Court Security Officer

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Come to work for Teton County Sheriff’s Office as a Court Security Officer.  Be responsible for providing security for both Teton County Circuit Court and District Court as well as security for the judiciary, jurors, witnesses, attorneys, inmates and other users of the court house.   Transport inmates to and from our detention facility and perform any other duties assigned by the Court or the Sheriff.  Court Security Officers must attend all sessions of the court and maintain order and decorum; assists clerk of court with duties of opening and closing court sessions and makes in-court arrests.  Officers must operate and maintain security equipment for the court, such as X-Ray scanners, walk-through metal detectors, hand-held metal detectors, portable breath test units and security camera terminals. They enforce laws, ordinances, and court policies and procedures with tact and impartiality while exercising good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.

The starting annual salary for Court Security Officers is $54,167.  Salary for lateral (experienced) applicants will be determined after your experience and qualifications are examined and verified.  Benefits include health and dental insurance, Wyoming law enforcement retirement and life insurance as well as vacation, holiday, sick and comp time.  Employees get use of the Recreation Center and the Town/County exercise facility and access to bus and ski pass reductions.  Opportunities for advancement are available.  The position is mainly Monday through Friday eight our shifts, but would require some night and weekend work.  Successful applicants are employed on a probationary status for a period of one year and are asked to sign a two year commitment.

To be considered for this position, an application must be completed and arrive at the TCSO prior to Wednesday, July 24 @ 12:00 hrs.  Acceptable methods of delivery are Mail (PO Box 1885, Jackson WY, 83001), Fax (307-732-7131), Email (kkussy@tetonsheriff.org) and Hand Delivery (180 S King Street).

TCSO Application

The hiring process will occur on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.  The day will begin with a physical fitness assessment followed by a written exam.  See the application for benchmarks that must be met for the run, situps and pushups.  If successful in the above tests, you will be ranked based on your experience, performance in the physical fitness assessment, and test score on the written exam.  Top candidates will be scheduled for an oral interview to be conducted in the afternoon.  Applicants will receive additional information about the testing and interview once qualifications are verified.

I encourage you to tour our Teton County Court House before testing with us.  A tour allows you to see the area in which you would work, observe and the opportunity to ask questions. There is no better way to truly understand and evaluate the position.   If you are interested, please contact Corporal Mike Crook at mcrook@tetonsheriff.org.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Show proof of being 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Pass the physical fitness assessment, written exam and oral interview
  • Complete a thorough background investigation
  • Submit to a polygraph examination, psychological evaluation and a medical exam
  • Applicants must possess Wyoming P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Basic certification or equivalent and First Aid/CPR certification
  • Successful completion of at least two years of Deputy Sheriff (patrol)
  • Must be able to successfully pass the court security field training program

Personnel without current Wyoming certification may transfer their certification if approved by POST.

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Contact Information:

Kimmi Kussy
kkussy@tetonsheriff.org
PO Box 1885
Jackson, Wyoming 83001
(307)733-4052

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