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We are Hiring

The Izard County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting applications for a Patrol Officer. Job duties include, but is not limited to:

Patrolling the County

Watch for and respond to criminal activities

Make arrest

Typing reports

Conflict resolution

Deescalating situations

Qualified applicants must meet the following criteria:

Must be over 21

Must possess a valid driver's license

Must be able to work any shift

Must be able to pass drug screenings

Must be able to learn at a fast pace

Must be US Citizen

Must be able to pass a Criminal Background check

Must have High School Diploma or GED

Must be able to pass a physical examination

Must be able to pass a psychological assessment

Anyone who has a desire to serve their community, has the right temperament for a sheriff's deputy, and meets the minimum qualifications should apply. A successful applicant would undergo on the job training, and 13 weeks of training at a law enforcement training academy.

Full time employees are eligible for health insurance, sick time, and vacation benefits. Applications may be picked up at the Sheriff's Department, 300 Circle Drive in Melbourne. You may call and speak to Chief Deputy Charley Melton, 870-368-4203 ext. 7, to have an application emailed to you or for any questions that you may have about the job opening.


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