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Deputy Sheriff-Enforcement

Marion County Sheriff's Office - Salem, Oregon

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$19.13 hourly
$21.87 hourly
Top Pay:
$29.27 hourly

Job Description

MARION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 100 HIGH STREET NE SALEM, OREGON 97301 www.co.marion.or.us/SO/ Updated: November 04, 2013 Job Classification: Deputy Sheriff - Enforcement - Trainee & Certified The Marion County Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for Deputy Sheriff - Enforcement. All testing must be completed by November 29, 2013 to be considered for the current eligibility list. Salary Information:
  • Trainee Level: $19.13 - $25.23 Hourly
  • Certified Level: $21.87 - $29.27 Hourly
  • Bilingual Pay:Employees who are fluent in Spanish, Russian and/or American Sign Language and use these skills while on duty will receive an additional 5% per month after passing a Standardized Language Fluency test administered by Marion County.
General Statement of Duties:Serves and protects the public by enforcing local and state laws. Investigates complaints and other problems relating to criminal law enforcement in the County. Transports arrested, sentenced, or detained individuals. Contact Information: Kathy Mandyck Recruitment Specialist kmandyck@co.marion.or.us Department Overview: The Marion County Sheriff's Office is committed to the delivery of quality services. Each member of the team is encouraged to participate in delivering progressive and cost effective law enforcement services to the public. Responding to an increasingly diverse population, the Marion County Sheriff's Office holds a strong commitment to community policing practices. Deputies seek to build a dynamic partnership with the public in order to enhance the security and quality of life for all they serve. Each member of the Sheriff's Office staff is held accountable to consistently seek and find ways to affirmatively promote, preserve and deliver a feeling of security, safety and quality services to members of the community. Area Information: Salem, the state's capital city, is located in the center of the Willamette Valley - one of the most fertile and agriculturally-productive regions in the world. This area, dotted with cities, farms, and forests, is considered one of the most livable in the country, offering low cost-of-living, good schools, and year-round pleasant weather. Salem is located less than one hour from Oregon's major metropolitan area, Portland, and is approximately an hour and one-half from the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade Mountain Range, and beautiful Mt. Hood. Population: Marion County 315,000 Typical Duties:Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Patrols roads, highways, forestland, federal enclaves, and business areas in the enforcement of traffic and criminal laws; patrols rivers and lakes in patrol boat enforcing water safety laws and regulations.
  • Conducts criminal and traffic investigations and interviews; gathers evidence and takes statements of involved parties.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records necessary for efficient investigations, crime prevention, prosecution, and office procedures. Collects and secures evidence.
  • Operates radar equipment in the enforcement of speed regulations.
  • Makes arrests, books prisoners, transports prisoners and patients under custody to institutions, courts, and on extradition. Transports arrested, sentenced or detained individuals requiring movement to and from the County jail, juvenile facility, state institutions, municipal jails, and other facilities.
  • Serves subpoenas, warrants of arrest, and civil papers.
  • Promotes public relations in a highly visible role by participating in community events/public forums, informing the public on public safety concerns, and answering inquiries regarding laws and ordinances.
  • Receives complaints from the community, self-dispatches mobile units, and answers general inquiries of the public.
  • Performs court security when necessary.
  • Participates in search and rescue operations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Information

To apply and schedule pre-employment testing, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A PHQ (pre-employment questionnaire) is required for this department and can be accessed through the candidate account on the website. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Support at 866-563-3882.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: : Entry and Certified
Job Requirements
  • Age: 21
  • US Citizen: Lawfully work in US
  • High School Grad/GED: Yes
  • Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
  • Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Supervision: Received:Works under supervision of an enforcement officer of higher rank who assigns and reviews work for conformance to laws, policies, rules, and regulations. Exercised:Supervision of employees is not a normal responsibility of positions in this class. Requirements: Minimum requirements for both levels: Must meet the following State Department of Public Safety Standards and Training requirements:
  • United States Citizen within one year of employment
  • At least 21 years of age at the time of employment
  • Declared by a physician as able to perform the physical duties required by the occupation
  • Of good moral fitness, without legal conduct involving moral turpitude, dishonesty, fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, and conviction of drug and/or sex crimes.
  • Information regarding the minimum qualifications for Oregon law enforcement officers is available in section 259-088-0010 of the Oregon Administrative Rules.
Must meet the following Marion County requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a current driver’s license in the applicant’s state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services.
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete pre-employment questionnaires as part of the screening process.
  • Possess knowledge of and experience using a computer keyboard and PC equipment.
  • Possess the ability to work rotating shifts, split shifts or other alternative work schedules.
  • Final candidates will be subject to a personal background investigation including, but not limited to, employment, criminal and driving histories.
  • Final candidates selected for this position will be required to participate in a panel interview, a psychological test, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screening, by a county appointed medical doctor.
Additional Requirements: For Certified Level:
  • Eighteen (18) months experience as a Police Officer or Deputy, OR any equivalent acceptable combination of education and Police Officer experience.
  • Possess a Basic Police certification from the Department of Public Safety, Standards and Training, and/or any equivalent out-of-state law enforcement accreditation recognized by DPSST; OR
Applicants who are certified in another state:
  • Must attend and pass DPSST Career Officer Development Course, within 12 months of hire date.
  • Successful out-of-state applicants are at the Deputy Sheriff Trainee level and wage range until Oregon certification is achieved.

Contact Informaton

Jim Patten

Marion County Sheriff's Office
100 High Street. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
phone: 866-563-3882

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