DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Unpaid, sworn position. Responsible work of a general law enforcement nature with primary emphasis on the protection of life and property, the enforcement of local ordinances, and state and federal laws. Duties may include work in various divisions depending on experience and training including Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Court Security, Juvenile Relations, Rural Services, Civil, and Warrants, among other possible assignments depending on specialized prior expertise. Reserve Deputies will wear a uniform (depending on division in which they are working) and safety equipment provided by the Sheriff's Office and must work in all types of weather conditions.
Duties may entail other special assignments of similar complexity, including providing assistance to those who are unable to care for themselves, the intoxicated, addicted, mentally ill, physically disabled and persons of all ages. Work may be performed either in uniform or plain clothes, on foot or in an automobile, and on any assigned shift.
Employees assigned to this classification report to a designated Sergeant and are responsible to their Lieutenant, Division Commander, Major of Operations and the Sheriff. Performance is evaluated through reports, personal contact, inspection, examination, discussions, and appropriate employee performance appraisals.
The official duties of this position may be initiated by the following:
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: