Serving your community as a Law Enforcement Officer is a tremendous responsibility and a great opportunity to make a difference. San Juan County Sheriff’s Deputies are held to a high standard and are proud of the roles they play in our communities.

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office offers excellent career and professional opportunities for both men and women who are committed to making a difference in the communities they live in. If you want to take a hands on approach to community policing, then we want you to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
•Be a United States Citizen
•Must be 21 years of age or older
•Must not have been convicted of a felony crime
•Must possess a valid driver’s license
•Must possess a high school diploma/GED

•2018 Deputy Pay Range is $5186.00-$7091.00
•Take home patrol cars
•Accrued paid vacation
•Paid sick leave
•Medical and Dental insurance
•VEBA or HSA savings plans
•LEOFF 2 retirement plan

•Detectives assignment (5% - 7% of hourly)
•Marine Patrol (The majority of Marine Patrol is performed on overtime at overtime rates)
•Defensive tactics instructor (5% of hourly rate)
•Firearms instructor (5% of hourly rate)

Civil Service rules govern the hiring process for the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office for both law enforcement and dispatcher positions. Initial testing for entry-level applicants is done through Public Safety Testing. Lateral Applicants for both deputy and dispatcher are accepted anytime through the Civil Service Commission. 

For an application for Lateral Deputy please call Kathy Obenaus at 360-378-4657 or contact her via EMAIL.

If you have any questions about our agency and wish to speak to a recruiter, contact Deputy Eric Peter – 360-525-0503 or Deputy Jason Gross – 360-525-5090