Oakland County Michigan Deputy II - Road Patrol in Pontiac, Michigan

Announcement Information

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this examination is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present or possible future vacancies in this classification. For each vacancy, a Department Director/Division Manager has the choice of the applicants in the top group. This list will remain in effect for six months, unless exhausted, superseded by a new eligible list or extended for another six months by the Human Resources Committee.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE TEST

The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's responses on the official employment application form that includes supplemental questions regarding the applicant's training and experience. Your responses will be scored and there are no test retakes. You will be notified of your results by email.

The exam content as described above may be modified depending upon the number of applicants or other factors that influence the practicality or usefulness of this selection process. Where minor differences in actual test scores do not reflect meaningful differences in ability, those scores will be statistically grouped resulting in a tie among those applicants.

All applicants who are given favorable consideration for a position must complete a drug screen at the time of the employment physical.

CLOSING WITHOUT A DATE

This is a continuous examination, and applications will be accepted until such time as there are sufficient applicants to meet the County's current recruitment needs. As such, interested persons should make application promptly. Applicants will be tested in groups as they apply. Successful applicants, regardless of their testing date, will be ranked on the eligible list based on their final examination scores. The original rank of persons on the eligible list may change as later applicants are tested and added to the list. Notice of the last date to apply for this examination will be posted in the Human Resources Department and on this posting one week prior to the application deadline. Applications will not be accepted after the posted closing date.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATE REQUIRED All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their successful completion of the Police Academy or MCOLES license under the attachment section. This section is used for license/certificate only. Do not upload any other documents such as references, cover letter, resume, etc.

Job Summary

Under general supervision and as a regular Deputy Sheriff appointed by the Oakland County Sheriff, performs duties within the Patrol or Investigative & Forensic Services areas. As a Deputy II patrols in authorized areas to prevent crime, protect life and property, enforce laws and Michigan Vehicle Code, preserve the peace, and give aid, relief and information to citizens. Deputy IIs respond to calls, perform preliminary investigations, prepare reports, testify in court and may serve as group leaders at scenes of crimes or accidents. Deputy IIs assigned to the Aviation Unit operate departmental aircraft and perform aerial patrols and respond to radio calls as directed by communications, Patrol Services and Command. Deputy IIs in Investigative & Forensic Services obtain warrants, transport and arraign prisoners, and execute arrest warrants. Deputy IIs in this division may travel out of state on extraditions. Deputy IIs may be required to conduct investigations when assigned by the Division Commander or to serve in special undercover assignments. May be required to conduct background investigations and interview prospective employees and/or deputy candidates. In all areas, physically restrains individuals when necessary. Shift assignments include some weekend work. Work shifts may be day, afternoon, midnight or such special hours as required by a particular assignment to ensure the smooth running of departmental operations. Deputy IIs may perform the duties of Deputy Is as required and may conduct complete investigations as a designated Patrol Investigator. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

LICENSE/CERTIFICATE REQUIRED All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their successful completion of the Police Academy or MCOLES license under the attachment section. This section is used for license/certificate only. Do not upload any other documents such as references, cover letter, resume, etc.

At the time of application, applicant must:

  1. Must be a United States citizen; AND

  2. Have successfully completed police academy training or its equivalent (as required by the Michigan Commission On Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES); AND

  3. Have had at least one (1) year of full-time experience as a certified law enforcement road patrol officer.

  4. Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

  5. Have no prior felony convictions. Misdemeanor convictions will be reviewed on a case by case basis to determine qualifying status. Domestic violence convictions are basis for automatically disqualifying.

  6. Have at least corrected 20/20 vision in each eye, have normal color vision and depth perception in both eyes.

  7. Have normal corrected hearing in each ear, per Michigan Commission On Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).

  8. Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical required for this classification.

  9. Successfully complete the one year probationary period.

Special Requirements

  1. Must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license, firearms qualification and deputization status.

  2. A background investigation will be conducted covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, criminal, military, or other personal records.Any conviction or convictions for moving traffic violations, accidents, non-moving traffic violations, or violations of other laws will be reviewed by the Sheriff Office before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the background investigation will be considered in the hiring decision.Convictions of the Domestic Violence Statute will be a disqualifying factor.

  3. A psychological exam will be conducted. This information will be reviewed by the Human Resources department before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the psychological examination will be considered in the hiring decision.

Salary: $52,787.02 - $71,830.98 Annually

Location: Pontiac, MI

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Sheriff's Office

Job Number: 2018-53

Closing: Continuous

Agency: Oakland County Michigan

Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan, 48328

Phone: 248-858-0530

Website: http://www.oakgov.com