Company: Garfield County Sheriff
Location: Glenwood Springs
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Sheriff's Office Garfield County Applications accepted until
filled Deputy $24.92-37.38. hour. DOQ Requirements: Patrol
Deputy-POST certification Detention Deputy- High School Diploma
General Purpose: Conduct crime prevention and investigation
activities; and/or provide care, custody, movement, and control of
inmates; and/or provide security to courts; and/or respond to major
emergencies. Essential Functions: (These duties are a
representative sample; position assignments and detailed work
instructions may vary.) Deputy Trainee: 1. Receives instructions
through the CLETA program and successfully completes this Academy.
2. Passes the P.O.S.T. required background check. 3. Passes the
state of Colorado P.O.S.T. certification examination. Deputy I: 1.
Develops working knowledge of Garfield County Sheriffs Office
Policy and Procedures. 2. Prepares, presents and maintains reports
and records as required. 3. Participates in required training. 4.
Drives vehicle to perform one or more essential functions. 5.
Performs other duties of a similar or related level as necessary or
assigned. If assigned to Patrol: Under close supervision, learns
and performs the following essential functions: 1. Enforces
Garfield County resolutions, state and Federal statutes and traffic
laws. 2. Responds to calls for assistance, complaints, suspicious
activity, domestic disputes, disruptive behavior and emergency
situations; takes charge of situations and takes whatever legal or
persuasive actions are warranted; makes arrests. 3. Investigates
criminal and non-criminal cases. 4. Prepares and executes arrest
and search warrants. 5. Prepares cases and testifies in court. 6.
Participates in search and rescue efforts. 7. Assists in crime
scene investigation follow-up and processing. If assigned to
Detention: Under close supervision, learns and performs the
following essential functions: 1. Processes inmates admitted to and
discharged or transferred from Detention facility. 2. Provides
courtroom security, provides security for nurses and others in
contact with inmates. 3. Supervises the security and conduct of
inmates. 4. Promotes acceptable attitudes and behavior of inmates
to assist them in adjusting to a confinement setting. 5.
Participates in programs to prepare inmates for release. 6.
Supervises inmate work details. 7. Transports inmates. 8. Assists
medical personnel in providing emergency care to inmates. Deputy
II: Under minimal supervision, performs the following essential
functions: 1. Performs all essential functions of the Deputy I. 2.
Provides leadership and oversight to the Deputy I in daily
operations; promotes teamwork and professionalism. 3. Exhibits
advanced knowledge and provides training for Deputy I when
necessary. 4. Performs other duties of a similar or related level
and assists with special projects as necessary or assigned. If
assigned to Patrol: 1. Investigates and participates in more
complex cases. If assigned to Detention: 1. Arranges for:
transportation of inmates; courtroom security; security for nurses
and others in contact with inmates; and assistance to medical
personnel providing emergency care to inmates. Job Qualifications:
Must be at least 18 years of age if assigned to Detention. Must be
at least 21 years of age if assigned to Patrol. Must pass
pre-employment drug & alcohol testing and post-employment random
drug and alcohol testing; background check; fit-for-duty exam, oral
boards, Computer Voice Stress Analysis, and psychological
evaluation. Deputy Trainee: Knowledge of: 1. Basic computer
hardware and software applications. Ability to: 1. Speak, read and
write the English language. 2. Communicate effectively verbally and
write clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly, and with correct
English grammar, construction and spelling. 3. Acquire, through
training, knowledge of modern approved law enforcement principles,
practices and procedures, state laws, local ordinances and first
aid. 4. Demonstrate an aptitude for law enforcement work. 5.
Understand and carry out verbal and written instructions. 6.
Observe, assimilate, remember, record and recall pertinent facts
and details. 7. Apply basic knowledge in collecting organizing and
analyzing diverse information in order to decide upon an
appropriate and reasonable course of action. 8. Work courteously
with the general public and work with various cultural and ethnic
groups in a tactful and effective manner. 9. Establish and maintain
effective working relationships with others. 10. Develop skill in
the use specialized law enforcement equipment. 11. Work outside
normal business hours. 12. Understand and practice safety
procedures and precautions. 13. Qualify in firearms use as
required. 14. Attend and pass all required training. 15. Maintain a
high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Deputy I: In
addition to knowledge required for Trainee, knowledge of: 1.
