Job Description

Job Title: Deputy
Department:  Sheriff’s Office
Salary:  $ 40,303.00 Annualy
Reports To:  Patrol Lieutenant
Approved By:  Commissioners’ Court
This position requires a Peace Officer Certification through TCOLE and requires thorough work knowledge of law enforcement procedures.  The individual has daily contact with the public and is responsible for the preparation of offense reports.  Responds to delegation of duties from Sergeant, Lieutenant or Chief Deputy.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of the Patrol Lieutenant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Duties include the following: 1.  Serve legal papers/arrest warrants. 2.  Make needed contact with defendants and complainants; handle and investigate crime and crime scenes, and arrest offenders. 3.  Handle commitments to hospitals and institutions. 4. Type letters and affidavits; hold Sheriff’s sales. 5.  Traffic stops and accident investigations.  Note:  The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position and is assigned by the supervisor.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.  The individual should possess a thorough knowledge of law enforcement procedures and practices.  A minimum of one (1) year of experience in law enforcement is desirable. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Other specialized job requirements include a valid Texas Driver’s License and a basic Law Enforcement Certification with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).  Must be able to meet TCOLE and Department requirements for psychological and medical examinations.  Must pass a written entrance exam and physical agility test.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine, reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. REASONING ABILITY
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 situations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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.

This position has been identified with possible risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and/or other various hazards that require immunization against such exposure. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests might be required.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.  The employee further understands, and accepts, that this position falls under the provision of an “At Will” employment, and under no circumstances is this a contract for employment.

Think Patrol Might Be For You?

The Jack County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division has the responsibility of providing visible patrol for approximately 920 square miles.  Patrol Deputies respond to calls for service 24 hours a day every day.  The Patrol Division has 10 members, including one Patrol Lieutenant, two Patrol Sergeants and seven Deputies.

The Jack County Patrol Division can be reached by calling:

  • (940) 567-2161 (Main)
  • (940) 567-9731 (Patrol Office)

                         ext 405  Lt. Scott Simonton

                         ext 406 

                         ext 407  Deputy Cody McGee

                         ext 408  Deputy Jessica Serna

                         ext 410  Deputy O. Kirk Freeman

                         ext 411 Lt / K9 Unit David VanderKaay

                         ext 412 Sgt / K9 Unit Zack Walley

                         ext 413  Deputy Terry Mahan

                         ext 414 Deputy Banning Sweatland

                         ext 415 Deputy Cole Peace

                         ext 416 Deputy Houston Gass

                         ext 417 Inv. Jeremy Howard

                         ext 418


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