Deputy Court Job Description Sample
Deputy Court Clerk
Job Description Answer phones, take messages, and provide information to citizens. Handle customers at the payment windows by accepting payments, completing legal documents, and setting appointments.
Maintain filing system, pull files for the dockets, and file warrants. Process correspondence for court administrator, judge, and court. Generate and process legal documents.
Work with attorneys in handling the paperwork and contracts for trials. Mail out court appointments, summons, notices, and process incoming mail. Mail out juvenile cards to juveniles who have received citations.
Summon individuals for jury duty. Enter parking violations. Verify insurance policies and driver-s licenses.
Make collection calls on past due citations. Must have knowledge of computer procedures. Must have knowledge of general office practices.
Must have knowledge of alphabet and filing procedures. Must be able to complete assigned duties with a high level of accuracy. Must be able to understand, read, and write the English language.
Must be able to handle people in often time-s difficult situations. Must be able to use personal computer/keyboard, calculator, telephone, and copy machine. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements High school diploma or GED required. Must have one (1) year of experience in an office environment.
Court experience preferred. Must be able to type 30-WPM (net), and provide a copy of the typing test dated within one (1) year from the East Texas Workforce Center or a professional staffing agency. Varied work hours 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Must be able to work late if needed.
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Deputy Court Clerk
Deputy Court Clerk Location:Pflugerville, TX Salary Range:$13.76 - $15.82/hour, DoE Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt Employment Type:Full Time Department:Municipal Court Description:Under general supervision, operates in accordance with clearly established policies and procedures. Frequently interfaces with general public, City employees, and government/law enforcement officials.
Duties:1. Performs a wide variety of legal clerical support work requiring a knowledge and understanding of court functions, policies, programs and procedures. 2. Provides information to public, jurors, attorneys, and law enforcement personnel regarding court functions; regularly serves as a liaison with other city departments, outside law enforcement agencies and other parties.
Responds to and resolves difficult customer service questions and problems. 3. Enters and retrieves data from on-line computer systems; reviews information and makes corrections. 4. Prepares a variety of documents related to processing of court cases such as complaints, summons, subpoenas, arrest warrants, judgments, hearing notices, jury summons and other related correspondence. 5.
Maintains accurate records for the Court; annotates case files and status records to reflect correct events. Accepts legal documents; reviews for correctness of form and timeliness; authenticates official documents. 6. Reviews case files and documents, researches discrepancies and verifies information schedules court dates and records dispositions. 7.
Accepts payments for fines, fees and bonds; issues and reconciles receipts; maintains accurate accounting of funds. 8. Sorts and files legal materials such as forms, correspondence and related documents; locates and retrieves court files; searches files and verifies materials placed in files are related and complete; prepares new case folders and inserts related court materials in accordance with specific procedures. 9. Occasionally performs related duties in courtroom environment with judge; works as a team member; assists in training of other court staff on routine tasks.
Qualifications: Clerical practices and procedures; cashiering, cash handling and recordkeeping practices and procedures; legal statutes and rules; technical and operating principals. (Preferred) Ability to understand complex oral and written instructions and technical or legal terminology. Good communication (verbal and written), mathematical and analytical skills. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with city employees, governmental officials and the public.
Ability to work in stressful environment and establish priorities. Working proficiency with personal computer, typewriter, calculator, copiers, facsimile and office machines. High school education or equivalent.
One year office administration that required interface with the general public preferred. Specific state mandated licenses or certifications or as required by the supervisor.
Deputy Court Clerk - 77583
City of Arcola has an immediate opening for a Deputy Court Clerk. Municipal court experience or related experience preferred.
Must have excellent office skills, be detail oriented, skilled using computers with an emphasis on data entry and using MS Word. Must type 45 - 50 WPM. Must be organized and able to proficiently communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing.
High school graduate or equivalent is required. Bilingual preferred. (English/Spanish) to communicate with others. Typing Test required, performed at local Workforce Solutions.
Candidates must pass background check. Due to the nature of the employer's business, company policy requires that candidates with a criminal background or convictions will not be considered for employment.
