Full-Time Deputy Sheriff Enforcement/Corrections
You Must Be Certifiable and attach your P.O.S.T. Certification. Resume also required
JOB SUMMARY Performs a variety of routine and specialized public safety work to include patrol; code enforcement; service of criminal and civil process; investigation; traffic regulation; and related duties of a sheriffs office. May also include the care and custody of prisoners; maintains order and discipline among prisoners; performs municipal police type court security; bailiff duties, etc.
MAJOR DUTIES: (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Works assigned, rotating shifts performing the following correctional functions: Books, searches and releasesprisoners according to established procedure; processes prisoner money and property; searches prisoners for hidden weapons and contraband; houses prisoners and issues clothing, bedding, and personal supplies to all incoming prisoners; administers and supervises meal time feeding, visitation, recreation, counseling and work assigned to prisoners; answers telephone calls and monitors jail access and egress; performs security patrols; maintains security in all areas of the corrections or holding facilities, Sheriff’s Complex, or court facilities. Opens and closes sessions of court; maintains order in the court; makes regular search of the courtroom for unusual items; removes disorderly people from the courtroom; operates metal detector; observes all persons entering the courtroom, their movement and activities; limits access to the bench and other restricted areas; monitors the court building detention area; operates x-ray machine; opens and patrols the county facilities and court buildings. Protects the judge and obeys all lawful court orders. Takes defendants into custody that are placed into jail by the judges; searches prisoners. Notifies selected citizens of upcoming jury duty; oversees security of the jury room when jury is sequestered; provides necessary materials to jury; relays messages between the jury and the court; works with the jury as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school graduation or equivalent; and current Peace Officer Certification by Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training or certifiable as a Corrections and/or Law Enforcement Officer AND No experience required. Preference will be given to applicants with dual certification (LEO/CO). Some knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques and equipment; typing and data entry procedures; working knowledge of spelling and grammar rules. Skill in operating a computer terminal and in operating the tools and equipment listed below. Ability to make rapid and sound decisions under pressure;to review reports and correct spelling, grammatical and informational errors; to learn the applicable laws, ordinances and department rules and regulations; to perform work requiring good physical condition; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers and supervisors; to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations; to follow verbal and written instructions; and to learn the county’s geography.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a current Law Enforcement Officer and/or Basic Corrections Officer Certification by Utah Peace Officers Standards and Training or must be Certifiable. Must possess, or be able to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Utah State Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any state. Ability to meet the department’s physical standards. Must be adaptable to changing work hours to accommodate rotating shifts. Must be twenty-one years or older at the time of employment No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories. U.S. citizen Must be able to read and write the English language.