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 Sierra County Sheriff’s office is now hiring
Deputy Sheriff II or Deputy Sheriff III DOQ


Sierra County Employees and Volunteers are deemed Disaster Service Workers, Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3101.

  • Certificate: Current California P.O.S.T Certificate
  • Age: Must be at least 21 years of age by the date of the appointment.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizen or anyone who is legally authorized to work in the state of California, under federal law, with the proper green card or visa, is eligible.
  • Education: Must have a U.S. High School Diploma –OR- U.S. General Education Development Credential (GED) –OR- A California High School Proficiency Certificate –OR- Have attained a two-year or four-year degree from a U.S. accredited college or university.
  • Background: Must have no felony convictions as a juvenile or adult and cannot currently be on any form of probation AND must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff-Coroner. Must have no domestic violence convictions and cannot currently be the subject of a domestic violence restraining order.
  • Driver’s License: Must possess a valid Driver’s License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment.
SALARY: $5,114.22 – $6,216.37
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Flight Care Insurance CalPERS Retirement
Submit applications and resumes to:
Sierra County Sheriff’s Office P.O. Box 66
Downieville, CA  95936-0066 or
Sierra County Personnel P.O. Box 513 Downieville, CA 95936


Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks