Corrections Deputy

Clarksville, TN
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Salary: $22.48.

Position Summary:

The scope of this job is to provide emergency response.
The responsibilities of this job are associated with the industry, custody, or treatment of prisoners; and the safety and security of the facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Any tasks or activities consistent with the job title, general description, and education, training, and experience.
  • Accurately prepare records and reports.
  • Assists in the training of personnel.
  • Knowledge and practical application of Sheriff’s Office Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines Manual.
  • Participates in Sheriff’s Office recruitment and community relations activities as directed.
  • Provides courtroom testimony.


  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must possess, and maintain certification by the Tennessee Corrections Institute.
  • Experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job is preferred, but not required.
  • Physical Requirements: Physical demand job requirements are at levels of those for active work. Physical ability to operate any equipment associated with this job is required. Physical ability to use body members to work, move, or carry objects or materials is required. Physical ability to lift and carry weight, or exert force in excess of 160 pounds is required.
  • Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, technical, structural, or compositional characteristics; whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards of data, people, or things.
  • Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and signal others in order to convey ideas or information, and to hear the spoken word and process a signal. Examples include giving or receiving orders, or giving directions or relaying information to coworkers.
  • Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. The ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, grammar, and all parts of speech is required. The ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control, and confidence using correct English and a well modulated voice is required.
  • Intelligence: Requires the ability to learn and understand basic principles and techniques, to make independent judgments in absence of supervision and to acquire knowledge of topics related to the job.
  • Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information to others, to explain procedures and policies, and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines and objectives.
  • Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, determine percentages, determine time and weight and utilize statistical inference.
  • Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape.
  • Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using equipment.
  • Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. The ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating the other hand with different activities is required. Average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination are required at minimum.
  • Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to interact with diverse audiences beyond giving and receiving instructions, e.g. – such as in interpreting departmental policies and procedures. Ability to perform under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency is required.