Umatilla County
  • 07-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Pendleton, OR, USA
  • 4208-5572 per month
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits, including PERS, health, dental, and life insurance

Criminal Deputy

SALARY: $4,208.00 to $5,572.00 per month DOQ/Exp. - Plus Excellent Benefits

CLOSING: Open Until Filled

DEPARTMENT: Sheriff's Office


The Patrol Deputy in the Criminal Division position is a sworn police officer. They are responsible for patrolling all unincorporated areas within Umatilla County, enforcing state, county and federal laws; investigating crimes and citizen complaints as well as other matters relating to criminal law enforcement in the county. The position participates in the achievement of departmental goals, with a strong emphasis towards community oriented policing.


  • United States Citizen (OAR 259-008-0010).
  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid Oregon Driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to maintain qualification with firearms.
  • Must pass written test and background investigation.
  • Must pass a physical and psychological examination.
  • Must have current DPSST Police Certification (preferred) or ability to obtain certification within one year.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly.
  • Ability to evaluate and analyze facts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Sufficient writing skills to prepare reports and related documents.
  • Sufficient communication and human relation skills to effectively and successfully deal with various members of the public, to employ appropriate lines of questioning and resolve conflicts.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, fellow employees and with citizens from varied backgrounds.
  • The ability to cope with stressful situations while respecting individual rights.
  • The ability to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor environments, climates and inclement weather conditions.

Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY and must be submitted via our online portal at Anyone who qualifies for Veterans' Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department.

Umatilla County provides employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's status or any other status protected by applicable Federal, Oregon, or Local Law.


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