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Overview

Tehama County Sheriff’s Department

Red Bluff, CA

Full-Time with Benefits

Salary: $3,658.40 – $4,456.80 Biweekly

DESCRIPTION:

Under direction of the Undersheriff, supervises, directs and evaluates activities and functions within assigned division. Prepares and maintains administrative records and budgets. Supervises and performs police and/or jail duties to ensure the strict enforcement of applicable laws and regulations.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Schedules, supervises, directs and evaluates activities of officers and staff within assigned division. Supervises subordinate officers and personnel through the chain of command; monitors and evaluates performance of division personnel to ensure proper and effective attainment of department goals. | Assists in the development, implementation and evaluations of division policies and procedures; makes recommendations for enhancement or modification as appropriate. | Plans, schedules and assists in conducting effective training of division officers; conducts personnel testing and drills. | Develops and monitors the division budget; secures grant funding for federal and state programs. | Ensures the provision of adequate and properly working equipment for subordinate personnel. | Coordinates division activities with other agencies, departments and community groups. | Receives and investigates citizen inquiries and complaints; investigates complaints regarding division personnel or procedures. | Conducts media briefings; meets with citizens for public relations purposes. | Responds to major incidents, providing leadership, coordination and/or backup in emergency or high-risk situations. | Performs uniformed patrol and/or jail duties as necessary. | Reviews reports, warrants and other documents prepared by subordinate officers; ensures that reports are accurate and properly completed. Prepares and maintains division records, statistics, personnel records, training records, correspondence, case documentation, etc. | Attends staff, professional and community meetings as required or appropriate. | Oversees special projects or programs as assigned. | May perform duties of Undersheriff and/or Sheriff in his/her absence; keeps supervisors informed of division activities and incidents. | Attends required periodic training sessions and seminars; maintains required level of proficiency in the use of firearms. | Monitors the storage and security of evidence, inmates’ personal property, etc. | Provides court testimony as necessary. | Assists with dispatch duties as necessary. | Performs other duties as may be assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & LICENSES:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade and graduation from an accreditedcollege with an Associate’s degree, with coursework in criminal justice, law enforcement or a closely related field.
  • Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible law enforcement experience which includes atleast three (3) years of supervisory experience at the level of Lieutenant.
  • Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

License & Special Requirements:

  • Must possess current Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certificates including Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate and Supervisory Certificate.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license.
  • Possession of a valid first aid/CPR certificate from a certified trainer/provider is desirable.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation prior to employment.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION:

The department is currently recruiting for one (1) future vacancy as of 1/1/23.
In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Captain, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.
Please upload ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The following documents MUST be submitted with your completed application to be considered for this position:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • POST Advanced Certificate
  • POST Supervisory Certificate

How to Apply: Visit www.governmentjobs.com and search for the job title to apply online.

For questions about this recruitment, contact:
Karie Songer-Simons
530-529-7950 | ksimons@tehamaso.org

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the county.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANT /VETERANS’ PREFERENCE POLICY / DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None