Tooele County
  • Tooele, UT, USA
  • 19.89-27.99
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

medical, dental, life, retirement, 401k, PTO, paid holidays

The Opportunity: Tooele County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster for a Corrections Deputy with the Tooele County Sheriff's Department

This opportunity includes this great comprehensive benefit package:

  • Uniform allowance
  • 401 K match, health, dental, life, vision insurance
  • Participating Utah Retirement Services (URS) member
  • Every other weekend off
  • Experienced officers can be considered for Deputy II-III position
  • Access to 24 hour a day new gym
  • PTO leave as well as 11 paid holidays

Applicants who are certified must also attach a copy of the certification with their employment application. Applicants who are not certified must attach a copy of their written P.O.S.T. exam. Please attach all diplomas and certifications you may have acquired for verification.

A passing physical fitness and interview will be scheduled as soon as all applications are submitted. Physical test requirements are as follows: 15 in vertical leap, 25 sit-ups in 1 min., 16 reps push-ups nonstop no time limit, 1.5 mile run in 15:37 min.

POST Certified applicants will NOT need to take a physical fitness test.

POSITION DUTIES: Will maintain the security of the Tooele County Detention Facility and will uphold order and ensure prisoner welfare.


Corrections Deputy P- $19.89:

  • Graduation from high school or GED; 2 years of responsible work experience
  • Must have the ability to be qualified in the use of firearms in order to serve in a bailiff or transportation of prisoner position
  • Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation, drug testing and a psychological evaluation 19 years of age at the time of hire.
  • A citizen of the United States; a resident of the State of Utah
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Utah Driver's License; No disqualifying criminal history; No DUI convictions in the past two years.

Corrections Deputy I- $21.93: Meet the minimum requirements for a Corrections Deputy P; Successful completion of POST Academy; Must complete all field training.

Corrections Deputy II- $24.18: Meet the minimum qualifications for a Corrections Deputy I; a minimum of two (2) years as a certified corrections deputy.

Corrections Deputy III- $27.99: Meet the minimum qualifications for a Corrections Deputy II; a minimum of five (5) years as a certified corrections deputy; forty (40) hours of POST approved training per year.

Applicants selected for hire will be given a conditional job offer based on successfully passing all phases of the selection process, a comprehensive background investigation, drug test, eye exam and psychological examination

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