Deputy Sheriff Qualifications

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Apache County Sheriff’s Office – Sheriff Joseph Dedman Jr.
“Honored to Serve, Proud to Protect”
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  1. Resident of the area preferred- Must reside in county, and register as voter of Apache County upon employment. A.R.S. 11-441, ACSO G.O. 1
  2. No felony convictions
  3. 21 years old at time of certification
  4. High School diploma or G.E.D.
  5. An Arizona State Peace Officer’s certification or ability to obtain one (If not a peace officer we can send you to an academy)
  6. Must pass a general entry test with a minimum score of 70%
  7. Pass background screening, including but not limited to: drug history, driving record, criminal record, work history, reference check, polygraph, and medical examination.
  8. Self motivated and works well with various types of people
  9. Good with the public
  10. Current and Valid AZ Drivers License

STARTING PAY – $33,224 TO $35,778

(Depending on qualifications and experience)
Full medical benefits and retirement included
If you fit this description and are interested, please call:

Apache County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 352-1850

Or submit your resume to:

Apache County Sheriff’s Office
PO Box 518 St. Johns, AZ 85938
ATTN: Sgt. Dayson Merrill
E-Mail Me!