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$30,000
SIGNING BONUS

Deputy Sheriff Lateral

Correctional Officer Promotion

$15,000
SIGNING BONUS

Deputy Sheriff Trainee

Correctional Officer

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OUR MISSION

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to protecting lives and property and is committed to providing the highest
level of professional law enforcement and correctional services. We pledge to promote public trust through fair and
impartial policing and will treat all persons with dignity, compassion, and respect.

WHY THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE?

Our county is diverse and dispersed. It spans from cities to farmland; forests to beaches; rolling hills to a rugged coastline. It is filled with people from all walks with a wide range of challenges. Working for the County of San Mateo Sheriff's Office means having a career with a real purpose. We are united in our passion to give back to the community. To support those most in need and help others. We strive for equity and to be the change we want to see. Being a County employee also means being purposefully connected to professional development, a healthy work environment, support for wellness and then beyond into retirement. At San Mateo County, our jobs are connecting people with purpose.

START YOUR CAREER WITH US TODAY!

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Start your career in law enforcement with San Mateo County Sheriff's Office in corrections.

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

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Join the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.  Now hiring new Deputy Sheriff Trainees and Laterals.

DEPUTY 

SHERIFF

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Work alongside the San Mateo County Deputies in various positions.

PROFESSIONAL

STAFF

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Viewed from the South. Pescadero, San Mateo County, California, US

Come see everything

San Mateo County has to offer.

DISCOVER
SAN MATEO
COUNTY

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ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES

A career track with endless opportunities, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office  offers a variety of specialties with our Patrol Services, Corrections, Investigations Bureau, Homeland Security Division, Support Services Division,  and Multi-Jurisdictional Division. 

Did you know we also provide police services for the City of San Carlos, Millbrae, Half Moon Bay, Township of Woodside and Portola Valley, Caltrain and SamTrans.  That means more opportunity for you to create the career you want. 

 

Specialty Assignments and Ancillary Duties:

  • Investigations

  • Narcotics Task Force

  • Crime Suppression

  • School Resources

  • Gang Intelligence Unit

  • K-9 Unit

  • Bomb Squad

  • Cargo Theft Unit

  • Dive Team

  • Marine Unit

  • SWAT

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