Deputy Sheriff Trainee
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
FILING START DATE: 7/01/2016
THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE AND THE EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.
EXAM NUMBER: J2707T
SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION
Applicants who hold one of the following degrees from an accredited college or university, may be eligible to receive the following base pay at the time of hire:
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive
FILING TYPE: Open Continuous
Positions in this non-sworn Deputy Sheriff Trainee classification are characterized by participation in a formal law enforcement training program involving both classroom and practical instruction in subjects such as criminal law, evidence and investigation, patrol and traffic procedures, administration of justice, police/community relations and jail custody and operations. Incumbents must possess the ability to assimilate to classroom instructions covering a wide variety of academic and technical subjects as well as physical skill and coordination to become proficient in firearm and weaponless defense techniques. The program is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.).
WORKS IN A CUSTODY OR COURT SERVICES ENVIRONMENT
- Enforces/ensures compliance with Federal and State laws, local ordinances, and judicial compliance orders as necessary.
- Guards, transports, and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures.
- Oversees the work of and instructs a group of inmates assigned to various operations, maintenance, or other rehabilitative activities.
- Operates a computer terminal to obtain criminal history information including warrants or other holds, and updates classification or housing information as necessary.
- Secures prisoners and their property and monies as necessary in compliance with departmental policy and procedures including juvenile detention policy and regulations.
- Performs various law enforcement duties during a local state of emergency.
DRIVES A RADIO CAR PATROLLING AREAS TO DETECT CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY, AND PRESERVE THE PEACE
- Enforces Federal and State laws and local ordinances.
- Pursues suspects on foot or in a vehicle.
- Subdues resisting suspects utilizing necessary force, including firearms, to maintain law and order and ensure personal and other's safety.
- Detains, arrests, books, and transports suspects.
- Collects, preserves, and records evidence.
- Maintains a log and writes arrest reports.
- Makes traffic stops, issues warnings, and writes traffic citations.
- Responds to emergency scenes and calls for service to provide assistance and maintain law and order.
- Recovers lost or stolen property.
INVESTIGATES EMERGENT AND NON-EMERGENT COMPLAINTS OF CRIMES AND CONDUCTS FOLLOW-UP INVESTIGATIONS
- Investigates victims, witnesses, suspects, and informants.
- Takes notes, and writes complaint and investigative reports.
- Searches for, collects, records, and preserves evidence (including contraband).
- Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings.
- Serves civil and criminal process papers.
- 19 ½ years of age at the time of filing and at least 20 years of age at the time of hire.
- U.S. citizen -OR- permanent resident alien who is eligible for, and has applied for citizenship.
For more information regarding citizenship requirements, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit their website at http://www.uscis.gov. Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their Citizenship diploma or paperwork showing they have applied for citizenship during the background process. PER POST GUIDELINES, A U.S. PASSPORT WILL NOT SATISFY THIS REQUIREMENT.
- Graduation from a U.S. high school or evidence of equivalent U.S. high school proficiency or higher.
- Evidence of equivalent high school proficiency includes having successfully passed the GED, TASC, HiSET, or CHSPE.
Education requirements are required by Government Code Section 1031(e). In accordance with the provisions of California Government Code Section 1031(e), accredited high schools are those accredited by certifying organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and include accredited public and non-public high schools in the United States and accredited United States Department of Defense high schools.
- A valid California class "C" driver license is required to perform job-related functions. California applicants must possess a current, non-expired California class "C" or above driver license at the time of filing.
- Out-of-state applicants must have a valid license from the state in which they reside at the time of filing and will be required to obtain a California class "C" or above driver license prior to hire.
Successful applicants for this position will be required to submit a copy of their valid California driver license, or valid out-of-state driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS THREE OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST YEAR WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.