Job Title:

Sheriff's Security Officer

Closing Date/Time:



$26.86 - $32.64 Hourly
$4,673.64 - $5,679.36 Monthly
$56,083.68 - $68,152.32 Annually

Job Type:

Permanent Full-Time


Sacramento, California


This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:

08/01/2014, 02/06/2015, 08/07/2015

Under direction, enforces security; safeguards and protects County and/or contracted non-County property, buildings, and equipment.




 Examples of Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of

  • Basic law enforcement principles and techniques
  • Operation of communication equipment used in the course of the work, such as radios, telephone, pagers, and related systems
  • Rules, regulations, codes, and laws related to the work
  • Report writing methods and practices
  • Basic first aid

Ability to

  • Maintain the security of building and grounds
  • Practice the correct procedures of patrolling and directing traffic
  • Administer basic first aid
  • Effectively interview
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other law enforcement agencies
  • Meet and deal with the public
  • Understand and apply various rules and regulations
  • Maintain self-control under stress
  • Demonstrate the correct use and care of firearms
  • Communicate using radio transmitting and receiving equipment
  • Use electronic security screening equipment
  • Prepare legible, correct, and accurate reports







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