Deputy Sheriff Civil Division Job Description Sample
Auxiliary Deputy Sheriff
General Statement of Job Benefits Supplemental Questions
Performs general law enforcement work in order to preserve public peace and order; to protect lives, property and rights of the public, and to enforce the laws of the United States of America, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the County of Spotsylvania. Assures appropriate custody and control of prisoners; protects and assists the courts and serves civil process.
Work involves patrolling County streets and neighborhoods to deter crime or apprehend and/or arrest violators or suspects; responds to calls for law enforcement assistance and gathers information for criminal investigations. A Deputy may be assigned to any division of the Sheriff's Office as needed. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work.
This position is essential. Personnel occupying this position may be scheduled to work irrespective of weather conditions and/or when general County offices are closed. These are unpaid volunteer positions.
Special Duties & Responsibilities:
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The essential job functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein.
Reduces the commission of crimes and maintains law enforcement by patrolling throughout the County. Patrols County streets and neighborhoods. Inspects troublesome areas and checks security of business establishments.
Monitors radio calls; communicates with radio dispatcher and responds to complaints, reports of criminal events, requests for law enforcement, and domestic or public disputes. Apprehends and or arrests persons who violate federal, State or County codes and laws
Gathers information in criminal investigations by interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects; performs searches of people, vehicles and buildings; prepares investigative reports of findings, facts and related information; makes arrests and processes arrested suspects. Detects and collects evidence and substances that provide the basis for probable cause for criminal acts; and testifies in court.
Enforces traffic laws and regulations. Detects traffic violators; performs traffic accident investigations and makes reports.
Facilitates the movement of traffic and pedestrians around accidents, disabled traffic control devices or heavily congested areas. Assists disabled motorists. Directs traffic for funerals and other public gatherings.
Serves civil and criminal documents. Serves as court Bailiff as requested and ensures security and orderly behavior in courts.
Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergency scenes and disaster areas.
Assists persons who are in physical or mental danger.
Reads, comprehends, and interprets legal and non-legal documents.
Completes and/or reviews paperwork documenting shift activities, offenses and incidents, victim and suspect statements and other related information.
Assists other law enforcement personnel and agencies.
Engages in public relations and community service activities and events to promote a positive image for the Sheriff's Office and to build cooperative and collaborative relationships with the community.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Responds to questions from the public with regard to all issues concerning public safety and correct procedures and processes.
Maintains assigned vehicle and issued equipment including firearms.
Transports prisoners and mental patients.
May participate in special public information programs.
Performs other related work as required.
Minimum Training & Experience:Applicants must possess a current Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Law Enforcement Officer (DCJS) certification and a minimum of one (1) year of law enforcement officer experience. Additionally, applicants must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years of age; possess a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Virginia driver's license, and meet all other minimum qualifications for law enforcement officers as established by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Applicants must have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to prepare clear, comprehensive reports and deal courteously, firmly, and tactfully with the public. They must possess the ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances. They also must have excellent physical agility, endurance and skill in the use of firearms and the operation of a motor vehicle.
Note: Candidate selected will be required to complete a hiring process that includes: written test; work performance test; preliminary background check; oral interview; polygraph examination; background investigation; physical; and drug screen. Candidates who successfully complete all steps of the hiring process will be placed on an eligibility list that will be used to fill vacancies and new positions.
Deputy Sheriff - November 2018 Academy
The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks
The Denver Sheriff Department is currently seeking 60 qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Sheriff to begin on November 5, 2018. We encourage you to apply and test as soon as possible in order to be considered for the November 2018 Academy.
Denver is home to the largest Sheriff Department in the state of Colorado. The DSD is comprised of two divisions with diverse operations staffed by nearly 1000 uniformed and non-uniformed members. These operations include two separate jails, security for the District and County court systems, state inmate transportation, extradition duties, fugitive and K-9 units, a Work Release facility, and security at Denver Health Medical Center.
The mission of the Denver Sheriff Department is to provide safe and secure custody for those placed in our care and to perform all of our duties in a manner that is responsive to the needs of our diverse community. For more information about the Denver Sheriff Department please check out the following video:
This position offers:
Outstanding benefits to include medical, dental, vision, health savings, life insurance, retirement plans and more
Comprehensive pregnancy policy for employees to utilize
Denver Sheriff Department employees and their immediate families will receive 25% educational grants at the Colorado Technical University
Potential savings of up to 30% on tuition and the opportunity to complete your education up to 30% with CTU Fast Track
For more information regarding tuition assistance, please click the following link:
OPTION FOR CURRENT OR RECENT PEACE OFFICERS: Are you a Peace Officer who recently or are currently working in law enforcement and ready to make the change to become a Denver Deputy Sheriff? If you qualify, your experience and knowledge may be used to determine your starting pay. About Our Job
Deputy Sheriffs must work a variety of shifts and lead, supervise and interact with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds in a variety of unique situations.
Performs entry-level to full performance level protective services work for Denver County by providing for the security, care, custody and safety of Denver County prisoners and the public in detention, medical, court and transportation settings.
Enforces departmental and post orders to ensure prisoner security in detention, medical, court and transportation settings including activities such as conducting inspections for contraband, maintenance and safety hazards, taking charge of work details and observing prisoner health and behavior and controlling movement of prisoners and the public within the facility.
Transports prisoners between detention centers, police stations, courts, medical facilities and other destinations.
Verifies prisoner identity, authority to transport and confirms proposed route of travel.
Processes prisoners for book-in by reviewing inmate charges, court orders and legal status to ensure proper custody and disposition and prepares records for necessary classification and probation.
Inventories and receipts for inmate property and personal clothing and for equipment, supplies, uniforms, keys and weapons.
Computes good time and release dates, informs inmates of means of release and detention policies and verifies satisfaction of all charges.
Prepares and processes work release orders, bonds, census reports and other records and reports.
Investigates fights, theft, accidents and other incidents occurring within the institution by preserving the crime scene and maintaining the chain of evidence.
Prepares various legal documents and provides testimony in court.
Requires meeting certification standards and qualifications in the use of firearms and other tactical weapons.
Interacts with others to influence, motivate, and challenge them; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.
By position, may be assigned to dispatch sheriffs and vehicles and monitor their movement and current location.
By position, may be assigned to search vehicles towed to the car pound and inventory contents.
