Deputy Sheriff – Security

Bellefonte, PA
Centre County, Pennsylvania

Salary Grade: 5 Base Pay: $17.88/hour


  • Maintains security screening operations at public entrances via visual checks, walk-through metal detector, and hand-held metal detector devices.
  • Performs a daily physical check of the interior and exterior of buildings.
  • Responds to disturbances/security problems in and on County property.
  • Interacts effectively with County employees and users of County facilities.
  • Utilizes various office equipment and technology to maintain records and files.
  • Resolves volatile situations in a professional manner.
  • In the absence of RSVP volunteers, assists visitors with building information and directions.
  • Assists in maintaining law and order.
  • Performs other deputized duties as required during working hours.


High school diploma or equivalent plus additional law enforcement training. Be certified as a Deputy Sheriff for the State of PA (Act 2), be Act 120 certified (MPOETC), or be a former Pennsylvania State Police Trooper or former Act 120 certified police officer. If a former Pennsylvania State Police Trooper or Act 120 certified police officer, active status/certification must have been within the last three (3) years from County hire date.

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.