Sheriff Deputy

Location: Clarksville, TN
Company: Montgomery County - Sheriff’s Office
Employment: Hourly
Posted: Jan 25, 2021

Job Description

Salary: $18.48 per hour/43 hours per week ($41,323.07 annually) 

Purpose of Job:

To provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-Inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Operate patrol vehicle in an assigned geographical area.
  • Monitor and observe vehicular traffic, detect traffic offenses and issue traffic citations as warranted.
  • Respond to traffic accidents, administer first-aid if necessary, call for emergency medical assistance, control and direct vehicular traffic and citizens, conduct interviews with drivers and witnesses, and gather material evidence from accident scenes.
  • Observe businesses and residences for   criminal activity; check buildings for unauthorized entry, search structures and property for intruders, and investigate suspicious persons and events.
  • Respond to robberies, thefts, burglaries, homicides, etc. Administer first-aid to injured,   secure crime scenes, control and direct citizens at the scene, conduct interviews with complainants, victims, witnesses and suspects, and gather material evidence from the scene as required.
  • Respond to domestic disturbances, calm overly excited or agitated persons; physically restrain unruly individuals. Conduct interviews with complainants and witnesses, obtain relevant facts and information, and mediate and resolve complaints and disputes.
  • Make arrests, including subduing individuals with appropriate action and force as necessary, placing individuals into handcuffs or other restraining devices, searching vehicles and persons under arrest for weapons and contraband, and transporting arrested individuals to our detention facility.
  • Complete paperwork to incarcerate arrestees.
  • Assemble and prepare documentation and narrative reports, memorandums, and notes of accidents, incidents, offenses, and activity reports.
  • Maintain issued equipment, materials, and supplies required to support daily operations.
  • Perform follow up investigations as needed.
  • Enforce court orders; including serving summons, subpoenas, Orders of Protection and executing search and arrest warrants when required.
  • Provide sworn testimony in court proceedings.
  • Operate computer terminals (MDT’s, laptops & desktop) to retrieve information and data from central files or outside agency files and systems.
  • Research manual and computer records to obtain information concerning policies, procedures, regulations, warrants, penal codes, arrest reports, court dockets, etc.
  • Respond to miscellaneous citizen inquiries and requests; such as giving directions, assisting with disabled vehicles, and providing clarification of routine legal requirements. 
  • Attend in-service training classes.


High School Diploma or G.E.D is required. Must have 12 months of law enforcement experience. A valid Tennessee Driver’s License is required.  Residency in Montgomery County is required if job requires an issued official vehicle, may otherwise live in an adjoining county within Tennessee if no vehicle is issued.

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