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Deputy - Sheriff's Office Patrol Division - Position #25990

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$18.53 Per Hour
  • Posted Date:03/27/2018

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Records Bureau
2273 County Camp Road
Appling, GA

Sub-Station
650A Ronald Reagan Drive
Evans, GA

Mail applications to
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Glewnia Daniel
2273 County Camp Road
P.O. Box 310
Appling, GA 30802

Email gdaniel@columbiacountyso.org
or call 706-541-3937

JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for patrolling the county to prevent or observe criminal acts and traffic violations, enforcing state, federal, and local laws/ordinances and testifying in judicial proceedings and instituting community oriented policing concepts.

CHAIN OF COMMAND
This position answers to a Patrol Division shift supervisor.

CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

• Patrols assigned geographical area of the county
• Answers calls for service
• Apprehends and cites traffic law violators
• Completes necessary paperwork
• Conducts citizen contacts
• Enforces criminal law
• Preserves crime scenes for Investigations Division personnel
• Assists stranded and lost motorists
• Performs House Watches and Concentrated Patrols
• Effectively communicates with the community to include neighborhood leaders
• Maintains proactive approach to law enforcement
• Attends neighborhood watch meetings as well as civic meetings/events in assigned beats
• Identifies community/individual problems and needs and achieves solutions
• Renders aid/assistance to local, state, and federal police agencies
• Assists other county agencies/departments
• Performs other duties as needed

KNOWLEDGE OR SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
• Knowledge of county geography and roads
• Knowledge of federal, state and local laws/ordinances
• Knowledge of current law enforcement practices/procedures
• Ability to communicate with the general public
• Knowledge of the CCSO Directives and Procedures Manual
• Knowledge of current community policing practices

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Holds current Georgia P.O.S.T. peace officer certification or is able to attain certification
• Associate Degree or that equivalent in training and experience
• Must qualify on the standard CCSO Handgun/Rifle Qualification Course
• Must pass all drug screens
• Has or is able to attain certification in the use of oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray

BASIC PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES REQUIRED

• Walking, running moderate distances, bending, reaching, and climbing stairs and ladders
• Lifting, dragging, and pulling objects and people
• Pushing and pulling heavy objects
• Use of hands/feet for self-defense and maintaining a moderate duration of force
• Use of restraining and control holds and/or restraining devices

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must meet appearance standards as set forth by the Sheriff

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

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