(Bilingual (English/Spanish) Encouraged to Apply)

Filing Deadline: Continuous
Salary: $5,621 - 9,113 / Month
Job Type: Open & Promotional


LAST DATE TO APPLY: Continuous – Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This recruitment may close once a sufficient number of qualifying applications have been received.


THE JOB: Sheriff’s Deputies rotate among a variety of assignments including law enforcement, crime prevention and crime detection activities; serve civil papers; perform coroner functions; act as bailiff and perform other duties as required.


THE REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate awarded by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and current employment as a peace officer performing general law enforcement duties for a California city, county or the state. 

A copy of your P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate must be submitted with your completed application.




SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession and maintenance of a valid California Class C Driver License.. Ability to pass a full background investigation.  Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who has applied for citizenship at least one year prior to application for employment in accordance with Section 1031.5 of the Government Code; must be at least 21 years of age at completion of academy; must be available to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays on an emergency and as needed basis.

Special Working Conditions:  Exposure to variable temperatures and weather conditions; confined work spaces; heights; two-way radio noise; strong, unpleasant odors; infections which might cause chronic disease or death; dust and pollens; chemical irritants; possibility of experiencing bodily injury and/or burns; contact with a diverse population.   

Background Investigation: An extensive background investigation including a polygraph examination, psychological examination, drug screen and a review of the Personal History Statement which includes but is not limited to work, legal, driving, financial and drug possession histories will be conducted.  

Knowledge: Working knowledge of laws pertaining to search and seizure; rules of evidence and basic criminal law; use and care of standard police firearms; law enforcement vehicular and foot patrol techniques. Some knowledge of techniques of criminal investigations; and court procedures in criminal and civil cases.   

Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply State and local laws and departmental policies; react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and adopt an effective course of action; follow oral and written instructions; operate firearms safely and skillfully; obtain information through interview, interrogation and observation; write clear and accurate reports; establish and maintain effective relationships; perform a variety of active public safety duties involving strenuous physical activity, such as pursuing and restraining suspects and lifting injured persons. Normal color vision and unrestricted peripheral vision.  If no corrective lenses worn, vision of at least 20/20.  If glasses are worn, uncorrected vision of at least 20/100, correcting to 20/20.  If soft contact lenses are worn, vision of at least 20/200, correcting to 20/20, with one year minimum of successful contact lens use.  Candidates who have had corrective eye surgery must meet all applicable vision guidelines at all times of the day.  A minimum of one year must have elapsed between surgery and examination, and all post-operative records must be submitted for review.  







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