By position, may be assigned to perform administrative duties, such as performance of in-service and academy training; service of civil process for County and District court; conduct research to develop new policies and procedures or participate on hiring panels or in internal investigations.
Any one position may not include all of the duties listed. However, the allocation of positions will be determined by the amount of time spent in performing the essential duties listed above.
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
Licensure and/or Certification: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Driver's License at the time of application and for the duration of employment. Applicants must meet the certified physical fitness standards adopted by the Department, meet certification standards and qualify in the use of firearms and other tactical weapons.
The Denver Sheriff Department will disqualify individuals for including, but not limited to, the following: Felony convictions, domestic violence convictions, sexual assault convictions, child abuse convictions, harassment, negative driving record, negative employment history or illegal drug activity that is, selling, delivering, distributing or manufacturing illegal drugs.
Also, a DUI or DWAI conviction in the last 36 months or more than two DUI or DWAI convictions in a lifetime will cause disqualification. Hard drug use anytime within the last 60 months; illegal use of drugs while employed as a law enforcement officer, firefighter or other sworn public safety position; other use of illegal drugs within the past 36 months will cause disqualification.
The Denver Sheriff Department obeys Federal Regulation in regards to both medical and recreational marijuana use. Marijuana use within three years (36 months), is a disqualifying factor in the application. Also, any use of synthetic marijuana will be considered use of a drug.
Successful applicants will be required to complete a 17-20 week Recruit Training Academy. Recruits are exposed to 17-20 weeks of intensive training on a variety of subjects, including but not limited to Physical fitness, Inmate Management, Firearms, Emergency driving and report writing.
Recruits must possess a physical fitness level comparable to the average adult of the same gender and age group.
As a Deputy Sheriff you will be required to work at the Denver County Jail or the Downtown Detention Center, and all employees are required to be able to successfully work in assignments at either facility.
Recruits and employees are required to be flexible in their work schedules; available to work nights, weekends and holidays; able and willing to work in any DSD facility, willing to work amongst prisoners and the public; and able to work within small and/or confined spaces.
Lateral Deputy Sheriff
To be considered for a Lateral Deputy Sheriff position, you must meet the following requirements:
Current or recent Level 1 Peace Officer as defined by Colorado Revised Statutes or if the applicant possesses a current Level 1 Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification. (for information on the requirements of State Peace Officer as defined by Colorado Revised Statutes, please visit: LexisNexis.com) TRANSCRIPTS of your POST Certification or state/municipality equivalent MUST BE ATTACHED;
Not currently under Internal Affairs investigation for any reason, nor any sustained discipline for the last 3 years;
Minimum of three (3) years of law enforcement experience equivalent to that of the duties of Denver Deputy Sheriff positions while employed full-time;
Currently employed full-time as a Peace Officer within a Sheriff Department or Police Department; OR laid-off or retired within the last twelve (12) months from such, AND have been in good standing at the time of lay-off or retirement.
Hiring pay will be $57,730 to $68,430 and will be determined by number of years of relevant experience.
For information regarding the Denver Sheriff Department, visit our website at https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/sheriff-department.html About Everything Else
The Hiring Process:
We want you to know that the application and vetting process is rigorous as we are committed to identifying candidates who have the potential to become great deputies. We are dedicated to delivering safe, excellent community and customer service to all; therefore, we are very selective in our hiring practices. Safety, Humanity, Ethics, Respect, Integrity, Fiduciary, Fairness and Service are our guiding principles. Here are a few things you'll need to know, note that more detailed information is listed at the bottom of this job posting and will also be provided in the information sessions.
We have partnered with the National Testing Network (NTN), which provides more convenient hours and locations for interested applicants to begin the testing process. For more information about the REACT test administered by NTN and to take a PRACTICE TEST click here or go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and review the Candidate FAQs. Please note there will be a fee to take the exam and the practice exam.
Once you've passed minimum qualifications you'll receive an email that will direct you to the NTN website. Register for your REACT test as soon as you receive this email. Go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com to view available times and locations. For a step by step guide on how to register click here.
To review your assessment scores please be sure to log into your NTN or City of Denver account.
In addition to the online application, all applicants will be required to successfully complete the following:
complete a comprehensive information package
participate in and pass tests and assessments,
pass a physical and physical fitness examination,
participate in a thorough background investigation
Suitability for employment is determined by the results of all test components including a background investigation with a polygraph that encompasses the applicant's employment and criminal history. Applicants may be required to submit further information and/or make multiple trips to the Sheriff's office for follow up.Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Driver's License at the time of application and for the duration of employment, have a High School Diploma or GED Certificate and meet the certified physical fitness standards adopted by the Department.
If you're interested in meeting with current staff, please attend one of the below orientation dates:
Denver Sheriff Training Academy
5440 Roslyn Street
Denver, CO 80216
All orientation dates will start at 6pm
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
If you have questions please email us at Workfordsd@denvergov.org or contact us via phone at 720-865-8830.
Classification Title: We call this job a Deputy Sheriff. The official job classification title is Dep. Sheriff.
Hiring Range: $56,355 to $78,501 salary
Application Process: Please apply as soon as you are able. Register for your REACT test as soon as you complete your application. Go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com to view available times and locations. For a step by step guide on how to register click here.
Assessments/Testing: This position requires an in person assessment. You will receive an email from AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org with further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org to your safe sender list and check your spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here.
Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here.
Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six-month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
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Reserve Deputy Sheriff - 2018
WHO WE ARE:
Marathon County in Northcentral Wisconsin is a great place to live, work, visit and conduct business. Our county government is highly regarded and contributes to a high quality of life by:
- ensuring public safety;
- protecting natural resources;
- preparing for emergency and disaster responses;
- protecting vulnerable populations;
- creating and maintaining a high quality infrastructure for transportation;
- providing education and fostering economic development; and
- using process improvement techniques to improve public services.
The Marathon County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for RESERVE DEPUTY SHERIFF positions.
This is responsible police work involving the protection of life and property and the enforcement of federal, state and county laws and ordinances. Reserve Deputies are relied upon to supplement our full time staff at various community events, courthouse security, inmate medical transports, and to assist with patrol duties.
Courthouse security and medical transport hours are typically Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Patrol duties typically occur on Fridays and Saturdays during the late evening to early morning hours. Hours and days may vary to meet department needs.
Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules, regulations, and policies. Some initiative and independent judgment is exercised in performing work assignments, although unusual problems may be referred to a supervisor for advice on procedural or policy matters. Employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in emergency situations.
