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DEPUTY SHERIFF

Posted: 01/02/2022

JOB SUMMARY:
The purpose of this classification is to provide and maintain security, safety, care and control of inmates, detention facility, and facility equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Supervises and controls inmates within institution.
• Maintains security of institution and grounds, including observing and searching for contraband.
• Supervises inmate activities.
• Assists in dispensing medication to inmates.
• Settles disputes between inmates.
• Assists in inmate counts.
• Checks doors for security; inspects for unusual, illegal, or unsafe activity and emergencies.
• Conducts shakedowns to seize contraband material and weapons.
• Assists in processing inmates in and out.
• Directs work of trustees; operates lock systems.
• Performs special transportation duties and may assist field services division.
• Serves criminal warrants and civil processes issued by the court; testifies in judicial proceedings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid driver's license, be at least 18 years of age, no state or federal convictions punishable by imprisonment in federal or state prisons, and no misdemeanor convictions sufficient to establish a pattern of disregard for the law.  Must have no convictions of Family Violence Crimes.  Must possess and maintain current P.O.S.T. Basic Peace Officer Certification.  
 

BENEFITS:
Health/Major Medical
Dental   
Long Term Disability
Employer-Paid Pension
Paid Holidays    
Paid Vacation-Annually
Paid Sick  
Incentive Pay & Longevity Pay 
Free Wellness Clinic