CLASS TITLE: DEPUTY SHERIFF

Pay Range: F.O.P. Pay Scale
Exempt: No
Shift: 12.25 HR w/o Holidays

This class involves law enforcement work in protecting the public and preserving the peace while serving in a variety of assignments within the Sheriff’s Office. The work involves responsibility for carrying out assigned duties in the areas of road patrol, beach security, criminal investigations, civil process, transportation, public information, traffic enforcement, training, career development, internal affairs investigations, or other areas deemed appropriate by supervisors. Positions in this class typically operate singly, but may operate with others. Deputies interpret and enforce all applicable laws and ordinances in the State of Florida, Monroe County, and other applicable statutes, general orders, special instructions, and policies and procedures of the Sheriff’s Office. Unusual situations and serious matters are referred to supervisors for action or guidance. Work is performed under general supervision of a Sergeant-Law Enforcement or commanding officer who reviews work through reports, conferences, inspections, and observations of actions and results.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

High school diploma or its equivalent with prior law enforcement or other criminal justice experience.

JOB COMPLEXITY:

Individual must apply knowledge of law enforcement procedures as they relate to the interpretation and enforcement of all applicable laws and ordinances.

CONSEQUENCE OF ACTIONS:

Individual may be required to make decisions and handle unusual situations independently.

ASSETS:

Work requires limited responsibility for significant assets.

WORK CONTROLS:

Generally the work is performed independently under the generalsupervision of a Sergeant-Law Enforcement; some unusual and difficult situations may be handled independently.

PERSONAL CONTACTS:

Work involves contacts with a variety of people; some contacts may be difficult requiring the worker to use considerable tact and skill or commands or force to obtain what is desired.

SAFETY OF OTHERS:

Position involves responsibility for the safety of citizens and for the enforcement of the laws and standards of public safety.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Occasionally, the work may require strenuous physical effort such as heavy manual work, or physically controlling others.

HAZARDS:

Generally, the work involves considerable risks requiring the worker o observe safety precautions and use extreme care in performing job duties.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Occasionally, work may be performed in conditions that cause discomfort and unpleasantness.

SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY:

Work does not involve any significant supervisory authority.

PERSONNEL SUPERVISED:

Work does not involve the supervision of Sheriff’s Office personnel.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national Origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.