Deputy Sheriff


Summit County is currently recruiting for a full time Deputy Sheriff I. Performs entry-level law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens and to protect legal rights as established by federal, state, and local laws. 

Minimum Qualifications

Deputy I - High School graduation and successful completion of (P.O.S.T.) Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy and LEO certifiable with six (6) months of hire date and certifiable as a Peace Officer within the State of Utah or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Deputy II - Three years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience..

Deputy III - Six (6) years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience.

Salary Range:

  • Deputy Sheriff I : $18.90 - $26.47/hr   
  • May be filled by:
    Deputy Sheriff II : $21.23 - $29.74/hr   
  • May be filled by:
    Deputy Sheriff III : $23.85 - $33.41/hr   


Special Qualifications: Must be a United States Citizen, at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Utah State Driver’s License and must be P.O.S.T. certified within 6 months of hire date.

Summit County is a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment testing.

Applicants must submit a Summit County Application and a copy of P.O.S.T. certificate if certified and/or a copy of P.O.S.T. pre-entrance exam scores of not certified.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

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