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Job: Reserve Deputy-Patrol

Fremont County

Reserve Deputy-Patrol

Fremont County

Job Description

Part Time

Paid: Unpaid/Volunteer

Application Deadline: Monday, November 1, 2021  2:00pm

Job Duties:

  • Patrols county areas, enforcing the law and protecting life and property
  • Performs investigations at the scene of a crime and related follow-up duties
  • Investigates and apprehends persons charged by warrant or subpoena
  • Serves civil process
  • Acts as first responder to emergency situations and assures proper authorities respond to urban and rural areas of the county to provide a visible deterrent, in uniform and in marked vehicles, to enforce laws and protect life and property
  • Identifies traffic hazards
  • Conducts surveillance in industrial and residential areas for signs of any criminal activity for suspicious persons or vehicles
  • Prepares investigative reports, sketches and drawings, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations
  • Effectively and coherently uses Interpersonal Communication skills to communicate with individuals and the public by providing information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes
  • Demonstrates communications skills in court and formal settings
  • Endures verbal and mental abuse when confronted with hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered in antagonistic environments
  • Prepares a variety of written reports using appropriate grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Enters data into computer systems or databases, looks up information in databases, creates basic word processor documents and enters data into spreadsheets. Uses email to communicate
  • Provides information to citizens regarding general legal procedures as necessary. Effectuates arrests, forcibly if necessary, uses handcuffs and other restraints, and subdues resisting suspects using approved techniques of arrest control, defensive tactics and weapons
  • Resorts to use of hands and feet and other approved weapons in defense of self or others
  • Exercises independent judgment in determining where there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when appropriate force should be used and to what degree
  • Maintains knowledge of current Colorado Revised Statutes and County Ordinances
  • Operates a law enforcement vehicle during both the day and night, in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow


  • Colorado Peace Officer Certification required C.R.S. 16-2.5-103
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • One-year accredited college or related technical school preferred; or three (3) to six (6) months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Requirements: 

  • Valid and current Colorado Driver’s License
  • First Aid/CPR certification required and must be maintained
  • Firearms qualifications required with assigned weapon system in compliance with policy and procedure
  • Arrest control (PPCT) certification required
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Other Notes: 

  • Complete County Application by the closing date and time
  • Submit electronically at www.fremontco.com, follow the instructions on the Employment Opportunities link
  • Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting
  • Incomplete applications will not receive consideration
  • Applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be the only candidates contacted

**Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee, time to time; the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Click “Visit” below for more detail on this specific job.

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