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Nueces County Human Resources Department Deputy Sheriff - Sheriff's Office - 1418-3700 in Corpus Christi, Texas

Deputy Sheriff - Sheriff's Office - 1418-3700

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Deputy Sheriff - Sheriff's Office - 1418-3700

Salary

$18.18 Hourly

Location

Corpus Christi, TX

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Job Number

22-01151

Closing

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

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SUMMARY

ADDITIONAL RETENTION PAY UNTIL 9/30/22: $3.64/HOUR

Premium pay will be paid once every 3 months.

IF YOU ARE NOT CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY NUECES COUNTY AS LAW ENFORCEMENT YOU MUST TAKE THE LAW ENFORCEMENT EXAM. THE NEXT EXAM IS SCHEDULED ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2022.

You will be contacted by phone and email regarding the test.

May be assigned to narcotics, patrol, court process, or criminal investigations work. Depending on area to which assigned, may perform primarily undercover and surveillance work, patrol work, civil and criminal process serving, or investigative work.

PEACE OFFICER CERTIFICATION PAY:

Level Biweekly Pay

basic $ 26.92

intermediate $ 53.85

advanced $ 69.23

master $ 84.62

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include the following.

Patrols an assigned area, generally by vehicle, to prevent crimes and enforce laws and regulations.

Responds to emergency calls and routine complaints and takes action as necessary.

Issues traffic citations and directs traffic.

Investigates traffic accidents and crimes against persons and property and assists federal, state and local law enforcement officials.

Keeps records of activities and makes reports concerning crimes, complaints, accidents and investigations.

Files cases with district attorney, U. S. attorney, or county attorney.

Serves felony, misdemeanor and mental commitment warrants and makes arrests.

Serves court papers including writs, summons, subpoenas, capias, etc.

Questions witnesses and suspects and takes statements and depositions.

Assists other law enforcement agencies as needed.

Performs surveillance of suspects and assigned locations.

Handles and cares for dogs involved in narcotics investigations.

Conducts background investigations on applicants for law enforcement and corrections positions.

Serves as a bailiff in county and district courts.

Gathers and labels evidence, takes photographs and fingerprints, guards and transports prisoners and testifies in court.

May meet with informants and conduct undercover narcotics work.

May address and work with community groups to promote good public relations and to inform citizens of police activities and crime prevention.

May be responsible for animal control, especially relating to cattle on roadways.

Brings back people who have been arrested in other locations in and out of state.

Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

Other duties may be assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current and active Peace Officer License from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) required. A Peace Officer Basic Certification or above is preferred but not required. Must possess a valid Texas motor vehicle operator's license.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions, departmental policy, rules, regulations and laws.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies and the general public.

Ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action.

Ability to learn the use and care of vehicles, firearms and specialized equipment.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Good physical condition

Available benefits as a Nueces County employee:

Group Insurance Benefits

  • Health Insurance - Aetna PPO or Christus Health EPO Plan

  • Dental Insurance - optional

  • Vision Insurance - optional

  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance - "Core" no cost to employee

  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Flexible health and dependent day care accounts

Retirement program - TCDRS (http://www.tcdrs.org)

Deferred Compensation 457

Paid time off - Vacation, Sick leave, Holidays

Longevity Pay

Direct Deposit

Education Assistance Program

01

Do you have a High School Diploma or GED certificate?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Do you have a license as a Peace Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Do you have a valid Texas Driver's license?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

Nueces County

Department

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Address

901 LEOPARD STREET Corpus Christi, Texas, 78401

Phone

361-887-2222

Website

www.nuecesco.com

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