County of Del NorteCrescent City 95531
Full Time

Patrols County roads and waterways in order to prevent crime and protect life and property of County residents.

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Deputy Sheriff I/ii

County of Del Norte
Full Time 48 per week 650 5th St, Crescent City, CA 95531, United States
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Overview

This recruitment will establish a list of candidates to be used in filling the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may be used for future vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1) year.

Job Opportunity:

Only online applications are accepted. It is the responsibility of each applicant to review the full job description and requirements. Resumes are encouraged, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials. Applications which are incomplete as of the final date to apply will be eliminated from consideration. Candidates who meet all the minimum qualifications may be invited to an oral interview. 

Description
Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I: $1,990.10 - $2,418.98 biweeklyDeputy Sheriff-Coroner II: $2,089.62 - $2,539.94 biweeklyThe Del Norte County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Sheriff-Coroner. This position is classified as full-time.
Upon hire a lateral hire shall be provided 48 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) to be used for time off during the first six (6) months of employment. After six months of employment any unused PTO shall be converted to compensatory time. 
To perform patrol activities on an assigned beat; to enforce Federal, State and County laws, codes and regulations; to maintain law and order; and to serve and protect the life and property of County residents.
This work consists of routine to varied and responsible professional law enforcement duties at entry to journeyman levels of classification. 
Detailed Work Activities

Essential job duties may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.  Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Patrols County roads and waterways in order to prevent crime and protect life and property of County residents.

  •  Responds to radio messages, telephone instructions, and/or citizen’s requests to appear at scenes of disorder or crime.

  • Conducts preliminary investigations of burglaries, thefts, robberies, deaths, assaults, accidents, and other disturbances.

  • Performs physical searches of criminal suspects.Arrests law violators.

  • Prepares a variety of reports and other recordkeeping documents such as arrest and investigation reports.

  • Testifies in court in connection with criminal prosecutions.

  • Assembles and prepares special reports related to internal affairs and juvenile cases and investigations.

  • Serves a variety of legal papers and civil documents such as subpoenas, arrest warrants, writs of execution, orders to show cause, summonses, complaints, etc.

  • Performs a variety of jail duties such as fingerprinting, booking and jail security.

  • Transports inmates to the Court, hospital and various other appropriate locations.

  • Conducts security checks and provides security services to special locations and facilities such as the County airport and local businesses.

  • Assures the preservation of criminal evidence until it is properly collected or recorded.

  • Participates in criminal stakeouts as assigned.

  • Participates in coroner’s investigations, insuring that evidence is not disturbed, sealing residences, assisting in determining cause of death, securing personal property. And acting as a witness at autopsies.

  • Participates in public relations programs such as crime prevention presentations and high school visitations.

  • Attends departmental briefings and training courses.

  • Performs search and rescue duties including under water recovery as assigned.

  • Performs higher level duties in a training capacity.

  • Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Possession of a valid  Driver’s License.
  • Possession of valid First Aid and CPR certificates. 
  • Completion of Peace Officer Standards and Training.
Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I:
Graduation from high school supplemented with some education in Police Science and completion of California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) basic academy.
 
Deputy Sheriff-Coroner II:
Graduation from high school supplemented with some education in Police Science; One year of experience as a Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I with the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department or an equivalent position in another California law enforcement agency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; possession of POST Basic Law Enforcement Certificate; ability to obtain POST Intermediate Certification within time limits specified by departmental policy; successful completion of the Del Norte Sheriff’s Office Field Training Program.
 
This work consists of routine to varied and responsible professional law enforcement duties at entry to journeyman levels of classification. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I: 

  •  Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with the public and fellow staff members.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  •  Ability to meet physical standards of the job. 
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise written documents such as incident reports.
  •  Ability to observe and remember events and actions taking place at disturbances, accidents, and other incidents related to law enforcement work.
 Deputy Sheriff-Coroner II:
  •  Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with the public and fellow staff members. 
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. 
  • Ability to meet physical standards of the job. 
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise written documents such as incident or investigative reports. 
  • Ability to observe and remember events and actions taking place at disturbances, accidents, and other incidents related to law enforcement work.
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