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Full Time with Benfits
Ogden, Utah

Job Description:


Upon completion of the Acadamey and once transitioned to a Deputy Sheriff, pay will increase from $16.50 to $19.68.

Under the supervision of a Utah Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) training facility, incumbents in this position are in a training mode for the period required to obtain Utah Peace Officer Certifications, to include:

  • Special Functions Officer (SFO); and
  • Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) and/or Law Enforcement Officer (LEO).


Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Participates in and completes all training requirements for the position of Deputy Sheriff within the Weber County Sheriff's Office to include classroom study, physical training, scenario-based training, and, on-the-job training. Performs other related duties as required.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: No experience required.

Training: Meet minimum requirements for Corrections and/or Law Enforcement Peace Officer Certification, as outlined in Utah State Code 53-6-203 and, upon completion of the Academy assignment, 53-6-205.

Knowledge: Some knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment; some knowledge of typing and data entry procedures; working knowledge of spelling and grammar rules.

Skills: Skilled in operating a computer.

Abilities: Ability to successfully complete the Peace Officer Entrance Examination; Ability to successfully meet P.O.S.T. physical fitness requirements.


All applicants must pass the Peace Officer Entrance Examination before they will be admitted into the Academy. Exam results must be attached to the application to be considered for this position. The cost of this examination will be borne by the applicant. Must qualify for Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) and/or Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) Certification at the completion of the required training. Must be a minimum of 21 years at the completion of the training; must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver's license without record of suspension or revocation in any State; must be found suitable for employment as a result of a background investigation completed by the Weber County Sheriff’s Office. Must be a U.S. citizen; must be able to read and write the English language; must pass a drug screening as required by Weber County.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Weber County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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