IS THERE A PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM FOR DEPUTY SHERIFF? WHAT DOES IT CONSIST OF?
Candidates for Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Deputy Sheriff I and Deputy Sheriff II must pass the POST job-related work sample test battery which consists of five physical agility job-task simulation tests. It will test several physical performance abilities identified as necessary in the field of law enforcement. Successful completion of each physical test as specified is mandatory. A candidate must compile a minimum of 384 points to pass the physical performance test as a whole. The faster each test battery is completed the more points the candidate receives. Time to point conversion charts are available for viewing on day of testing. Obstacle Course As rapidly as possible the candidate runs a 99 yard obstacle course consisting of several sharp turns, a number of curb-height obstacles, and a 34 inch high obstacle that must be vaulted. Two attempts at this test are allowed. Solid Fence Climb As rapidly as possible the candidate runs 5 yards to a solid fence, climbs over the fence, and conti