Klamath County Oregon
  • 09-Jan-2019 to 18-Jan-2019 (PST)
  • Sheriff’s Department
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • SF01 $6072 -$6567
  • Salary
  • Full Time



Serves as Patrol Division shift supervisor and assists Deputy Sheriffs in the enforcement of laws and prevention of crime; issues specific instructions and assignments for the assigned shift.

NOTE:  This position is a time Patrol Sergeant and time Klamath Community College Law Enforcement Liaison (LEL), at a substation located on the KCC campus. Supervises campus safety and security, assisting students and staff with law enforcement contacts and inquiries. Coordinates Sheriff's Office patrol training, supervises SRO's and the reserve deputy program

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following are not all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assigns, reviews and supervises the work of subordinate law enforcement personnel on an assigned shift; observes, supervises and instructs deputies in the enforcement of laws and ordinances, the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property.
  2. Maintains knowledge of officers' locations and dispatches officers; responds to questions from officers concerning legal or procedural issues; initiates appropriate law enforcement response to emergency calls and routine citizen complaints; reviews written reports of the Deputies.
  3. Conducts briefings for oncoming shift personnel in order to communicate changes in policies, procedures and laws, to discuss departmental activities and assigned patrol duties .
  4. Prepares work schedules and assignments for subordinates; may authorize overtime, vacation, and compensatory time.
  5. Identifies individual Deputy deficiencies and training needs; may approve      training requests and/or          coordinates    training programs.
  6. Coordinates the transports of prisoners, mentally ill persons and juveniles    to various locations throughout    the State.
  7. Provides backup assistance when requested or as necessary due to the nature of the crime.
  8. Investigates citizen complaints concerning the conduct of assigned deputies; investigates vehicle accidents involving assigned deputies.
  9. Patrols County roads, business and residential areas to enforce traffic and criminal laws; issues warnings or citations for violations; makes security checks.
  10. Investigates crimes and criminal complaints which involves securing crime scene, interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects, collecting evidence, and assisting with follow-up investigation work.
  11. Makes arrests as necessary in the performance of various duties; handles suspects and prisoners in accordance with established procedures.

Important Competencies

Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

Performance Coaching - Defines responsibilities and expectations; sets goals and objectives; gives performance feedback; motivates for increased results; recognizes contributions; encourages training and development.

Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Five years' law enforcement experience, which should include some experience in supervision. (Supervision Preferred)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Possession of Intermediate Certificate from D.P.S.S.T. within two years of appointment.

02 Oregon Driver's License

03 First Aid Certificate

04 CPR Certification

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 3-7 employees in the Patrol. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8 or 10 hours per day 5 or 4 days per week depending on shift assignments; exact schedules are assigned by the Sheriff. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing 


Applicants cannot have a criminal history involving serious misdemeanors or felonies; background checks will be conducted.

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