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    Grant County
    Job Description

    DIVISION: Grant County Sheriff's Department

    REPORTS TO: Grant County Sheriff

    SALARY RANGE: Min: $34,379 Mid: $42,973 Max: $51,568

    CADET: $31,145

    DEADLINE TO APPLY: Will remain open until filled
    Duties and Responsibilities: Deputies are responsible for general law enforcement duties and the service of civil process. Such duties include: operation of emergency vehicles, answering of citizen calls for service, criminal investigations, traffic accident investigation and enforcement, arrests, prisoner transports, courtroom security, court testimony, report writing, and other related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Must be 21 years of age, at time of employment.
    • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, and must possess a valid New Mexico Driver's License (or obtain one, prior to employment) and possess a good driving record for insurance purposes.
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Applicant must have no felony or domestic violence convictions on record or misdemeanor for moral turpitude.
    • Applicant must be able to pass an extensive background investigation; and must not make any false statements concerning a material fact.
    • Successful applicant will be required to take a physical exam, and pass a drug-screening test.
    • Successful applicant must complete a one (1) year probationary period.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.
    • Certified Deputy
    Excellent Benefits: -paid vacation, sick leave and holiday pay; PERA retirement plan; health insurance paid at 100% for full-time employees and at 100% for their dependants.

    Applicants must complete an employment application with the Grant County Administration Building, 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City, New Mexico 88061 or can be found online at www.grantcountynm.com

    NOTE: Grant County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against anyone otherwise qualified because of race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex or mental or physical disability.
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