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Oakland County Sheriff's Office: Park Deputy Closing Date: June 20, 2024

Under limited supervision, is responsible for performing security and law enforcement functions within the Oakland County Parks. Park Deputy duties include enforcing state laws and local ordinances, answers and investigates complaints regarding accidents, property damage, and disturbances. Answers emergency calls in case of illness, injury, fire, or other disruptions in the daily operations of the parks. May provide emergency first aid services until assistance arrives and provides first response fire-fighting service until local firefighting units arrive. Responds to emergency situations and assists in making arrests. Supervises trusty (inmate) work details assigned inside the Parks. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:

MCOLES License or proof of current Police Academy enrollment and attendance.

Thoroughly documented work history.

Valid Driver's License number.

The application is incomplete in ANY capacity.

1.  Be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Education Development (G.E.D.) Test; AND

2.  Possess current MCOLES license OR be currently attending a Police Academy training or its equivalent (as required by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards MCOLES).

NOTE: Must have successfully completed the police academy and be eligible to be licensed prior to the date of hire.

3.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.  Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.

4.  Have not been convicted of a violation of criminal law including domestic violence.(Criminal law generally includes all offenses except traffic law, conservation law and liquor law. Generally, a conviction for a violation of criminal law is automatically disqualifying).

5.  Have at least 20/20 corrected vision in both eyes and have normal color vision and depth perception in both eyes.

6.  Have normal corrected hearing in each ear. In the case where the applicant is eligible to be licensed must pass per Michigan Commission On Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).

7.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical established for this classification.


Work History

You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.

MCOLES License/Academy Enrollment

Applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their MCOLES License, MCOLES License Eligibility or current enrollment in the Police Academy.  Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information.  Other documents such as references, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed.

Special Requirements:

1.  Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

2.  Must maintain firearms qualification and deputy status.

3.  A field investigation will be conducted covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, credit criminal, military or other personal records. Any conviction or convictions for moving traffic violations, accidents, non-moving traffic violations, or violations of other laws will be reviewed by the Sheriff's Office before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the background investigation will be considered in the hiring decision. Convictions of the Domestic Violence Statute will be a disqualifying factor.