Deputy Sheriff

Woodland, CA
Yolo County Sheriff's Office

The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill multiple regular, full-time positions in the class of Deputy Sheriff at the Yolo County Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator’s Office.

In addition to the annual salary range listed above, Deputy Sheriff employees may also receive additional compensation – up to a total of 10% of base – by stacking a maximum of two of the following incentives:

2.5% for possession of Intermediate P.O.S.T
5.0% for possession of Advanced P.O.S.T
2.5% for possession of a 2 year degree
5.0% for possession of a 4 year degree



$74,896.22 – $91,036.82 Annually




• Patrols assigned area using patrol car and two-way radio unit;
• Answers calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of State and local laws;
• Observes assigned area for suspicious acts and unsafe conditions;
• Conducts preliminary investigations at scenes of accidents and crimes;
• Prepares detailed reports of all activities;
• Provides assistance to other Deputies and other law enforcement agencies as necessary;
• Receives and serves a variety of civil papers including summons and complaints, subpoenas, orders, writs of attachment, executions, and claim and delivery;
• Confers with appropriate parties in serving civil processes;
• Makes arrests in contempt proceeding;
• Effects evictions and seizes personal property ties;
• Serves as jailer;
• Serves as bailiff;
• Performs other related duties as required.

Educational requirements:

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED.

Experience requirements:

Possession of a valid POST Basic Certificate issued by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training.

Desired Skills:

Ability to learn, understand, interpret, and apply departmental policies, and rules and laws and ordinances pertaining to law enforcement work; ability to write clear, comprehensive reports and accurately remember names, faces, numbers, and events; ability to learn the use and care of firearms; ability to exercise care in proper driving of a departmental vehicle; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action under emergency conditions.


Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation.

1. Be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment;
2. Be a United States Citizen;
3. Successfully pass a thorough background investigation conducted by the Sheriff's Department;
4. Not have been convicted of a felony; and
5. Be in good physical condition and pass a thorough medical and psychological examination prior to employment.