Park Deputy

Oakland County
Job Description

Under limited supervision, is responsible for performing security and law enforcement functions within the Oakland County parks. Patrols parks to enforce state laws and local ordinances, answers and investigates complaints regarding accidents, property damage, and disturbances. Answers emergency calls in case of illness, injury, fire, or other disruptions in the daily operations of the parks.  May provide emergency first aid services until assistance arrives and provides first response fire?fighting service until local firefighting units arrive. Responds to emergency situations, and assists in making arrests.


Minimum Qualifications

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, applicants must:

1.  Be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Education Development (G.E.D.) Test.
2.  Have successfully completed police academy training or its equivalent as required by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) and possess current MCOLES License OR have successfully completed a police academy and is eligible to be MCOLES licensed.
3.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
4.  Have not been convicted of a violation of criminal law including domestic violence.(Criminal law generally includes all offenses except traffic law, conservation law and liquor law.Generally, conviction for a violation of criminal law is automatically disqualifying).
5.  Have at least 20/20 corrected vision in both eyes and have normal color vision and depth perception in both eyes.
6.  Have normal corrected hearing in each ear. In the case where applicant is eligible to be licensed must pass per Michigan Commission On Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).
7.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical established for this classification.

Special Requirements

1.  Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.
2.  Must maintain firearms qualification and deputy status.
3.  A field investigation will be conducted covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, credit 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's 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.


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