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Deputy First Class - Patrol (3636587)

Washington County Government

Washington County Government

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2022

THIS POSITION REQUIRES EXISTING LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION - May be from any state as long as certification is equal to or exceeds (and is accepted by) the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards requirements for a full time certified law enforcement officer in the state of Arkansas. This position will promote to a Corporal position ($22.09/hr) once (FTO) Field Training Officer Program is completed.


The Deputy First Class, under the guidance and direction of the Sergeant, protects and serves the County by enforcing laws, both traffic and criminal; as well as rendering aid when called upon. Must meet minimum requirements under state law for certification to work in the jail, plus successfully completing the law enforcement-training academy if required. The incumbent relies on experience and training in the handling of prisoners in the county detention facility, and conducts community presentations. Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently while working with minimal supervision. If required for their duty assignment: This position must meet all commission on law enforcement standards and training requirements including but not limited to jail standards and must have the ability to complete the Arkansas law enforcement Training Academy. Must have experience requirements for specific assignments.