A Patrol Deputy is a law enforcement position that requires competency in detecting and investigating criminal activity; enforcement of local, state and federal laws; preparation of accurate reports to help in follow-up investigation, criminal and civil court, and in department investigations. Other duties may include serving civil papers, guarding prisoners, and assisting other agencies.
MUST BE POST CERTIFIED
Physical Ability Assessment: The Weld County Sheriff's Office has selected the physical evaluation standards of LAWFIT for the purpose of selecting and maintaining all uniformed personnel fit for duty.
Please select a test date at the end of your supplemental questions on your application.
Applications and subsequent steps submitted by or within the stated and preferred dates will be given priority for the next scheduled academy.
WCSO maintains a continual hiring process and all applications and submissions will be placed on an eligibility list and be considered for current and anticipated academies.
The following timeline is for the anticipated June 2019 academy:
It is the intent of the WCSO to provide the applicant to provide his or her employer the industry standard 2-weeks' notice prior to taking another job, however a position may be offered without this time frame to fill an open position. Acceptance of this position is at the discretion of the applicant.
Anticipated Academy Date of June 17, 2019.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. (any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.)
Maintain department proficiency standards in the use of firearms.
Safely operates a County vehicle in normal and emergency conditions.
Use of field equipment.
Use of computers required by the position.
Successfully complete mandatory training.
Remain calm and respond appropriately to emergency and threatening situations.
Protect self and others in threatening situations.
Special assignments may require extended duties, training, and responsibilities, to include:
Drug Task Force
Field Training Officer
To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
Possess a High School Diploma or GED
Must currently be P.O.S.T. Certified
Must be at least 21 years of age
Possess, or obtain a valid Colorado Drivers' License at time of hire.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must successfully complete requirements for Colorado Police Officer Standard Training Certificate prior to the start of the academy, must pass various psychological, physical, and background examinations, must have valid Colorado driver's license, and must be able to obtain CPR/First Aid certification.
Required to pass the Weld County Sheriff's Office Obstacle course (Lawfit
Please download and print the background packet.. Complete it and bring it to:
1150 O Street
Greeley, CO 80631
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Other Necessary Requirements
Able to physically subdue and control unruly and resisting individuals.
Perform law enforcement duties requiring adequate psychological and physical condition.
Communicate effectively in verbal and written English.
Participate in community service activities such as public service talks, PAL program, crime prevention activities, etc.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and procedures, and operation manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of the general public or employees of organizations.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Weld County Government