Chief Deputy

Dunn County Sheriff's Department - Manning, North Dakota

Sep 15, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Oct 2, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$69,000 annual
Top Pay:
$73,424 annual

Job Description

Summary Statement:

The Chief Deputy is responsible for providing leadership within the department. Responsibilities may include supervising staff, conducting performance evaluations, developing training schedules, and related tasks; performing patrol and investigation responsibilities; serving civil process papers; participating in long and short-range planning; assisting with budget development; setting policies; and managing operations.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

 Directs operational and administrative activities in the Sheriff's Department; supervises patrol operations and administrative divisions of the department.

 Develops, implements, interprets and enforces policies and procedures related to law enforcement services; reviews and makes recommendations related to legislation which would impact the activities of the department; prepares reports concerning management problems and other administrative functions.

 Plans for utilization of resources and assists in the preparation, administration, and management of the department budget.

 Coordinates activities with other law enforcement agencies and officers and with federal, state and local law enforcement and corrections agencies in maintaining law and order; develops emergency response plans.

 Plans and directs development and implementation of programs related to law enforcement activities, including the prevention and investigation of crimes, protection of life and property, care and custody of suspects, communications, and related activities.

 Represents the Sheriff at public and civic meetings; represents the Sheriff's Department to the public, community agencies, and other law enforcement agencies.

 Occasionally will perform all duties and functions related to law enforcement to include responding to emergent and non-emergent calls for service, traffic incidents, crimes, dangerous and illegal activities and citizen complaints.

Demands and Environment:

 This is a moderately sedentary role due to the nature of the position, however, the incumbent may often be exposed 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 situation involving hostile citizens.

 Should be able to drag 200 pounds a minimum of twenty-five feet.

 While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform highly detailed work under changing, intensive deadlines, on multiple concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with officials and the public.

Education, Certification and/or License:

Associate's degree in criminal justice or related field and five years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience with three years of supervisory experience.

Licensing Requirements:

POST Certification

Valid Driver's License

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 Proficient in law enforcement principles, practices, procedures, tools, techniques and equipment.

 Knowledge of Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures.

 Effective use of the principles and practices of administrative management.

 Effective us of the principles and practices of effective employee supervision.

 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 perform emergency first aid, CPR, rescue and recovery.

 Ability to operate a personal computer and various software applications.

 Ability to be positive when enforcing policies and procedures with the Patrol Deputies under his/her command.

Clarification Clause:

This job description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reasonable outline of those principle job elements essential in making a hiring decision, a compensation decision and for determining job performance.

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.

Dunn County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information


DCSO is currently looking for a community-oriented individual with strong leadership skills for the position of CHIEF DEPUTY!

If you want a career where everyday is different, enjoy interacting with the general public, and have a strong desire to serve your community, then apply today!

Prior law enforcement specifically supervisory experience is required!

Benefits include:

• 2020 starting yearly salary is $69,000 to $73,424 DOE

• County covers 100% of medical insurance coverage for self PLUS family. Plus dental, vision, Flex, Life Insurance etc. optional coverage paid by employee

• County covers 100% retirement contributions to NDPERS Law Enforcement Plan which is 16.45% of pay

• Starting 10 hours a month vacation accrual, 8 hours a month for sick leave

• Flexible Schedule

•Take-home patrol vehicle

Come experience a career where you can serve and protect over 2,000 square miles of the beautiful Bakken Western North Dakota and its citizens and communities! If you have great people and leadership skills and want to make a difference in your community then we want you! What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: Associates Degree
  • Experience: 5 years law enforcement with 3 years supervisory

Contact Informaton

Dessie Calihou

Dunn County Sheriff's Department
205 Owens Street
Manning, North Dakota 58642
phone: (701) 573-9968

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