Salary: Sheriff's Deputy (#6905)
$27.42-$33.48 hourly / $4,769-$5,822 monthly / Range: 5972
Sheriff's Deputy Special Duty (#6906)
$28.82-$35.19 hourly / $5,013-$6,120 monthly / Range: 6072
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of law
enforcement duties; and performs other related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Patrols beats in County areas; receives and
investigates complaints and reports of law violations; conducts
initial investigations, obtains information and statements, and
prepares reports; makes arrests; apprehends suspects and fugitives;
logs patrol activities; transports prisoners; acts as bailiff for
the Superior Court; appears in court as witness.
Education: Graduation from high school or passing of the G.E.D. test
indicating high school graduation level. Successful completion of
P.O.S.T. Certified Law Enforcement Academy within the last three
General: Must meet minimum peace officer standards as specified in
California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031 including but not
limited to the following: must have no prior felony convictions
(unless fully pardoned), good moral character as determined by
thorough background check; must submit fingerprints for purpose of a
criminal record check and be found free from any physical, emotional
or mental condition which might adversely affect the powers of a
License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License
at time of appointment.
Citizenship: Possession of U.S. citizenship.
NOTE: Applicants who are currently in the final two months of a
qualified P.O.S.T. Basic Academy may apply. Such applicants may
compete in the examination process but may not be considered for
appointment until they have attained the required certification.
Ability to: read and understand laws, policies, rules, and
regulations; analyze situations and adopt a quick effective course
of action; remember names, faces, numbers and details of incidents;
write clear and comprehensive reports; understand and follow written
and oral directions; learn the use and care of firearms; establish
and maintain effective relations with the public in a law
enforcement capacity; and perform physical activities required to
function effectively as a Sheriff's Deputy.