Reserve Deputies are sworn, part-time, non-allocated positions assigned to the Administrative and Patrol Divisions of the Sheriff's Office. Reserve Deputies are certified law enforcement officers as determined by the Wisconsin Training and Standards Bureau. Officers are authorized to carry a firearm upon successful firearms qualifications and approval by the Sheriff or his/her designee.
Qualified applicants will either possess a current State of Wisconsin sworn law officer certification; OR will meet the minimum qualifications to be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer as defined by Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB).
Possess a valid driver's license and driving record that meets Sheriff's Office standards.
Applicants must not have been convicted of any federal felony or of any offense which if committed in Wisconsin could be punished as a felony unless the applicant has been granted an absolute and unconditional pardon.
Applicants must not have been convicted of any misdemeanor crime of domestic violence unless the applicant has been granted an absolute and unconditional pardon
Must be of good character to withstand an extensive background investigation
VERY IMPORTANT! READ CAREFULLY!
To be considered for employment with the Marathon County Sheriff's Office for this position, you MUST complete the TWO steps below:
1.Complete an online application. An email confirmation will be sent to you for this specific position.
2.Return to the Marathon County website to complete the Marathon County Sheriff's Office Personal History Form and Notarized Release of Information Authorization Form. These forms can be found on the Sheriff's Department website.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Ensures safe transport of inmates to medical appointments and to other facilities.
Makes arrests after observing law violations; transports prisoners.
Prepares reports on actions taken for recordkeeping purposes, and for use in courtroom presentations as necessary.
Maintains order and provides security at the Marathon County Courthouse and in courtrooms as assigned.
Attends training classes and programs as required. Required to maintain certifications in CPR, DAAT, EVOC, and qualify quarterly with department issued firearms.
Utilizes various law enforcement software to complete required forms and reports.
Serves a variety of criminal and civil processes and arrest warrants.
Testifies in court as needed.
Develops solutions to work issues that add value for our customers.
Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of approved principles and practices of law enforcement work and of applicable laws and ordinances.
Knowledge of the geography and demography of assigned areas.
Knowledge of departmental rules and regulations, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge of first aid methods and techniques.
Knowledge of investigative techniques and practice.
Ability to observe situations analytically and objectively, and to report and record them clearly and accurately.
Ability to develop skill in the use and care of firearms and in the safe and efficient operation of motor vehicles, as well as other departmental equipment.
Skill in dealing courteously, yet firmly and effectively, with the public in police situations, both adversary and non-adversary in nature.
Ability to exercise good judgment in emergency situations, to act quickly and calmly in applying appropriate techniques.
Ability to learn thoroughly a wide variety of rules and police procedures.
Ability to learn various law enforcement computer systems and utilize knowledge in performing required job duties.
Skill in the use of computer software programs, functions, and operations.
Understands the County's and department's mission, core values, and priorities.
Ability to contribute to a positive work culture that fosters excellent customer service and teamwork.
Starting hourly rate $18.81. No benefits are provided for these casual Reserve Deputy positions.
Selection of the successful candidate may be made by assessment of experience and education, criminal record check, driving record check, oral interview, review of references, written background inventory, and other appropriate, job-related selection procedures. Candidates offered employment will be required to submit to a post offer medical and back exam, drug screen, and a psychological assessment that are paid for by Marathon County.
This classification may have occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Refer to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department Exposure Control Plan for more specific information.
Marathon County will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Employee Resources Department office or phone (715) 261-1451 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:
Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36 (7), 64.09 (5), and 64.11 (7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant's application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36 (7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the County not provide access to this information. If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Employee Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Ongoing Recruitment
Candidates interested in full time Deputy Sheriff positions are required to apply during open recruitments at a date determined by the Civil Service Commission. Watch our website for future job announcements.
Deputy Sheriff Trainee*
The Job Benefits Supplemental Questions
UPON PROMOTION TO DEPUTY SHERIFF:
FUTURE SALARY INCREASE
3.0% Effective July 7, 2018
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff Trainees* who participate in a basic law enforcement training program approved by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
Sheriff's Trainees will:
Learn to interpret and apply laws contained in various state codes and local ordinances (e.g., Penal, Vehicle, Welfare and Institutions Code as well as Health and Safety Codes).
Learn and practice basic criminal and traffic accident investigation procedures; learn law enforcement techniques, including crime scene preservation, witness interviewing and evidence collection.
Learn and practice safety, care and usage of small firearms and department-issued weapons.
Learn and practice vehicle and radio operation, patrol procedures and traffic control.
Learn civil procedures and custodial responsibilities.
For more detailed information, refer to the Sheriff's Trainee job description.
- Official Title: Sheriff's Trainee
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Incumbents are expected to successfully complete twenty-three (23) weeks of instruction at the Training Academy. Upon graduation, Sheriff's Trainees will be promoted to Deputy Sheriff, which has a current salary of $30.16 - $44.97 hourly, plus benefits and retirement plan.
Patrol certification: In accordance with San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department policy 2.209, Rule 173, Safety members whose employment as a Deputy Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff Trainee begins on or after July 5, 2008, as a condition of employment, are required to become "patrol certified." This is accomplished by transferring to a patrol division and successfully completing probation, the Department Field Training Program and one year of independent patrol following successful completion of the Field Training Program. Patrol Certification must be completed within Sheriff's Department Policy time frames; failure to do so will be deemed a failure to meet the job requirements of a Deputy Sheriff.
Applicants who have applied or tested
for Deputy Sheriff Trainee*
within the past three (3) months
are not eligible to apply for this recruitment.
The following are required for hire as a Deputy Sheriff:
Be at least 21 years of age. (Applicants should be at least 20.5 years of age at time of testing.)
Possess a high school diploma, G.E.D., or a U.S. Department of Education approved High School Equivalency Test.
Possess a valid California Class C driver license.
Be a United States citizen.
Pass a rigorous physical agility test based on California P.O.S.T. standards.
Be fingerprinted and pass an extensive background investigation that includes interviews and a polygraph examination. Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any type of criminal probation.
Pass a psychological evaluation and medical examination meeting California P.O.S.T. mandates, including vision and hearing standards. (The medical examination includes a drug screening to determine the presence of illegal substances.
Note: The Sheriff's Department will be requesting your Social Security Number for the background process and for tracking your background materials. It is not needed for the application.
The ideal candidate will have high personal and professional standards, good decision-making skills, and be mentally and physically ready to handle the rigors of academy life.
