Deputy Sheriff

Colusa, CA
Colusa County Sheriff

$60,960.00 – $100,032.00 Annuall

If you have a passion to serve and protect, and would like to serve in a safe community that highly supports and appreciates our law enforcement professionals, we invite you to join our Colusa County Sheriff’s Office family. As a Colusa County Deputy Sheriff you will have the opportunity to perform a variety of responsible law enforcement and crime prevention work; and to patrol assigned areas, answer calls and complaints, and investigate crimes.


  • Patrol and respond to calls and complaints; conduct investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, vehicle accidents, and other crimes; check buildings for physical security.
  • Prepare various reports on investigations, including arrest and unusual incidents observed.
  • Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants, and witnesses; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court.
  • Assist in investigations in cases that are of a criminal nature.
  • Serve as a Deputy Coroner; assist in investigations and reports of death.
  • Issue traffic citations; serve warrants, subpoenas, and civil documents.
  • Work with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders.
  • Perform Bailiff duties at the courthouse.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public regarding Sheriff Department policies and procedures.
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations.


One year of law enforcement experience is desirable.


Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

License or Certificate:

Possession of or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid driver’s license.

Current enrollment in a California Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Academy or satisfactory completion of P.O.S.T. Basic Academy (for entry level applicants) or possession of a Basic Certificate (for lateral applicants).