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With our many responsibilities, Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office has a job opportunity for you. Check out the civilian and sworn position we are currently hiring for and click the link to apply.



Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office

The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office is built on training, teamwork, and camaraderie. We offer numerous specialized assignments such as Movement/Critical Response Team, Detective, Supervised Probation, K9, Court Transportation, and more! Enjoy benefits from the day you start, including paid academy training, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement plans, and more.

Great Benefits

The position of Corrections Deputies and Public Safety Deputies offers full-time Salt Lake County benefits such as Public Safety retirement, health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, tuition reimbursement, and the camaraderie of working with your friends and neighbors to protect and improve our community.

  • We will pay for your POST Certification Training
  • Receive starting pay while attending the academy
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 100% tuition assistance up to $5,250/year
  • Paid sick and vacation
  • Retirement Plan
  • 20% discount at Salt Lake County Facilities
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Our Academies

No Experience or training needed to become hired.

The Sheriff's Office will provide you the training for your POST Certification Training, and will earn an hourly wage and full benefits while attending our POST Academy.

As a Cadet in our Academy you will be taught the skills needed to begin your career in law enforcement. With years of experience, our instructors will guide you through course work in Federal and State laws, Ethical Leadership Skills, Verbal Communication Skills, as well as Physical Fitness and Defensive Tactics trainings. Following the completion of your training, you will take your certification and a new professional outlook into your career with the Sheriff's Office.oners or solicit them to make telephone calls on their behalf. Doing so may result in disciplinary action.

Following 12 weeks in the academy you will be partnered with a seasoned Corrections Deputy and Public Safety Deputy for our Deputies Training Program (CTO and FTO). This hands-on training is conducted inside the Adult Detention Complex for Corrections Deputies and at various Courthouse locations for Public Safety Deputies and will fully prepare you for work as a Corrections or Public Safety Deputy.

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Training and Diversity

The Sheriff's Office is committed to hiring and retaining the highest quality law enforcement personnel. The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s office is a diverse group of employees and volunteers that are united in a common goal to provide the safety and welfare of the citizens of Salt Lake County.

Learn More About Training and Diveristy

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Civilian and Sworn Positions