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Deputy Sheriff - Civil, Warrants, & Courts (FT)


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Position: Deputy Sheriff – Civil, Warrants, & Courts (FT)               Department: Sheriff

Starting Salary: $19.51/hour                                                             FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date:  April 06, 2021                                                            Closing Date: Continuous

                                                              REVISED 05-20-2021

Job Summary:

This position participates in the service of court orders and the provision of court security.

Major Duties:

  • Serves civil papers.
  • Provides courtroom security.
  • Directs school traffic.
  • Serves warrants and makes arrests.
  • Performs security checks on persons entering the court house.
  • Works on task forces and teams as assigned.
  • Completes required reports.
  • Responds to emergency incidents.
  • Prepares a variety of regular and special reports.
  • Performs related duties

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of law enforcement principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of civil and criminal processes.
  • Knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures and federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Knowledge of county roads and geography.
  • Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.
  • Knowledge of security principles and practices.
  • Skill in the use of firearms and restraint equipment.
  • Skill in operating emergency vehicles.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 303. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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