Learn more about the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department at www.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/ and about the academy and physical agility requirements at www.sheriffsjobs.com.
- SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ON-LINE.
- LOOK FOR AN EMAIL MESSAGE THAT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE EXAMINATION PROCESS. (All notifications will be sent via e-mail). Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive this important information.
- UPON INVITATION, COMPLETE THE ONLINE WRITTEN EXAMINATION WITHIN THE REQUIRED TIMEFRAME.
- APPEAR FOR PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (PAT) ON THE DATES PROVIDED BASED ON YOUR EXAMINATION COMPLETION DATE.
The Written Examination
Upon review of the application and supplemental questionnaire, the best qualified applicants will be invited to take the online written examination. Applicants will have three (3) months from the date of application to take the online written examination. Note: If the online written examination is not taken within the three (3) month timeframe, applicants will be inactivated and must reapply to be considered for this position. NO EXCEPTIONS. The online exam will consist of an evaluation of knowledge and skills in the following topics:
The Physical Agility Test (PAT)
Applicants successful in the online Written Exam will be expected to appear for a Physical Agility Test at the San Bernardino Sheriff's Academy. Applicants will be notified of dates and important information regarding the Physical Agility Test upon receiving a passing score on the written exam. Applicants must be successful on the Written Exam in order to attend the Physical Agility Test. Only those applicants successful on both the Written Exam and the Physical Agility Test will be able to continue in the background process.
CLICK HERE to view the PAT video online!
Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process.
Deputy Sheriff Cadet - Unclassified
Candidates must possess 38 semester (57 quarter) college units at the time of application to qualify. Applications without the required number of units completed will be rejected.
Candidates that meet the employment standards will be invited to schedule the California P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) written exam.
We accept California PELLET B written exam "T-scores" from other agencies with a "T-score of 48 or higher, if the test has been taken within a year of the date you submit your job application. It is the applicant's responsibility to attach proof of the written exam results to the job application. The T-score results must be on an agency letterhead where the test was administered and list the type of test, test date and the test results.
We do not accept other test scores in lieu of the California PELLETB examination.
A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of crimes and apprehension of law violators, the service of civil process issued by court, and perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks.
After passing the exam and screening processes, candidates are eligible to be hired as Deputy Sheriff Cadets and attend the Basic Peace Officer Academy training program as a trainee.
Agility Examination: Prior to appointment as a cadet, each candidate must pass an agility test as part of the examination process. The agility test consists of four timed events: solid fence climb, 99-yard obstacle course, drag a 165-lb bag for 32 feet, 500-yard run.
When hired, Deputy Sheriff Cadets enter a 26-week Basic Peace Officer Academy training program. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance programs. Your status as trainee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act does not entitle you to overtime or holiday pay while attending the Academy.
After Academy graduation, Cadets are eligible to be sworn in as regular Deputy Sheriffs at the start of the following pay period, and be considered probationary employees of the Sheriff's Office.
A 5% salary increase is given for satisfactory job performance six months after appointment as a Deputy Sheriff at Step 1.
Newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must successfully complete an 18-month probationary period during which they will be required to complete a training program under the supervision of a training officer. The County supplies all safety equipment, as provided by law.
Advanced in-service training is available at the department level and in cooperation with local schools, state and national agencies. Regular County policy on tuition reimbursement applies to Deputy Sheriffs.
Upon graduation from the POST Academy, it is a condition of employment that newly appointed Deputy Sheriffs must sign a payroll deduction authorization form providing for deduction of union membership dues or an equivalent service fee. A thirty (30) calendar day cancelation period is provided.
Candidates may go to Career Opportunities FAQ to see responses to a list of frequently asked questions about the hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Cadet.
Candidates must possess and clearly specify on their application the following:
Graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate and the completion of 38 college semester units (57 quarter units) at the time of application.
Applicants who have passed their 20th birthday may submit an application but cannot be appointed until they have reached their 21st birthday.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License (indicate your expiration month/year) prior to appointment and an acceptable driving record that will qualify for a County driving permit. If you have had a moving violation within the last year, you cannot have more than three moving violations within the past three years.
APPLICANTS MUST LIST ALL VIOLATIONS RECEIVED.
Have never been convicted of a felony. Any felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state is disqualifying.
Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Must be able to take and pass a thorough medical examination. May be disqualified on the basis of established medical standards (current P.O.S.T. or Departmental orders). Vision must not be less than 20/100, correctable to 20/20 with normal depth and color perception.
Must be able to successfully demonstrate and maintain physical fitness in order to perform the full scope and functions of the job.
Must be able to pass a complete background investigation including fingerprints and a search of local, state and national files for criminal history.
Deputy Sheriffs are required to maintain a certificate of CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) and first-aid training.
Candidates eliminated on the basis of the medical or psychological examinations may not reapply for one year.
Candidates must also successfully pass a psychological evaluation.
Reserve LE Deputy Sheriff (Non-Paid)
The Reserve Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement duties to protect lives, property and rights of citizens of Travis County by patrolling assigned districts to enforce local, state and federal laws. Provides for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, conducting preliminary investigative work, security at special events and serving warrants. This is a non-paid position.
Duties require substantial degree of initiative and independent judgment necessary to take control of dynamic situations. This classification requires a flexible work schedule in order to meet the needs of the department.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, patrolling lake areas by boat or on horseback to promote and foster good community relations with the public.
Patrols assigned areas; maintains situational awareness of area for crime prevention.
Responds day or night to emergency calls and routine complaints.
Records offenses and accidents and facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.
Identifies, pursues and arrests suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
Interviews complainants, witnesses and defendants; prepares appropriate charges to book arrested suspects.
Reviews and investigates accidents and incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved.
Monitors, notes, reports and investigates suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
Serves warrants, makes arrests and starts booking procedures on arrested individuals.
Assumes control and responsibility at crime scene by directing/assigning duties to patrol and crime scene officers.
Collects and submits evidence; may be required to photograph major fatality accidents.
Locates fugitives, develops informants, and conducts surveillance and search and seizures.
Provides vehicular traffic control and enforcement (tickets and warnings).
Responds to and investigates traffic accidents; renders first aid as required.
Issues traffic citations, directs traffic; investigates traffic accidents and crimes against persons and property.
Serves court processes.
Testifies in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases.
Files charges with the County and District Attorney Offices.
