Deputy Sheriff

Hartselle, AL
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Base Pay:
$20.41 / Hour

Position Overview:

• Operate patrol vehicle in an assigned geographical area.
• Monitor and observe vehicular traffic, detect traffic offenses and issue traffic citations as warranted.
• Observe businesses and residences for criminal activity, check buildings for unauthorized entry, search structures and property for intruders, and investigate suspicious persons and events.
• Respond to robberies, thefts, burglaries, homicides, etc. Administer first-aid to injured, secure crime scenes, control and direct citizens at the scene, conduct interviews with complainants, victims, witnesses and suspects and gather material/physical evidence from scene as required.
• Respond to domestic disturbances, calm overly excited or agitated persons; physically restrain unruly individuals.
• Conduct interviews with complainants and witnesses, obtain relevant facts and information, and mediate and resolve complaints and disputes.
• Make arrests, including subduing individuals with appropriate action and force as necessary, placing individuals into handcuffs or other restraining devices, searching vehicles and persons under arrest for weapons and contraband, and transporting arrested individuals to our detention facility.


• High School Diploma from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education,
OR a General Education Development (GED) certificate issued by an appropriate state agency.
• Have successfully completed or ability to complete Basic Ability Test.
The Basic Ability Test (BAT) is required of all applicants with the exception of those already APOSTC certified, or those who possess an earned Associate’s Degree or higher from a college or university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools