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Deputy Sheriff - Full-time

Kittanning, PA
Overall Responsibilities:
Performs routine law enforcement duties and makes arrests per County Code. Receives docket writs, executions, summons, court notices, subpoenas, and other legal documents. Serves bench, magistrates and arrest warrants; writs, executions, summons, court notices and subpoenas.  Participates in Sheriff's sales as necessary.  Transports inmates from County, State and Federal Prisons, and various facilities throughout the state.  Provides security for Judges, Courtroom and Courthouse offices.  Monitors firearms sales within County and conducts criminal history checks for firearm sales; maintains files and records of same.  Collects and disburses monies from judgments in civil proceedings to various plaintiffs and government bodies.  Seizes and secures property until sale or disposition is received.  Regulates and licenses persons dealing in precious metals.  Assists local and state police in emergency situations.
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, plus some additional law enforcement training helpful.  Must be able to successfully pass a background and driving record check. Must possess Act 2 Deputy Sheriff’s Training and/or Act 120 Certified. Must maintain all certifications as required. 
Two years’ experience in law enforcement or related field preferred or, any acceptable combination of experience and training.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
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