Deputy Sheriff II – Lateral – Extra Help

Napa, CA
The County of Napa

$49.62 – $59.58 Hourly

Deputy Sheriffs do not rotate into the jail.

Extra Help assignments are non-benefited and may be used for on-call needs up to 29 hours per week (up to 1,000 hours per fiscal year). Extra help employees are not eligible for promotional opportunities open to regular part-time and full-time employees.

Example of Duties
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

The Deputy Sheriff has the responsibility of maintaining law and order within the County by performing law enforcement activities in a variety of assignments: patrol, investigations, court security and civil.

Patrol: Patrol assigned areas; answer calls for protection of life and property and the enforcement of County and State laws; conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal incidents; direct traffic and detain drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary.

Investigations: Investigate major crimes against property and persons; conduct extensive follow-up investigation at the scene of crimes and accidents; gather evidence; conduct surveillance; locate and question witnesses; take statements from witnesses; present information to the District Attorney’s office for filing of charges; appear in court as directed.

Court Security: Maintain safety and security for all personnel in the courtroom; serve as bailiff in the courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the courtroom when necessary; monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; assist other courtroom personnel and jurors in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom.

Civil: Serve legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, executions and restitution; serve warrants and make arrests; prepare, process and maintain necessary files, documents and reports; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints.

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

One year of professional experience in law enforcement work. Further defined as continuous professional experience as a paid, full-time Peace Officer in California.

Qualified Out-of-State Lateral Applicants are defined as lateral applicants who lack the CA POST Certificate. These laterals may apply, however proof of enrollment in the CA POST Basic Requalification Course must be submitted at time of application.

Equivalent to completion of high school. Equivalent to completion of two years of college is highly desired.

Possession of a valid Basic Certificate issued by the California Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission.

The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training requires that each individual who has previously completed a POST-certified basic course, or has previously been deemed to have completed equivalent training, AND the individual has been awarded a POST certificate but has a three-year or longer break in service as a peace officer, must be retrained or complete the basic course waiver process (PAM Section D-11), unless such retraining or examination is waived by the Commission.

Applicants must be United States citizens.

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

*Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position.

Special Qualifications:
Applicants must be 21 years of age.
Persons employed in this class must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and/or rotating shifts.