Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Careers

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is hiring

We're looking for recruit and lateral Patrol deputies, Jail deputies, Community Corrections and support staffers who want to work at Oregon's finest law-enforcement agency. We offer good pay, fantastic benefits, and excellent training in a scenic environment, with opportunities to work on a wide range of special teams in urban, rural and wilderness environments — all in the shadow of Mt. Hood.

The Sheriff’s Office offers:

Are you prepared?

As an applicant, are you prepared to:

  • Understand -- and then describe -- what a patrol or jail deputy’s duties include?
  • Explain how your knowledge, skills and abilities make you an excellent deputy candidate?
  • Answer a background investigator's questions?
  • Answer a psychologist's questions?

As a new-hire recruit, are you prepared to:

  • Type reports?
  • Stand up in court?
  • Take a faceful of pepper-spray during your training?
  • Learn from the mistakes you'll make during field training?
  • Interact with members of the public who may not want to see you?

Why are we asking you these tough questions? We want you to understand the job and the training  -- it will increase your chance of success. 

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