Deputy Sheriff-Coroner in Training

Ukiah, CA
County of Mendocino Sheriff's Office

Salary: $25.08 – $30.48 Hourly.

Closing Date: 6/30/2024.

Position Summary:
The current recruitment is to openly recruit for an individual to send through the law enforcement academy for future appointment as a Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I. If selected, you would be paid while attending the academy. The individual selected as Deputy Sheriff-Coroner In Training must successfully complete the academy. This temporary position ends at either the successful or unsuccessful completion of the academy. In order to be eligible to be hired as a Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I after completion of the academy, it is the responsibility of the trainee to complete the mandatory application process.
Essential Functions:

  • Attends classroom and physical agility training at a California P.O.S.T. certified basic police academy.
  • Participates in classroom work and independent study while attending a police academy.
  • Learns the various laws of arrest, search and seizure (P.C. 832) and acquires skill and proficiency in the use of approved firearms.
  • Acquires a basic knowledge of the penal code and police powers; learns to apply various penal code sections to simulated situations.
  • Performs a variety of physical exercises in preparation for the physical demands placed on a sworn peace officer.
  • Complies with the rules, regulations, and policies imposed on trainees by the academy; fulfills requirements and standards of attendance, academic and physical performance.
  • Performs related duties, tasks, and assignments as required by academy staff and the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Attends required training or other meetings, as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED; or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Must successfully pass criminal history and other background checks.
  • Must not be prohibited from owning or possessing firearms.
  • Valid Driver’s License.