Deputy Court Clerk
GENERAL PURPOSE: Under close supervision, performs routine legal clerical work in the support of the operations of the Municipal Court; provides information within scope of authority.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. • Assists customers and callers regarding court procedures, payments, citations, and warrants; responds to requests for information within scope of authority. • Collects and posts fines, fees and bonds, including payment plans and community service, and accurately balances and reconciles daily cash transactions using court management computer software; reviews and verifies accounting records. • Inputs a variety of court transactions into court management software, including the filing of cases. • Prepares case files and maintains and monitors court records and citations filed in court cases. • Retrieves, maintains, and processes warrant information. • Prepares and processes complaints, summons, writs, warrants, and other court orders as assigned. • Processes all necessary paperwork for court proceedings. • Processes bond forfeitures, including affidavits of surrender, judgment nisi, civil citations, and scire facias dockets. • Assists Judge with court proceedings as assigned. • Receives, verifies and enters data into the computer tracking systems. • Maintains the absolute confidentiality of all records and information. • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED, AND two (2) years customer service and clerical experience, preferably in a municipal court; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications: • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Required Knowledge of: • Government operations, functions and scope of authority of the municipal court. • Methods for delivering excellent customer service. • City policies and procedures. • Principles of basic cash management, record keeping and records management. Required Skill in: • Maintaining complex official records accurately in an environment with frequent interruptions. • Operating a personal computer utilizing specialized software, and entering information into a computer system with speed and accuracy. • Professional public relations and customer service. • Effective communication, both verbal and written including the ability to communicate effectively with diverse and sometimes irate individuals and to handle calmly and efficiently situations ranging from routine to emergency. • Balancing good judgment and the concern for individuals’ feelings with the necessity to adhere to the law and communicate clearly and firmly necessary information.
Physical Demands / Work Environment: • Work is performed in a standard office environment and is subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, and reaching for extended periods of time. • Must be able to safely lift and carry equipment and materials up to thirty (30) pounds. • May be required to work immediately before, during or after an emergency or disaster. • NOTE: This position is designated safety and/or security sensitive.
Deputy Clerk - Post Court
Job Description The Deputy Clerk
(Grade 8) is assigned operational responsibilities in a high volume, fast paced office with frequent deadlines. This employee must be able to ensure the court’s instructions are executed and legal documents are prepared with accuracy and in accordance with state and local policies. Provides effective and courteous customer service assistance. This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation and short- and long-term disability. Essential Duties and
Duties include but are not limited to judicial support in the courtroom ; ensures that the court’s instructions are executed; preparation of legal papers with accuracy and in accordance with appropriate policies, judicial instructions, and/or statutory regulations; ability to meet deadlines with prepping dockets and issuing processes; possess good verbal/written communication skills; possess sound problem resolution skills; ability to deliver a high degree of customer service to the public and interfacing agencies; management of competing priorities; detailed oriented; highly accurate, team oriented and excellent at follow-up and multi-tasking in a very fast paced office with tight deadlines. Other responsibilities include returning phone calls, accessing fines and costs, issuing court papers and scanning. Must be able assume additional responsibilities as assigned by management.
Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent required
. Most competitive applicants will have considerable court, or legal experience. Applicants should be highly organized, must be able to multi-task and possess significant knowledge, skills, and abilities in time management and performance management. Must be a team player who is willing to assist others as needed and who promotes a positive environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced knowledge of office automation systems and computer software are required, especially Word and EXCEL. Experience handling money preferred. Applicant must deliver a high degree of customer service by providing information in person, by phone, and resolving problems. A passable typing test score of 40 wpm is required at the time of interview. Applicants must be able to lift 25 pounds. The salary for this position is non-negotiable.
Special Instructions to Applicants State application
, resume and cover letter required. STATE APPLICATION MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. Applicants must apply online. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the filling of the position. No phone calls or e-mails regarding application status. The Virginia Judicial System is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Applicants who need accommodations for an interview should request this in advance. All candidates are subject to a criminal history background check before being offered employment.
