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Court Security 


This Full -Time Reduced Hours( 32hours a week) critical position involves professional level work as a Court Security Deputy. The employee is responsible for the court security detail performed while Circuit and District Courts are in session at the Charles County Courthouse. Security also involves areas surrounding court buildings and offices, and responsibility for the transportation of prisoners and juvenile detainees. Additional duties include completing orders and instructions of the courts and serving warrants and other court documents; arrest powers will be extended while performing these assignments. The employee receives supervision from, and reports directly to, the Supervisor, Judicial Security Unit, while at the courthouse, and to the Commander, Special Services Division, for other assignments. Work is evaluated through observations, conferences and reports.

Position Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Graduation from a Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC) certified police academy, or, have held certification as a Maryland Law Enforcement officer within the last three (3) years at time of appointment. Certification from law enforcement agencies outside the state of Maryland may be considered.

Knowledge of the Circuit and District court systems.

Knowledge of law enforcement practices, court procedures, and process serving regulations.

Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation.

Ability to utilize a high level of discretion, good judgment, and confidentiality.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Salary $45,394 (32 hours a week)  
Close Date  
About the Organization The Charles County Sheriff's Office is a full-service law enforcement agency responsible for preventing and investigating crime, operating the county detention center and performing the court-related functions of a traditional Sheriff's Office.

With more than 600 sworn, corrections and civilian employees, the CCSO is the largest full-service Sheriff's Office in Maryland and one of the largest employers in Charles County. The CCSO has been accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement since 2001 and earned the Commission's Flagship Status in 2011, designating it as one of the best among accredited agencies.

Under the Office of the Sheriff, the Agency is comprised of nine divisions including Patrol, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Corrections, Information Services, Special Services, Executive Services, Administrative Services and Training.

The men and women of the Charles County Sheriff's Office are dedicated to service through superior performance. We believe mutual respect, trust and pride in our organization, combined with traditional values and innovative techniques, will ensure the community's right to a safe environment.

All full-time employees are offered competitive salaries, health benefits, retirement plans and other benefits, as well as a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement and in serving their community.

EOE Statement The Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and accordingly monitors and reviews its hiring practices and policies with respect to non-discrimination in recruitment and selection. The information requested below on this form will not be considered in the selection process of the job position you are applying for. The information detailed below will be used to conform with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines concerning application statistics and is voluntary.  

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