The Human Resource Section of the Division conducts personnel recruitment, testing, and selection independent of the County’s Personnel Section. The Sheriff’s Office has a selection and testing criteria significantly different from other county agencies and departments, due to the unique nature and demands of law enforcement.
All Sheriff’s employees are held to very high standards of personal and professional conduct. A thorough background inquiry and testing process helps ensure each applicant’s suitability for the position of high public trust. The selection process is based upon merit and qualifications; the Department is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate, based on race, color, ethnicity, age, or religion.
The Section advertises publicly for all Job Openings and screens applications to determine whether they meet existing written and published Minimum Qualifications for the position.
After a detailed background investigation, eligible applicants are invited for testing. Depending on the specific job requirements of the position, testing may include interviews, psychological, aptitude, polygraph, and medical examinations.