Deputy Sheriff – Warrants

Denton, TX
Denton County Sheriff's Office

Salary
$58,781.00 – $68,186.00 Annually

Description

THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.

The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the County. Work involves performing law enforcement or jail duties in a specific area of assignment. This position may serve civil process papers, such as summons, writs of possession, foreclosures, executions, claim and delivery, restraining orders; answer complaint calls and patrol the County in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; serve warrants and make warrant arrests; and/or performing various procedures associated with transporting prisoners for the Sheriff’s Department.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work.

Examples of Duties

  • Enforces all the laws of the state and applicable federal laws.
  • Provides law enforcement services to residents and responds to service requests.
  • Prepares documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Regular and punctual attendance is required.
  • Investigates and attempts to locate subjects of outstanding warrants; executes warrants and logs evidence; makes arrests and completes arrest reports.
  • Contacts other law enforcement agencies when subjects are believed to be in their jurisdiction and makes apprehension requests; makes apprehensions in County as requested by other law enforcement agencies.
  • Performs various extradition procedures as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School graduation or GED.  If assigned to Community Relations, a minimum of one year of experience in a related field required.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.  Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver’s license within 90 days.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED.