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Deputy Sheriff - School Resource Officer

Company: Shasta County
Location: Shasta
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

CURRENT VACANCY IS WITHIN THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE

ORAL EXAMS AND PHYSICAL AGILITY TESTING

IS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 18, 2021

SKILLS OR EXPERIENCES LISTED UNDER THE IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENT

MAY ALSO BE USED TO SCREEN APPLICATIONS

FINAL FILING DATE:NOVEMBER 15, 2021 at 5:00pm

SALARY INFORMATION

DEPUTY SHERIFF - LATERAL:$5,337 - $7,834 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY* / $30.79 - $45.20 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*

* Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining Unit Memorandum of Understanding for potential future salary increases*

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ABOUT THE POSITION

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is offering a unique opportunity for interested lateral candidates to come to our agency as a School Resource Officer. Employees hired must successfully complete the required Field Training Program on patrol and will serve the majority of their probationary period assigned to a school campus after completion of their training program. The School Resource Officer position is typically a three-year assignment with the potential for extensions if the employee is performing their duties to a high standard and meeting or exceeding standards in their performance evaluations. Typical hours worked as a School Resource Officer are Monday through Friday with holidays off. During school breaks, a School Resource Officer will be assigned to a regular patrol shift.

School Resource Officer Assignment:During the period of time a Deputy Sheriff is assigned by management to work as a School Resource Officer, the employee will receive five percent (5%) in addition to the employee's normal base salary.

SPECIAL NOTE: An individual will be required to pass a background investigation relevant to working in a law enforcement office or facility prior to being hired.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Lateral: This is the full journey level sworn class in the Deputy Sheriff's series. Incumbents rotate through various assignments and are expected to learn and perform the full range of duties required. In addition to the special requirements noted below, individuals considered for lateral transfer must have successfully completed one and one-half years of active service in a law enforcement agency with general law enforcement duties, and possess the following knowledge: Laws pertaining to search and seizure, arrest and interrogation of suspects; rules of evidence and basic criminal law; law enforcement vehicular and foot patrol techniques; techniques of criminal investigation; court procedures in criminal and civil cases.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

School Resource Officer: Under general supervision, patrols an assigned campus; attends meetings with school groups; participates in and conducts public awareness/education programs at school. Acts as a resource for students, parents, teachers, and administration regarding law enforcement issues. Provides a link to other service agencies that provide preventative and counseling services. Works with school officials to resolve problems affecting school age children. Performs a wide variety of patrol and related duties involving the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances; makes investigations, assists in the preparation of cases, and testifies in court; provides information and assistance to the public; performs related work as assigned.

Lateral:Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection of life and property; conducts preliminary investigations; interviews witnesses, victims, and suspects; gathers evidence, and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities; substantiates finding of fact in court; serves warrants and civil documents; pursues and apprehends suspects and makes arrests; serves in collateral assignments; directs traffic and enforces traffic laws; assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests; and keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of education and experience sufficient to directly demonstrate possession and application of the following:

Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of law enforcement; basic rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Office; basic laws of arrest and rules of evidence; basic laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles; care and operation of firearms and other law enforcement equipment.

Ability to: Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory; secure information from witnesses and suspects; make independent decisions while working in the field; analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; writes or prepares accurate, concise, and detailed criminal and informational reports; understand and carry out oral and written directions, regulations, and departmental policies; use and care for firearms; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public; learn to operate surveillance, control, and communications equipment; stand and walk for long periods of time, perform moderate physical effort on an intermittent basis and strenuous physical effort on an occasional basis; some positions may require the ability to use boats in the performance of their duties.

Deputy Sheriff - Lateral: "Lateral transfer" or "Lateral hire" shall be defined consistent with P.O.S.T. regulations. In addition to the special requirement noted below, individuals considered for lateral transfer must have successfully completed one and one-half years of active service in a law enforcement agency with general law enforcement duties, and possess the following knowledge: Laws pertaining to search and seizure, arrest and interrogation of suspects; rules of evidence and basic criminal law; law enforcement vehicular and foot patrol techniques; techniques of criminal investigation; court procedures in criminal and civil cases.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Lateral:

* Possession of a current, valid Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certificate of Completion awarded by P.O.S.T. and completion of one and one-half years of active service in a law enforcement agency with general law enforcement duties, and possess the following knowledge: Laws pertaining to search and seizure, arrest and interrogation of suspects; rules of evidence and basic criminal law; law enforcement vehicular and foot patrol techniques; techniques of criminal investigation; court procedures in criminal and civil cases.* Possession of an appropriate California Driver's license* Applicants must be 21 years of age at hire per government code section 1031.4.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have experience in the role of a School Resource Officer in a law enforcement agency be currently working in the role of a peace officer full time and have successfully completed their probationary period with their current agency.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

Responses to the following must be submitted with a completed application.

* Do you possess a current, valid Basic Law Enforcement Certificate awarded by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.)? If yes, please attach a copy of the P.O.S.T. Certificate to your application. If no, please type 'n/a.'* Have you successfully completed one and one-half years of active service in a law enforcement agency? Yes___ No___* Do you have any experience working as a School Resource Officer with another law enforcement agency? If yes, please provide the law enforcement agency(ies), position(s) held, and years of experience. If no, type 'n/a.'

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and sit. The employee is frequently required to walk; and occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and 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, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and with explosives and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

* All new employees are required to have their paycheck directly deposited to a bank account.* Some positions may require a valid California driver's license and acceptable driving record according to County policy..... click apply for full job details

Keywords: Shasta County, Redding , Deputy Sheriff - School Resource Officer, Government & Protective Services , Shasta, California

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