The Deputy Sheriff is under general supervision and shall exercise responsibilities for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Exercise independent judgment in dealing with dangerous or unusual situations while exercising safe practices and procedures. Works under stressful, high risk conditions.
Patrols an assigned district in a patrol vehicle on assignment for the purpose of observing the area for possible criminal activity or other conditions that could endanger public safety, investigating complaints, and enforcing laws; maintains high visibility.
Investigates and reports accidents, dangerous or defective streets, sidewalks, traffic lights, or other hazardous conditions.
Investigates crimes, interviews witnesses, complainants, and victims; and gathers physical evidence and preserves for court; conducts follow up investigations as needed.
Enforces all felony, misdemeanor and traffic laws of North Dakota.
Apprehends arrests and detains criminal suspects and law violators when necessary; follows proper procedures when making arrests.
Serves warrants, summonses, subpoenas, civil and other official papers.
Serves as witness in court and provides evidence in court as required.
1. High School Diploma or GED.
Pass Background investigation.
Reside in McKenzie County (unless wavier is granted).
Pass Physical Fitness Standard.
Clean Driving History.
Valid Driver’s License (Transferred to ND upon Hire).
No Misdemeanor convictions in the last 3 years.
No Domestic violence convictions.
No Felony convictions.
Additional Salary Information: annually plus benefits DOE.
About McKenzie County Sheriff's Office
The MCSO is a modern law enforcement agency utilizing the latest in technology to effectively investigate, deter, and apprehend criminals. Working with other city, state, and federal agencies that operate in the confines of the county, we dedicate ourselves 24/7/365 to ensure safety and security during this time of rapid growth and development that is being experienced by the Bakken oil formation.