant must be able to obtain US Citizenship within 18 months of employment. To meet this requirement as a condition of hire, an applicant must demonstrate that he/she can obtain citizenship within the required timeframe.
High School Grad/GED: Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Development (GED) certificate of high school equivalency.
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Ability to obtain a valid Oregon State driver’s license. Must also possess a current driver’s license in the applicant’s state with an acceptable driving history.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes. Deschutes County also offers bilingual incentive pay.
Vision: DPSST requirement of at least 20/30 corrected vision when tested using both eyes together. Must also be able to distinguish color vision as determined by DPSST (OAR 259-008-0010-0070).
College: Two years of college-level course work at an accredited institution of higher learning in a related field is preferred.
Academy Certification: Be certified or be able to obtain certification by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training – DPSST Minimum Standards of Employment as a Law Enforcement Officer as noted by DPSST; www.oregon.gov/DPSST (OAR 259-008-0010).
Prior Experience: Preferred.
Hiring Process: Candidates must pass all written, physical, oral, background, medical and psychological examinations.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:
Any felony conviction.
Repeated offenses, which indicate disrespect for the law.
DUII arrest within the past 10 years.
Drug Use Disqualifiers:
Illegal manufacture, transport or sale of a controlled substance. Repetitive or continual drug use.
Discharge from employment related to poor performance, attendance, policy violations or inability to adjust to corrective discipline.
Additional Requirements: Deputy Sheriffs are required to reside in Deschutes County, or have a minimum response time of 60 minutes to the main Sheriff’s Office in Bend.