Name Sara Bochman
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- Working Title:* Deputy Clerk
- Post Court
Role Title:* Non-Classified
Job Open Date:* 01/12/2018 Job Close Date: 01/22/2018 Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No
Hiring Range:* $31,350 Agency: Juvenile & Domestic Relations Distr Courts (115)
Agency Website:* www.courts.state.va.us
Location:* Virginia Beach
810 Position Number: 13869 Job Posting Number: 1033290 Type of Recruitment: General Public
Does this position have telework options?:* No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried
- Non-Faculty- FTS-1 Pay Band: UG
Deputy Water Court Clerk
SPECIAL INFORMATION: • A criminal background check is required for the successful applicant. • An employee new to the Judicial Branch will serve a one-year probationary period. POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position maintains manual and electronic records and filings; assures completeness and accuracy of court records; creates, maintains lists, reports and spreadsheets; sets up, updates, consolidates and closes files; pulls, orders and returns files; researches and resolves problems; performs receptionist duties; completes, forms, correspondence, and other court documents. Schedules hearings, meetings, conferences and prepares necessary agendas and materials. Attends and electronically records hearings; sets up, monitors and disassembles recording equipment; prepares transcripts upon request.
Refers complex or sensitive inquires to the supervisor or an appropriate official. A full job description and application are available from Human Resources at email@example.com.
Senior Deputy Clerk OF City Court
City-Parish Government City Court is hiring for the following: SENIOR DEPUTY CLERK OF CITY COURT Required:
Bachelor's degree in business, criminal justice, or a related field, and four years of experience in progressively responsible clerical or fiscal work of a legal nature, including three years of supervisory experience OR any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Selective Certification: Experience with fiscal or accounting duties, preparing fiscal or statistical reports, and experience supervising and managing the revenue collections for an overall department or organization preffered.
Score derived from application grading.
Starting Salary: $41,114 Annually Apply: January 5-25, 2018 Note:
A copy of your high school diploma or advanced degree is required at the time of application.
Entry Professional Series written exam required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Category:
Administrative , Keywords: Court Clerk
Assistant Deputy Clerk I, II, Or III
The Clerk's Office handles a variety of legal procedures related to the preparation and processing of appellate court cases. The staff of the Clerk's Office provides information and assistance to justices, staff, counsel, and the public, regarding cases on appeal, and provides information regarding rules governing appellate procedure. Assistant Deputy Clerks may rotate through a variety of assignments within the court, based upon day-to-day operational needs.
Assistant Deputy Clerk I: Equivalent to graduation from high school and two years of legal clerical processing experience. OR One year as an Appellate Court Records Assistant or two years as an Office Assistant II in the judicial branch.
Assistant Deputy Clerk II: Equivalent to graduation from high school and three years of legal clerical processing experience. OR One year as an Assistant Deputy Clerk I in the judicial branch.
Assistant Deputy Clerk III: Equivalent to graduation from high school and four years of legal processing experience, including two years of advanced procedural and legal processing experience at the level of an appellate court deputy clerk. OR Two years as an Assistant Deputy Clerk II in the judicial branch.
Directly related college-level course work may be substituted for required experience on a year-for-year basis.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Possession of a college degree and proficiency in typing (45+ wpm), data entry, and the use of computer applications, such as Excel, MS Word, and MS Office.
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To obtain a printed application, please download a copy from the Careers page on our website at , under the Special Access section and mail with the requested documents to the following address:
Judicial Council of California
Attn: Human Resources
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 5th Floor
San Francisco, California 94
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Please note: If you are selected for hire, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District will require verification of employment eligibility or authorization to legally work in the United States.
1. How do you respond to obstacles that block you from achieving your goals?
2. How do you determine priorities in scheduling your time? Give an example.
3. Give an example that would show you've been able to develop and maintain productive relations with others, though there were differing points of view.
4. Please list any additional skills, training and certificates that you possess.
Assistant Deputy Clerk I: $3,734 - $4,539 per month
Assistant Deputy Clerk II: $4,104 - $4,992 per month
Assistant Deputy Clerk III: $4,515 - $5,492 per month
Highlights of our benefits package include:
THE THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Law Clerk - Juvenile Court Department
Please read the following instructions carefully before starting the Trial Court online application process. Applications that do not comply with the following may be screened out. 1.
Resumes: Resumes must be converted to PDFs (Microsoft Word and text documents will not be accepted) and uploaded with the online application. Specifically, when creating your profile in Step 1 of the online application, choose “Create with Resume” and follow the instructions to upload your resume. Resumes should not include a list of references. 2.
