Deputy Sheriff

Police
Moffat County Sheriff’s Office - Craig, Colorado

Oct 18, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Jan 2, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$22.31 hourly
Top Pay:
$26.77 hourly

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: To officially be considered an applicant for this position, you are required to apply on the following Moffat County link:

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/moffatcounty/employment-opportunities-20

++Closing Date: Sunday, January 2, 2022++

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MOFFAT COUNTY, COLORADO

CLASS SPECIFICATION

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CLASS TITLE: DEPUTY SHERIFF REVISED DATE:2010

DEPARTMENT: SHERIFF SUPERCEDES DATE: 00/02

REPORTS TO: SERGEANT FLSA STATUS: N

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++JOB SUMMARY:++ |

Advanced level position responsible for performing law enforcement work to protect life and property, prevent the commission of crimes and preserve peace by functioning as a certified Colorado peace officer in the department.

++ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS++: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)

Maintains law and order and protects lives and property, including: patrolling assigned zone; making security checks; responding to calls; investigating nature of complaints; investigating illegal or suspicious activities; serving subpoenas and court orders; serving as mediator between parties; detecting and apprehending law violators; conducting searches or persons and property; issuing citations, warnings, etc.; generating reports and completing forms; locating defendants and serving warrants; and transporting or escorting prisoners.

Responds to vehicle accidents; renders aid to injured persons; requests other assistance; directs traffic.

Serves as investigator to conduct preliminary investigations of crimes against people and property, including: responding to citizens' complaints of illegal activity; opening cases; gathering information; identifying, collecting, preserving and transporting evidence and property; taking photograph and generating sketches; obtaining and serving arrest and search warrants; tracing and recovering stolen property; assisting other divisions and agencies; conducting interviews; arresting offenders; conducting video and audio surveillance; and completing various reports and forms.

Prepares for and testifies in judicial proceedings.

Assists other officers or agencies by responding to calls and serving as backup.

Performs maintenance and minor repairs on assigned vehicle and equipment; inspects and tests equipment to assure safety.

++IMPORTANT JOB FUNCTIONS:++

Participates in training programs by attending classes, participating in drills, simulations etc., studying County geography and participating in physical training and conditioning programs.

Reports administrative and/or operational problems to supervisor.

Performs fire fighting duties, as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

++MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:++

Firearms Handcuffs/ Leg Chains Two Way Radio Snow Machines

Emergency Vehicle Speed Detection Devices Computer Flashlight

Flares Audiovisual Equipment Fire Extinguisher Traffic Barricades

Breathalyzer Impact Weapons Off‑Road Vehicles Fire Fighting Equipment

++MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED++:

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or GED; and

One to two years of progressively responsible related experience; or,

Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must be able to work variable hours.

Licenses and Certifications:

Must possess and maintain Colorado Peace Officers Standards and Training Peace Officer Certification

Valid Colorado Driver's License

Firearms Certification

Radar Certification

Hazard Materials Certification (depending on assignment)

First Aid and CPR Certification

++KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:++

Knowledge of:

Internal departmental policies and procedures.

Applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, statutes, rules and regulations.

County street system and physical layout of the County.

First aid and emergency medical care.

Mechanics of arrest/restraint tactics.

Traffic investigation techniques.

Court system and procedures.

Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.

Safe practices and procedures for performing essential functions of the job.

Standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals.

Skill in:

Responding quickly to changing situations.

Operating and maintaining all assigned equipment required to perform the essential functions of the job.

Using specialized equipment including firearms.

Writing reports.

Administering first aid/CPR.

Communicating orally with internal staff, citizens, and other departmental staff in order to give and receive information in a courteous manner.

Mental and Physical Abilities:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and so forth.

Ability to deal with problems and stressful situations involving several variables in changing situations.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to pass physical fitness/efficiency examinations.

While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; ascend and descend stairs, ladders, ramps, scaffolding, etc.; move about on hands and knees; bend body downward and forward, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear; and push, pull and/or lift over 50 pounds frequently and over 100 pounds occasionally.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office, emergency vehicle and in the field exposing the employee to various outside atmospheric conditions and possible bodily injury from moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools, or machinery, electrical shock, radiation, explosions, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to highly stressful situations persons who have contagious diseases/illnesses, volatile situations and imminent danger when performing the essential functions of the job.

The incumbent's working conditions are typically quiet, but may be loud at incident scenes..

Working time may require irregular hours, shift times, and/or on‑call status.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School diploma or GED; and One to two years of progressively responsible related experience; or, Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills.
  • Experience: One to two years of progressively responsible related experience

Contact Information

Charlene Abdella

Moffat County Sheriff’s Office
800 West 1st Suite 100
Craig, Colorado 81625
phone: (970) 826-2306

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