Box Elder County has an opening for a full-time Deputy I with the Sheriff’s Office. The Deputy Sheriff I performs technical law enforcement work in enforcing the laws and protecting the citizens of Box Elder County.
Those interested in this position must be a high school graduate as well as a graduate of the Utah P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement Certification Training. Applicants must also have no criminal history or record of arrests, except for minor traffic and no record of alcohol and drug use. Applicants must take and pass the Deputy Exam with 70% or higher to be considered. The Deputy exam will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office, 52 South 1000 West, Brigham City, UT 84302. The testing fee will be $20 per applicant.
A copy of the job description is posted at www.boxeldercounty.org/deputy-sheriff.htm. Interested parties should submit an application and exam fee to Box Elder County Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 3, 2014. Applications can be obtained at www.boxeldercounty.org.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 2014
Performs technical law enforcement work in enforcing the laws and protecting the citizens of Box Elder County.
Works under the general supervision of a Patrol Sergeant.
May assume command over other deputies in the absence of a higher ranking officer.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
1. Education and Experience:
A. Graduation from a standard senior high school,
B. Graduation from Utah State P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement Certification training
C. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques and equipment; working knowledge of Box Elder County geography; some knowledge of applicable laws and ordinances and departmental rules and regulations.
Reasonable skill in the use of firearms and the operation of police vehicles as determined by the department.
Ability to observe situations, record them and react quickly and calmly; ability to deal effectively and courteously with fellow officers and the public; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to act with tact and impartiality; ability to perform work requiring good physical condition; ability to meet necessary special requirements.
The physical demands 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk or run; use hands to finger, handle or operate objects, controls, or tools; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste and smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS(Certificates, Licenses, etc.)
Must have successfully completed Utah State Post training.
Must successfully maintain Utah State POST Training as Law Enforcement Officer with a minimum of 40 hours POST training per year.
Must be a resident of Box Elder County within one year of hire.
Must have a valid Utah Driver's license.
Must be able to perform essential functions of job.
Must successfully complete a field training program.
Must satisfactorily complete a twelve month evaluation period as Deputy I.
No Criminal Record or Drug Use
Are required to participate in physical fitness assessment program twice a year.
Formal Application. Must participate in Exam for Deputy Sheriff with passing grade of 70% or more. Have interview with Deputy Sheriff Merit Commission. Be able to pass a criminal background check which includes a polygraph test.
Must be a county resident or become a county resident within one year from hire date.