Deputy Sheriff-Lateral

San Diego, CA
County of San Diego Sheriff

$67,913.30 – $112,665.80 Annually

The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications from persons with proven law enforcement experience for the position of Deputy Sheriff-Lateral.

Newly hired Lateral Deputy Sheriffs are assigned to one of three bureaus: Detentions, Court Services, or Law Enforcement Services. Assignments are based on the needs of the department and on the applicant’s training and experience.

Deputy Sheriffs perform a variety of general law enforcement functions consisting of patrol, court services, investigations, arrest, apprehension, supervision of inmates, and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess the following desirable traits: communicates effectively, knowledge worker, customer-focused, values and respects others, drives to excel, teamwork and collaboration, continuous learning, demonstrates ethical behavior, and supportive of change.

1. Current enrollment in a California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy;
2. Successful completion of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the past three (3) years and possession of a valid Certificate of Completion.
3. Successful completion, at any time, of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy, with less than a three (3) year break in service in one of the following Penal Code categories:
830.1 Sheriff’s, Marshals, City Police, San Diego Unified Port District Harbor Police, etc.;
832.2(a) California Highway Patrol;
830.2(d) Member of University of California Police Department;
830.2(e) Member of California State University and College Police Department;
830.3l(g) Member of San Francisco BART Police;
830.3l(h)Harbor or Port Police.
4. Successful completion of a California P.O.S.T. Re-Certification Course, and possess a valid California P.O.S.T. Certificate.
5. Successful completion of a California Basic P.O.S.T. Waiver Exam, with documentation from P.O.S.T.
6. Successful completion of Levels 1, 2, 3; or the four-part reserve format training modules A, B, C, & D for the regular Basic Course within the last three years.