Alpine County

Markleeville , CA

Deputy Sheriff I/II

Alpine County
Markleeville, CA Full-time
Posted on May 24, 2019

Deputy Sheriff I/II
Laterals Accepted - Basic CA P.O.S.T. certified
The County Of Alpine Announces An Employment Opportunity

Salary Range
Deputy Sheriff I-42: ($24.52 - $29.81) per hour
Deputy Sheriff II-43B: ($26.30 - $32.08) per hour

Final Filing Date:
Open until filled.

Alpine County is preparing a list of eligible candidates for the recruitment of a Deputy Sheriff I or a Deputy Sheriff II position in the Alpine County Sheriffs Office. The purpose of recruitment is to provide a list of qualified persons to be considered for employment. Candidates are ranked on an eligibility list according to their overall scores in the examination. The eligibility list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill vacancies as they occur.

Under general supervision, to patrol an assigned area to effect the prevention of crime and detect situations requiring the attention of a law enforcement officer; to enforce laws in the protection of life and property; to respond to calls for service; to conduct investigations; and to perform related duties as assigned.

Deputy Sheriff I is the entry level classification in this series. Incumbents learn and perform a wide range of law enforcement and crime prevention activities. This class is flexibly staffed with Deputy Sheriff II and incumbents normally advance to the higher level after experience and achieving proficiency which meet the requirements for Level II.

Deputy Sheriff II is the fully qualified, experienced classification in the series. Incumbents competently perform the full range of law enforcement assignments.

Incumbent must meet the requirements of California Government Code section 1031.

Experience And Qualifications
Deputy Sheriff I:
Experience in local law enforcement is desirable.

Deputy Sheriff II:
One year as a Deputy Sheriff I in Alpine County or two years in other local law enforcement.

Other Requirements:

Deputy Sheriff I:
Possession of a valid California drivers license.
Possession of a Basic California P.O.S.T. certificate.
Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a public safety CPR certificate.

Deputy Sheriff II:
Possession of a valid California drivers license.
Possession of Basic California P.O.S.T. certificate; an Intermediate P.O.S.T. certificate is desirable.
Possession of a public safety CPR certificate.

Special Requirements
  Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment, pursuant to the requirements established in California Government Code section 1031.
  Incumbent must be of good moral character and able to pass a comprehensive background investigation, including an FBI fingerprint check, pursuant to California Government Code section 1030.
  Incumbent must meet the requirements of California Penal Code section 832 with respect to search, seizure and possession of a firearm.
  Incumbent must have no prior felony convictions or history of criminal behavior, pursuant to Government Code sections 1029 and 1031.
  Incumbent must have no prior history of acts of domestic violence or child abuse.
  Incumbent must have no prior history of hard drug use.

Compensation & Benefits

100% FTE in a five step salary system with advancement upon satisfactory completion of a one-year probationary period and annual increases thereafter. 
  Health Insurance: County provides medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and dependents with co-payment by employees, dependent upon family status.
  Vacation: Accrued at the rate of 6.67 hours per month, or 10 vacation days per year.
  Sick Leave: Earned at the rate of 8 hours per month.
  Holidays: 15 paid holidays per year.
  Retirement: Participation in the California Public Employee Retirement System (PERS), New Members 2.7% at 57 plan
  Deferred Compensation: Voluntary deferred compensation program offered.
  $1,000 per year uniform allowance
  9% POST incentive increase contingent on acquiring intermediate and advanced certificates
  3% swing shift differential increase
  Overtime hours available as authorized by the Sheriff.

Alpine County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, mental or physical disability, marital status, sex or age.