Application Information

To apply for a Deputy Sheriff's position submit all of the following:

 

  1. Cache County Sheriff's Office Initial Application
  2. Cache County Employment Application 
    Submit BOTH Applications-Sheriff's Office AND Cache County)
  3. Copies of passing NPOST scores (if not POST certified). 
    NPOST SCORE RESULTS ARE REQUIRED BEFORE TESTING!
  4. Copies of any POST certification
  5. Clear copy of driver's license

 

Deputy Sheriff's Application Procedure:

 

Applications may be obtained by:

  • Downloading PDF's

Cache County Sheriff's Office Initial Application

Cache County Employment Application

  • By mail or in person

Cache County Sheriff's Office

1225 W. Valley View, Suite 200

Logan, Utah 84321

  • By calling 435-755-1000
  • Or by e-mailing Marcy Mouritsen at: Employment Request

 

Basic Requirements:

 

  • Must be at least 21 years old at time of hiring
  • Must have passing NPOST scores (if not POST certifed).  PASSING SCORE RESULTS ARE REQUIRED BEFORE TESTING!
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (preference given to applicants that are POST certifed or with a 2 or 4 year university degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, social work, political science or related fields)
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must have a valid Utah drivers license at time of appointment
  • No disqualifying criminal history
  • No DUI convictions in the past 2 years
  • Prior to hiring, applicants will be subject to a extensive background investigation.
  • Must meet the standards to qualify to be a Peace Officer in the State of Utah
    (See POST Qualifications and Legal Requirements by clicking here).

 

Testing Requirements and Process: (download PDF)

 

  • Applicants will have to successfully pass the physical testing standards which include:
  • Vertical Jump: 14.5 inches
  • Sit Ups: 23 Reps (one minute)
  • Push Ups: 14 Reps (no time limit and no rest period)
  • 1.5 Mile Run: 16:11 Minutes
  • There will be five tests administered on the testing date. **Testing times are approximate.**
    1. Frontline Video Test – 1 hour 25 minutes
    2. Report Writing Test – 20 minutes (timed)
    3. Reading Test – 15 minutes (timed)
    4. MPULSE Behavior/Character Inventory – 1 hour
    5. Physical Test (may be waived if you are certified or certifiable) – 30-45 minute