Prepares sworn affidavits for the issuance or of actual execution of search warrants.
May be required to provide training or teach throughout the community.
Coordinates and implements in-service training programs for departmental personnel.
Prepares and delivers presentations to public sector students and civic groups.
Performs administrative duties as required.
Provides assistance to qualified recipients of various crime programs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Must be a US Citizen
Must be 21 years of age
High school Diploma or GED
Must qualify with a weapon annually in accordance with Departmental Standards
Must meet the Physical Readiness Testing requirements according to TCSO policy
Must possess basic Peace Officer Certification from TCOLE.
Possess a valid Drivers' License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Code of Criminal Procedure, Penal Code, transportation code and other state Statutes and County ordinances.
Applicable county policies including but not limited to Travis County Civil Service Rules, The Travis County Employee handbook, TCSO policies and procedures.
Department organization and function.
Basic Microsoft office.
Must have good interpersonal and public relations skills (experience or training in public speaking is desirable) good judgment, decision making and critical thinking skills are required.
Must be able to understand, interpret and properly apply court order, relevant State statutes including the Code of Criminal Procedure, Penal Code, State Jail Standards and all other statutes, ordinances, policies and procedures required to perform essential job duties assigned.
Preparing official documents required to perform assigned functions, including but not limited to interoffice memorandums, letters to other agencies, affidavits, investigative reports and case filing documents.(Creating clear, concise and grammatically correct documents).
Must maintain a professional demeanor, to include good interpersonal and public relations skills.
Must be proficient in the use of defensive tactics requiring physical force including the use of intermediate impact weapons and firearms.
Must be proficient in the following: computer operations, vehicle operations, radio communications, scene management and resolution; gaining and maintaining control of persons and investigation and evidence control
Must be proficient in map reading skills with situational awareness of assigned district.
Control emotions and focus on the professional duties and obligations in all circumstances regardless of provocations or stresses encountered.
Listen effectively by using good listening techniques.
Communicate necessary information to others in a calm, clear, dispassionate and purposeful speaking voice in all circumstances.
Create accurate, clear, concise, comprehensive, relevant and grammatically correct documents.
Work with employees and citizens from diverse population groups in order to comply with the department mission and best serve the public interest.
Focus personal and team efforts toward continuous performance improvement.
Actively seek opportunities to increase and improve knowledge skill and abilities needed to improve personal performance.
Use interpersonal skills to foster positive working relationships with team members (peers, supervisors, and subordinates) required to provide superior services in the public interest.
Take appropriate action to accomplish assigned duties and accept responsibility for outcomes.
Use appropriate physical force, including deadly force, when necessary to prevent the imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury to others or self.
Respond to unexpected situations in a reasonable manner.
Maintain physical endurance and agility.
Work Environment & Other Information
Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 20–50 pounds occasionally, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination, fine dexterity and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment. Subject to standing, walking, jogging, running, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions. Subject to stressful environments, exposure to excessive heat and cold (outdoor conditions) and client and customer contact for extended periods of time. Subject to contact with communicable diseases, radiation, hazardous waste, human fecal matter and foul odors. Job may involve danger due to contact with criminals and suspects as well as high speed driving.
Must be able to partially lift and drag an average weight person of 150lbs, a distance of 75 feet for the evacuation of individuals unable to assist themselves during emergencies; must be able to physically restrain hostile and combative subjects; must be able to participate in defensive tactics training and annual refresher training. Must be able to work any shift and extended hours related to emergency situations; work hours are subject to change with little or no notice. Must be able to communicate in clear English during emergencies.
SPECIAL ADA PHYSICAL STATEMENT:
Vision: Must have sufficient vision without glasses to defend self and others, and perform mandatory life safety functions. Dual vision is required. All officers are required to take and pass vision tests each year. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 or better with uncorrected vision of 20/200 or better. Corrected visual acuity should be at least 20/20 (both eyes) and 20/40 (each eye). For applicants who have completed refractive surgery to correct vision, the operating physician must complete a Corrected Vision Surgical Form.
Hearing: Must have normal hearing in both ears. Hearing sensitivity thresholds are within 25 dB measured at 500 Hz, 1000 Hz, 2000Hz and 3000Hz averaged together. If a person does not have normal hearing a medical specialist evaluation is required in order for the candidate to be considered for hire.
Seizure Disorder: Uncontrolled seizures of any kind are disqualifying. Applicants with a history of a seizure must be able to control the disorder by medication, be seizure free for one year and sign the Notification, understanding and commitment.
Work Hours: Varies - Dependent upon shift assignment
Works some holidays, nights and weekends
Location: Various County Locations
TCOLE Exam Required
Physical and Psychological Exam Required
Drug and Alcohol Test Required
Criminal, Credit, Driving, Education and Employment Background Check Required.
Deputy Sheriff II
The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified law enforcement officers.
Come to beautiful Sonoma County and become a Deputy Sheriff II!
In addition to starting salary up to $48.21/Hr.* ($100,620/Yr.), this position offers an additional hourly cash allowance (up to 80 hours per pay period), a generous benefits package, including wellness and professional development funds, and opportunities for premium pay assignments. Candidates with English/Spanish bilingual skills and out-of-state applicants are encouraged to apply!
In the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Sheriff II's patrol assigned areas, serve warrants, make arrests, and assist in preliminary criminal investigations. Deputies can be assigned to various work areas including: civil bureau, coroner, detention, investigation, prisoner transport, jailer, bailiff, and/or court security. They are required to work all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
This full, working-level position in the Deputy Sheriff job series is for individuals who meet one of the following criteria:
Completed 1 year of recent, full-time paid experience as a Law Enforcement Officer with a city, county, state, or federal police agency
Possess a California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Certificate
Are out-of-state law enforcement officers possessing a California POST Basic Course Waiver (BCW)
Out-of-state applicants are encouraged to apply. In order to qualify for this position, they must obtain a California POST BCW.
Corrections experience is not applicable. Please review the Selection Procedure section of this job announcement for further information.
Working in the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
Serving the community since 1850, the Sheriff's Office employs over 650 employees to protect and secure the half-million residents within the 1,768 square miles of Sonoma County. With more than 30 different highly-trained and specialized units, you can be confident that a career with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office will be anything but monotonous.
