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Position Title: Deputy Sheriff's Recruit
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level
Agency: Alameda County Sheriff's Office
Address: 1401 Lakeside Drive, 12th Floor
State: CA Zipcode: 94612
Phone: (925) 551-5730
Email Address: email@example.com
ABOUT THE ALAMEDA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is a full-service law enforcement agency accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) for its law enforcement services, its Regional Training Center, and its Dispatch Unit; the American Correctional Association (ACA) for its Detentions and Corrections Division; the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board for its Crime Lab; the Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board for its Explosive Ordinance Unit. Additionally, the agency's health care provider, Wellpath, has experience working with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC).
The Sheriff's Office has a current budget of approximately $600 million and has over 1600 authorized positions, including in excess of 1000 sworn personnel. The agency's Chief Executive Officer is Sheriff / Coroner Yesenia L. Sanchez, who is assisted in the operation of the agency by Undersheriff Richard T. Lucia, Assistant Sheriffs Emmanuel Christy, and Colby Staysa.
The Sheriff of Alameda County is responsible for a vast array of tasks and duties, including the following:
Providing security to the Consolidated Superior Courts
Operating the Coroner's Bureau
Operating full-service criminalistics laboratory
Performing Civil Process
Operating a County Jail (Santa Rita)
Operating the County Office of Emergency Services
Providing patrol and investigative services to the unincorporated areas of Alameda County
Pursuant to contractual agreements, providing patrol and investigative services to the City of Dublin, Oakland International Airport, Highland County Hospital, Social Services, and to the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District
Conducting a basic academy pursuant to Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements. [Sheriff's Academy website]
Providing Fish and Game enforcement
Project Director of the Narcotics Task Force
Serving as the Executive Director of the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Task Force
Operating a Marine Patrol Unit in the San Francisco Bay waters.
For more detailed information about the agency, visit: Alameda County's Sheriff's Office
Deputy Sheriff Recruit is the entry-level law enforcement position for Alameda County. This classification exists solely for those attending the Sheriff's Office Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certified Academy.
Deputy Sheriff Recruit is a classification characterized by assignment to a P.O.S.T. Certified Academy. Under close supervision during this Academy, the Recruit will receive intensive academic instruction in law enforcement combined with rigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff I.
For more detailed information about the job classification, visit: Deputy Sheriff's Recruit (#8601)
Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency certificate, such as the General Educational Development Certificate (State of California).
Valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator's License by the time of appointment to Deputy Sheriff I.
Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment to Deputy Sheriff I.
If not a citizen of the United States, must have filed for citizenship at least one year before applying for
Deputy Sheriff Recruit. *
*Effective January 1, 2023, all candidates for peace officer are not required to be a US citizen but must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. (SB 960)
NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
Application Period Begins: 03/08/2023
Application Period Ends: 12/31/2024
Number Positions to be Filled: 200
Yearly Salary: $42.16
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)
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