Sheriff Mike Allen

Deputy Sheriff – Patrol and Detention

Accepting applications for openings in both

PATROL AND DETENTION

 

Full-Time Entry Level:           $49,379 ($23.74 hr) – $61,609 ($29.62 hr)

Full-Time POST Certified:     $54,246 ($26.08 hr) – $67,766 ($32.58 hr)

 

Applicants MUST meet the following requirements:

Have a high school diploma or a G.E.D

Possession of a valid driver’s license

Be at least 21 years old on date of appointment

Be a U.S. citizen

 

DEPUTY SHERIFF – PATROL

Position Information

Under general supervision provides law enforcement services including patrol, serving civil and criminal process, making arrests, citizen assistance, investigations, crime prevention, traffic control, transportation and court bailiff, completes reports and performs other work as assigned.

 

Knowledge of or ability to learn current traffic, domestic violence and criminal case laws; principles of civil rights and scope of law enforcement officer authority; procedures for processing and preserving crime scenes and evidence; interview and interrogation techniques; first-aid procedures; procedures for initial response to hazardous materials incidents; local geography and referral agencies. Ability to read and apply regulations and policies; describe people, actions and scenes; identify and solve problems; communicate effectively with individuals in different emotional states, of different backgrounds and with different educational backgrounds and mental capacities; rapidly shift among communication styles; communicate by radio; evaluate the behavior of detainees; respond to and make decisions under stress of emergency and confrontation; remember and make a written record of observations and actions taken; use a computer to enter and retrieve information; apply classification and coding systems; apply general information and principles to specific situations; perform basic math.

 

DEPUTY SHERIFF – DETENTION

Position Information

Under general supervision processes detainees into and out of the detention facility; monitors and controls activities of detainees; supervises activities of detainees; transports detainees; court bailiff; completes reports and performs other work as assigned.

 

Knowledge of or ability to learn procedures for searching detainees; what constitutes contraband; techniques for control of detainees; where contraband is hidden; current statutes; department policies and procedures; legal terminology used in law enforcement; first-aid techniques and procedures of personal safety; defense and restraint tactics; procedures for receipt and accounting for money. Ability to read and apply regulations and policies; describe people, actions and scenes; identify and solve problems; communicate effectively with individuals in different emotional states, of different backgrounds and with different educational backgrounds and mental capacities; rapidly shift among communication styles; communicate by radio; evaluate the behavior of detainees; respond to and make decisions under stress of emergency and confrontation; remember and make a written record of observations and actions taken; use a computer to enter and retrieve information; apply classification and coding systems; apply general information and principles to specific situations; perform basic math.

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

The Entry Level is applicants who do not have a current POST Category 1 Certificate.

If POST Certified, possess Category 1 OR 3 basic Certification

 

Conditions of Employment

Applicants selected for an appointment must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and a comprehensive background investigation, psychological examination and fingerprinting.

 

Submit applications/direct inquiries to:

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, 50 W. Fifth Street, Winnemucca, NV 89445, 775.623.6419

Visit our Web Site:  www.hcsonv.com

 

TDD for the Hearing Impaired:  775.623.6429

Humboldt County is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and ADA accommodations are available.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Employment Application

 

A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office application.  Original signature required; facsimiles cannot be accepted.