After being hired and receiving appropriate training, Deputies are often assigned to the Patrol Division, a part of the Law Enforcement Division. The patrol force operates out of the main office of the Sheriff's Office in Santa Rosa, two substations located in Guerneville, in the Sonoma Valley, as well as two contracted police stations in the Town of Windsor (Windsor Police Department) and the City of Sonoma (Sonoma Police Department). Currently, patrol shifts are based on a 12-hour work day.
A variety of specialty assignments are also available in the Sheriff's Office. Assignments such as bomb disposal, SWAT team, hostage negotiator, training officer, dog handler, helicopter observer, internal affairs, background investigators, and detective.
Specialty assignments are made on a "most qualified" basis and are entitled to premium pay. To learn more about these assignments, and how we serve the community, please visit the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office website.
Choose Sonoma County
We offer expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment that provides continuous training and education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better our communities. You can also look forward to some excellent benefits*, including:
A cash allowance of approximately $600 per month
An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $750
Bilingual premium pay of $0.95 cents per hour in addition to the hourly pay rate
Premium pay for specialty assignments, ranging from 2.5% to 10.0%
Differential pay for swing and graveyard shifts
Onsite workout facilities
Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 holidays per year
Significant County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
Retirement is fully integrated with Social Security. With the recent pension reform, new employees as defined and eligible will receive a 2.7% at 57 formula, or for those individuals who meet certain criteria, 3.0% at 50
Salary is negotiable. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.
Additional information can found in the Deputy Sheriffs' Association Memorandum Of Understanding (DSA MOU). Bilingual positions require English and Spanish skills at either the basic (conversational) or fluent (reading, writing, and conversational) level. A bilingual examination will be conducted prior to employment to confirm level of skill. The bilingual premium pay begins upon the assignment of a bilingual caseload.
When you join the County of Sonoma, you'll have the freedom to explore the beauty of our county - its picturesque coastline, majestic redwoods, historic towns, fine dining, award winning wineries, and a wide variety of entertainment and cultural activities. Please visit www.sonomacountyconnections.org and www.santarosachamber.com for additional information about the community.
APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED.
Education: Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable General Education Development Certificate.
Experience: One year of recent, full-time paid experience as a law enforcement officer with a city, county, state or federal police agency.
Possession of the P.O.S.T. basic certificate. Law enforcement experience performing patrol functions is highly desirable.
License: Possession of a valid California driver's license and a good driving record.
Background Requirement: Incumbents shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony If committed in this state, nor be under current formal probation supervision.
Citizenship Requirement: Permanent resident aliens who wish to be employed as peace officers must apply for citizenship at least one year before application for such employment. If a permanent resident alien has not obtained citizenship within three years after application for employment or is denied citizenship, he or she shall be disqualified for peace officer status.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of: the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations enforced by the department; modern procedures and methods employed in crime detection and investigation and knowledge of general police practices and techniques; court procedures in criminal and civil trials. Working knowledge of the use and care of firearms; criminal attitudes and behavior patterns and the social factors underlying criminal behavior; recent developments, current literature and sources of information of criminal investigation procedures and police patrol practices.
Knowledge of: first aid methods and their applications; the geography and topography of Sonoma County.
Ability to: enforce the law firmly, tactfully and impartially and to deal courteously with the general public; make quick, effective and reasonable decisions and to take appropriate action in emergencies; understand and follow written and oral directions. Ability to speak and write effectively.
Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying
Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and should be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.
Please visit Getting-a-Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process.
The Sheriff's Office encourages out-of-state applicants. However, in order to qualify for this position, they must obtain a California POST Basic Course Waiver (BCW) to meet California's Regular Basic Course Training requirements.
The BCW process is for individuals who want to become California peace officers, and have completed at least 664 hours of general law enforcement training (including a general law enforcement basic course of at least 200 hours). Once the BCW process is successfully completed, the applicant receives a waiver of the California Basic Course. For more information visit http://post.ca.gov/basic-course-waiver-process.aspx.
If you are in possession of a BCW, please attach a copy to your application materials.
Supplemental Questionnaire Responses Are Required
The supplemental questionnaire is a critical component of your employment application. Responses to supplemental questions may be scored using position-specific criteria.
Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses which state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored.
The selection procedure will consist of the following examination:
An Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal (Weight 100%). Each application and supplemental questionnaire will be thoroughly evaluated for satisfaction of minimum qualifications and relevance of educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities that relate to this position. Candidates possessing the most appropriate job-related qualifications will be placed on an employment list and referred to the department for selection interviews.
Being part of the Sheriff's Office and being expected to keep the public safe requires a thorough background investigation process. This process includes an assessment of prior work history, verifying educational experiences, court reports, public records searches, understanding past patterns relating to drug usage, financial patterns, etc.
This entails gathering a significant amount of information from job candidates and speaking to former employers, friends, family members, etc. Polygraphs, drug tests, and medical, and physical examinations are also part of this process. Candidates must be honest and forthcoming about information that may arise during the background process.
Deception during any portion of this process is grounds for disqualification, even after employment. This process can take anywhere from 3-5 months. Many factors are taken into consideration and one should not assume a credit issue or prior drug use is automatically disqualifying.
Candidates will be given the opportunity to present mitigating information they feel should be considered. You are encouraged to be as responsive as possible while this process is taking place to help expedite the timeline, and we encourage you to stay patient and interested in this great career opportunity while this process is taking place.
You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position.
Please read the Sheriff's Office Pre-Employment Drug Use Guidelines for further information.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are accepted on-line at: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org. Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail.
All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Continuous recruitments may close without notice at any time that a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted.
The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people. Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information.
HR Analyst: CG
HR Technician: RR
Deputy Sheriff -Operations (Sheriff)
Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
Provides law enforcement and protection to the citizens of Tarrant County including performing duties in the Operations Division, which includes but is not limited to Judicial, Patrol, Investigations, Warrants and Community Relations-Training.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Patrols assigned county area.
2.Maintains awareness of area for crime prevention.
3.Responds day or night by traveling to major offense locations for on-scene investigations; recording offenses and accidents; interviewing complainants, witnesses and defendants; and handling vehicular traffic control and enforcement (tickets/warnings).
4.May also be required to photograph major/fatality accidents, investigate crime scenes, collect and submit evidence, complete reports and assume control of and responsibility at crime scene by directing/assigning duties to patrol and crime scene officers.
5.May locate fugitives using background investigations, office equipment computations, developing informants, and conducting surveillance and search and seizures.
