Lateral Patrol Corporal

Manning, ND
Dunn County

The Patrol Corporal is responsible for the oversight and coordination of assigned staff. Responsibilities typically include leading staff; scheduling and performing patrols; reviewing enforcement activities; coordinating investigations; ensuring civil and legal processes are followed in patrol and related activities; and performing patrol and investigation responsibilities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prioritizes work assignments and duties; oversees the deployment of staff; monitors work; evaluates performance; meets with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; assures effective communication of issues and goals.
  • Oversees shift briefings.
  • Conduct performance reviews for shift.
  • Performs required law enforcement services in compliance with laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, policies and procedures on behalf of the County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; investigates documents and resolves traffic incidents, crimes, dangerous and illegal activities and citizen complaints.
  • Works with the court system, attorneys and other law enforcement personnel; contacts various agencies to obtain and verify information.
  • Performs duties of the Deputy Sheriff; assists deputies in the performance of their duties; completes detailed reports and required paperwork; approves deputies’ official reports; performs follow-up investigations as needed.
  • Prepares reports on crimes, arrests or incidents; works with prosecuting attorneys; testifies in formal court proceedings.
  • Manages critical incidents and criminal investigations; responds to crime scenes; takes command of crime scene when needed; participates in criminal cases as needed.
  • Performs specialized functions, including investigations, civil and administrative services, training, search and rescue, prisoner and special custody transport, and provides courtroom security as needed.
  • Provides information to the public regarding various topics.
  • Performs related work as required.

Demands and Environment

  • Physical environment consists of frequent exposure to an outdoor environment. May be required to perform a full range of motion with lifting and/or carrying materials, or equipment. Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals and infectious diseases. Potential exposure to dangerous situations involving hostile citizens.
  • Should be able to drag 200 pounds a minimum of twenty-five feet.
  • Scheduling is shift work, weekends and holidays.

Education, Certification and/or License

Associate’s degree in criminal justice or related field and/or 5 years of law enforcement experience with at least 2 years of supervisory experience.

Licensing Requirements:

POST Certification

Valid Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement principles, practices, procedures, tools, techniques and equipment.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and the court system.
  • Knowledge of criminal investigatory practices and methods.
  • Knowledge of arrest, rules of evidence and court procedures.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County staff, public officials, attorneys and the general public.
  • Ability to cope with a variety of crisis and non-crisis situations firmly, tactfully and with respect for the rights of citizens.
  • Ability to be certified to perform emergency first aid, CPR, rescue and recovery.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and various software applications.

: $71,000.00 – $84,892.00 DOE

Benefits include

  • 100% Paid Medical
  • North Dakota Public Employees Retirement – Defined Benefit
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

The mission of Dunn County government is to deliver services in a fiscally responsible way that will enhance the health, safety, and quality of life of our residents.

Dunn County Core Values

  • Services: We will provide quality service to all Dunn County residents.
  • Fiscal Responsibility: We will respectfully and responsibly manage the people’s money.
  • Integrity: We will act with integrity in our work and dealings with the public.
  • Accountability: We are accountable for our words and actions.

Applicants claiming Veteran’s preference must state so in a letter of application and attach appropriate documentation. Dunn County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the admission to its programs or activities, including the employment process.

Equal Opportunity Employer