SHERMAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
OPENING DATE: August 24, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
JOB TITLE: Deputy Sheriff DEPARTMENT: Sheriff
SALARY RANGE: Starting Salary: $4,447.00 to $5,959.00 per month
Intermediate Certification+ 3%
Advanced Certification + 3%
Supervisory Certification + 3%
WORK SCHEDULE: Varied TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK: 40
[SUBJECT TO CALL OUT ON DAYS OFF AND AFTER SHIFT WORKED
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR AND TITLE: Undersheriff
Performs law enforcement work as necessary to maintain public peace and order, to protect life and property, to prevent crime, to make investigations and to apprehend violators of the law. Duties include, but are not limited to, criminal investigations and responding to complaints, crime prevention, traffic law enforcement, marine patrol and accident investigation, as well as public relations. Acts as responsible representative of the Sheriff. Performs other related and assigned work. Potential advancement to Detective position depending on experience.
– High School Diploma or GED
– One (1) year of experience in law enforcement OR graduation from a two year college
with major course work in law enforcement OR any satisfactory combination of
education and experience.
– U.S. Citizen.
– At least 21 years of age.
– Knowledge of crime prevention, criminal investigation and traffic law enforcement.
– Skill in report writing, filing and communications.
– Skill in administering first aid and CPR.
– Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
– Ability to perform work without direct supervision.
– Ability to comprehend and interpret laws, rules, regulations and directives.
– Ability to exercise mature judgment and react effectively in emergency situations.
– Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
– Ability to work variable work shifts.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
– Ability to meet minimum DPSST requirements
and possess certification within one year from date of employment.
– Ability to pass a routine physical, including a drug screening, and an extensive personal
– Ability to maintain a private telephone line.
– Possess a valid Oregon driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.
– Ability to pass a psychological exam
– Successfully pass a written POST Test
Under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Sherman County requires any person hired or re-hired to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment on the date of hire.
HOW TO APPLY:
Obtain an application from the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office, 500 Court Street, P.O.
Box 424, Moro, OR 97039 OR print the application off the website at https://www.co.sherman.or.us/law-enforcement-forms/. Completed application and resume must be submitted to the Sheriff’s Office by the closing date (postmark accepted).
*Only complete, signed applications with resumes will be considered.
Contact Administrative Assistant (541) 565-3622.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
SHERMAN COUNTY INFORMATION
Sherman County is 831 square miles and 48 miles long.
We are bordered by the Columbia River to the north, the John Day to the east and
the Deschutes to the west and south.
The principal industry in the County is Wheat & Barley farming and Wind Turbine Farms.
We have four incorporated cities in Sherman County, and two non-incorporated
The approximate population of our cities are as follows:
Grass Valley: 160
The approximate total population of the County is 1,732.
The nearest large city is The Dalles, with an approximate population of 12,000.
Depending on where you live in Sherman County, it is about a 30 to 40 mile drive to
Housing in Sherman County is limited. It would be necessary for anyone interested
in a position with Sherman County to thoroughly investigate the housing possibilities.
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