Sheriff’s Office to Fill Vacant Deputy Sheriff Recruit Positions

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office announces an Open Competitive/Countywide Promotional recruitment to fill current vacancies in Deputy Sheriff Recruit positions. The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

Under immediate supervision, the Deputy Sheriff Recruit will receive instruction in assigned curriculum from the High Sierra Regional Law Enforcement Academy and participate in training exercises designed to simulate situations encountered by a Washoe County Sheriff’s Deputy; and perform related work as required.

“Just over 10 years ago, I made the best career decision of my life. I applied and tested for the Deputy Sheriff Recruit position for the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. I knew I wanted to make a difference in my community and the Sheriff’s Office provided me with the opportunity,” says Deputy Armando Avina – Public Information Officer.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is the only full-service premiere law enforcement agency in northern Nevada, and offers a variety of exciting and challenging opportunities to make a difference in our community.

“Through my career, I’ve been fortunate to have worked many different assignments and have worked with so many great people at the Sheriff’s Office. I welcome every person who meets the conditions of employment to submit their application”, says Undersheriff Todd Vinger.

Applicants have until Friday, January 13, 2012 to apply online. For questions, contact Margaret Brindzak, the Recruiting Analyst at (775) 328-6383. Below is the link to the Deputy Sheriff Recruit announcement or see the attached document provided on this press release.

To apply online, go to

Then click on “ONLINE SERVICES” and find Employment Information.

Next click on “Online Job Application”

Lastly, under the “Accepting Applications for the following positions:” Title, DEPUTY SHERIFF RECRUIT