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Deputy Sheriff-Lateral (Civil Service)

Company: Spokane County
Location: Spokane
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

Deputy Sheriff-Lateral (Civil Service) Salary $69,108.00 - $76,366.56 Annually Location Public Safety Building 1100 W Mallon Spokane, WA Job Type Regular Department Sheriff Job Number 15-00241 Closing Continuous - Description - Benefits - Questions Job Summary TOTAL COMPENSATION: $88,458.24 - $97,749.19 annually. Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, median retirement fund contributions, and current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates (including medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, and leave). The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices. ***************************************************************************************************** The Deputy performs varied first-level law enforcement duties involving the protection of life and property; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; the maintenance of order and the investigation of crime. Employees of the Spokane County Sheriff's Office hold positions of high public trust. It is imperative all employees conduct themselves both on and off-duty in such a manner which does not bring disrepute on this office, or the professional image of law enforcement. This position is generally under the direction and general supervision of a patrol corporal and/or Sergeant, but may, at times, work independently. The hours of work are varied. ******************************************************************************************************* PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY! - Upon receipt and confirmation of completed Spokane County NEOGOV application, applicant will be sent a Personal History Statement and Training & Experience form to be due within 10 days. Applicants who submit their completed paperwork and have no automatic disqualifiers (per Sheriff's policy) listed on their PHS will be invited for a Physical Ability Test and Oral Board Interview. - Effective August 14, 2018- Physical Ability Test scores for Lateral applicants given by Public Safety Testing are no longer accepted. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS CHECKLIST (MUST BE UPLOADED WITH YOUR SPOKANE COUNTY APPLICATION): -Copy of valid driver's license (MUST be uploaded with your application; front side only) -Copy of your CJTC/POST Basic academy certificate -Copies of all training records applicable to position -Copy of DD214, Member Form 4 (if applicable; See RCW 41.04.010 as to how Veteran's Preference is applied.) --Copy of Permanent Resident Card AKA 'Green Card' (if applicable) -Sealed official transcripts from the school of your highest level of education. (All transcripts must be sealed official copies. They cannot be uploaded with your application. Please mail official copies to: Spokane County Civil Service, 6011 N Chase Rd., Newman Lake, WA 99025). If you have already submitted official transcripts to Civil Service, please do not resubmit. Do make sure to verify Civil Service has your transcripts on file. DO NOT SUBMIT RESUME **IF ALL ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ARE NOT UPLOADED WITH APPLICATION OR SUBMITTED TO CIVIL SERVICE, APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.** ************************************************************************************************* Deputy Sheriff- Lateral SIGN-ON BONUS The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is proud to offer a $3000 sign-on bonus to newly hired Deputy Sheriff-Laterals. This bonus is paid out in two payments: 50% of the bonus will be paid on the next regularly scheduled pay date after your first day of employment with Spokane County; the remaining 50% of the bonus will be paid after one year of County service and successful completion of probationary period. For more information on this sign-on bonus, please refer to Spokane County Commissioners' Resolution 15-0292. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office offers an education incentive. This incentive is paid in addition to the monthly salary. AA or AAS Degree - 3.5% Bachelor's Degree - 7% Master's Degree - 9% Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Perform the following work with minimal supervision: Patrol a designated area of the county in a patrol car, bicycle, or boat and/or on foot to deter and discover crime, conduct on-scene investigations at crime scenes, aid persons in trouble and render other public services as needed. Enforce traffic and parking ordinances and investigate accidents; operate a radar unit to discover speed violations; issue citations to violators; serve warrants of arrest, arrest persons and secure their custody; complete necessary reports concerning alleged crimes, circumstances of arrest and available evidence and witnesses. Serve civil processes, including writs of attachment, writs of restitution; and writs of execution. Conduct address checks on registered sex offenders. Document attempts and other pertinent information. Respond to reports of possible crime and take action as the situation requires to secure the scene; interview victims, witnesses and suspects; gather evidence, locate, interview and arrest suspects; investigate persons suspected of being engaged in crime, locate and secure evidence pertaining to alleged crime, and arrest suspects based on probable cause. Report to scenes of accidents; administer first aid and summon aid and other patrol units for assistance in treating injured persons and controlling the scene; make general drawings of accident scenes; complete standard accident reports; or make arrests as the situation warrants. Provide information to the public concerning laws and ordinances. Conduct thorough investigations of reported crimes appropriate to their assignments; use photo montages for victim and/or witness identification; conduct necessary searches and follow up investigations as necessary; prepare cases for prosecution. Develop contacts to obtain information about crimes; maintain contact with paroled criminals and suspects at large; do undercover and decoy work; check known and possible stolen property outlets such as pawn shops and second hand stores. Report for duty on time and work overtime as directed. Attend training and roll calls as directed. Apply job-related knowledge, skills and abilities on duty. Maintain a neat, clean and professional appearance. Promote the community policing philosophy within the Sheriff's Office. Check voicemail, and e-mail as necessary at beginning of shift to stay in contact with department communications. Testify in court. Perform specialized duties depending on an individual officer's background, ability and the needs of the agency, or as required or assigned. Minimum Requirements Must be a citizen of the United States of America or a lawful permanent resident who can read and write the English language; minimum age of 21 at the time of appointment, however, may test at age 20 as long as applicant turns 21 during the life of the eligibility list; high school graduate or GED; no felony convictions as an adult; must hold a valid driver's license at time of appointment and during employment; good health; hearing standards based upon the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine standards (*******.1 Threshold Testing); see, feel, smell, touch, speak and move about (with or without corrective devices) to perform the duties, responsibilities, tasks and essential functions required or assigned to this position. In addition to the above entry requirements, lateral applicants must have successfully completed the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy or the Basic Equivalency Academy or have the ability to obtain an equivalency certificate prior to completion of one year's probation with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office; must have successfully completed probation and have a minimum of TWO years sworn, non-military patrol officer experience with a single agency; If not currently working in law enforcement, applicant must have been separated from previous agency for less than TWO years. Selection Factors Knowledge of: - County geography. - Criminal statutes, constitutional and civil law requirements and restraints for their enforcement. - Policies and procedure manuals for the Sheriff's Office. - Basic first aid and CPR principles and skill in their application. Ability to: - Perform all necessary physical activities in performance of the job. - Analyze and react correctly to situations. - Communicate clearly, effectively and coherently over the radio. - Compose and complete reports using correct grammar and punctuation. - Cope with situations firmly, tactfully with respect to individual rights. - Communicate effectively with diverse groups of all people. - Meet agency standards relative to appearance and dress code. - Satisfactorily complete prescribed courses of training. - Effect and arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting suspects using defensive tactics techniques and/or weapons. - Learn and use investigative tools, techniques and procedures. - Keep materials and information confidential and exercise caution to keep within the rights of privacy laws. - Ability to maintain composure in hostile situations. - Exercise emotional stability, self-assurance, and a high degree of initiative and good judgment. Skilled in: - Safely operating motor vehicles during both the night and day. - Observation and remembering details. - Gathering information and interviewing techniques - Search techniques of people, vehicles, buildings, and large outdoor areas. - Exercising independent judgment. - Effective use of rapidly changing technology. WORKING CONDITIONS (Include but are not limited to:) - Must be able to effectively, efficiently and safely work in the following environments: - Work in 24-hour, seven day a week operation. This includes working day/night shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. - Variety or weather conditions - Variety of schedules including, 8,10 and 12 hour shifts - Work in emergency situations that may be physically demanding for long periods of time, assure the delivery of an participate in administering emergency medical aid, evacuations and rescue of individuals from harm in potentially dangerous situations. - Hazardous conditions where employees must put on and be able to wear a variety of protective masks and/or eye protection for extended periods of time. - The employee must exhibit a history and characteristic of honesty, reliability, interpersonal skill, and integrity. - Situations where blood, bodily fluids or other potentially infectious materials, and hazardous materials are present. - Respond to incidents that may be considered graphic and/or grossly offensive to human senses. SPOKANE COUNTY Employee Benefits Summary The following is a brief list of benefits available to Spokane County regular employees. Complete information is available from Human Resources Department. This information is subject to change. PAID TIME OFF Spokane County Observed Holidays Up to 10 (ten) paid holidays are observed by Spokane County. PTO Non-represented and a select group of represented employees receive a bank of hours that combine both vacation and sick leave into a paid time off bank. There is no waiting period to use this time and it starts out at almost 2 days per month accrual. Vacation For employees with less than five (5) years of continuous service, the accrual rate is 1 day of vacation each month for a total of 12 days per year. After six (6) months, employees are eligible to take accumulated vacation time. (Please note the vacation time accumulation may vary depending on contract language). Sick Leave Sick leave is earned at 1 day per month and can be taken as the days are accumulated. Other Leaves Spokane County provides several other paid leaves such as: bereavement leave, jury duty and military duty leave. INSURANCE BENEFITS Medical Insurance Two plans are currently available: Premera Blue Cross (PPO) and Kaiser Permanente (HMO). Spokane County pays 95% of the premium for full-time employees and 90% of the premiums for spouses and dependents. Premiums are deducted each pay period (pay periods: 15th and last day of the month). 2019 Rates: Premera Employee Only: $17.18 per pay period Employee & Spouse: $67.55 per pay period Employee & Family: $94.70 per pay period Employee & Child(ren): $61.52 per pay period Kaiser: Employee: $16.23 per pay period Employee & Spouse: $63.50 per pay period Employee & Family: $88.58 per pay period Employee & Child(ren): $58.09 per pay period Dental Insurance Two plans are currently available: Delta Dental of Washington (PPO) and Willamette Dental (DMO). Spokane County pays 95% of the premium for full-time employees and 90% of the premiums for spouses and dependents. 2019 Rates: Delta Dental Willamette Dental Employee: $2.71 per pay Employee: $2.99 per pay Family: $5.42 per pay Family: $5.98 per pay Group Life Insurance The County provides a $25,000 group life insurance policy to employees that are non-represented, elected officials, 1553, 1553S, 280, 1135, 17, PWG, SPA, 492J, 492N, DSA, Road Supervisor Guild, RIC and OLC. The County provides a $10,000 benefit for those represented by 492, 690 and 1553PA. This benefit is paid in full by Spokane County. Long Term Disability Coverage Provides an income protection benefit in the event of a long-term illness or injury at rate of 60% of income up to a maximum of $5,000 per month. Spokane County pays the full premium for this plan. RETIREMENT Retirement Plan (401a) Spokane County employees are automatically included in the Washington State Retirement System. Both the employer and the employee contribute to the plan. This retirement plan provides a guaranteed lifetime monthly benefit once vested and eligible for retirement. Additional Retirement Plan Option (457b) Employees may supplement their retirement income and save money on taxes by participating in this optional County program. Roth (after-tax) option is also available through this retirement plan. VOLUNTARY BENEFITS AFLAC Supplemental insurance is optional and is provided by AFLAC to help pay for benefits not covered by major medical insurance. The employee pays 100% of the premium. Travel Assistance Provides additional travel protections anytime you travel more than 100 miles from home. Includes pre-trip information, emergency ticket replacement, and emergency evacuation coverage. This benefit is paid in full by Spokane County. Flexible Spending Plan (FSA) Spokane County sponsors a Section 125 Flexible Spending Account to allow out-of-pocket Medical & Daycare Expenses to be paid with Tax Free Dollars. Premiums are automatically set up pre-tax under the FSA. Voluntary Term Life Insurance Voluntary Term Life Insurance is additional optional life insurance provided through The Standard Insurance. New employees are guaranteed up to $50,000 for self and $20,000 for a spouse with no medical underwriting needed. WORK/LIFE PROGRAMS Employee Assistance Program Employees and their family members are eligible to receive free counseling. There are also benefits relating to financial and legal concerns. Reduced Cost Bus Pass Program Spokane County participates in a program with STA which discounts bus passes to $5 a month. Wellness Programs There are opportunities for nearby exercise programs at reduced cost and education programs around wellness themes including financial well-being, nutrition and stress reduction. Discounts There are local and national discounts available to Spokane County employees. 01 Are you a citizen of the United States or a Legal Permanent Resident who can read and write the English language? *Legal Permanent Residents MUST upload a copy of their valid residency card AKA 'green card'. - Yes - No 02 Do you have a valid driver's license? - Yes - No 03 Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)? - Yes - No 04 Have you submitted, or shown proof of order, your sealed-official transcripts from your highest level of education to the Civil Service office? Official transcripts MUST be received in Civil Service in order to continue with the hiring process. - Yes - No 05 Have you successfully completed the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy or the Basic Equivalency Academy or will you have the ability to obtain an equivalency certificate prior to completion of one year's probation with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office? - Yes - No 06 Have you successfully completed probation with a minimum of two years sworn, non-military patrol officer experience with a single agency? - Yes - No 07 If you are not currently working in law enforcement, have you been separated from your previous agency for less than two years? - Yes - No Required Question Agency Spokane County Address 824 N Adams Spokane, Washington, 99260 Phone ************ Website ***************************************

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