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Deputy Sheriff/Patrol Deputy I

Posted:October 22, 2021 (posted 48 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Ocala, FL (Marion County)
Company:Marion County Sheriff's Office
692 NW 30th AVE
Ocala, FL 34475


Brief Job Description: Performs a wide range of general law enforcement duties in the prevention, detection and investigation of criminal acts; apprehends and arrests law violators; safeguards lives and property; and related work as required. FOR OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFIED OR MILITARY MEMBERS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT CREDENTIALS If you are certified in Law Enforcement in another state, federal agency, or military, or if you have more than four years break in Law Enforcement certification, you may be exempted from attending the full basic recruit academy. You may qualify for an Out-Of-State Equivalency. To determine if you meet the requirements please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Assessment Center. Click here


JOB PREREQUISITES: High School diploma of GED. Successfully complete Basic Police Recruit School in the State of Florida or receive a certificate of comparative compliance from the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Ability to maintain physical condition needed to affect arrest, subdue resisting individuals, chase fleeing subjects, lift and carry equipment and injured persons, force entry into buildings, climb flights of stairs, walk, stand, sit or drive for long periods of time, endure exposure to extreme weather. Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License, with a good driving record. Be able to effectively communicate information both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, and determine a proper course of action. Ability to react quickly and calmly under emergency situations. Ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously and tactfully, with respect to rights of others. Ability to develop skill in use and care of firearms. Be in good physical and mental condition, and successfully pass physical and psychological examinations.

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