Patrol Deputy

Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office - Meeker, Colorado

May 20, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Sep 30, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$4,429.43 monthly

Job Description

Provides basic law enforcement service in the County, including enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, prevention and repression of crime, preservation of public peace and the protection of life and property.
Enforces the laws of the State of Colorado and Rio Blanco County. May assist other law enforcement officers with the enforcement of federal laws and local ordinances. Apprehends violators. Investigates crimes and criminal activity, including narcotics interdiction. Enforces traffic laws, prevents and represses crime, preserves public peace and provides protection of life and Responds to, investigates, and coordinates events at traffic accidents, wild land and structure fires, and search and rescues while on duty or on-call. Emergency assistance is provided according to departmental policies and procedures.
Prepares documentation, reports and other communications necessary for the prosecution of violators for own cases. Testifies in court, gives verbal testimony on facts of case, identifies evidence, and produces reports and other items of evidence as necessary. Performs special duties as assigned by the Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Patrol Sergeant.
Serves civil process papers to ensure that paperwork is delivered to parties involved. Conducts V.I.N. inspections for registration in Colorado. Provides traffic control during special events and funerals. Conducts thorough inspection of patrol vehicle to ensure proper operation of equipment or the need for fleet maintenance. Maintains all assigned equipment, to include but not limited to assigned vehicle, weapons, work area and computers.
Promotes community relations by disseminating information, conducts safety programs in the schools, conducts ranch and business checks, and other services.
May represent the Sheriff's Department at various community activities or meetings. Attends training's to maintain or improve knowledge and skills. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Information

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform

each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or

ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent, and Colorado Post Certified.
  • Experience: 2 years of general work experience, or prior law enforcement experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess the Basic Certificate from the Colorado Peace

Officer Standards and Training ( POST ). Possession of a current first aid/CPR card. Possession of an appropriate

Colorado motor vehicle operator's license and must be insurable under the County's liability coverage.

SPECIAL NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 21 years of age. Must have no conviction or plea of nolo

contendere to a federal or state felony charge or crime involving moral turpitude or any crimes that would affect

POST certification or which would violate any other County policy.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Knowledge of Colorado Revised Statutes Titles 16, 18, and 42 and a

working knowledge of numerous law enforcement manuals. Must have the ability and sufficient skills to obtain the

necessary professional certificates required by state statute or departmental policy. Must have the ability and

sufficient skills to maintain proficiency with firearms, self-defense weapons, and other departmental equipment after

a reasonable training period. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required to effectively interact with

other professionals, courts of law, and the public. Computer skills are required to input data into various databases

and write correspondence and reports.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands for the position involve the

movement of files, books, evidence, equipment, etc., frequently exceeding 50 pounds. Often demands restraining,

dragging and/or carrying suspects weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Most work assignments require long

periods of sitting, standing, walking, and physically restraining angry and hostile adults. Requires fast physical

reaction appropriate to the circumstances under stressful conditions. May be required to walk several miles over

rugged and uneven terrain. Must be able to comply with the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Fitness for Duty


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an

employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be

made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires work in a 24-hour per day,

7 day a week shift rotation. Must be able to work with rotating shift schedules and work stations. This includes

working day, swing and night shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Daily contact with suspects and

victims and interaction to diffuse aggression. May receive physical injuries when confronting suspects and/or

victims and may possibly be exposed to hazards and risks which accompany exposure to inmates and/or victims.

Tasks are performed in a variety of settings, including office and outdoor environments (with exposure to all type of

weather conditions and terrain). The environment can be highly stressful and hazardous.

How to apply: Applications can be obtained from the HR Department or from the website, Submit a completed Rio Blanco County General Application AND Sheriff Supplemental Application to the HR Dept: *E-Mail – save the completed applications to your computer and e-mail them and any additional attachments, if any, to *Mail – applications can be mailed to: Rio Blanco County Human Resources P.O. Box i Meeker, CO 81641 *Hand delivered – applications can be dropped off at: Rio Blanco County Courthouse 555 Main Street, 3rd Floor Meeker, CO 81641

Contact Informaton

Jeremy Muxlow

Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office
355 4th St.
Meeker, Colorado 81641
phone: 9708789620

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