Deputy Sheriff Jobs in California

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San Luis Obispo County, CA - San Luis Obispo, CA
The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate willhave excellent character, strong ethics and observing skills, and be adept inexecuting the basic principles of law enforcement, public safety, and personal...
2 days ago
Napa County Sheriff's Office - Napa, CA
Deputy Sheriffs do not rotate into the jail. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement....
1 day ago
Shasta County - Shasta, CA
2 days ago
Butte County Environmental Health - Oroville, CA
Applicants must be of good moral character and successfully pass a thorough background investigation including polygraph, psychological examination, fingerprinting, and records check....
16 hours ago
County of Nevada - Nevada City, CA
Definition and Class Characteristics Under general supervision, performs difficult and responsible law enforcement and crime prevention work by patrolling assigned areas, answering calls and complaints...
6 days ago
County of Santa Clara - Santa Clara, CA
A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of...
6 days ago
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office - Ukiah, CA
Job Information Mendocino County Sheriffs Office Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I in Various locations throughout the County, California Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I Print ( Apply Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I Salary...
6 days ago
County of Santa Clara - San Jose, CA
A Deputy Sheriff Cadet enters training to join the ranks of Deputy Sheriffs who, under supervision, perform active law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property, the investigation of...
8 days ago
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office - Ukiah, CA
with another California law enforcement agency....
8 days ago
The County of San Mateo - San Mateo, CA
Deputy Sheriffs 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...
12 days ago
The County of El Dorado - Placerville, CA
DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, crime...
13 days ago
County of Contra Costa - Martinez, CA
to providing the highest level of law enforcement and customer services....
15 days ago
San Joaquin County, CA - Stockton, CA
The Deputy Sheriff Trainee will receive intensive academic instruction and rigorous physical training in law enforcement at a California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Certified Academy...
15 days ago
San Francisco Government - San Francisco, CA
Background Investigation: Candidates must complete and pass an employment, character, and background investigation to determine fitness for employment as a Deputy Sheriff....
19 days ago
County of Mendocino - Ukiah, CA
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of current law enforcement policies, practices and methods....
21 days ago

Demographic Data for California

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Deputy Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

How to be a Successful Deputy Head or Vice Principal
This course details the job of a school Deputy Head. It illustrates the wide range of practical skills required to do the job well. It also considers the crucial importance of recognising that...

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

Salary for Deputy Sheriff Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Deputy Sheriff jobs in California as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Deputy Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Deputy Sheriffs in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (24.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (13.0%)
  • Master's Degree (9.5%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Deputy Sheriffs in California
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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