Deputy Sheriff – Recruit
This sworn professional position provides a full range of law enforcement services to Frederick County through community oriented and team management approaches. General supervision is provided through the chain of command; however Deputies must frequently exercise independent judgment and administrative discretion.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Rotating assignments may include vehicle patrol, investigations and testimony, traffic control, prisoner transport, emergency response, court security, search and seizure, civil process, training and guidance of junior officers, community awareness, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. In addition to the duties listed in the Essential Duties section, each employee in this classification may perform the following other duties.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
The qualifications / requirements, knowledge/skills/abilities and physical demands or working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Minimum age 21 years upon completion of academy
- U.S.A. citizenship
- High school graduation or the equivalent
- Eligible for certification by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC) and able to become certified within 1 year of hire – OR – eligible for comparative compliance* (must maintain in-service training and firearms requirements in accordance with standards of FCSO and MPCTC)
- Possession of a valid automobile operator’s license with the ability to obtain and maintain a Frederick County employee driving permit