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CASCADE COUNTY Deputy Sheriff in GREAT FALLS, Montana

POSITION DESCRIPTION: A Deputy Sheriff serves in a highly responsible and visible capacity in the protection of life and property, preserves the public peace, prevents crimes, arrests violators of the law, enforces all laws and ordinances and performs other related work as required or assigned. Must successfully have completed or be able to complete all components of P.O.S.T. training or equivalency testing. * See Job Description for complete details* The successful applicant must meet the following requirements: --Obtain a complete physical and psychological examination by a licensed physician prior to employment; --High School Diploma, GED or HSE; --Must be a U.S. citizen; --Be at least 18 years of age; --Possess or be eligible for a Montana Driver's License with a good driving record; --Submit to a criminal history and extensive background investigation; --Successfully complete an oral interview board; Special assignment opportunities are available in Detectives, HIDTA, Violent Crimes Task Force, K9, Search and Rescue and SRO/Street Law along with promotional rank advancements subject to applicable service requirements. Deputies are assigned a take home patrol vehicle after successfully completing their FTO period. *Please note, all portions of the hiring process, up to and including the Application itself, are subject to evaluation and scoring for ranking and selection of potential employees.* Each applicant is REQUIRED to provide the following: --Completed Cascade County Employment Application --Complete signed and notarized supplemental forms with PREA signature sheet --Copy of a valid picture ID --Copy of High School Diploma, GED or HSE --Signed copy of Job Description (acknowledges you have read and understand the duties) --Detailed resume of work experience The successful applicant must serve a one (1) year probationary period and will have a criminal background check conducted. The results thereof may disqualify the applicant from consideration for employment with the County. Any individual with a felony conviction, a domestic violence conviction or outstanding warrants is ineligible for consideration for employment with the Cascade County Sheriff's Office. This position is covered and subject to the Collective Bargaining Agreement by and between Cascade County and the Cascade County Deputy Association. Notice to Applicants: Applicants who are claiming Veteran's or Handicap Preference must provide a DD-214 Discharge Document (Part 4) or DPHHS Handicap Certification and Employment Preference Form with their application for employment so Cascade County may apply the preference during the selection process. Cascade County makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with the applicant's ability to compete in the recruitment and selection process or an employee's ability to perform the essential duties of the job. For Cascade County to consider such arrangements, the applicants must make known any needed accommodations. CASCADE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER