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(USA-MN-Long Prairie) Road Deputy Part-time

Kerkhoven, MN | Posted 2 weeks ago

Purpose of Position The purpose of this position is to represent the front line of all law enforcement operations within the county. The Road Deputy function is primarily to serve and protect the citizens of Todd County. This is accomplished through sound Community Policing Practices, vigilance, and the prompt response to calls for assistance. Basic Performance Expectations of all Todd County Staff Serves as a positive example to other County personnel with regard to workplace actions, decisions, work skills, attitude and adherence to workplace policy and procedures. Has strong communication and interpersonal skills, is honest, fair and dependable. Embodies teamwork and cooperation within and across County departments and with the public. Communicates effectively with the Department/Division leader and keeps management apprised of important matters ongoing in the department. Respect all colleagues, co-workers, board members and the public and lead those around you to do the same. This position requires regular and timely attendance in accordance with the department schedule. Performs other duties as assigned or apparent. Position Specific Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal or this position. These duties are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required as assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Patrol all assigned areas for the prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances. Protect life and property by resolving citizen complaints, investigating and solving crimes, preserving peace and order and other general assistance. Respond to prompt answering of calls for service from citizens and other agencies. Conduct preliminary investigations of misdemeanor, felony and gross misdemeanor crimes. Effectively work to enforce traffic laws and regulations along with other federal, state, and local, laws and ordinances. Service of civil process and other legal documents. Give aid to victims of crime and accidents, and provide additional resources where necessary. Make every effort to aid in crime prevention, detection, and deterrence. Investigate suspicious persons and vehicles. Participate in search and rescue missions. Prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports for use by supervisors, investigators, prosecutors and other agencies both inside and outside of the county. Conduct Courtroom preparation and provide truthful and accurate court testimony. Be thoroughly familiar with the geography of Todd County and other resources within the county to which citizens can be referred. Be alert to the physical and moral welfare of children, families, and the elderly while working with various agencies that provide services. Work with other Law Enforcement agencies. Provide Foot patrol, and work with community members in cities that have contracted enforcement services from the Todd County Sheriff s Department. Receive special assignments and tasks, up to and including Boat & Water Patrol, Snowmobile Patrol, School Liaison, Bailiff, Transportation of inmates, and or any other needs or duties the Sheriff s Office may have. This position requires regular and timely attendance in accordance to the department s work schedule. Any other duties as assigned or apparent.

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