Jail Deputy Sheriff

Sonora, CA
Tuolumne County

Closes On: June 14, 2023 at 11:59 PM PST

Details: $27.68-$33.64 per hour


Under direct or general supervision, ensures the safety and security of inmates, staff, and the citizens of Tuolumne County through the proper enforcement of jail policies and procedures; supervises, monitors, and transports inmates; and performs related work as assigned.

Jail Deputy Sheriff: This is the fully-qualified level class in the series. Incumbents have increased responsibility and latitude when performing the full range of assigned duties. Positions at this level work independently, and exercise judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This class is distinguished from the Jail Deputy Sheriff Corporal in that the latter is responsible for technical and functional direction of lower-level jail deputies and staff.


High School graduation or equivalent. Successfully complete the Adult Correction Officer Core course as mandated by the Corrections Standards Authority of the California Board of Corrections within one (1) year of employment. 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.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Penal Code 832 certificate, for appointment as a peace officer, within twelve (12) months of employment.