Salary: $25.38 to $28.17 Per Hour, Grade 7
Application Deadline: June 9, 2023
About the Role: Is responsible in an assigned district for general police work; prevention and detection of crime; the protection of life and property; and routine tasks in accordance with rules and regulations, under supervision of the Sheriff and immediate supervision of a superior deputy.
- Affects an arrest, pursue fleeing suspects, and effectively restrain a suspect with restraints, forcibly if necessary.
- Operate a law enforcement vehicle in a variety of weather related conditions and during emergencies. Perform rescue operations at accidents, emergencies and disasters.
- Load, unload and fire agency firearms under conditions of stress and justifiable circumstances.
- Gather information in criminal and administrative investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements of victims, witnesses and/or suspects. Determine reasonable suspicions to detail and determine probable cause to search and arrest when necessary.
- Prepare investigative reports and communicate effectively with other law enforcement officials, court officials and members of the public.
- Perform searches of people. This may include inspecting unclothed suspects and/or inmates, which may include exposure to body fluids and wastes. Perform searches of vehicles, mail items, and objects capable of concealment, detect and collect evidence.
- Transport and escort prisoners, detainees and committed mental patients, using appropriate restraints.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Applicant must have the abilities to perform the essential functions, with or without accommodation which may include but not limited to: lifting, extended walking, carrying and dragging objects, climbing up to and down from elevated surfaces, climbing through openings, jumping over obstacles and using body force to gain entry.
- Requires an associate’s degree (or 60 semester hours of college credit) with a GPA of 2.0 or better from an accredited college or university validated by transcripts;
- OR three (3) years of full time continuous active duty military experience;
- OR three (3) years of experience as a law enforcement officer;
- OR three (3) years of experience as a detention officer with Burleigh Morton County Detention Center;
- OR four (4) years of service with state National Guard.
- Must possess valid driver’s license.
- Successful completion of the interview process, reference checks, required to pass a physical and psychological exam, drug screen, and standard background and criminal record checks to determine knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform Deputy Sheriff duties and responsibilities.