6.May file detailed chronological reports with the appropriate authorities and prepare sworn affidavits for the issuance of or actual execution of search/arrest warrants.
7.May assist with case preparation and completion and process evidence.
8.May file charges with the District Attorney.
9.May get arraignments, present fugitives to court, arrange attorney appointment and handle renditions.
10. May gather and prepare the necessary documents to transfer sentenced felons to other jurisdictional institutions.
11. May keep, maintain and handle narcotics detention canines as part of specific departmental assignments.
12. May participate in the intra or interstate transportation of prisoners/inmates or escorts inmates from jail to court and back after court appearance.
13. May provide courthouse security and act as court bailiff.
14. May testify in court.
15. May coordinate and implement initial and in-service training programs for departmental office while developing new training course and updating existing courses.
16. May teach DARE curriculum to public sector students and prepare/give presentations to faculty in-service, PTA and civic groups including scheduling and coordinating the DARE graduation.
17. Performs occasional administrative duties such as answering phones, scheduling appointments for supplier/purchasing and other related clerical duties.
18. Provides assistance to qualified recipients of various crime programs.
19. Must maintain physical fitness in order to perform the essential duties of the position.
20. Must have the ability to use reasonable force when necessary.
21. Must work assigned shift.
22. Must enforce all applied rules and regulations of given position.
23. Must complete mandatory paperwork.
24. Must produce legal documents required in the performance of the duties of the position.
25. Attends and complete all training required by statute or TCOLE to maintain required certification(s) and (licenses).
26. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
SKILLS - For this position the following skills and abilities must be demonstrated by a level of proficiency or achieved within a normal and customary time period:
1.Must have good interpersonal and public relations skills.
2.Experience or training in public speaking desirable.
3.Must be able to understand, interpret and properly apply court orders, relevant State statutes including the Code of Criminal Procedure, Penal Code, Transportation Code, and all other statutes, ordinances, policies and procedures required to perform essential job duties of the position assigned.
4.Must be able to prepare official documents required to perform assigned functions including but not limited to interoffice memos and letters to other agencies, affidavits, investigative reports, and case filing documents.
5.Must be proficient in the use of defensive tactics requiring physical force including the use of intermediate impact weapons and firearms.
KNOWLEDGE – For this position the following knowledge is required to perform essential job functions relevant to assigned positions:
1.Must have a working knowledge of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Penal Code, Transportation Code and other State statutes, and County ordinances.
2.Must have a working knowledge of applicable County policies including but not limited to TCSD Civil Service Rules, the Tarrant County Employee Handbook, TCSO policies, Standard Operating Procedures.
3.Must have a working knowledge of department organization and functions.
4.Must have a working knowledge needed to use basic Microsoft Office Word functions (word processing).
ABILITIES – For this position the following demonstrated abilities are required to effectively perform essential job functions:
1.Ability to control emotions and focus on professional duties and obligations in all circumstances regardless of provocations or stresses encountered.
2.Ability to communicate necessary information to others in a calm, clear, dispassionate and purposeful speaking voice in all circumstances.
3.Ability to create accurate, clear, concise, comprehensive, relevant and grammatically correct documents.
4.Ability to work with employees and citizens from diverse population groups to meet Department mission and serve public interest.
5.Ability to focus personal efforts and participate in team efforts toward continuous performance improvement.
6.Ability to actively seek opportunities to increase and improve knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to improve personal performance
7.Ability to actively listen by aggressively practicing good listening techniques.
8.Ability to use interpersonal skills to foster positive working relationships with team members (peers, supervisors, and other providers) required to provide superior services in the public interest.
9.Ability to take appropriate action to accomplish assigned duties and accept accountability for outcomes.
10. Ability to use appropriate physical force including deadly force when imminently necessary to prevent death or serious bodily injury to others or self.
High school diploma or GED. Must be a U.S.
Must have completed a Texas Basic Peace Officer course and be licensable by TCOLE. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License and/or obtain a license within 30 days. Must be willing to work nights, evenings, overtime, weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts.
Physical Demands and Work Environment & Other
While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to stoop, sit, walk, run on occasion, strenuously climb stairs or ladders and lift up to 100 lbs. Must be able to exert physical force when necessary and lift, twist and throw persons during defensive tactics regularly.
May have to sit at the computer for prolonged periods of time typing, using the computer, writing or using the telephone. May handle K-9 to maintain proficiency, lift to pick up evidence and run/fight to apprehend fugitives daily. Exposure to communicable diseases.
SPECIAL ADA PHYSICAL STATEMENT:
Applicants must demonstrate distant and near vision of 20/30 corrected or uncorrected in each eye and must be able to read typewritten material with or without glasses. Must be able to see without glasses (with or without the use of contact lenses) in order to wear an air mask; and in order to be able to see to defend themselves and others; applicants with uncorrected vision worse than 20/100 (Snellen) must wear contact lens while working; Must be able to distinguish basic colors (without the use of x-chrome lenses); Must be able to hear the conversational voice, with or without the use of hearing aid.
Must be able to lift an approximately 40 lb Self Contained Breathing Apparatus for emergencies during fires. Must be able to physically restrain hostile and combative subjects; Must be physically able to participate in defensive tactics training and annual refresher training: Must be able to work any shift; and, Must be able to communicate in clear English during emergencies.
The Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1701, SECTION 1701.306. PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education, requires that applicants must be certified as medically and psychologically fit to perform the duties of peace officer when appointed; and at any time during employment when circumstances justify re-examination of a peace officer's medical or psychological fitness for duty.
The duties of this position require courteous and tactful contact with the public as well as incarcerated persons. Incumbent may be required to work under trying conditions during emergency situations for hours without relief and may be required to make instantaneous decisions regarding the use of force including deadly force, therefore emotional and mental stability is essential. This position requires a high physical level of physical ability.
Law enforcement professionals must be capable of performing all essential and emergency duties of the job assignment with or without reasonable accommodation that does not impair a business necessity or impose an undue business hardship and without presenting a direct threat to the safety of the employee or others. Inability to use emergency equipment or physically restrain offenders can pose a serious danger to the public and co-workers and adversely impact operational objectives.
There is exposure to household type cleaning agents (such as diluted bleach, alcohol based window cleaner, chlorine based cleanser); and occasional exposure to pesticides. There is occasional exposure to inmate control devices that emit pepper agents via aerosol spray, gel or foam. There is the potential of exposure to toxic smoke.
