Deputy Sheriff Trainee
$7,919.60 – $8,664.93 Monthly
Deputy Sheriffs serve in patrol, custody and investigation divisions that include a variety of specialty assignments. They provide law enforcement for unincorporated communities and rural areas. In addition, they process, guard, transport and supervise prisoners as well as provide security for courtrooms. Deputy Sheriff Trainees without POST course completion will be sponsored in an approved academy with fees paid by the Sheriff’s Office. In addition, Trainees will complete a state mandated training program provided by the Sheriff’s Office.
EDUCATION: High school graduation or equivalent (GED) is required. College level coursework in law enforcement, criminal justice, criminology, or a field related to the work is highly desirable.
AGE: 20.5 at time of filing and 21 at time of appointment.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to satisfactorily complete the POST basic course (Academy) within 12 months of
CITIZENSHIP: California Government Code Section 1031(a) states that a peace officer shall be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.