GPA: Unless your school does not provide a GPA, please include your cumulative law school GPA on your resume and enter your GPA on the online application, where requested. 3. References: Applicants will be instructed to enter the names and contact information of references during the online application process. Please do not have references contact us directly, whether by mail, email, fax or phone. 4.
Letters of Recommendation: Letters of recommendation are optional. Applicants who choose to submit a letter of recommendation must do so via the online application process.
Therefore, before starting the online applications, applicants must have PDFs of any letters of recommendation ready to upload. Please do not submit letters of recommendation by other means, such as mail, email, fax or hand-delivery. 5. Writing Sample:
Applicants selected for interviews will be expected to provide a short writing sample in response to a specific legal question that will be provided to the applicant at the time of scheduling the interview. 6. Other Materials: Applicants selected for interviews should be prepared to submit additional materials if requested, including a statement of interest, an official law school transcript and an additional writing sample. The Trial Court is committed to:
the fair and impartial administration of justice;
protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;
equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment;
efficient, effective and accountable resolution of disputes; prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professionals utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence. It is the mission of the Juvenile Court to protect children from abuse and neglect and promote opportunities for children to reside in safe, stable, permanent family environments whenever possible, to strengthen families when their children are in need of services, to rehabilitate juveniles, to protect the public from delinquent and criminal activity while holding offenders accountable and addressing the harm suffered by the community and the victim, and to decide all cases fairly and impartially with dedication, integrity and professionalism.
Organizational Profile: http://www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/trial-court/juv/ The law clerk is responsible for performing legal research and writing assignments to assist the judges of the Juvenile Court, for a one-year term running from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019. Law clerks work directly with the judges, and under the supervision of the Assistant Deputy Court Administrator and the Chief Justice. A reliable car and the willingness to travel to courthouses throughout the Commonwealth are requirements of the position.
A judicial clerkship in the Massachusetts Juvenile Court offers a unique, exciting and rewarding environment in which to begin a legal career. The Juvenile Court has general jurisdiction over delinquency, youthful offender, children requiring assistance, care and protection, guardianship and adoption proceedings. Law clerks apply to serve in either Eastern, Southeastern or Western Massachusetts.
The majority of opportunities to serve are in Eastern Massachusetts. All law clerks are assigned by the Assistant Deputy Court Administrator, with the final approval of the Chief Justice, to rotations. In Eastern Massachusetts, the law clerks may be assigned to any of the following five divisions:
Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Worcester. In Southeastern Massachusetts, law clerks may be assigned to any of the following three divisions: Barnstable, Bristol and Plymouth.
In Western Massachusetts, law clerks may be assigned to the Berkshire, Franklin/Hampshire, and Hampden. The rotation system gives law clerks the opportunity to work with numerous judges and to gain a broader understanding of the work of the Juvenile Court. Assists judges in matters before the court by:
Discussing legal issues with judges; Performing careful and accurate legal research and analysis, using both online and book resources; Clearly and concisely conveying results of research and analysis to judges, orally and in writing; Preparing well-written and error-free legal research memoranda, and drafting findings of fact, conclusions of law, rationales, judgments and memoranda of decision; Completing assignments in a timely manner and within deadlines established by judges; Performing additional legal research and analysis and further review and revision of written work products as appropriate; and Attending hearings, portions of trials, and other courtroom proceedings, as needed. Rotates among various Juvenile Court locations every three to six months, as assigned by the Assistant Deputy Court Administrator. Accurately and timely submits all required administrative forms, such as work logs and attendance forms, among others.
Maintains law clerk offices and work areas, including updating pocket parts of books as necessary. Performs related tasks as required. These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for a position of Law Clerk:
Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school or eligibility to sit for the Massachusetts bar exam, as of the start of the clerkship. Excellent legal writing and communication skills. Excellent legal research and analytical skills, using both online and book resources.
High professional and ethical standards. Access to a reliable car and the willingness and ability to travel to courthouses as assigned. Experience and knowledge in the use of personal computers, including word processing programs such as WordPerfect or Microsoft Word and legal research services such as LoisLaw, Lexis, or Westlaw.
Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions. Demonstrated ability to manage, prioritize, and complete simultaneous assignments from various judges. Demonstrated ability to work well independently while maintaining productivity and demonstrating good judgment.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and otherwise complete assignments in a timely manner. Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a professional setting, including judges, managers, court staff, and other law clerks. Genuine commitment to serving the full term of the clerkship.
