Deputy Sheriff Recruit – Entry Level/Academy Eligible

Sonora, CA
Tuolumne County Sheriff

Salary: $30.76 – $37.39 /hr.

Closing Date: June 19, 2024.

Position Summary:

Under direct or general supervision, performs a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; assists in criminal investigations and the preparation of case reports; testifies in court; serves in specialized departmental roles as assigned; provides information and assistance to the public; and performs related work as assigned.


  • High School graduation or equivalent. Previous volunteer or paid experience in a law enforcement support area is desirable.
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.
  • Obtain a Basic Certificate issued by the California State Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) within one (1) year of employment.
  • Obtain and maintain firearms qualification within one (1) year of employment.