DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
63333 W. HWY 20
BEND, OREGON 97703
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Updated: October 08, 2019
Job Classification: Corrections Deputy Sheriff
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The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is currently recruiting for the position of Correction Deputy to fill current vacancies and also to establish a hiring pool for future positions.
You must complete an employment application through NeoGov to be considered in this recruitment process. The deadline to submit REACT and ORPAT test scores is November 17th, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. PST.
$5,218.46 - $7,010.56 / Month
To 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 Resources541email@example.com
The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office employs 267 members (193 sworn and 74 non-sworn) and 400+ 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 major divisions; Patrol, Corrections and Investigations. The operation and function of the County Jail are state-mandated for all Sheriff’s Offices. The Deschutes County Adult Jail was built in 1994 and has a current capacity of 452 beds. Specialized units in the Adult Jail include Sheriff’s Office SWAT, Transports, Court Security, Work Crew Supervision and Jail Programs.
Located in beautiful Central Oregon, Deschutes County has an approximate population of 175,268 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 12 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. Qualified applicants who are bilingual in English/Spanish or American Sign Language are encouraged to apply.
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 desirable.
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:
All felony convictions.
Repeated offenses, which indicate disrespect for the law. DUII arrests 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.