Join the Sheriff's Office

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) welcomes you to our Recruiting Website. You will find within this site information about the positions available at the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office.

Deschutes County citizens know the true meaning of “home” like no other Oregon citizen. It’s all at your fingertips; excellent outdoor recreation, and breathtaking mountainscapes that greet you each and every morning. Yet “big city” amenities are also available in this outdoor wonderland of beauty. The region has the most restaurants per capita in the State-Bon Appetite! The weather is hard to beat; Central Oregon enjoys blue skies and sunshine nearly 300 days a year.

The health industry is one of the primary employers in Deschutes County and this community has state of the art medical facilities, services and technology. Transportation is a breeze with Redmond Municipal Airport offering direct, daily flights from Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco. Your education has wide-open possibilities with a community college and four-year college satellite locations to begin or continue your instruction.

DCSO provides services ranging from general patrol to Marine Patrol, K-9, Search and Rescue, Civil process and Corrections, to name a few.  We currently have 221 authorized and funded FTEs with 174 of those FTEs being sworn.

The Sheriff's Office provides many opportunities for our employees to create career paths that are rewarding, challenging and exciting.

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