Pinal County is growing FAST and undergoing so much positive change! We need passionate people to come join our team and help us make Pinal County the best place to live and work in the country!
If you have never considered working in government, take a look at what we offer here at Pinal County; we invest in you and your future:
- A team of amazing people who are committed to making Pinal County a great place for its citizens and its employees
- Variety of Top Tier Affordable Medical Plans - Six Different Medical Plans to Choose From; Some with Zero Employee Premium Cost: https://www.pinalcountyaz.gov/HR/Pages/Benefits.aspx
- Dental and Vision Plans
- Retirement Plans with Employer Contributions - Guaranteed Lifetime Benefit! (sworn personnel retirement plan: https://www.psprs.com/)
- Qualified Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program through the Dept of Education
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Alternative Work Schedules
- Paid Vacation And Sick Leave
- Ten Paid Holidays
- Civil Service Leave
- Van Pool Options
- Short-Term Disability – Employer Paid
- Basic Life Insurance - Employer Paid
- Paid Sabbaticals After 15 Years of Continuous Service
- Flexible Spending Accounts for Dependent Care and Medical Expenses
- Employee Assistance Program & Wellness Program
- Suite of Voluntary Benefit Options including additional Life, Accident, Critical Illness and Cancer Insurance
Working at Pinal County is more than just a job, it’s a career, it’s a community, it’s an investment in your future.
Read more about the position and see if it is a good match for you:
Protect lives and property, preserve the peace in Pinal County through the patrolling of assigned areas, impartial enforcement of laws, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, and responding to calls for assistance, and develop and maintain effective relationships with residents and community organizations under basic supervision. This is a safety sensitive position.
******This is a safety sensitive position*******
*This is a REGISTRY intended to collect applications for future vacancies containing one or more positions.
- This requisition is intended ONLY for applicants who are CURRENT members of AZPOST (*out-of-state sworn applicants: please see minimum requirements below).
- Must attach verification of most current POST continuing and proficiency training and firearms qualifications.
- Every question requires a response. If the question does not apply, put N/A. Failure to answer each question or not submitting required attachments will result in your application being rejected as INCOMPLETE.
TYPICAL CLASSIFICATION ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
- Enforce local, state and Federal laws, enforce compliance with local regulations and ordinances, according to Pinal County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) policies, procedures, post orders and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and make proper decisions using sound judgment.
- Respond to various types of emergency calls, secure and document crime scenes, conduct initial investigation by collecting evidence, and communicate directions to staff personnel and general public.
- Provide crisis intervention and mediation for subjects in emotional distress.
- Control crime scene, resolve disputes, and assist other emergency responders.
- Inform residents about community programs and resources.
- Provide crisis intervention and mediation for subjects in emotional distress, control scenes, resolve disputes, assist other emergency responders, and inform residents about community programs and resources.
- Patrol assigned areas, looking for illegal, hazardous, and suspicious activities and persons, conduct traffic stops and investigate traffic accidents and criminal violations, investigate criminal and civil complaints and incidents, and interrogate, communicate, and assist with victims, witnesses, and suspects in cases.
- Arrest law violators, locate, pursue, and arrest criminal suspects, transport and process prisoners, serve arrest, search, and civil warrants and other court documents, and complete detailed reports and required technical paperwork.
- Provide courtroom testimony when summoned, provide factual statement of incidents, present evidence relating to cases before the court, and assist in the prosecution of criminal and civil cases.
- Maintain vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order.
- Assist and interact with other Sheriff's personnel, County departments, outside organizations and businesses, and Federal, state, and local law enforcement organizations in order to define and resolve law enforcement issues.
- May be assigned to special operations, enforcement, intervention, investigative and tactical teams, including search & rescue, K-9, armory, traffic, civil process, SOP, training, evidence, court records, and liaison with other agencies.
- Update PCSO files, records, and event logs, maintain appropriate records, and prepare accurate and timely reports as required.
- Maintain the integrity, professionalism, values, and goals of the Sheriff's Office by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed, and that accountability and public trust are preserved.
- To promote and adhere to the workplace values of accountability, commitment, and teamwork to help enrich lives beyond expectation.
- Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, customer records, and restricted County information.
- Perform other related duties as required.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- Must be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age, a United States citizen, and demonstrate the ability to successfully complete written, psychological, polygraph, physical or stress test, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background examinations.
- AZPOST Certified
- Valid Arizona State Driver's License.
- Must pass a thorough background investigation.
- Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business, or Public Administration.
- Additional technical training and certifications may be required at the direction of the Sheriff.
- Four (4) years of work in corrections or military service.
*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR OUT OF STATE LATERAL APPLICANTS:
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- Must be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age, a United States citizen, and demonstrate the ability to successfully complete psychological, polygraph, physical or stress test, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and background examinations.
- POST Certified and currently employed by a law enforcement agency.
- 12 months of full time employment as a Sworn Peace Officer (12 months of patrol duties required; detention/corrections not included)
- Valid Driver's License.
- Must pass a thorough background investigation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of Sheriff's Office policies, procedures, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
- Knowledge of state and Federal laws, regulations and statutes, including rules of evidence, pursuit and search techniques, use-of-force rules, criminal and traffic codes, and special areas of assignment.
- Knowledge of Arizona criminal justice and court systems, procedures, and protocols.
- Knowledge of investigative and interrogative procedures and protocols for observation and memorization of critical details.
- Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, practices, methods, techniques, and equipment.
- Knowledge of hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid, and CPR.
- Knowledge of geography, roads, and landmarks of Pinal County.
- Knowledge of principles of records management.
- Skill in interpreting laws and regulations, making decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations.
- Skill in effectively managing situations requiring diplomacy, understanding, fairness, firmness, and sound judgment.
- Skill in the care, maintenance, and safe operation of a variety of firearms, impact weapons, chemical agents, mobile data terminals, and other law enforcement tools and equipment.
- Ability to remain alert at all times and react quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
- Ability to interact with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
- Ability to recognize suspicious behavior patterns, mediate difficult situations, and use effective arrest and control techniques.
- Ability to operate motor vehicles and special equipment during emergency, high-risk situations.
- Ability to operate a personal computer and specialized software applications.
- Ability to work alternating work schedules, weekends, holidays and be subject to call-out.
- Ability to work various (12) hour shifts and be subject to mandatory overtime.
- Ability to work independently and as a team member.
- Ability to follow and effectively communicate verbal and written instructions.
The work is very heavy work and requires exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The work also requires the ability to balance, crawl, climb, crouch, finger, feel, handle, grasp, perform repetitive motion, kneel lift, pull push, hear, speak, stoop, stand, walk, operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment, and demonstrate mental and visual acuity.
Work is performed in an environment with crisis situations that require making major decisions involving people, resources, and property.