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). 
  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