Correctional Deputy I/II

Bridgeport, CA
Mono County Sheriff Department

Salary: $55,680.00 – $74,632.00 Annually.

Position Summary:

The Correctional Deputy is a dual-trained position in both custody and dispatch. Under supervision, supervises the conduct of prisoners at county holding facilities. The Correctional Deputy assists with and performs booking and screening procedures; assists with the transportation of prisoners; receives and transmits radio and telephone communications and dispatches law enforcement and other public safety personnel. The Correctional Deputy answers questions concerning prisoner’s and inmate’s status. This is an entry-level position in the Correctional Deputy series. Incumbents perform many assignments in a training and learning capacity. When sufficient job knowledge and work performance have been demonstrated and completed, an incumbent may be promoted to the level of Correctional Deputy II.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise prisoner conduct during booking procedures, meals, and other activities, and during detention in the county jail.
  • Assists with receiving, booking, searching, and fingerprinting prisoners.
  • Takes periodic counts of prisoners and escorts them during movement between facilities.
  • Completes logs and records and assists with reports and release information.
  • Screens and distributes inmate mail and delivers emergency messages.
  • Answers a variety of calls within the 9-1-1 control room, receiving and classifying calls, and determining priority response and dispatching units, according to availability, assigned geographical area, and current location. Dispatches Sheriff and other public safety personnel to routine and emergency call as required.
  • Enters and clears information on the CLETS and NCIC system to assist officers with calls.
  • Performs warrant and records checks and sends warrants to other law enforcement agencies.
  • Updates daily dispatch logs and prepare a variety of information and report documents.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • 12-hour work shift.


  • Any achievement of a passing score on a Board of Corrections approved written Entrance Correctional Officer Examination, and achievement of a passing score on an oral qualifications appraisal interview.
  • Ability to successfully pass an intensive background investigation as required by P.O.S.T. standards, including fingerprint and criminal history checks.
  • Possession of appropriate physical and mental qualifications to pass a Public Safety Officer physical entrance examination and psychological entrance examination.
  • Successful completion of the California Penal Code 832 training and STC Jail Core Academy within one (1) year of initial employment. Successful completion of a 120-hour Basic Complaint and Dispatcher’s Course.
  • Possession of an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.
  • Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge would be some previous experience in working with people in a setting requiring group control. Also, completion of high school or the equivalent.