Deputy Sheriff - Protective Detail - Sheriff

  • DENTON COUNTY, TX
  • 401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $55,981.00 - $64,938.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Description

THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.

The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the County. Work involves performing law enforcement or jail duties in a specific area of assignment. This position may serve civil process papers, such as summons, writs of possession, foreclosures, executions, claim and delivery, restraining orders; answer complaint calls and patrol the County in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; serve warrants and make warrant arrests; and/or performing various procedures associated with transporting prisoners for the Sheriff's Department. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work.

Examples of Duties

Enforces all the laws of the state and applicable federal laws.

Provides law enforcement services to residents and responds to service requests.

Prepares documentation and reports in a timely manner.

Regular and punctual attendance is required. Provides security for county buildings, county employees, citizens, and others conducting business in county buildings.

Operates x-ray machines, walk-through metal detectors, and hand-held metal detectors as necessary.

Monitors surveillance cameras as assigned.

Responds to calls for service on county property.

Completes offense and incident reports as necessary; may be required to testify in court.

Apprehends criminals in a variety of both hostile and non-hostile situations.

Provides field training for other deputies; answers any questions or provides instruction as necessary.

Performs other related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED

High School graduation or GED.
Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days.
Must be a U.S. citizen.

Supplemental Information

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas 76201 United States View Map