Additional preferred qualifications include: Current legal practice or intent to practice law in Massachusetts. Substantial legal research and writing experience, including prior experience as a judicial intern for a Juvenile Court judge.
Courses in juvenile law, research assistant positions, prior work experience in the areas of juvenile law and clinical placements. Familiarity with legal research resources beyond Westlaw and Lexis. Demonstrated commitment to government or public service.
The Juvenile Court invites well-rounded and distinguished recent law school graduates and practicing attorneys to apply for the clerkship positions. Solid academic credentials are important, however, there are no rigid requirements regarding class rank or standing. All law clerks must reside in Massachusetts for the duration of the law clerk term.
The law clerks will serve a one-year term from September 1, 2018 until August 31, 2019 at a salary of $60,223.29. Employee benefits include subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, ten days of paid vacation time, three days of personal time and paid sick time. Please Note:
Employment is contingent upon passage of a criminal record check. If you are not currently viewing this posting online, please visit the Trial Court website at www.mass.gov/courts to apply for this position or any other Trial Court employment opportunity. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Posting Date: 1/11/2018 Closing Date: 01/25/2018 11:59 PM EST ID: 2018-3548 External Company Name: Trial Courts of Massachusetts
Deputy Sheriff- Patrol
DEPUTY SHERIFF- PATROL Print Apply DEPUTY SHERIFF- PATROL Salary $49,212.00 - $59,820.00 Annually Location OR, OR Job Type Full-Time Department SHERIFF'S OFFICE Job Number 17-04; 103-1600102 Closing Continuous
- Questions Position Summary APPLICANTS MUST BE TRUTHFUL AT ALL TIMES, HAVE GOOD VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS, GOOD WRITING SKILLS, BE ABLE TO HANDLE EXTREMELY STRESSFUL SITUATIONS AND BE ABLE TO MEET DPSST REQUIREMENTS. SPECIALIZED TESTING WILL BE ADMINISTERED TO THOSE WHO ARE SELECTED.
FINALISTS MUST PASS AN IN DEPTH CRIMINAL BACKGROUND AND REFERENCE CHECK. Wages begin at $4101 per month and can advance up to $5850 per month dependent upon certifications, education and experience. Other incentives include: Associate's Degree: $100 monthly Bachelor's Degree: $200 monthly Longevity: 5 years-1%; 10 years-2%; 15 years-3%; 20 years-5% Conducts law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation activities relating to criminal law enforcement in the County.
Work is assigned and reviewed by shift supervisor for conformance to laws, policies, rules and regulations. Will serve an 18 month probationary period from date of hire (or 12 month probationary period if current certification through DPSST at date of hire). Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities a.
Patrols roads, highways and business and residential areas in the enforcement of traffic and criminal laws, county and city codes; responds to a variety of calls for services.
Is diligent in preserving the public peace and protecting persons and property. b. Must meet performance standards established by the Sheriff. Employment and police certification require employees maintain a high standard of ethical and moral behavior by Sheriff's Office policy and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training's Ethics Committee. c.
Required to be trusted with information that is highly sensitive and confidential in nature. d. Be thoroughly familiar with Lincoln County, including cities within the County, boundaries, streets, public buildings and points of interest. e. Conducts criminal and vehicle crash investigations; makes recommendations for improved transportation and safety procedures within the County; prepares reports utilizing office computers and/or in-car mobile data computers; administers first aid as needed; conducts investigations and interrogations; identifies collects and processes evidence; takes photographs; prepares diagrams; prepares search warrants. f.
Is team oriented; places safety of self and others first when making decisions; is loyal to the Sheriff's Office and the citizens we serve. g. Provides animal control services for the County. Conducts investigations for crimes against domestic animals and livestock.
These investigations include nuisance complaints, animal licensing violations, animal abuse, and livestock investigations. h. Conducts death investigations including those of natural causes, accidental and murder. Is exposed to biohazards and communicable diseases inherent at these and other scenes utilizing protective equipment.
Conducts death notifications to next of kin. i. Makes complex and immediate decisions without direct supervision regarding life and property. j. Detects and deters potential criminal acts including domestic terrorism and reports such acts to the appropriate agency as required. k.
