Sworn US Law Enforcement
Yavapai County Sheriff's Office - Prescott, Arizona
Jun 10, 2021
- Application Deadline:
- Jun 22, 2021
- Entry Level:
- $24.28-29.63 hourly
Responsible for the protection of life and/or property through enforcement of laws. May be assigned to work on patrol, at headquarters, on special assignments, or as plainclothes investigators.
Major Duties, Responsibilities
- Patrols areas of the County in a vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce motor vehicle and parking regulations and correct traffic hazards.
- Answers calls and complaints received by radio, telephone, or in person involving emergency, disorder, and crime.
- Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries, takes statements and tends to proper disposition of the information or directs them to proper authorities.
- Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and locates witnesses.
- Makes arrests and/or transports prisoners to jail.
- Appears in court to present evidence and/or testify as required.
- Conducts specialized investigations and raids.
- Conducts police related community awareness and public relations work.
- Performs other job related duties as assigned.
- To maintain a working knowledge of the geography of the County and the location of important buildings.
- To react quickly and calmly in emergencies; to record details about names, faces, and incidents quickly, clearly, and accurately.
- To accurately and effectively discharge a rifle, shotgun, and handgun with left and right hands.
- To subdue a violent and/or uncooperative person by methods requiring physical force.
- To develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other employees, representatives of other organizations, and the public.
Experience: Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST) peace officer certification or a certificate of successful completion of the waiver of training process prescribed by AZPOST Rule R13 4 110(D).
Education: High School Diploma or GED.
Other Skills, Preferences
Interpersonal Skills: Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves personal contact with others inside and/or outside the county for the purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, making reports, or soliciting cooperation.
Other Skills: Required to successfully complete a psychological, polygraph, physical, written and oral examination prior to appointment. Must be a registered elector of County, and 21 years of age.
Please apply at YCSOJOBS.COM
- Age: 21
- Education: High School Diploma or GED
- Experience: Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST) peace officer certification or a certificate of successful completion of the waiver of training process prescribed by AZPOST Rule R13 4 110(D).