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POSITION TITLE: Deputy Sheriff
DIVISION:               Uniform Patrol

ENTRY LEVEL SALARY: $ 30,476.00 – annually, plus benefits.
REQUIREMENTS: Performs various law enforcement tasks for the uniform patrol division; evaluates and deciphers emergency and non–emergency calls. Enforces motor vehicle laws; directs traffic; handles traffic accidents. Investigates crimes, interviews witnesses, reviews and prepares reports. Transports prisoners; escorts funeral processions. Serves court issued subpoenas, executes arrest/search warrants and executes various other court orders. Investigates missing person reports, animal complaints and maintains crowd control. Potentially life-threatening situations contribute to the complexity of the position. This position contributes to the safety and well-being of citizens and their property. Duties are performed under general supervision. Position requires rotating shift work in all weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Citizen of the United States; 21 year of age; high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Georgia driver’s license; no criminal convictions.

Must be able to complete and pass each of the following: Physical Agility Test, Written Assessment Examination, Background Investigation, Oral Interview, Polygraph, Psychological Examination, Medical Examination, Alcohol and Drug Screening.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Georgia P.O.S.T. certification as a Law Enforcement Officer; vocational or technical school training in criminal justice, law enforcement or closely related area.

Miscellaneous Information:  Position can be stressful and hazardous depending upon assignment. Work requires the use of protective devices such as bullet-resistant vests and other specialized law enforcement equipment.

APPLICATIONS: CLICK HERE or obtain at the MCSO Customer Service Window.