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Public Service Assistant- Volunteer
Summary
Title:Public Service Assistant- Volunteer
ID:917
Department:Department of Administration
job category:Public Service Assistant (Volunteer)
Salary Range:Non-Paid
Campaign Start Date:10/12/2015
Description
PUBLIC SERVICE ASSISTANT-VOLUNTEER
 
The Public Service Assistant (PSA) is a civilian position, intended to augment the sworn member force of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.
PSA’s will perform a variety of services that do not require law enforcement authority. This position is a volunteer position, no salary and
no benefits.

 
PSA’S do not have arrest powers- and will not carry a weapon while performing assigned duties, except OC spray (agency issued - on duty use only).
 
PSA’S may be routinely dispatched to specific types of calls for service that may include:
 
 
  • Funeral Escorts
  • Traffic control at vehicle crashes
  • Traffic control at fixed intersections
  • School crossings, if currently certified as a school crossing guard.
  • Patrol specified areas
  • Home security checks
  • Neighborhood checks
  • Community notifications of sexual offenders/predators
  • Public or highway assistance
  • Assistance to a deputy at crime scenes as long as there is no danger or risk of injury to the PSA
  • Serving non-enforceable civil process
 
Must be able to:
 
  • Communicate both in writing and orally
  • Walk, stand, bend and stoop
  • Ability to lift/carry a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Able to sit/stand for long periods of time
Must possess:
 
  • A valid Florida Driver License
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass a physical examination and drug screening
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation
  • Must be able to administer CPR

 
This position is open until filled.
 
All applications are reviewed by the Office of Professional Standards. Applicants will be notified by email if disqualified or not chosen for interview.
The process is lengthy. Applicants that are selected for interview will be notified.


THE PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND VETERANS PREFERENCE EMPLOYER.  WE PARTICIPATE IN THE E-VERIFY EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION SYSTEM.
 –AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT NOTICE- THE PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY IN THE ADMISSION OR ACCESS TO,  OR TREATMENT OR EMPLOYMENT IN, IT’S PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES.

 
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