POST Certified

Pre-Employment Steps to Becoming a Patrol Deputy- for those who are NOT Certified

  • Written Test
  • Oral Board/Interview
  • Background Check
  • Medical Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Drug Screen

Post-Employment for a Deputy Recruit– Patrol Post Certified for those who are NOT Certified

  • Post Training Academy (approximately 22 weeks).

  • Field Training Officer Program (14 weeks).

  • $59,238 Annual Salary (starting).

  • $65,811 Annual Salary (After one full year after graduation from Academy).


All applicants to the Sheriff’s Office must apply from the El Paso County Current Job Openings’ website.

EPC Current Job Openings