SALARY: $22.24 - $23.95/Hour
Posting will close: 6/1/17 at 5:00 PM
The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office invites applications to join their patrol team as a Deputy Sheriff to provide law enforcement services throughout the County, including several surrounding towns. Previous law enforcement experience not required and all necessary training will be provided. Being a Deputy Sheriff with our organization means upholding the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office mission to preserve public safety and quality of life in Minnehaha County. Consider a rewarding career in law enforcement that offers:
- Full time pay/hours by working only 15 days per month
- Fri/Sat/Sun off every other week
- Overtime opportunities
- Advancement potential
- Diverse specializations
- Continuous training opportunities
- Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO and extended sick leave programs; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and a deferred compensation plan
The 2017 hiring range is $22.24/hr - $23.95/hr with a full earning potential up to $32.21/hr.
***Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will receive an email with instructions to schedule for a written exam. Exams will be offered on several dates: June 14th, 17th, 20th, and 22nd.
This recruitment may also be used to staff other vacancies at a lower pay grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:
Investigate illegal or suspicious activities. Conduct investigations. Interview victims and witnesses. Gather evidence. Enforce traffic laws. Maintain traffic flow at accidents. Assist accident victims. Investigate the cause of accidents. Issue citations. Serve warrants, subpoenas, complaints, and summonses. Perform civil process procedures including executions, foreclosures, lock-outs, civil paper service, and collection of fees. Locate and take individuals into custody on arrest warrants. Complete and maintain accurate records and report concerning crimes, incidents, information, traffic accidents, etc. Conduct staff training and development. Respond to dispatch calls. Mediate disputes. Respond to questions, complaints and requests for information and/or assistance from the public, media, legal, and medical staff, various agencies, etc. Administer first aid and CPR. Maintain and safely and appropriately use weapons, vehicle, and equipment. Provide testimony when required. Provide traffic control and police protection for special events. Provide community outreach. Attend meetings and ongoing trainings.