Deputy Sheriff Officer

Philadelphia, PA
City of Philadelphia

This is certified level protection work for sworn officers in both Civil and Criminal enforcement within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Employees in this class are responsible for transporting prisoners from State, County, City and courthouse institutions, to courts providing protection for courthouse, judicial staff, and public safety for all judicial facilities, and maintaining custody of prisoners during legal proceedings. Positions in this class perform both criminal and civil enforcement, serve legal documents and enforce laws as outlined in C.S. Title 18, C.S. Title 75 and Title 231. This work involves regular exposure to unpredictable conditions and physical effort is frequently required. Work is performed under the close supervision of a higher-level deputy sheriff.

Salary $49,631- $60,273 – New employees may be appointed at any step in the pay range depending on qualifications.

Close Date 12/04/2020

Qualifications:

1. EDUCATION

Education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth school grade.

AND
2. CERTIFICATION

All Documentation of Certification Required at Time of Application

Option 1

Current Deputy Sheriff Training Act II-114 certification, OR Deputy Sheriff Training Act II-114 certification that was valid at any time during the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class, OR completion of the Deputy Sheriff’s Training Act II-114 training under Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, through Deputy Sheriffs’ Education and Training Program within the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class.

• Documentation Required: A copy of the Deputy Sheriff’s Training Act II-114 certification or documentation indicating the completion and date of Act II-114 training as described above.

Option 2

Current Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 certification, OR MPOETC Act 120 certification that was valid at any time during the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class, OR completion of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 training within the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class.

• Documentation Required: A copy of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 certification or documentation indicating the completion and date Act 120 training as described above.

OR

Option 3

Current certification as a Pennsylvania State Trooper, OR Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Law Enforcement Officer Certification that was valid at any time during the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class, OR completion of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Law Enforcement Training within the three year period immediately prior to the thirtieth (30) day after the last date for filing applications for the examination for this class.

• Documentation Required: A copy of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Law Enforcement Officer Certification or documentation indicating completion and date of Pennsylvania State Police Law Enforcement Training as described above.

Note: All employees must complete all certification and re-certification training required by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, through Deputy Sheriffs’ Education and Training Program.