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Deputy Sheriff

Lander County Sheriff's Office - Battle Mountain, Nevada

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$39,711.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$41,857.00 annual
Top Pay:
$47,224.00 annual

Job Description

The County of Lander, Nevada is currently recruiting for deputy sheriff positions and to create an eligibility list for future openings in FY 2007-2008. These positions are responsible for performing general duty law enforcement work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Duties will include, but will not be limited to: patrolling a designated area to preserve law and order; preventing and discovering the commission of crimes; answering calls and complaints; securing crime scenes and conducting preliminary investigations; gathering evidence, making arrests, and writing reports; investigating traffic accidents; testifying in court; attending regular and mandatory training sessions; advising the general public on laws, ordinances, and general information; and performing continuous public relations.

Additional Information

The selection process will consist of a physical agility exam (pass/fail), written examination, and panel interview. An eligibility list for new hires and an eligibility list for currently employed and POST certified officers will be created from the testing procedures. Prior to appointment, successful candidates will be required to undergo comprehensive law enforcement background checks, voice stress analyzer or polygraph tests, as well as post-offer medical/psychological examinations.

Lander County offers a competitive salary range and an excellent benefits package. To be considered for this position, a Lander County Sheriff’s Office employment application (resume optional) must be completed and returned to the Human Resources Department (Post Office Box 1625, Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820. For application materials, please call (775) 635-1100 or visit our website at, www.landerso.org.

The County of Lander is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

  • Age: Minimum 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
  • Experience: None

This position requires:

1) a High School Diploma (or G.E.D.)

2) a current valid Driver’s license

3) the physical strength and agility to perform the essential functions of the position

4) a background clear of felony convictions in this state or any offense which would be a felony if committed in this state, or any offense involving moral turpitude or unlawful use, sale or possession of a controlled substance, or documented history of physical violence.

Applicants must have U.S. citizenship and be twenty-one (21) years of age. Successful candidates must be able to perform shift work and possess or obtain a Basic Peace Officers Standard Training Certificate (P.O.S.T.). Certified lateral transfers from other law enforcement agencies are encouraged to apply, as well as women and minorities.

Contact Informaton

Robert Quick

Lander County Sheriff's Office
#2 State Route 305
Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820
phone: (775) 635-1100

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