Deputy Sheriff I (Lateral Only)
$81,681.60 – $117,187.20 Annually
The Sheriff’s Department is the fifth largest sheriff’s department in the nation, offering a rewarding career with the opportunity to serve Orange County in diverse assignments including land, air, and sea-based patrol, specialty investigative units, community engagement assignments, and unique collateral duty options. The Sheriff’s Department prides itself on embracing a policing model that employs intelligence-led policing strategies and a community-focused approach to providing law enforcement services. We believe engaged communities make for safe communities. Accordingly, the Department also offers extensive training and outreach opportunities for personnel to build and strengthen relationships in the communities they serve through community-based policing, familiarization between law enforcement and community residents, and collaborative problem solving. This is more than a job; it is an opportunity to build a career of which you can be proud.
- CURRENT AND FORMER PEACE OFFICERS IN 830.1 STATUS THAT HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED PROBATION. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY 830.1 PC STATUS WILL BE CONSIDERED
- POSSESS A VALID STATE OF CALIFORNIA P.O.S.T. CERTIFICATE (BASIC, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED, SUPERVISORY OR MANAGEMENT).
- GRADUATED FROM A STATE OF CALIFORNIA P.O.S.T. CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER REGULAR BASIC COURSE ACADEMY
- MODULAR FORMAT (RESERVE) TRAINING WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
All applicants who have filed an application, must scan, upload, and attach their California P.O.S.T. Certified Peace Officer Regular Basic Course Academy certificate and California P.O.S.T. certificate (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, or Management) to the application.
- Age: Must be at least 20 years of age at the date of application
- Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien who has filed for citizenship prior to the date of application
- Education: Must have a U.S. high school diploma or satisfactory score on the GED test or California High School Proficiency test or an AA or BA from an accredited U.S. school of higher education
- Background: Must have no felony convictions as a juvenile or adult and cannot currently be on any form of probation AND must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff-Coroner
- Must have no domestic violence convictions and cannot currently be the subject of a domestic violence restraining order
- Driver’s License: Must possess a valid California Driver’s License, Class C or higher by date of appointment