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Deputy sheriff - sheriff administration

Company: Denton County, TX
Location: Denton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

3.6 Full-time18 hours ago Full Job Description Description The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect the 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, and 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. The 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. Escorts inmates from jail to the various county and district courts. Picks up prisoners from the adjacent county jails being held on county warrants. Takes into custody persons arriving at the courthouse with outstanding warrants or persons with outstanding warrants. Delivers selected inmates to various facilities depending on the sentence. Escorts selected inmates to outside medical appointments. Escort federal inmates held at the county jail to federal court facilities out of town. Serves warrants as necessary. Trains other officers in weapons use and jail transportation techniques and processes. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications 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. CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED CERTIFICATION AS A JAILER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED. Supplemental Information Please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list to ensure the proper delivery of emails.

Keywords: Denton County, TX, Denton , Deputy sheriff - sheriff administration, Government & Protective Services , Denton, Texas

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