PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Work demands occasional strenuous effort. For example, handling of moderate to heavy boxes, tools, equipment, or materials of 30 to 150 pounds and have the ability to evacuate people from dangerous conditions.
The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress which require a range of safety and other precautions; e.g., aggressive human behavior, extreme outdoor weather conditions, or similar situations where conditions cannot be controlled.
This position requires the ability to run, climb, jump, lift, drag, crawl, carry, push and pull of objects and have the ability to use bodily force, wearing of Personnel Protective Equipment/PPE, including but limited to; Kevlar vest, gun belt and Gas/Protective mask.
Physical Training Requirements:
Training academy Recruits will be subject to being taken down to the ground aggressively in the prone position and participate in playing the role of an officer and aggressor.
Recruits will be exposed in the face with Oleoresin Capsicum/OC Spray.
Recruits must also Demonstrate the following:
Execute a jump and climb from a height of at least four (4) feet, must have the ability to run 1.5 miles with a distance of at least 300 yards at full speed, and have the ability to run up and down two flights of stairs as well as have the ability to demonstrate other various fitness requirements; push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups (males) and flex arm hang (females).
Hiring Salary: $39,728 annually.
St. Mary’s County Government offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and long-term disability.
We offer a 457 deferred compensation plan, employee assistance program, and education reimbursement.
All employees are required to participate in the Sheriff’s Office Retirement Plan.