Deputy Sheriff Trainee/Correctional Deputy Trainee

Riverside, CA
Riverside County Sheriff


  • Correctional Deputy Trainee: $25.23 – $25.99 Hourly.
  • Deputy Sheriff Trainee: $30.76 – $45.12 Hourly.

Essential Functions:

Deputy Sheriff:

  • Build relationships among local communities.
  • Enforce state laws and local ordinances and provide traffic enforcement.
  • Investigate criminal acts and arrest criminal offenders.
  • Patrol assigned beat areas.
  • Prepare incident reports and ensure the safe storage of held property and/or evidence.
  • Serve and administer civil and criminal documents.
  • Testify in court.
  • Transport inmates.
  • Work on special enforcement details.

Correctional Deputy:

  • Escort inmates to the Medical Unit.
  • Control contraband through routine facility and inmate searches.
  • Maintain security through key, door, tool and equipment control.
  • Perform business and record keeping functions.
  • Photograph inmates, take fingerprints.
  • Prepare and distribute paperwork, route booking sheets.
  • Prepare inmates for transport by applying restraint equipment and inspecting vehicles for safety.
  • Receive inmates, process inmate correspondence and phone calls.
  • Supervise inmates during meals and recreational activities.


Deputy Sheriff:

  • Ability to obtain a California Driver’s License.
  • Must be at least 20 years and 9 months of age at the start of the academy (no max age).
  • Must have a U.S. High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Correctional Deputy:

  • California Driver’s License.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application (no max age).
  • Must have a U.S. High School Diploma or G.E.D.