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50 | Deputy Sheriff | Candidate Pool
Summary
Title:50 | Deputy Sheriff | Candidate Pool
ID:20180037
Department:Sheriff's Office
Description

 

 

POSITION:

DEPUTY SHERIFF

FTE STATUS:

1.00 (FULL TIME)

REPORTS TO:

SHERIFF

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT:

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF

WARE COUNTY, GA

PAY GRADE/STEP:

17 | 1

CONTROL #

50926

# of positions:

1



JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for serving civil papers and warrants and patrolling the county to enforce federal, state and local laws.

 

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Patrols the county to enforce state, federal and local laws; responds to radio calls.

  • Responds to calls relayed by radio, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons, and stranded motorists.

  • Serves civil papers, warrants and subpoenas.

  • Transports arrestees to correctional facilities, medical appointments, or the courthouse.

  • Completes all required reports and forms, including accident and incident reports.

  • Investigates crimes and accidents; interviews suspects, complainants and witnesses.

  • Collects and preserves evidence.

  • Provides security for special activities such as funerals, athletic events and fairs.

  • Detects and tickets speeders.

  • Operates an intoximeter to determine the blood-alcohol levels of drivers.

  • Testifies in court as needed.

  • Attends training sessions as required.

  • Assists other law enforcement agencies as necessary.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, criminal and traffic laws, and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of the boundaries and geography of the county.

  • Knowledge of procedures for logging and docketing warrants and civil papers.

  • Knowledge of first aid and CPR techniques.

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and court procedures.

  • Skill in the use of firearms, intoximeters, communications equipment, photographic equipment, and other standard and specialized equipment.

  • Skill in obtaining and preserving evidence.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

The Sergeant - Patrol assigns work in terms of general instructions. Completed work is reviewed through reports for compliance with departmental procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES:

Guidelines include state criminal statutes, federal laws, county ordinances, departmental policies and procedures, and court decisions. These guidelines are clear and specific, but require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY:

This position consists of technical law enforcement tasks. The need to respond to emergency situations contributes to the complexity of the work.

SCOPE AND EFFECT:

The purpose of this position is to patrol the county to enforce federal, state and local laws. Successful performance helps ensure the protection of community life and property.

PERSONAL CONTACTS:

Contacts are typically with the general public, business owners, judges, attorneys, health care workers, co-workers, suspects, victims, various court personnel, and law enforcement representatives from federal, state and local agencies.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:

Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is typically performed with the employee sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee must be able to restrain people, occasionally lift light or heavy objects, use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguish between shades of color.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work is typically performed in a vehicle or outside. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, and inclement weather. work may require the use of protective devices.

 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:

None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.

  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

  • Ability to meet current requirements set forth in the Georgia Mandate Law Enforcement Training Act/Peace Officer's Standards and Training Act.

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


Any other duties as assigned!

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The Ware County Human Resources Department's mission is to afford high quality, cost-effective personnel management, training, administration and services for all departments without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, in accordance with applicable laws, personnel regulations and county policies and procedures. The Department achieves this by serving as a strategic player with department personnel and providing quality leadership, technical assistance and accurate information. Continuous focus on process improvement helps us to realize our mission goals. The Human Resources staff models respectful and ethical behavior, provides a welcoming and positive work environment, encourages diversity, and creates value-added training and professional development opportunities, while applying adaptive innovations as the needs of our workforce change.

All questions or comments regarding this posting may be directed to:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Theresa A. Bailey | Interim Human Resources Director
800 Church Street | Suite 202A | Waycross, GA 31501
(912)-287-4333 Office | (912)-287-2494 Fax
tbailey@warecounty.com


E-Verify Account Information
Account #: 128174
Authorization Date: June 17, 2008

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