Deputy Sheriff - Entry Level
Are you drawn to a position in Law Enforcement that is both rewarding and crucial? If you have good communication and judgment skills, are dependable and resourceful, please apply for this opportunity to start your career in public service.
The pivotal work of an Enforcement Deputy Sheriff includes:
Patrolling assigned areas in radio-equipped patrol cars and boats to provide numerous community services
Preventing violations of the law
Investigating criminal cases and traffic violations
Collecting information regarding criminal activities
Enforcing traffic and criminal statues
Seeking and apprehending law violators
Assisting the District Attorney in preparing cases for prosecution and testifying in court
Managing non-criminal matters such as conflict resolution, advising on civil matters and making referrals to social service agencies
As a Deputy Sheriff with our agency you will be expected to work weekends, holidays, days, evenings or nights as required. Overtime may be required and newly hired employees should expect to rotate through all shifts within the first 18 months of employment. Deputy Sheriffs are represented by the Multnomah County Deputy Sheriff's Association (MCDSA).
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. To Qualify
Must have or receive by September 30, 2018 a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Must be 21 years of age
Must be a U.S citizen
Must be able to obtain a valid driver's license by time of appointment
Background Investigation: Candidates must pass a thorough background investigation which includes, but is not limited to a review of applicant's criminal, civil, driving, military, educational and employment history.
Screening and Evaluation
The Application Packet:
A completed online application
Responses to supplemental questions
DD214 and veteran disability verification forms if requesting veterans' preference
The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:
Initial review of minimum qualifications
Initial records check
ORPAT physical abilities test
Background, reference and education checks
Command staff interview
All hire offers are contingent upon successful completion of a psychological evaluation, a physical and a drug screen
Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference for this recruitment. Review our veterans' preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply. The recruiter as listed on the job announcement must receive all required documentation by the closing date of the recruitment.
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.
Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.
Type of Position: This hourly, union-represented position is eligible overtime.
Amber Beck, Recruiter
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Ste 350, Portland, OR 97214
Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
Deputy Sheriff (Experienced, Certified, Or Academy Applicants Only)
Waukesha County is accepting applications on a continuous basis from experienced law enforcement applicants, certified law enforcement applicants, and enrolled law enforcement academy applicants.
Waukesha County is a great place to work! We offer generous benefits such as excellent health insurance, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, ample vacation time, training courses, career advancement, and an exceptional employee wellness program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee's wellness and health.
Click on the link below to learn more about the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department and becoming a Deputy Sheriff.
Becoming a Deputy
Starting pay for those with no experience is at least $25.06/hr. Starting pay for those hired with experience will be set based on experience.
Pay, Vacation, & Sick Leave for Experienced Candidates
A lateral transfer benefit is available for newly-hired deputies with at least three years of full-time experience as a certified law enforcement officer within the 48 months prior to hire. The lateral transfer benefit affords a higher starting wage, up to 10-days of vacation and 40-hours of paid sick time, during the first year of employment.
The details of the lateral program can be found on page 15 of the 2018 - 2019 Wisconsin Professional Police Association collective bargaining agreement:
Wisconsin Professional Police Association Agreement
Example of Duties
Ensures the peace and safety of the public through enforcement of laws, ordinances, and departmental policies.
Patrols roads and highways in Waukesha County.
Attends court as a bailiff and preserves peace and order in courtrooms and responds to safety and security situations within County facilities as requested.
Responds to and conducts initial felony, misdemeanor, accident, complaint, and ordinance investigations; issues citations, collects evidence, completes reports, and makes arrests where appropriate.
Delivers and serves civil process papers and warrants on individuals, including transporting individuals to court or jail as directed by the warrant.
Provides assistance during special events, including traffic direction, crowd control, and ensures public safety.
Renders first aid when necessary.
Transports persons in custody to and from institutions or court and takes appropriate security measures to ensure custody.
Responds to emergency situations and assists in providing security, search and rescue operations, and makes appropriate notification to persons and agencies required to respond to given emergency situations.
Uses appropriate levels of force to capture, control, and detain individuals.
Maintains a variety of records and prepares clear and concise reports.
Appears in court as a witness and testifies concerning law enforcement actions and investigations.
Establishes and maintains effective public and working relationships.
Represents the department and make presentations on law enforcement activities including crime prevention, safety, security, and department services to school and community groups.
Ensures truthfulness at all times and provides credible testimony.
Performs other duties as necessary.
Essential Knowledge and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of modern law enforcement principles and practices.
Considerable knowledge of Federal, State, and County laws and regulations.
Considerable knowledge of courtroom policies, procedures; and processes.
Considerable knowledge of statutory provisions relating to arrest, search and seizure; methods employed in the detection and apprehension of criminals and traffic offenders.
Working knowledge of occupational hazards and safe work practices.
Working knowledge of the basic principles of first aid.
Ability to learn and effectively apply principles, techniques, methods, and practices and to properly use law enforcement equipment.
Ability to effectively communicate, understand, and follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to handle difficult and complex situations within established legal and procedural guidelines.
Ability to learn and effectively apply emergency first aid practices and procedures.
Ability to make sound decisions, use good judgment, and to be truthful at all times.
Ability to maintain accurate and complete records and prepare clear and concise reports.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
Ability to use computer and electronic equipment for department paperwork, investigations, and reports.
Ability to geographically coordinate a location and get to another location safely and in the most expeditious way possible.
An initial application screen is conducted by human resources. Those meeting the minimum requirements are referred to the department for further evaluation. The minimum requirements are:
At least 18-years of age
United States citizen
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
60 semester credits of post high school education or an Associate's Degree from an accredited university, college, or technical school. Note: Thirty (30) credits may be waived for individuals with training (e.g. military training) or experience that has been approved by the American Council on Education (ACE). For information on how to request a waiver click here
Ability to possess a firearm
No felony convictions
In general, the selection process includes an application review, employment interview, background investigation, physical ability testing, polygraph examination (potential topics may include drug use, illegal activities, thefts, job performance/employment, driving habits, life history, integrity, etc.), psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug test.
Candidates best meeting the qualifications and requirements of a Deputy Sheriff position, as determined by the department, may be invited to participate in other hiring activities.
For more information about Wisconsin law enforcement professional standards, visit https://wilenet.org
To learn more about Waukesha County's Deputy Physical Ability Test download the candidate preparation guide here: https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/globalassets/sheriff/news-releases/100417-fit-for-duty-guide.pdf
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