Maintains records and prepares reports necessary for efficient successful investigations, crime prevention, prosecution and office procedurals. Able to complete comprehensive data entry to comply with state and federal crime reporting statistics. l. Informs the public and answers inquiries regarding laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Prepares media releases and may be required to speak to the media for newspaper articles, or television and radio news programs. m. Issues citations to violators; makes arrests; transports offenders in custody to jail, institutions or extraditions. n. Intervenes in disputes and maintains order.
Responds to hazardous situations performed in stressful and dangerous environments. Able to maintain composure and professionalism when faced with abusive, violent and threatening individuals. o. May be exposed to extreme weather conditions for extended periods. p.
Serves arrest warrants and other civil process; takes personal property into possession as directed by a judge. q. Testifies in court, grand jury, and Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) hearings as a witness. Must prepare and present the case in a prosecutorial role in violation trials, including misdemeanor cases reduced to violations. r.
Ensures all issued Sheriff's Office owned equipment is properly maintained. s. Provides boating safety, crime prevention and other law enforcement related classes and lectures to the public. Attends functions including city council meetings and neighborhood groups to provide information relevant to respective communities. t.
Trains other employees in specific areas of expertise, including (but not limited to) patrol tactics, use of force, firearms, tasers, defensive tactics and customer service. Familiarizes new employees in Sheriff's Office policies and procedures, the geographical and cultural characteristics of the assigned area, and general methods to use in various situations. u. Performs specialized assignments as needed according to the employee's abilities and skills and the needs of the Sheriff's Office.
These assignments include marine patrol, municipal contract deputy, civil process server, forest patrol, mountain bike patrol, field training officers, various instructors, and members of the SWAT team, Major Crime Team, Major Crash Team and the Search and Rescue Team. v. Supervises Sheriff's Office volunteers and cadets. Acts as Incident Commander at crime scenes, search and rescue incidents or disasters until relieved or designated by a supervisor. w.
Attends regularly scheduled ongoing training.
Attends 84 hours of training every three years in use of force, firearms and general law enforcement training as required for patrol deputies by the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). x. Required to occasionally take a patrol car home and be able to respond to emergencies from residence. y.
Performs other related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Specific Job Skills • Requires a working knowledge of administrative procedures, pertinent federal, state and local laws and ordinances sufficient to carry out duties. • Requires good writing skills to prepare technical reports qualified for criminal prosecution. Requires excellent human relation skills to employ lines of questioning and resolve(s) confrontation in a professional and courteous manner. • Requires ability to properly utilize police equipment such as handguns, rifles, taser, OC spray, batons and handcuffs. • Required to be familiar with and able to use a variety of specialty software including Sheriff's Office report writing software, Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) and Microsoft Office software. • Requires ability to properly utilize police techniques, such as unarmed defense and proper levels of use of force.
Requires ability to conduct investigation, collect, evaluate and analyze facts and to draw correct conclusions. Requires ability to understand and follow oral and written orders. • Requires ability to handle extreme stress and make immediate decisions regarding life and property. • Added financial incentive may be given to Deputies who have verified translation abilities. • Must be able to render credible testimony in a court of law. Must be able to perform the duties of a police/corrections officer.
These requirements are based upon the following two U.S. Supreme Court decisions: Brady vs.
Maryland (1963) – "Discovery Rule" established in 1963 expanded by U.S. Supreme Court to include information that would bear negatively on a government witness. Any record of untruthfulness must also be disclosed in a court action.
Kyles vs. Whitney (1995) – Makes Brady applicable to police officers. Conclusive data showing bias and untruthfulness must be disclosed.
