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County Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PROCESS: The Sheriff's Office conducts a polygraph examination and in-depth background investigation....
2 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
Minimum Requirements Experience: One (1) year of full-time work experience with a law enforcement agency with primary responsibility for crime scene investigations that includes processing latent fingerprints...
2 days ago
County San Diego - San Diego, CA
Prior to appointment, candidates will be subject to a thorough background investigation which may include a psychological, polygraph or other examination or test....
2 days ago
County of Contra Costa - Martinez, CA
Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment....
22 hours ago
County of Contra Costa - Martinez, CA
is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience....
22 hours ago
San Bernardino County Sheriff/Coroner - San Bernardino, CA
Assists with instruction and presentation of investigative techniques to academy students or other law enforcement personnel/agencies....
2 days ago
County Of El Dorado - Placerville, CA
Prior to Conditional Job Offer, candidates will undergo a thorough and lengthy background investigation....
3 days ago
The County of San Mateo - San Mateo, CA
, with heavy emphasis on hiring and retaining law enforcement officers to meet the needs of the community....
3 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
Minimum Requirements Must meet one of the following options: Option A - Experience: One (1) year of full-time work experience with a law enforcement agency processing evidence at or from crime scenes...
3 days ago
County of San Diego - San Diego, CA
enforcement agency performing fingerprint identification, classification by visual inspection and analysis of fingerprints....
4 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
Minimum Requirements Must meet one of the following options: Option A - Experie nce: One (1) year of full-time work experience with a law enforcement agency processing evidence at or from crime scenes...
4 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
Regular status can only be achieved at the Sheriff's Crime Scene Specialist III level. 2) Background: Prior to appointment, applicants will be fingerprinted and must pass an extensive background investigation...
4 days ago
County of San Mateo - Redwood City, CA
, with heavy emphasis on hiring and retaining law enforcement officers to meet the needs of the community....
5 days ago
County of Madera - Madera, CA
Position This recruitment is being conducted on behalf of the Sheriff's department; the list established from this recruitment will only be utilized to fill vacancies in the Sheriff's department....
5 days ago
The County of El Dorado - Placerville, CA
Prior to Conditional Job Offer, candidates will undergo a thorough and lengthy background investigation....
7 days ago

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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 (33.4%)
  • High School or GED (25.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (13.1%)
  • Master's Degree (8.0%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

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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