Deputy Sheriff I – Corrections

  • Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office
  • Cumming, GA, 30040
  • Dec 10, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

Deputy Sheriff II – Enforcement

Deputy First Class – School Resource Officer

 

 

Deputy Sheriff I – Corrections: Enforces all correctional institution rules and regulations; maintains inmate discipline; maintains a secure and peaceful environment in the county jail.

Supervises, observes, and monitors inmate activities inside the facility on a continual basis; supervises inmates working in the jail and while in the yard; takes counts of inmates as required.

Monitors security of jail facility; manages key control for the housing floor; inspects doors, fences, and other areas to assure facility security; monitors alarms and observes closed circuit television screens; operates security doors and gates via master control panel.

Searches inmates, visitors, mail, cells, building, and grounds to locate and remove contraband or weapons; performs lockdown of all inmates and checks cell doors.

Processes incoming inmates per established procedures; takes pictures and fingerprints; completes applicable documentation; secures and records personal property; explains jail rules and regulations; assigns housing quarters.

This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drug and alcohol.

 

 

 

Deputy Sheriff II – Enforcement:  Enforces all local and state codes, ordinances, laws and regulations, both traffic and criminal, in order to protect life and property, to promote security, and to maintain law and order.

Prevents/discovers commission of crime; apprehends, arrests, and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; writes citations.

Responds to calls relayed by dispatchers, including alarms, domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, rescue operations, public service duties, stranded motorists, or other calls for assistance.

Conducts preliminary investigations; interviews victims, complainants and witnesses and takes statements; gathers information and evidence; photographs and secures crime scenes.

Serves felony, criminal, and misdemeanor warrants; arrests individuals named in warrants; serves other legal documents within the county.
Administers first aid and CPR as necessary; manages situations concerning deceased persons.

Books in arrested suspects; questions, fingerprints, and photographs suspects; completes appropriate documentation and computer entry as required; process bond information for release of suspects.

This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drug and alcohol.

May be required to regularly work on various shifts, weekends, and/or holidays as deemed necessary.

 

 

Deputy First Class – School Resource Officer:  Patrols and provides security to school campuses; provides structured education classes to community youth regarding violence, guns, drugs, prisons, gangs, death, juvenile court, adult court, conflict resolution, benefits of education, and related subjects; provides counseling to students; investigates crimes committed on school property; acts as liaison between juveniles and parents, school administration, court officials, juvenile agencies and other agencies.
Performs specific tasks associated with specialized training in and/or assignment to support services, desk officer, animal control, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, jail/detention center, court, drug task force, narcotics, domestic violence, DUI task force, evidence, warrants, traffic control, negotiations, juvenile, homicide, robbery, internal affairs, various type thefts and abuse, Community Oriented Police Services (COPS), environmental protection (Haz-Mat), canine, training, teaching, and/or other duties as assigned.

Responds to questions, complaints and requests for information/assistance from the general public, news media, court personnel, attorneys, inmates, medical staff, officers, various agencies, employees, officials, supervisors, or other individuals.

Documents all activity conducted in assigned position; operates a computer to research, review, enter and/or modify information in database.

Attends meetings and in-service training as required to remain knowledgeable of departmental operations, to promote improved job performance, and to stay current with changing state/municipal policies, procedures, codes and civil/criminal laws.

This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drugs and alcohol.

Maintains cleanliness of law enforcement vehicle; requests service and/or repairs as needed; maintains weapons and equipment in functional and presentable condition.

May be required to regularly work on various shifts, weekends, and/or holidays as deemed necessary.

Performs other related duties as required.