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Antrim County: Full-Time Road Patrol Deputy Closing Date: September 6, 2024

The Antrim County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for a full-time Road Patrol Deputy.  The beginning hourly rate is $23.58/hour and increases to $28.60 at year three.  Benefits include health, dental, short-term disability, life insurance, and hybrid pension (defined contribution/defined benefit with 6-year vesting period).  Personal, vacation, and holiday pay. Detailed job description follows:

POLICY

It is the policy of the office that all Road Patrol Deputies shall be responsible for preserving and protecting life, property, and the right of all citizens to live in peace, enforcing the laws of the State of Michigan and the County of Antrim in a fair and impartial manner; serving and executing all legal process; preventing crime and maintaining the safety and order of the citizens of this county, as well as operating in a productive manner to prevent criminal activity.

PURPOSE

To outline the job duties, responsibilities, and tasks for positions in the office staffed by Road Patrol Deputies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Appointed by the Sheriff, is under an assigned Supervisor and shall be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Preserving and protecting life, property, and the right of all citizens to live in peace; enforcing the laws of the State of Michigan and the County of Antrim in a fair and impartial manner; serving and executing all legal process; preventing crime and maintaining the safety and order of the citizens of this County, as well as operating in a proactive manner to prevent criminal activity.
  • Initiating and conducting investigations of criminal activity.
  • Responding to calls for service as directed.
  • Conducting follow-up investigations as assigned.
  • Identifying and arresting criminal offenders and persons wanted on criminal warrants or civil court order.
  • Assisting with the prosecution of cases.
  • Transporting prisoners as directed.
  • Other specific responsibilities as required by their job assignment.
  • Performing other duties or tasks as directed by the Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Documentation of Michigan State Certification (M.C.O.L.E.S.)
  • Successful completion of Police Academy
  • Ability to pass physical and mental testing

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Michigan driver's license. Must be able to complete and/or pass all Antrim County pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to:  employment application, oral interview, reference check, background check, safe driver check, drug screening, psychological exam, and employee physical.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.  The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

SELECTION GUIDELINES AND DISCLAIMERS

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.