Job Details for 2234 and 2235 - EO Deputy Sheriff Corporal
Under general supervision; performs work of
moderate difficulty in training or supervising Deputy Sheriffs or civilian
subordinates; coordinates with community groups; solves problems by directing
individuals to available resources; performs related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
Employees in this class are
distinguished from other classes in the same series in that they train new
recruits in the duties, responsibilities, and activities of Deputy Sheriff;
supervise the activities of subordinate employees; coordinate with community
groups, and solve problems by directing individuals to available resources.
Direction is received from the Deputy Sheriff Sergeant or higher authority.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE
An employee in this class preserves and protects life,
property, and the right of all citizens to live in peace; enforces the laws of
the State of Illinois and the County of DuPage in a fair and impartial manner;
serves and executes all legal processes; prevents crime and maintains the
safety and order of the citizens of DuPage County as well as operates in a
proactive manner to prevent criminal activity; supervises, trains, directs,
and reviews the work of subordinates, initiates and conducts investigations of
criminal activity; responds to calls for service as directed, conducts
follow-up investigations as assigned; identifies and arrests criminal
offenders and persons wanted on criminal warrants or Civil Court Order;
assists with the prosecution of cases; transports prisoners as directed;
reviews technical materials and remain abreast of new developments concerning
the methods and techniques of police work; performs the duties and
responsibilities of a Deputy Sheriff; coordinates with community groups, solves
problems by directing individuals to available resources; insures that all
court orders are summarily carried out; makes security rounds of the jail,
acting as the on floor supervisor; moves prisoners individually or in large
numbers within the jail; checks prisoners in and out of jail facility and
searches for contraband; enforces rules and regulations of the jail; and other
duties as assigned.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
knowledge of the principles, methods, practices and techniques of police and
detention work; good knowledge of the controlling laws and ordinances; good
knowledge of the departmental rules and regulations; good knowledge of radio
transmitter equipment and frequency controls; some knowledge of general
supervisory duties and responsibilities; good knowledge of training methods
Considerable skill in reacting quickly and calmly
in emergencies; considerable skill in dealing with the general public and
inmates in a firm, courteous, tactful and impartial manner; considerable skill
in the use of good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions;
good problem solving skills and good public speaking skills; working skill in
the direction, observations, evaluating and training of others; working skill
in verbal and/or written communication; some skill in observing situations
analytically and objectively.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally required to stand, walk or run, sit for extended periods of time,
use hands to operate vehicles and equipment, reach with hands and/or arms,
climb, crouch or stoop, and taste or smell.
The work environment
for this position occasionally includes working in extreme outside weather
conditions and in cramped or confined spaces and with the risk of personal
SUGGESTED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Completion of high
school education or a General Education Development certificate and an
Associates degree; or completion of 60 semester hours at an accredited college;
or 4 years of full-time service in the United States military with an
honorable discharge from such service; or 4 years of full-time experience as a
sworn peace officer in a police or sheriff’s department; and two years of
full-time experience as a law enforcement officer; or an equivalent
combination of training and experience.
This position requires a valid Illinois driver's license.
Applicants must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic