Under close supervision from a Sergeant, performs entry level emergency medical services and law enforcement duties for Davis County.
High School graduation or equivalent. LEO preferred but not required. Paramedic certified.
(Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Responds to emergencies; secures scene; protects evidence; assists agencies in hazardous or critical situations, as needed; may act as scene coordinator and direct emergency support agencies to utilize available support personnel, equipment, and resources. Administers pre-hospital treatment, i.e., advanced cardiac life support and advanced trauma life support, etc.; identifies signs and symptoms; administers treatment and medication; observes patient for adverse affects of medication or other treatment; maintains proper life support until patient is transferred to emergency care facility. Transmits messages on two way radio system to physicians, medical facilities, and dispatch center using proper medical and professional radio procedures. Maintains medical equipment; reviews drug and equipment inventory each shift to ensure proper control and inventory; ensures proper maintenance is performed on all equipment; ensures equipment is clean and functional. Obtains emergency medical education each year as required for re-certification by the Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. Presents public relations programs to citizen groups, schools, and communities projecting a positive image of the Davis County Sheriff Office (DCSO) and its services, as needed. Develops and maintains a geographical awareness of Davis County enabling a response time of no longer than four minutes. Enforces local and state laws including traffic codes. Conducts routine street patrol to determine the presence of actual or potential crime situations; controls and directs vehicle traffic and issues citations for vehicle code violations. Initiates inquiries concerning possible law violations of adults or juveniles; obtains, presents, verifies, and analyzes factual information and other evidence; makes arrests by determining if there is probable cause; identifies the suspect; takes suspect into custody and informs suspect of his civil rights. Responds to requests from citizens for information and assistance; resolves disputes; refers individuals to the proper agencies and provides other types of guidance, etc. Prepares reports, issues memos, and writes correspondence which are both intra and interdepartmental in nature; appears in court and before other legal and quasi legal bodies and gives oral testimony regarding investigations, arrests, and other information of which he/she has knowledge. Conducts searches; examines individuals, vehicles, and buildings to locate persons and property or to detect illegal activity; transports people, prisoners or materials as needed; serves civil and subpoena papers and/or arrest warrants; assists in property seizures. Opens and closes sessions of court, as directed by the judge; maintains order and courtroom decorum, as directed; maintains court security; conducts physical searches, when required; notifies selected citizens of upcoming jury duty; oversees security of the jury room when jury is sequestered; provides necessary materials to jury; relays messages between jury and the court. Safely and effectively operates an emergency vehicle according to departmental and EVO policy. Effectively utilize lethal and non-lethal weapons in compliance with DCSO policies and procedures. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.