Deputy Sheriff Position
Sheriff can be assigned to multiple roles within the agency like School
Resource Officer, Court Security, 24/7 Compliance, Truck Enforcement or
Patrol. Starting salary for applicants is $32.43 per hour
($70,827.12 annually), depending on experience. The McKenzie
County Sheriff's Office offers:
- Take home
- Uniforms and
technology, training, and equipment
- Room for
professional growth and career development
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.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- 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.
- Responds to
emergency calls, such as robberies, burglaries, kidnapping, assaults,
murders, and practices safety procedures in answering and responding to
and reports accidents, dangerous or defective streets, sidewalks, traffic
lights, or other hazardous conditions.
crimes, interviews witnesses, complainants, and victims; and gathers
physical evidence and preserves for court; conducts follow up
investigations as needed.
arrests and detains criminal suspects and law violators when necessary;
follows proper procedures when making arrests. Enforces all Federal,
state, and local laws and regulations.
warrants, summonses, subpoenas, civil and other official papers.
- Serves as
witness in court and provides evidence in court as required.
other duties of a similar nature or level.
- Preparing reports and record
knowledge of human behavior and various social, economic, and cultural
- Use of
firearms, radio equipment, physical control devices, electric and
- Ability to
apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form
- Ability to
deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized
- Ability to
safely operate a motor vehicle
and desire to learn new and challenging tasks
- Attending to
multiple activities and sources of input simultaneously
tactfully and courteously with others
quickly, calmly, and clearly in emergency situations
maintaining, processing, and preparing a wide variety of records and
confidentiality of sensitive and legally protected information
prioritizing and determining appropriate response levels for law
enforcement and related emergency situations
- Positions in
this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping,
talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible
amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or
otherwise move objects, including the human body. Moderate work
involves moving most of the time. Jobs are moderate if walking and
standing are required frequently and all other moderate criteria are met
may be subject to travel.
- No prior law enforcement
experience or training is required however experience is preferred
- ND POST licensed or eligible for
- Prior law enforcement experience
- Associates Degree or higher