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Overview

SIERRA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

NOW HIRING

DEPUTY SHERIFF I (RECRUIT)

COME JOIN OUR TEAM IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Sierra County Sheriff’s Office is looking for motivated candidates who are looking for a rural country lifestyle. Sierra County is in the heart of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California. Hunting, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking are all in your backyard. The Sheriff’s Office continuously strives to build positive relationships with the citizens and visitors of Sierra County and has strong community support.

Deputy Sheriff I (Recruit):

• Paid Police Academy

• Housing and meals provided while attending the academy

• Paid vacation and sick leave accrual

• Medical, Dental, and vision coverage

• CalPERS Retirement

• $4,979 Monthly salary while attending the academy

• Promotion to Deputy Sheriff II after successful completion of the academy

SIERRA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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

 

 

 

Submit applications 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

hr@sierracounty.ca.gov

Qualifications

Please attached Deputy requirements: The Minimum Age for Peace Officers has increased from 18 years of age to 21 years of age as of January 1, 2022. Deputy Sheriff I (Recruit): • Age: Must be at least 21 years of age by the date of 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. information.

Special Requirements

Residency requirements: Sierra County Sheriff’s Office has two duty stations, Downieville Sheriff’s Office and Loyalton Substation. Employees are required to live within 30 minutes of their assigned duty station.

Miscellaneous Information

Work Schedule: • 4/10 Work Schedule • Overtime opportunities: County, OHV, Marine, US Forest back country patrol and special details. Shift availability: • Day Shift 0800 Hrs. – 1800 Hrs. • Mid Shift 1100 Hrs. – 2100 Hrs. • Swing Shift: 1600 Hrs. – 0200 Hrs. (5% shift differential). • On-Call pay

Minimum Education and Experience

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