Deputy – Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division

Appling, GA
Columbia County Sheriff's Office

Salary/Pay Rate: $21.85 Per Hour

This position is responsible for patrolling the county to prevent or observe criminal acts and traffic violations, enforcing state, federal, and local laws/ordinances and testifying in judicial proceedings and instituting community oriented policing concepts.

• Patrols assigned geographical area of the county
• Answers calls for service
• Apprehends and cites traffic law violators
• Completes necessary paperwork
• Conducts citizen contacts
• Enforces criminal law
• Preserves crime scenes for Investigations Division personnel
• Assists stranded and lost motorists
• Performs House Watches and Concentrated Patrols
• Effectively communicates with the community to include neighborhood leaders
• Maintains proactive approach to law enforcement
• Attends neighborhood watch meetings as well as civic meetings/events in assigned beats
• Identifies community/individual problems and needs and achieves solutions
• Renders aid/assistance to local, state, and federal police agencies

• Holds current Georgia P.O.S.T. peace officer certification or is able to attain certification
• Associate Degree or that equivalent in training and experience
• Must qualify on the standard CCSO Handgun/Rifle Qualification Course
• Must pass all drug screens
• Has or is able to attain certification in the use of oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray