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Deputy Sheriff - Law Enforcement

Company: County of York
Location: Yorktown
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Description Performs general duty uniform patrol/law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of the public for the County Sheriff's Office. Answers complaint calls, and patrols the County in an official vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, or on foot to deter crime, apprehend violators or suspects; and investigate and secure crime scenes. Responsibilities also include serving legal papers and testifying in court. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent with experience in law enforcement as a deputy sheriff, police officer, or a security guard preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.Applicants must meet established medical requirements; be a United States citizen; and at least 21 years of age.Must pass the Basic Law Enforcement Academy program as administered through an accredited academy within 1 year of employment. Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record mandatory.Requires annual qualification on the Sheriff's Office Firearms Qualification Course, and the ability to maintain Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Basic Law Enforcement Certification.Successful public safety applicants employed by York County must agree to refrain from using tobacco products off and on duty. Supplemental Information Employee is subject to the normal hazards associated with law enforcement work. Works wherever needed, both indoors and outdoors; is exposed to a variety of hot and cold temperatures and may be, at times, exposed to hazardous incidents, and other dangerous situations; may be required to walk, run, climb, crawl, bend, pull, push, or lift and balance on less than ideal terrain; is exposed to wide variety of noise levels, which at times can be quite high; training is carried out at both indoor and outdoor training locations.DMV records and criminal background check conducted prior to employment. Physical Demands Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including a two-way radio, typewriter, calculator, copier, etc. Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle and operate a variety of firearms, which involves gripping. Pushing and pulling may be required when making arrests, if there is resistance to arrest. Must be able to carry duty belt, other weapons, and evidence equipment. There is occasional lifting and/or carrying of tires and debris, or of individuals in a rescue effort. The ability to run and scale walls and stairs is necessary when in foot pursuit.For a more detailed description: View Document The County of York offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees to include medical and dental insurance, health savings accounts, VRS retirement, group life insurance, deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and paid leave. 01 Which best describes your level of education? No Diploma or GED High School/GED Some College Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree or higher 02 List the major field of study in which you received your degree(s) and the type of degree(s) received. If you do not have a degree, type in "None". 03 Are you currently certified by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services in Basic Law Enforcement? Yes No 04 Do you currently work for a Virginia Law Enforcement agency in a uniformed patrol or detective/investigator position? Was this employment within the past 18 months? No Yes, currently employed Yes, employed within the last 18 months 05 How many years of experience do you have in law enforcement work? None Less than 2 years 2 to 5 years 5 to 10 years 10 years or more 06 Do you have a valid driver's license? Yes No 07 If you do not have a valid Virginia driver's license at the time of application, you must have the ability to such license upon offer of employment. Are you able to comply with this requirement? Yes No N/A, I have a valid Virginia driver's license 08 Do you have more than two (2) moving violations within the previous twelve months? Yes No 09 Do you have more than three (3) moving violations within the previous twenty-four (24) months? Yes No 10 Do you have any record of current revocations or suspensions or previous revocations or suspensions associated with moving violations within the last sixty (60) months? Yes No 11 Have you been convicted of reckless driving, driving under the influence, eluding police, leaving the scene of an accident, or manslaughter (voluntary or involuntary) within the previous (60) months? Yes No 12 Have you ever been convicted of a Felony or Misdemeanor Domestic Violence conviction? Yes No 13 Do you fluently speak another language other than English? Yes No 14 Please list below the language(s) other than English that you speak fluently? If you do not speak another language fluently, type "None". 15 Are you at least 21 years old, or will you turn 21 within one month of the date of your application for this position? Yes No 16 Do you currently reside within a 45-minute response time from York County? Yes No 17 This position requires that you refrain from tobacco use in any form whether you are on or off duty. Are you able to comply with this provision? Yes No 18 If offered this position, you will be asked to sign a statement, as a condition of employment, that you agree not to smoke or use tobacco products in any form on or off duty while employed in this position with the County. Are you able to comply with this provision? Yes No 19 Were you encouraged to apply for this particular position by a current York County government employee? If so, please write their full name and the department or division they work in below. Otherwise, write N/A. 20 Are you a current York County government employee? (This does not include employment with the Offices of General District Court, York-Poquoson Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, or York County Schools) Yes No Required Question

Keywords: County of York, Newport News , Deputy Sheriff - Law Enforcement, Government & Protective Services , Yorktown, Virginia

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