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Chickasha, Ok 73018

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Courthouse Deputy

General Statement of Duties:

Provides armed security for civil and criminal matters in the courthouse. Performs courthouse security inspections, attends courtroom functions, and will be involved in potentially stressful and volatile situations. Provides security for court personnel as required and conducts searches of persons and property.

Supervision Received:

Works under the general supervision of the senior presiding judge and the judge in charge of the assigned courtroom.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Escorts and guards prisoners during courtroom procedures and interviews.
  • Provides witness and juror protection as applicable.
  • Provides courthouse security during civil and criminal proceedings.
  • Writes reports and maintains records as appropriate.
  • Responds to alarms, communicates with dispatch center.
  • Performs other related tasks as required.
  • Greet and security screen all persons coming through the public entrance of the courthouse.

Skill In:

  • Providing protection/escort for witnesses, jurors, and court personnel as required.
  • Interacts effectively and professionally with court staff, inmates, and the public including combative and or violent individuals.

Ability To:

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Function appropriately in stressful and volatile situations.
  • Subdue combative persons and remove them from the courthouse, as required by the situation.
  • Sit and stand for extended periods.
  • Attend work as scheduled and/or required.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • The deputy works in a courtroom environment. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office. The deputy will have daily contact with potentially violent persons and will encounter frequent interruptions throughout the workday.
  • The deputy is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; occasionally required to use repetitive hand motion to handle or operate controls or tools, reach, bend or lift up to 20 pounds regularly and 30 pounds occasionally.
  • Contact with the public in office/courtroom environment may risk exposure to irrational/hostile behavior, contagious diseases, or contact with domestic animals.

Apply Now

Ready to apply for Courthouse Deputy? Follow the steps below to get started.

Please download the Employment Application (You will need Adobe Reader installed).

If you cannot print the application, you may pick one up in person from the Sheriff's Office Administrator. Once completed, please return it to the following address:

Grady County Sheriff's Office
302 N 3rd Street
Grady, Ok 73018

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