The Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for Deputy
Sheriff's who perform a variety of law enforcement functions,
depending upon level of experience and area of assignment, in a
correctional facility, on patrol, or in crime investigations.
For more detailed information, please refer to the Deputy
Sheriff job description.
Note - Applications
are being accepted for the following - review the announcements
carefully and apply for the appropriate recruitment.
Deputy Sheriff-PreService - Those who have completed, or are close
to completing, a CA POST Accredited Basic Academy but
who have not yet received the CA POST Basic Certification should
apply for this level (View the Minimum Requirements below).
Deputy Sheriff-Lateral - Those who have experience as a Peace
Officer in California and possess a current CA POST Basic
Certificate or higher level certificate should apply for this
level. View the announcement and apply on our website.
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CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Deputy Sheriff's must:
1) Be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or
2) Be a United States citizen.
3) Pass San Bernardino County’s safety, medical,
psychological and polygraph examinations, including a drug test.
4) Be fingerprinted and pass a background investigation.
Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony.
5) Pass a physical agility test based on California POST
6) Have a valid California driver license.
7) Be available for rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.
8) Participate in mandated in-service training.
Patrol certification: In accordance with San
Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department policy 2.209, Rule 173,
Safety members whose employment as a Deputy Sheriff or Deputy
Sheriff Trainee begins on or after July 5, 2008, as a condition of
employment, are required to become “patrol certified.” This is
accomplished by transferring to a patrol division and successfully
completing probation, the Department Field Training Program and one
(1) year of independent patrol following successful completion of
the Field Training Program. Patrol Certification must be
completed within Sheriff's Department Policy time frames; failure to
do so will be deemed a failure to meet the job requirements of a
UNIFORM ALLOWANCE: Incumbents receive a yearly uniform
allowance of $675.
who have not attended a CA POST Accredited Basic Academy
should apply for Sheriff's Trainee when it opens for application. Complete
a job interest card for Deputy
Sheriff Trainee on
our website at www.sbcounty.gov/hr.
Possession of a current California POST Basic Law Enforcement
Academy Certificate. Applicants must attach a legible copy of
their California POST Basic Academy completion certificate to the
application to qualify under this option.
Option B: Current enrollment and attendance in a California
POST accredited Basic Law Enforcement Academy, with graduation
expected within the next four (4) months.
Option C: Possession of current California POST Regular
Reserve Level I, II, III certificates; or current enrollment and
attendance in a California POST accredited Reserve Academy Level I
course with possession of Level II & III certificates. Copies of
all certificates must be attached to the application to qualify
under this option.
NOTE: Eligible applicants who are required to complete the
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Training Academy will be
hired as Sheriff Trainees, with an hourly rate of $23.43-$25.21 in
an unrepresented unit while attending the Academy, and will be
promoted to Deputy Sheriff upon successful completion of the