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Deputy Sheriff I
Deputy Sheriff II

DEPUTY SHERIFF I

DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to learn and perform basic law enforcement and crime prevention work; to learn and assist with law enforcement patrol work, answering calls and complaints; to basic learn investigate methods and techniques; to serve as deputy coroner; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the entry and training classification for the performance of professional law enforcement work. Incumbents are expected to undergo formal training in an academy certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. An incumbent will also be given field assignments to demonstrate work habits and capabilities. After successful completion of training and demonstration of readiness for promotion, an incumbent will normally be promoted to the journey level Deputy Sheriff II classification.

DEPUTY SHERIFF II

DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work by
patrolling assigned areas and answering calls and complaints; to investigate incidents and
perform identification work; to serve as deputy coroner; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a fully trained journey level classification for the performance of professional law
enforcement work. Incumbents perform a wide range of law enforcement assignments. While an incumbent may be assigned to a specific area of law enforcement, he/she must be capable of performing assignments in other areas. EOE

Additional Application:

I: Some previous basic law enforcement experience is desirable. Completion of special educational training in criminal justice is desirable. II: One (1) year of previous law enforcement experience equivalent to Deputy Sheriff I with Plumas County. Special Requirements I: An incumbent must graduate from a Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (P.O.S.T) certified academy within one (1) year of initial employment. An incumbent must obtain First Aid and CPR certificates within one (1) year of initial employment. Must possess a valid drivers license at time of application and a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment. II:Graduation from a Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (P.O.S.T) certified academy. Possession of First Aid and CPR certificates. Possession of a current and valid California Driver's license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 0
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $20.38
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 27.31

    About Plumas County

    Plumas County is located near the northeast corner of California, up where the Sierra and the Cascade mountains meet. The Feather River, with its several forks, flows through the county. Quincy, the unincorporated county seat, is about 80 miles northeast from Oroville, California, and about 85 miles from Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada. State highways 70 and 89 traverse the county.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes