Job Title: Deputy - Law Enforcement
Job Number: 618-0550-010117
Department Head: Sheriff
Date Open: January 1, 2017
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Salary Range Minimum: $4,131.40 Monthly
This permanent posting allows the department to maintain a pool of applicants from which future vacancies will be filled. Applicants should be aware that there may or may not be a vacancy at the time applications are submitted.
Applicants must be over the age of 21 and able to work any shift, holidays and weekends.
Individuals in this position serve at the pleasure of the current elected official
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or GED
Prior Peace Officer experience preferred
Other Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Class C TX Driver’s License
Licensed TCOLE Basic Peace Officer
Ability to maintain continuing education requirements as outlined by TCOLE
Must successfully complete and pass the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Field Training Program
Must be 21 years of age
Exceptional skill in following oral and written instructions
General skill in negotiating and persuading individuals
Exceptional skill in interacting with people at all socio-economic levels
Exceptional skill in oral communications in one-on-one and group situations
Exceptional skill in remaining calm under stressful situations
Proficient skill in listening
Proficient skill in written communications for administrative and technical purposes
General organizational skills
General skill in expressing oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Exceptional skill in observing the actions of others and forecasting those actions into future behaviors
General computer skills
Under close supervision, the Deputy enforces all laws of the State of Texas and Hays County. The Deputy protects the citizens of Hays County and anyone traveling through Hays County. This position protects the life and property of the citizens and helps keep Hays County free from crime. The work involves isolating and defining unknown conditions, resolving critical problems and possibly making life or death decisions. This position must have a strong work ethic. The Deputy must follow directions, meet deadlines, have good attendance, be punctual, be reliable, have honesty, integrity, be free from moral turpitude and have a proper attitude,
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Hays County is an EEO employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Hays County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background checks, including reference checks, criminal history and drivers’ license checks, if applicable. For more information call 512-393-7788.
In order to be considered for this job a completed Hays County Sheriff’s Office Application form must be submitted to Hays County Sheriff’s Office, 1307 Uhland Road, San Marcos, TX 78666. Applications are available at Hays County Sheriff’s Office, 1307 Uhland Rd, San Marcos, Texas 78666 or at the County’s website: www.co.hays.tx.us.