Relevant Federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, codes
and/or statutes. 2. Sheriffs Office Policy and Procedures. 3.
Methods and techniques of dealing with individuals in custody;
criminal attitudes and behavior patterns. 4. Self defense tactics
and use of law enforcement equipment. 5. First aid methods and
techniques. 6. Modern office processes and procedures. 7. Relevant
computer hardware and software applications. May require knowledge
of: 1. Court procedures used in criminal, civil and domestic court.
2. Crime scene investigations. 3. Geographical layout of the
County. 4. Firearms safety and use. 5. Processes and procedures for
booking inmates. 6. Inmate classification and living area
assignments. 7. Fire regulations, self-breathing apparatus and fire
extinguishers. In addition to abilities required for Trainee,
ability to: 1. Handle routine incidents following legal and
procedural guidelines. 2. Interpret and enforce rules and
regulations with firmness, persuasiveness, tact and impartiality.
3. Read and understand legal documents. 4. Prepare and maintain
clear, concise and accurate oral and written reports and records.
5. Make quick, effective, responsible and reasonable decisions in
emergencies and take appropriate action. 6. Exercise good judgment,
flexibility, creativity and sensitivity in response to changing
situations and needs. 7. Organize and prioritize work. 8. Exercise
a high degree of tact, courtesy and sound judgment in relationships
with citizens and public officials. 9. Handle stressful situations
in a professional manner, including angry or difficult individuals;
accurately assess situations and people and secure cooperation
whenever possible. 10. Endure verbal and mental abuse when
confronted with the hostile views and opinions of inmates and other
people encountered in an antagonistic environment. 11. Maintain
reasonable physical fitness in relation to mission. 12. Achieve and
maintain firearms certification (Required for Patrol, Emergency
Operations, Professional Standards. Detention Deputies as necessary
or required). If assigned to Detention, ability to: 1. Recognize
various types of inmate behavior and supervise and control inmates
and secure their cooperation. 2. Control, direct and instruct
inmates in groups. 3. Operate remote control security panels.
Deputy II: Knowledge of: If assigned to Emergency Operations:
knowledge of: 1. Wild land fires policies, processes, procedures
and practices. In addition to abilities required for Deputy I,
ability to: 1. Assume and carry out considerable responsibility
within established guidelines with limited supervision. 2. Handle
difficult and complex incidents following legal and procedural
guidelines. 3. Develop and effectively present material to large
and diverse groups of people. 4. Provide leadership, training and
oversight in daily operations 5. Promote teamwork and
professionalism in others. If assigned to Emergency Operations,
ability to: 1. Plan operations and direct others. Internal &
External Contacts: Internal Contacts: Frequently interacts with
other Sheriffs Office employees. External Contacts: Patrol:
Frequently interacts with the general public; occasionally
interacts with court personnel, law enforcement agencies and other
organizations. Emergency Operations: Frequently interacts with
Federal, state and county agencies and local Fire Districts.
Detention: Frequently interacts with arrestees, inmates and the
general public; occasionally interacts with court personnel and law
enforcement agencies. Physical Activities and Work Environment: The
physical demands and work environment described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Required Physical Activities: While performing the essential
functions of this job the employee is frequently required to talk,
hear, sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel; and is occasionally
required to run, climb, balance, crouch and crawl; is frequently
required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds; is occasionally
required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and to exert up to 100
pounds of force. The employee is required to perform strenuous
tasks requiring muscular strength and coordination. The employee is
occasionally required to maintain body balance while ascending or
descending ladders or open stairs, and to maintain body equilibrium
while bending at the waist or at the knees. The employee is
frequently required to stand or sit for an extended period of time
without a significant rest period. The employee is routinely
required to reach with hands and arms; work with the hand or hands
in handling, seizing, holding, or grasping motions and with the
fingers in fingering, picking and pinching actions to operate
objects, tools or controls..... click apply for full job
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