Deputy Sheriff: Patrol

Georgetown, TX
Williamson County Sheriffs Office

Salary
$29.39 Hourly

Closing
1/5/2023 11:59 PM Central

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting directly to a Sergeant, responsible for the enforcement of state laws; preservation of public order; protection of life; and the prevention, detection, and investigation of crime under the jurisdiction of Williamson County.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

  • Provides service, information, and aid to citizens as circumstances require
  • Prevents crime and suppresses disturbances
  • Investigates criminal offenses and detains, restrains, and makes arrests, when necessary
  • Works with and addresses community groups to foster good relations with the public
  • Responds to emergency calls and non-emergency complaints
  • Enforces traffic laws and investigates vehicle collisions
  • Recovers lost or stolen property
  • Attempts to locate missing persons
  • Patrols property by means of vehicle or on foot
  • Specializes in the enforcement of specific Texas Codes, as required
  • Testifies as a witness in civil and criminal court proceedings, when necessary
  • May serve court processes, collect evidence, and guard or transport inmates

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • See required licenses and certifications below

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • All: TCOLE Basic Peace Officer license

Required within thirty (30) days of employment

  • Valid Texas driver’s license
  • Texas Crime Information Center (TCIC) / National Crime Information Center (NCIC) training

Preferred 

  • TCOLE Intermediate Peace Officer license or higher

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Patrol: Education and/or experience in a related field