Courthouse Security Deputy
The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for PART- TIME COURT SECURITY DEPUTY.
This is responsible police work involving the protection of life and property and the enforcement of federal, state, and county laws and ordinances. This position is responsible for the overall security of the courthouse and its employees.
Court Security hours are 7am-3pm or 9am-5pm, with a rotating schedule of 3 days one week and 2 days the next week. Hours and days may vary to meet department needs.
Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules, regulations, and policies. Some initiative and independent judgement is exercised in performing work assignments, although unusual problems may be referred to a supervisor for advice on procedural or policy matters. Employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgement in emergency situations.
Court Security Deputies are sworn part-time, allocated positions assigned to the Administrative Division of the Sheriff’s Office. Court Security Deputies are certified law enforcement officers as determined by the Wisconsin Training and Standards Bureau. Officers are authorized to carry a firearm upon successful firearms qualifications and approval by the Sheriff or his/her designee.
Possess a current State of Wisconsin sworn law officer certification; OR will meet the minimum qualifications to be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer as defined by Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB).
Possess a valid driver’s license and driving record that meets Sheriff’s Office standards.
Applicants must not have been convicted of any federal felony or of any offense which if committed in Wisconsin could be punished as a felony unless the applicant has been granted an absolute and unconditional pardon.
Applicants must not have been convicted of any misdemeanor crime of domestic violence unless the applicant has been granted an absolute and unconditional pardon
Must be of good character to withstand an extensive background investigation.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Screen members of the public and employees entering the courthouse at the security checkpoint
Provide security in courtrooms as requested by each individual branch
Conduct criminal investigations and complete the necessary reports as the need arises
Assist other departments in the courthouse, including Community Corrections
Affect arrests when the need arises or when instructed to do so by a judge
Safely escort inmates to/from court
Ensure safe transport of inmates for medical and dental appointments
Conduct internal/external security sweeps of the courthouse property
Inmate hospital guard
Attend training and maintain CPR, DAAT, EVOC certifications and firearms qualifications
Utilize various law enforcement software to complete required reports
Serve process papers
Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of approved principles and practices of law enforcement work and of applicable laws and ordinances.
Knowledge of departmental rules and regulations, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge of first aid methods and techniques.
Knowledge of investigative techniques and practice.
Ability to observe situations analytically and objectively, and to report and record them clearly and accurately.
Ability to develop skill in the use and care of firearms and in the safe and efficient operation of motor vehicles, as well as other departmental equipment.
Skill in dealing courteously, yet firmly and effectively, with the public in police situations, both adversary and non-adversary in nature.
Ability to exercise good judgment in emergency situations, to act quickly and calmly in applying appropriate techniques.
Ability to learn thoroughly a wide variety of rules and police procedures.
Ability to learn various law enforcement computer systems and utilize knowledge in performing required job duties.
Skill in the use of computer software programs, functions, and operations.
Understands the County’s and department’s mission, core values, and priorities.
Ability to contribute to a positive work culture that fosters excellent customer service and teamwork.
Starting hourly rate $21.82. No benefits are provided for these Part-time Court Security Deputy positions.