Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I

Ukiah, CA
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office

$62,628.80 – $76,148.80 Annually

The Position

Hiring Bonus – Police Academy graduates that self-financed their tuition will receive a one-time hiring bonus of $7,000 upon successful completion of the probationary period.

Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patrols an assigned area; enforces laws and regulations; maintains laws and order within the jurisdiction.
  • Responds to radio messages, telephone instructions and/or citizens’ requests to appear at scenes of disorder or crime.
  • Conducts preliminary or follow-up investigations of various crimes or other incidents.
  • Maintains proper courtroom demeanor; enforces rules and regulations pertaining to the use of photography or recording equipment; assists in the control and movement of evidence and exhibits; takes charge of the jury during recesses and deliberations.
  • Receives, responds to and documents emergency situations.
  • Serves warrants, subpoenas, judicial processes and summonses as required.
  • Enforces warrants of arrest and takes individuals into custody as directed by the Judge.
  • Searches, guards and transports prisoners.
  • Collects and preserves evidence associated with crimes.
  • Identifies and notifies next of kin and/or the appropriate County representative of deaths.
  • Collects and records information pertaining to the manner and cause of deaths reportable to the Coroner.
  • Testifies in court in connection with criminal prosecutions.


Education and Experience: 
High school diploma or GED.

Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a valid and current regular basic course completion (Academy) certificate issued by a training institution certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST); or successful completion of a POST certified requalifications course within the last 18 months; or, current enrollment in a POST certified basic course or POST certified requalifications course AND certification of successful completion at the time of appointment; and ability to obtain a POST Basic Certificate within one year of employment.
Valid Driver’s License – Class “C” or better.
CPR certificate.