County of CalaverasSan Andreas 95249
Full Time
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Deputy Sheriff I

County of Calaveras
Full Time Calaveras County Sheriff's Office, 1045 Jeff Tuttle Dr, San Andreas, CA 95249, United States


Position Description

Recruitment/Retention Incentive

$4,000 upon completion of 1st year

$3,000 upon completion of 2nd year

$3,000 upon completion of 3rd year

Relocation Incentive

$2,000 upon hire if relocating to Calaveras County from outside a 50 mile radius.

Under supervision, to serve in a training capacity as a field law enforcement officer; guard and supervise prisoners in the courts or medical facility; and do related work as required.
The class of Deputy Sheriff I is the entry level classification in the deputy series. Incumbents are considered to be in a training capacity for one year; successful completion of the training period may result in advancement to the class of Deputy Sheriff II.
Example of Duties
  • In a trainee capacity, learns and performs, under supervision, all aspects of law enforcement work, such as patrolling assigned areas, answering calls for protection of life and property, conducting preliminary investigations, interrogating witnesses, gathering evidence, taking statements, making arrests, investigating accidents, directing traffic, serving warrants and civil papers, booking and guarding prisoners, and performing desk, jailer and bailiff duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications

Ability to:
Observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places; demonstrate an aptitude for law enforcement work; learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations; learn standard broadcasting procedures of police radio systems; make independent decisions and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action; write clear and comprehensive reports; understand and carry out oral and written directions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public; meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance, and agility.

Equivalent to graduation from high school and successful completion of an approval law enforcement academy.


Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles maybe required; must possess a Certificate of Completion from an academy certified by the Commission on the Peace Officer Standards and Training no more than three years old at the time of application and appointment to the department OR have passed an equivalency examination conducted by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training within three years of application and appointment to the department.