Education and Experience • High School diploma or GED and two years college level education in law enforcement or related field, or, any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which insures the ability to perform the work as determined by the Sheriff. • Must meet minimum DPSST requirements. If non-certified in Oregon, must be able to complete the 16 week academy at DPSST. • Must possess a valid Oregon motor vehicle license, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire date, and an insurable driving record. • Required to obtain National Incident Management System (NIMS) certification. • Must achieve and maintain CPR/first aid certification and become LEDS/NCIC certified. Abilities • Requires the ability to carry out the full scope of the position.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in all situations. • Ability to operate firearms; various camera systems including the digital in-car camera system; operate vehicles at normal and high speeds in all weather conditions under stress, operate radio equipment; utilize tasers and other less lethal tools, hand held GPS, email, voice mail, and computers including in-car Mobile Data Computers. • Ability to obtain information through interrogations and observation and prepare information suitable for court cases. • Ability to cope with stressful, dangerous and high liability situations with respect to individual rights. • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both written and orally. Physical Abilities • Requires sufficient hand/eye coordination to operate police equipment, weapons, fire fighting equipment, boats and marine equipment; visual acuity necessary for performing necessary functions of the job; ambulatory ability to walk and run while at work; ability to subdue a resistive or combative individual. • Requires speech and auditory abilities sufficient to carry on conversations and project voice among large crowds. • Sufficient hand/eye coordination to operate a computer keyboard and recognize words and numbers. • Deputies assigned to Marine Patrol must be able to pass an 80 hour course on Marine Activities. Marine position also requires ability to withstand hazardous water conditions and must be able to swim. • All deputies must attend Sheriff's Office physical abilities training (ORPAT). Deputies hired after July of 2007 must pass the ORPAT course in the time required by the DPSST and continue to pass annually to maintain employment.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Contacts are normally made with both Lincoln County employees and others. The majority of the contacts are face-to-face and frequently contains confidential/sensitive information.
Contacts are normally made on own initiative. External contacts include the general public, Government and elected officials, courts, other law enforcement agencies, Prosecuting Attorneys, District Attorney and office. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSES/CERTIFICATES AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: a.
Requires certification through Oregon DPSST within 18 months of hire. b. Attends 84 hours of training every three years in firearms/use of force and general law enforcement, as required for patrol deputies by the DPSST. c.
Required to obtain NIMS certification. d.
Requires successful completion of the Field Training Program. e. Requires a valid Oregon State Driver's license. f. Must be at least 21 years of age. g.
Applicants must pass a medical exam and physical abilities test prior to appointment. h. Vision: Corrected vision must be at least 20/30 (Snellen) when tested using both eyes together. i. Hearing: Achieve a Speech Reception Threshold (SRT) of no greater than 25 db for each ear. j.
Must be free of conviction of a crime designated under the law where the conviction occurred as being punishable as a felony or as a crime for which a maximum term of imprisonment of more than one (1) year may be imposed; or of violating any law involving the unlawful use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, narcotic, or dangerous drug. Dishonorable or undesirable discharge from the military is cause for disqualification. k. High School diploma or GED. l.
Employees are required to reside within two hours of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. m. Required to be a citizen of the United States within 18 months of hire date. Job Conditions and Physical Demands JOB CONDITIONS:
Shift work: days, swing, graveyard, rotating shifts, work on holidays, varying days off. Work is mainly outdoors, hazardous and potential high risk involved. Occasional contact with violent and combative individuals.
Exposure to abusive language and threats. Potential for contact with persons infected with a variety of communicable diseases including Hepatitis B, HIV and AIDS. Is exposed to graphic and traumatic crime and crash scenes.
Subject to call back at any time, including days off and holidays. ADA COMPLIANCE: Physical capability to handle high mobility demands and complex personal interactions. a.
Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate to heavy physical effort in moderate to heavy work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20-75 pounds). Tasks involve the ability to walk, run and sit for extended periods. b. Sensory
Tasks regularly require visual perception and discrimination. Most tasks require oral communications ability. Most tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds. c.
Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances. Lincoln County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.
Lincoln County offers a comprehensive benefit package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, long-term disability insurance. Other optional insurances are availablE. PERS retirement plan is provided to employees who are required to carry a gun. For other employees in the LCDA unit, there is a 401K retirement plan with a current County contribution of 11%. Regular and Trial Service employees working between 20 - 39 hours per week on a regular basis are eligible for pro-rated employee benefits. 01 ARE YOU ABLE TO PASS A STRINGENT BACKGROUND AND CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK?
No 02 HAVE YOU BEEN CERTIFIED BY DPSST AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE LAST 5 YEARS?
No 03 PLEASE USE THE SPACE BELOW TO TELL US ABOUT YOUR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH THE PUBLIC. Required Question Agency Lincoln County Address 210 SW Second St.
Newport, Oregon, 97365. Phone 541-265-4157 541-265-0375 Website http://www.co.lincoln.or.us
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