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County of San Diego - San Diego, CA
investigation which may include a psychological, polygraph or other examination or test Evaluation Process Qualified applicants will be placed on a 12-month employment list based on scores received...
10 hours ago
County of San Diego - San Diego, CA
investigation which may include a psychological, polygraph or other examination or test Evaluation Process Qualified applicants will be placed on a 12-month employment list based on scores received...
10 hours ago
The County of San Mateo - San Mateo, CA
Well-versed in the principles, practices, rules, and regulations of modern law enforcement operations, administration, correctionalfacilities/services,criminal investigation, and risk management....
3 days ago
County of 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....
10 hours ago
County of 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....
10 hours ago
County of San Benito - Hollister, CA
Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, methods and techniques of law enforcement work, including patrol, coroner cases, crime prevention, investigation and identification Laws governing...
1 day ago
County of Sacramento - Sacramento, CA
Some positions may be assigned to a City to which law enforcement services are provided by the Sacramento County Sheriffs Department....
5 days ago
County of San Mateo - Redwood City, CA
Well-versed in the principles, practices, rules, and regulations of modern law enforcement operations, administration, correctional facilities/services, criminal investigation, and risk management....
5 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 .......
6 days ago
Rx relief - Los Angeles, CA
Job description Pharmacy Technician- LA Sherriff Department Rx relief is seeking a Hospital Pharmacy Technician to work in an Inpatient/ Hospital setting in the Downtown Los Angeles, CA area in a...
7 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE THAT INCLUDES CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 1) Background: Prior to appointment, applicants will be fingerprinted and must pass an extensive background investigation, including...
10 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE THAT INCLUDES CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 1) Background: Prior to appointment, applicants will be fingerprinted and must pass an extensive background investigation, including...
10 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE THAT INCLUDES CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 1) Background: Prior to appointment, applicants will be fingerprinted and must pass an extensive background investigation, including...
10 days ago
County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE THAT INCLUDES CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 1) Background: Prior to appointment, applicants will be fingerprinted and must pass an extensive background investigation, including...
10 days ago
County of Sacramento - Sacramento, CA
Advanced knowledge of clerical, legal, and law enforcement record keeping practices and procedures. Law enforcement and legal terminology....
10 days ago

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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 (24.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.8%)
  • Some College (3.1%)
  • 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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