Deputy Sheriff Academy/Lateral
$8,663.20 – $10,509.20 Monthly
Includes a Deputy Sheriff Trainee position that is entry level and a Deputy Sheriff position which is the journey level in this class series.
Deputy Sheriff (Academy/Lateral) is for applicants currently enrolled in an academy, graduated from an academy, or are a lateral officer applicants currently working at another agency. Initially, under close supervision, incumbents participate in the Sheriff’s Office Field Training Program and/or Jail Operations Training Program and become familiar with all aspects of law enforcement.
Deputy Sheriff is the journey level in this class series; fully competent to perform the full range of patrol, investigation, corrections, court security, correctional officer and related duties. This class is distinguished from Sheriff’s Sergeant in that the latter provides supervision and training to Deputy Sheriffs in corrections, patrol, courts and investigations and may provide administrative support to the department in specified areas.
Patrols assigned areas to protect life and property and deter crime; responds to calls including burglaries, disturbances, accidents, robberies & other violations of the law; administers first aid; performs field interrogations; provides traffic & crowd control; issues traffic citations; performs stake-outs; transports arrested individuals to County Jail; makes court appearances to testify as a material or expert witness; prepares a variety of reports.