Under general supervision: Performs law enforcement work of moderate difficulty in enforcing laws, maintaining order, protecting life and property, and investigating and assisting in the prevention of crime. Performs related work as required. Work may be required on weekends and holidays according to assigned shift and duties. May be assigned to any geographical area or functional unit of the department.
This classification is the entry-level commissioned officer in the Sheriff's Department and is actively engaged in law enforcement activities. It is distinguished from Sergeant which has supervisory responsibilities for a unit or an assigned shift.
- Air Unit
- Canine Unit
- Civil Enforcement
- Criminal Investigations Division (Detectives)
- Community Resources
- Directed Patrol
- DUI Unit
- Bomb Squad (Pima Regional Bomb Squad)
- Honor Guard
- Motor Unit
- Rifle Squad
- SWAT Team (Pima Regional SWAT)
- Traffic Unit
NOTE: These are NOT promotional opportunities but are commissioned deputy sheriff positions available to current non-probationary commissioned Pima County Sheriff's Department Deputies only. Unit members are chosen in accordance with the minimum qualifications for each position and the competitive process as outlined in Pima County Sheriff's Department Rules and Regulations. Postings on this website are for informational purposes only and do not imply current career opportunities or vacancies in any unit.
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