Deputy Sheriff II

Stockton, CA
San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office

Approximate Salary $37.47/hour

Employment Type Part-Time

This recruitment is being conducted to fill part-time, per diem Deputy Sheriff II vacancies within the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.


  • Patrols County areas and enforces laws; checks homes, business establishments, schools and other features of the area for crime, suspicious circumstances and hazardous conditions; operates electronic communication equipment and responds to calls to preserve the peace and enforce laws to improve effectiveness and meet community needs.
  • Arrests and conducts searches of suspects; renders assistance; obtains statements and information; marks, preserves, and may process evidence.
  • Conducts investigations of crime, complaints and criminal violations; conducts coroner’s investigations to inquire into and assist in the determination, circumstances, manner, and cause of death; gathers and protects evidence; interviews victims, witnesses and suspects.
  • May supervise inmates in a variety of activities at detention facilities.
  • Serves as bailiff; maintains security of and order in the court and removes disorderly persons when necessary; provides for security and safety of judges, jury deliberations, jurors, and the public; provides security and transportation of inmates to and from courts and other locations as required.
  • Performs coroner duties, including routine inspections of bodies involved in traumatic or unexpected deaths as well as the scene of the incidents; identification of decedent; identifies and notifies next of kin; maintains custody and protects property of deceased persons.
  • May act as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies; address public and private groups relative to community service programs such as neighborhood watch; may participate in conferences or seminars.
  • Serves and executes civil processes.



Experience: One year of experience as a Deputy Sheriff I–Academy Certified in San Joaquin County service.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a General Education Development Certificate, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited institution.

Experience: One year paid experience as a fully sworn peace officer in a California POST Certified Law Enforcement Agency.


License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Certificates: Possession of a valid POST Basic Certificate issued by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training.


  1. Be at least 21 years of age upon appointment;
  2. Meet minimum standards required for Peace Officers as set forth in Section 1029 and 1031 of the Government Code;
  3. Pass background investigation conducted by Sheriff’s Department, and;
  4. Meet physical standards established for safety members.