Deputy sheriff Trainee
Required Pre-testing information for Deputy Sheriff Trainee applicants must be completed before submitting an application. More information below.
Pay Range: $112,049 - $119,080 (Not including benefits)
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.
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
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
Aspiring Deputy Sheriff Trainee? We've got the details you need to get started:
Step 1: Application Submission
Submit your online application to kickstart your journey.
Remember to include responses to supplemental questions and copies of required test scores.
Incomplete applications without attachments won't make the cut.
Step 2: Written Examination
Choose from three options to meet the written examination requirement:
a) PELLETB Exam (POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery)
Complete this exam in under 2.5 hours.
Secure a minimum T-Score of 46 for success.
Schedule your exam at Pre-Employment Testing and Training - The Academy.
b) NTN Frontline Law Enforcement Written Exam (National Testing Network)
Achieve passing scores:
Video Judgement Test: 65% or higher
Reading: 70% or higher
Writing: 70% or higher
Take the exam virtually or in person at nationwide testing sites.
Schedule your exam at LAW ENFORCEMENT Jobs | Find Public Safety Jobs | National Testing Network.
c) Basic Police Academy Certification
Already certified by a Basic Police Academy? You're good to go!
PELLETB Test scores or results from other training organizations or law enforcement agencies are accepted if they meet California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements.
Ready to Begin Your Journey?
Follow these steps, and you're on your way to becoming a Deputy Sheriff Trainee!