Court Service Deputy
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023 17:00
Pay Rate: Starting Salary $53,000
CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
The Court Services Officer assists with the security at the Charlotte County Justice Center. This member has an understanding of pertinent statutes, laws, and courtroom regulations. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Court Services Supervisor and is reviewed through observation and conferences.
- Enforce laws and constitution, maintaining proficiency in all duties of a law enforcement officer, including the satisfactory completion of all periodic training and testing.
- Reviews contents of records, court papers and other legal documents for accuracy and completeness to execute or enforce court orders and directives.
- Provides information and assistance to citizens making inquiries, ensures public safety and renders aid as needed or directed in keeping with sound customer service practices but without giving legal advice.
- Responds to emergencies, assess situations, and calls for necessary assistance.
- Reviews incidents and case histories as needed to fulfill duties when needed.
- Directs internal or external parties to appropriate agencies or groups in accordance with VINE or other state and federal laws or guidelines.
- Maintains and audits databases or spreadsheets, creates/distributes reports as required or directed to provide statistics or monitor progress of goals and objectives.
- Keeps records of all activities in accordance with established policies and procedures, complying with said policies and procedures both in public, intra-agency and other inter-agency.
- Populates or queries state and national databases as required, including data required to apprehend wanted individuals, monitor offenders, or locate stolen property and audit at specified intervals to ensure data integrity.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties or projects as assigned.
- Escorts, maintains Care, Custody and Control to prisoners brought before the court.
- Maintains security for designated judicial and county areas; conducts screening of visitors and court participants.
- Conducts searches of and collects contraband from persons who enter the Justice Center, including evidence and personal items, to assure the building is clear of contraband, weapons, explosives, or any other dangerous substance or item.
- Provides protective services to Judges and staff, court attorneys, litigants, witnesses, and jurors as directed or required
- Observes all persons entering the Justice Center, their movements, and their activities, and prohibits access to restricted areas.
- Monitors entry to the building by magnetometer, hand-held scanning wand, and the use of x-ray machine, and other similar security scanning tools.
- Make arrests ensuring that all appropriate paperwork is complete and accurate and that proper procedures have been followed.
- Provides any assistance required during sessions, including any administrative/clerical support requested.
- Coordinates juror services when/as needed.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written and effective negotiation
- Ability to remain composed in stressful situations
- Ability to react quickly; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, court personnel, other agencies, and the public.
- Knowledge of resources, services, and crisis intervention available to victims.
- Ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and establish cohesive, effective relationships with peers (i.e., teamwork abilities)
- Ability and willingness to maintain dependable work habits such as reporting to work on time.
- Knowledge and ability to maintain their uniforms and equipment in a neat and serviceable condition and will, by their appearance, set an example of neatness and strict conformity with agency policy and general orders.
- Ability to establish and maintain confidential, accurate and complete files and records.
- Ability to operate all equipment listed in the “Equipment Used” section.
- Ability to properly roll fingerprints.
- Ability to use and maintain firearms in accord with standards and qualifications. Knowledge of pertinent statutes, laws, rules, regulations, and directives relative to the conduct of court proceedings, security of inmates, injunctions for protection, criminal process, and civil process.
- Knowledge of practices, techniques, and equipment necessary to provide a safe and effective court environment. Knowledge of standard forms, reports, and related documents relative to the work.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Prefer two (2) year degree or currently enrolled.
- Completion of State approved training and certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in compliance with the requirements of the State of Florida.
- Annually pass the physical abilities test of a certified officer through term of appointment.
- Must not be on any disciplinary or performance (PIP) probation.
Date posted: September 22, 2022
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