Deputy Sheriff

Yuba City, CA
Sutter County Sheriff

$58,635.20 – $84,364.80 Annually

Under direct supervision of the Patrol Sergeant, performs law enforcement and crime prevention work. May be assigned to activities involving Patrol, Boat Patrol, Special Investigations, K-9, and/or other areas.


  1. Enforces all applicable codes, laws and regulations (both traffic and criminal) in order to protect life and property, prevent crime, and promote security.
  2. Patrols designated areas via motor vehicle, via boat, or on foot to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations.
  3. Prevents/discovers commission of crime; inspects premises of residential/commercial buildings/properties to detect suspicious conditions.
  4. Apprehends, arrests and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; writes citations.
  5. Responds to calls relayed by dispatchers, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service duties, stranded motorists, etc.
  6. Conducts preliminary investigations; interviews victims, complainants and witnesses and takes statements; gathers information and evidence; secures crime scenes.
  7. Participates in court activities; testifies in judicial proceedings; performs various court-related functions as assigned (e.g., serves warrants, subpoenas, and civil process documents.)
  8. Provides traffic control and police protection for events such as parades, processions, funerals, ball games, school crossings, etc.; provides security/escort services to individuals, businesses or others as appropriate.
  9. Inspects and maintains assigned patrol vehicle, uniform, weapons, etc.

Education and Experience:  Equivalent to a minimum of thirty (30) semester units from an accredited college or university; or ten (10) core course units in police science or a closely related field, and possession of a POST Basic Certificate and one year of full-time paid experience with a law enforcement agency, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.