Under general supervision, patrols an assigned area of the County in the prevention of crime and enforcement of law and order; answers calls in cases where criminal action is involved or suspected; maintains security in the County's courts and jails; serves civil processes; and performs special services and related work as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Prior to appointment, the Deputy Sheriff - Academy Complete must provide proof of satisfactory completion of the Sheriff's Training Academy or an equivalent California POST-certified academy within the past three (3) years or have a valid California POST certificate. The Deputy Sheriff classification performs both the entry and working level duties of the sworn law enforcement series.
PAYROLL TITLE: Deputy Sheriff
STARTING SALARY: $38.01
INCENTIVES/BENEFITS: $928/year uniform allowance; 20-30 days of annual leave; 10 paid holidays; up to $2,000/year for textbooks and tuition; possible educational incentive of 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% based on the completion of Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree or, if qualified, up to $5,479/year for POST certification; plus other premium/incentive/bonus payments. The County will contribute $8,372/year toward cafeteria plan choices which presently include: 3 medical plans, 3 dental plans, 2 vision plans, a "cash back" option, and up to 2.5% matching funds in a 401(k) plan.
BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Incumbents may also be eligible for bilingual incentive depending upon operational need and certification of skill.
AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Deputy Sheriff Trainees are represented by the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff's Association (VCDSA) and are eligible for overtime compensation.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-term) Intermittent and Extra Help, vacancies within the Sheriff's Office. There are currently numerous vacancies.
OPENING DATE: December 20, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
WRITTEN AND PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM DATES:
- Saturday, March 14, 2020
- Saturday, May 16, 2020
- Saturday, July 18, 2020
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: throughout Ventura County, California