Deputy Sheriff- Patrol
Salary: $47715.20 – $72612.80 / Year.
Open until filled
Performs intermediate protective service work patrolling the County to enforce the law on assigned shift; does related work as required. The work may be performed under emergency conditions and involve considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Deputy Sergeant.
- On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order; responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; performs routine checks on private and public buildings.
- Makes arrests, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdues resisting suspects using weapons, maneuvers and other approved self defense methods.
- Enforces traffic laws; issues citations for traffic violations.
- Fills out arrest records; takes fingerprints and photographs; performs prisoner security functions; investigates traffic accidents; prepares statements and reports.
- Transports Temporary Detention Orders and Emergency Custody Orders; obtains and serves emergency protection, temporary detention and emergency custody orders.
- Interviews victims and witnesses; secures property and evidence.
- Serves civil process and criminal arrest warrants; conducts welfare checks.
- Responds to Fire/Rescue calls when needed.
- Provides community support in emergency conditions.
- May be assigned training officer duties as qualified.
- May be assigned to K-9 Officer, tacticals squad, investigations, community policing, court security, civil process or animal control duties.
- Performs related tasks as required.
- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
- Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- Possession of basic law enforcement and firearms certifications.
- Must meet and maintain minimum training and experience requirements for the position as established by the department and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.