Deputy Sheriff I/II

Lakeport, CA
County of Lake Sheriff

Salary
$4,726.80 – $6,188.00 Monthly

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $10,000.00 hiring incentive to applicants hired as a permanent Deputy Sheriff I/II with the County of Lake. The $10,000.00 hiring incentive will be made in two (2) $5,000.00 payments. The first $5,000.00 payment will be made to an employee within the next available pay period following the initial, first time hire of the employee in the Deputy Sheriff I/II classification in the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The second $5,000.00 payment will be made upon successful completion of employment probation.

Minimum Qualifications

DEPUTY SHERIFF I

Licensing and Certifications:

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

Current enrollment in or successful completion of the regular basic law enforcement academy.   Successful completion of the academy is required before the date of hire.

OR

Completion of the California POST Basic Course Waiver Process prior to application; and

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid POST Regular Basic Certificate.  Must be eligible to apply for the POST Certification upon completion of the probationary period.

 Education and Experience:

Some previous professional law enforcement work experience or completion of advanced education in criminal justice is highly desirable.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, behavioral sciences, or a closely related field is preferred.

DEPUTY SHERIFF II
Licensing and Certifications:

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

Possession of a valid Basic POST Certificate.

Education and Experience:

Two (2) years of previous professional law enforcement work experience or completion of advanced education in criminal justice including at least 12 months of experience as an 830.1 peace officer comparable to that of a Deputy Sheriff I with the County of Lake.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, behavioral sciences, or a closely related field is preferred