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LINCOLN COUNTY Deputy Sheriff - Eureka in EUREKA, Montana

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1.This is a sworn deputy position assigned to North Lincoln County. Must be a North Lincoln County resident 2.This position may require call outs during off duty time.3.Continual contact with the public; consultation and coordination of activities within Sheriffs Office and other law enforcement agencies, the County and City Attorneys and Justice Court.4.Other patrol duties are supervised by chain of command. This is not a supervisory position. 5.Must reside in the respective district as defined by the Sheriff. Applicant will be required to submit to a complete physical and psychological examination by a physician selected by the Sheriff. Must meet the Montana Peace Officer Standards as define in the Montana MCA 7-32-303. A detailed background investigation will be conducted. 6.Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.7.May work in adverse weather conditions. Possible exposure to hazardous substances. Contact with aggressive animals and confrontational situations with the public.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESResponding to complaints and calls for service; observing violations; making arrests.Conducts criminal investigations by gathering evidence; interviewing victims and witnesses; interrogating suspects.Detailed report writing.Appears in court to testify in civil and criminal proceedings.Executes warrants and serves civil paperwork.Maintains safe traffic conditions by monitoring and directing traffic, enforcing laws and county ordinancesMaintains operations by following policies and procedures.Ability to work changing shifts, weekends, and holidays.Operation of equipment including computers, breath testers, radars, radios, patrol vehicles and firearms.Maintains professional and technical knowledge by studying applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; practicing skills; participating in ongoing professional training.Decision making, legal compliance, handles pressure, deals with uncertainty, lifting, maintains physical fitness, exercises sound judgment, maintains objectivity, dependability, emotional control, and integrity.Will assist Detectives as neededJOB SPECIFICATIONSEducation: High school diploma or equivalent. Montana P.O.S.T. Certified within a year of hire, including attending Montana POST Basic Academy.Experience: This position requires a valid Montana Drivers License.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Montana POST Certified with one year of hiringMust pass weapons training/qualificationRequires skills in the use of in public relations, office management, and recordkeeping (basic computer operation and ability to learn specialized software programs). Maintains professional and technical knowledge by studying applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; practicing skills; participating in ongoing professional training.Ability to relate to and evaluate people, to assert ones authority, to communicate effectively orally and in writing, to follow verbal and written instructions explicitly, and to establish effective working relationships with animal shelter staff, supervisors, and the public. Decision making, legal compliance, handles pressure, deals with uncertainty, lifting, maintains physical fitness, exercises sound judgment, maintains objectivity, dependability, emotional control, and integrity.Complete job description is available at Job Service Libby

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