PARK COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT Deputy Sheriff in LIVINGSTON, Montana

**POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED** Are you trustworthy, self-motivated and community minded? The Park County Sheriff's Office is looking for two (2) new full-time team members interested in a career in law enforcement. Take pride in performing excellent public service to your community! Position primarily protects and serves the citizens of Park County and the State of Montana as a sworn peace officer. Position is also responsible for conducting public relations activities and participating in professional development opportunities. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must hold a current Montana Post Certification or other State equivalent --OR-- minimally must be pre-certified with the Montana Law Enforcement Testing Consortium prior to application being submitted. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an accredited high school or the equivalent thereof; be of good moral character; never been convicted of a felony; agrees to be examined by a physician licensed to practice in the State of MT within 30 days immediately preceding the date of employment offer. Must submit to a psychological examination and be determined to be suitable and qualified for the position. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: Valid MT Driver's license; MLEA certification (must obtain within 1 year of hiring date); valid and current POST Certification. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Able to efficiently operate a computer, have effective communication skills and good people skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must maintain a level of physical fitness which will allow him/her to perform required duties effectively. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. On a frequent basis, the employee is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, walk, climb or balance, and or smell. The employee must occasionally lift up to and/or more than 100 pounds. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: To enforce State, Federal and County laws and ordinances; candidate must pass written, oral, medical and psychological exams; to provide customer service and answer inquiries via phone, electronically or in person; to participate, conduct and manage search and rescue activities; patrols Park County; to serve warrants and civil papers; certifiable to use law enforcement weapons as required; to write reports, testify in court and conduct investigations; to assist the public; to assist any and all Law Enforcement agencies as needed; to perform other duties as may be assigned by the Sheriff; individual is required to be a member of the MPEA. HOURS/DAY: Full-time with varied days. WAGE $21.09/hr. per union contract, which includes a benefits package. Probationary period is 1 year.