Sheriff’s Security Officer

Sacramento, CA
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department
Salary: $56,083.68-$68,152.32

This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:

08/01/2014, 02/06/2015, 08/07/2015 

Under direction, enforces security; safeguards and protects County and/or contracted non-County property, buildings, and equipment.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of

  • Basic law enforcement principles and techniques.
  • Operation of communication equipment used in the course of the work, such as radios, telephone, pagers, and related systems.
  • Rules, regulations, codes, and laws related to the work.
  • Report writing methods and practices.
  • Basic first aid.

Ability to

  • Maintain the security of building and grounds.
  • Practice the correct procedures of patrolling and directing traffic.
  • Administer basic first aid.
  • Effectively interview.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Meet and deal with the public.
  • Understand and apply various rules and regulations.
  • Maintain self-control under stress.
  • Demonstrate the correct use and care of firearms.
  • Communicate using radio transmitting and receiving equipment.
  • Use electronic security screening equipment.
  • Prepare legible, correct, and accurate reports.