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County of Sonoma (CA) - Santa Rosa, CA
Bring your administrative skills to the County of Sonoma! Apply to become a Sheriff's Investigations Secretary....
1 day ago
County of Humboldt - Eureka, CA
investigation. licenses: some classifications require possession of valid professional and/or technical licenses. some classifications may require the possession of a valid california driver's license...
1 day ago
County of San Diego - San Diego, CA
enforcement agency performing fingerprint identification, classification by visual inspection and analysis of fingerprints....
3 days ago
County San Mateo - San Mateo, CA
The ideal candidate for this position will: Have a background in criminal justice or prior experience working with a law enforcement agency in an analyst capacity....
2 days ago
Kern Community College District - Bakersfield, CA
, CA Department: Public Safety Training Basic Function Please Note: Kern Community College District accepts applications for part-time, hourly faculty pools on a continuous basis....
1 day ago
Kern County - Bakersfield, CA
Possession of a valid PC 832 firearms certificate. Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license is required at the time of employment....
1 day ago
County Of El Dorado - Placerville, CA
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is recruiting applicants for Sheriff's Public Safety Dispatcher I/II....
3 days ago
Santa Barbara County, CA - Santa Barbara, CA
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PROCESS: The Sheriff's Office conducts a polygraph examination and in-depth background investigation....
5 days ago
County of San Mateo - Redwood City, CA
The ideal candidate for this position will: Have a background in criminal justice or prior experience working with a law enforcement agency in an analyst capacity....
5 days ago
The County of San Mateo - San Mateo, CA
The ideal candidate for this position will: Have a background in criminal justice or prior experience working with a law enforcement agency in an analyst capacity....
6 days ago
County of San Diego - San Diego, CA
A copy of your vaccination card must be provided if you receive a conditional offer of employment and will be verified at the time the background investigation begins....
6 days ago
County of Ventura - Ventura, CA
Description The Sheriff's Office is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Program Administrator to manage Ventura County's Stepping Up program.
7 days ago
Stanislaus County - Modesto, CA
enforcement; and General codes pertaining to legal offices and law enforcement....
7 days ago
Del Norte, County of (CA) - Crescent City, CA
Sheriffs Records Clerk II In addition to the above: At least two years experience as a Sheriffs Records Clerk I Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requires: Knowledge of general office methods, procedures...
7 days ago
Ventura County - Ventura, CA
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FINDINGS MAY BE A BASIS FOR REMOVAL FROM THE ELIGIBLE LIST. TO SPEAK TO A SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPRESENTATIVE CONCERNING THE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PROCESS, CALL .......
8 days ago

Demographic Data for California

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Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

De-escalation for Law Enforcement
This course is geared towards law enforcement. It presents different techniques and communication skills an officer can use to de-escalate a situation without compromising officer safety.This...

Salary for Sheriff Jobs in California

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

$117,601

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Sheriffs in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.9%)
  • High School or GED (25.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.9%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by 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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