Sheriff's Evidence Officer
Salary: $22.46-$27.42 hourly / $3,907-$4,769 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under immediate supervision, to attend a Peace
Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Academy to receive
instruction designed to qualify trainees for the class of Sheriff's
Deputy; and in a non-sworn capacity to perform other duties as
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is a trainee-level class and
incumbents are expected to successfully complete the Law Enforcement
Recruit Academy and receive the recommendation of the Sheriff and
promote to Sheriff's Deputy or be terminated from the position.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Attends the Basic Peace Officers Academy for
instruction on law enforcement procedures combined with rigorous
physical fitness training; studies topics such as the care and use
of firearms, weaponless defense, first aid, laws of arrest and
evidence, law enforcement techniques and procedures; maintains at
least the minimum level of proficiency in all areas of training.
Education: Graduation from high school or passing of the G.E.D. test
indicating high school graduation level.
License: Possession of a valid California Driver License at time of
Citizenship: Possession of U.S. citizenship or permanent resident
alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Age: At least 18 years of age.
Physical Fitness: Excellent physical condition with the ability to
pass a comprehensive medical examination based on County of Santa
Barbara medical standards, and the ability to pass a job-related
comprehensive P.O.S.T. endorsed physical agility examination.
General: Must meet minimum peace officer standards as specified in
California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031 including but not
limited to: no prior felony convictions (unless fully pardoned),
good moral character as determined by thorough background check,
submission of fingerprints for purpose of a criminal record check,
and found to be free from any physical, emotional or mental
condition which might adversely affect the powers of a peace
Ability to: observe, learn, read and understand various laws,
policies, rules, police procedures, law enforcement techniques and
first aid; analyze situations, and or problems and have the
potential to rationally and calmly take quick, effective action in
emergency and stress situations; undergo strenuous physical
conditioning as required to successfully complete a Law Enforcement