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Under supervision, maintains care and custody of inmates, security, and order on and off the property of Sierra County; do related work as required, or conduct other duties as assigned by the Sheriff or his/her designee. Receives, books, fingerprints, and photographs inmates.  Receives and records personal property of inmates.  Assures that inmates are searched, clothed, and assigned to cells. Confines and releases inmates from cells.  Monitors inmate activities. Operates a County vehicle to transport and escort inmates to and from medical facilities, other detention facilities, courts, and other locations. Supervises inmates on work details both within and outside of the custodial facility. Answers inquiries over the telephone  related to jail policies and individual prisoners per applicable regulations. Attends State mandated training(s) to achieve and maintain correctional officer certificate(s).  EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 3
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Physical
  • About Sierra County Sheriffs Office

    Sierra County shall be a place where visitors are welcome, where children can
    grow, families thrive and elderly retire. Furthermore, the Sierra County Sheriff's
    Office shall be available to the public for help in a cooperative effort in solving
    their problems in the community and at home.
    • The staff of the Sierra County Sheriff's Office believes trust, credibility, and
    honesty are our greatest and most sacred attributes. We are committed to
    providing positive role models who are active members of their communities.
    • It is the responsibility of the Sierra County Sheriff's Office to protect and
    promote this positive working environment for its staff and volunteers while
    fostering working relationships with other agencies so the community receives
    the most beneficial and cost effective service for the people who reside in and
    travel through Sierra County

    Accessible by Public Transportation: No
    Salary: 3,880.61