Deputy sheriff Trainee
Required Pre-testing information for Deputy Sheriff Trainee applicants must be completed before submitting an application. More information below.
Pay Range: $93,874 (Not including benefits and only while in the academy)
Earn competitive pay and incentive bonuses, while building a rewarding law enforcement career that has real impact on your community. Provide for public safety, protecting people and property while promoting good community relations. Apply now to join our team.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Deputy Sheriff Trainee is the entry-level class of the Deputy Sheriff series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents receive Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy and/or field officer training in order to acquire a POST Basic Certificate. Incumbents perform a wide variety of peace officer tasks under close and direct supervision of experienced officers and are required to promote to the journey-level Deputy Sheriff classification after acquiring the education and experience required of the State of California POST Basic Certificate. At the higher journey level, Deputies facilitate community interaction and utilize collaborative problem-solving techniques; investigate crimes; patrol assigned areas; receive, supervise and transport inmates; act as bailiff or civil deputy; and perform all related duties in law enforcement and crime prevention as may be assigned under general supervision.
CURRENT SAN MATEO COUNTY SHERIFF'S CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS
Current San Mateo County Sheriff's Correctional Officers who are selected for the positions will remain in their Correctional Officer classification and current pay grade while attending the Academy. Upon Academy graduation, Correctional Officers are then moved into a Deputy Sheriff classification and pay range.
Premier medical, dental, and vision benefits for Deputy and family members
Strong community support
Paid vacation, sick, and personal leave
2.7% at 57 Public Employees Retirement Plan
Educational Incentives - 2.5% for Intermediate POST Certificate, additional 5% for Advanced POST Certificate, bilingual pay
Additional bilingual pay
Wide range of special assignments
State of the art indoor/outdoor shooting range
Rotating day team schedules which guarantees 2 weekends off per month
12-Hour shift schedules
Required Pre-testing information for Deputy Sheriff Trainee applicants must be completed before submitting an application. Applicants for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position must pass the below Battery Tests within a year of the date of application