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Izard County Sheriff’s Department hiring

Izard County Sheriff’s Department hiring

The Izard County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time deputy and a full-time jailer.

Job duties for a deputy include:

  • Patrolling the County
  • Watch for and respond to criminal activities
  • Make arrests
  • 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

Job duties for a jailer include:

  • Booking and releasing inmates
  • Inmate supervision
  • Feeding inmates
  • Passing out inmate medications
  • Typing reports
  • Answering phones
  • Provide inmate safety and security
  • Conflict resolution
  • Deescalating situations

Qualified applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be over 18
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • 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

Full time employees are eligible for health insurance, sick time, holiday pay, 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, or Jail Administrator Sherry Davidson, 870-368-4203 ext. 4, to have an application emailed to you or for any questions that you may have about the job openings.

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