A statewide and national reputation
The sheriff’s office trains other law enforcement agencies in areas such as SWAT team work, community engagement, jail management, crisis intervention, and Forensic Science Laboratory services. Our peace officers, civilians and department as a whole receive awards for outstanding service.
A variety of opportunities
The sheriff's office offers many types of positions, including:
- Deputy sheriff
- Detention deputy/trainee
- 911 dispatcher
- Public safety records clerk
- Office specialist
Opportunities for peace officers
Peace officers begin by working in the jail, then can move to any one of several areas.
Positions that don’t rely on seniority include narcotics task forces, water patrol, hospital security, and background investigations.
Peace officers can also work toward advancement in other areas including patrol, K-9, and special operations.
Opportunities for civilians
Civilian positions include accounting, forensic sciences, legal/paralegal, public information, food service, radio technicians, biologists, fingerprint specialists and grant writing.
Employees can enjoy long term civilian careers.
Peace officer and civilian positions often include shift work, providing flexibility in work-life balance.
A sheriff's office with high standards
The sheriff's office is an equal opportunity employer.
All sheriff’s employees undergo a full pre-employment background investigation.