Sheriff’s Deputy II

Visalia, CA
Tulare County Sheriff

$67,065.00 – $81,734.00 Annually

10/30/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

To perform advanced law enforcement, crime prevention, and court security activities; to perform a wide range of corrections activities associated with the care and custody of adult prisoners incarcerated in minimum to maximum security detention facilities: and to perform specialized tasks in any division of the Sheriff-Coroner’s Department.

Typical Duties

  • Patrol County areas to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crime.
  • ¬†Make criminal investigations, and locate and arrest wanted persons.
  • Serve summonses, attachments and warrants.
  • Issue traffic citations.
  • Investigate accidents and coroner cases.
  • Gather and preserve evidence.
  • Work undercover and on stake-out assignments
  • Organize and coordinate search and rescue efforts.
  • Administer first aid.
  • Fingerprint and photograph inmates and prisoners.
  • Guard and escort prisoners to and from courts, state institutions and medical facilities.
  • Interview suspects, victims and witnesses.


  • Equivalent to graduation from high school.


  • One (1) year experience as a full-time paid peace officer in law enforcement equivalent to that of Deputy Sheriff I in the County of Tulare.

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid California driver’s license.
  • Possession of First Aid and CPR Certificates.
  • Possession of a Basic POST Certificate.