Deputy Sheriff (Entry-Level and Lateral)
$50,377.00 – $70,840.00 Annually
- Enforces all local and state codes, ordinances, laws and regulations, both traffic and criminal, in order to protect life and property, to promote security, and to maintain law and order.
- Provides courtroom security: maintains a security presence in County courtrooms to ensure safety of court personnel, to identify/prevent disturbances of court proceedings, and to identify/prevent potential violence or use of weapons; and assists with courtroom proceedings and documentation process as required.
- Manages courtroom activities: maintains law and order during courtroom proceedings; announces judge’s entry; swears in witnesses; enforces courtroom rules; answers questions from the public and judge; maintains contact with counsel during deliberations; and manages jury.
- Conducts security checks of courthouse offices, judges’ chambers, parking lots, or other areas of courthouse; performs electronic and visual security screening of jurors, spectators, or other individuals: and safeguards judges and other judicial personnel.
- Manages prisoners; maintains continual visual surveillance of inmates: monitors and controls all inmate activities regarding movement; subdues unruly and resisting inmates; manages interpersonal conflicts to maintain order; and performs searches of inmates.
- Transports inmates to/from assigned locations such as courts, jails, detention center, correctional institutions, prisons, medical facilities, regional youth detention centers, or elsewhere as directed: and provides safety and security of inmates during transport.
- Serves felony and misdemeanor warrants and civil papers: arrests individuals named in warrants; conducts investigations to determine location/locate individuals named in criminal and civil papers; performs extradition of alleged criminals from other jurisdictions to satisfy open warrants; and executes lunacy or juvenile pickup orders.
High School Diploma or GED and ability to graduate from the POST academy within 18 months required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must be a U.S. Citizen, have a valid driver license, must be 21 years of age, must pass a background investigation, must have no felony convictions, must pass a polygraph examination, must pass a physical examination, must pass a psychological examination and must pass an oral interview board.
Licenses and Certifications
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License; maintain Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification. May be required to obtain and maintain additional certifications depending on area of assignment.