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     The Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff for the Patrol Division.  This is a full time position with all county benefits provided.  These include health, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick time, and state retirement system.  Applicants must hold a current valid certification from the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training as a full time law enforcement officer.  Out of state equivalency may be considered.  There is a 90 day probationary period.  

     All duties and responsibilities generally and customarily associated with full service law enforcement agencies will be required.  A complete job description is available upon request.

     Starting pay for the position under Baxter County's wage scale will be $12.57 to $15.61 per hour, depending on prior experience.  Uniforms, equipment, and a home storage patrol vehicle are provided.  

     Those persons interested in applying may do so by picking up an application for employment at the Sheriff's Office.  Resumes will not be accepted unless accompanied by a full completed application form.

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