Deputy Sheriff Job at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Job Information 

Full-Time

Sheriff

Entry Level

Salary/Wage 

$6,654.00 - $10,316.00 Monthly

Application Deadline 

Continuous

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

INTRODUCTION

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Under general supervision, a Deputy Sheriff [Academy Trained] performs a variety of law enforcement duties including, but not limited to, duties relating to supervision of prisoners; serves civil process; supervises work programs and work crews; perform general law enforcement duties; and performs related duties as required. Employees may be assigned to any one of the following divisions:

  • Custody Operations
  • Field Operations
  • Administration and Programs
  • Planning and Projects

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Booking and processing inmates; controlling and supervising the activities of inmates; operating communication equipment; monitoring and controlling movement of all personnel and vehicles entering and exiting facilities; maintaining internal and perimeter jail, court or building security; preparing and maintaining records; responding to disturbances and emergencies; preserving evidence and chain of custody at crime and emergency scenes; patrolling on foot and in vehicles, watching for indications of illegal or unauthorized activities and contraband; testifying in court and at hearings; conducting criminal investigations; completing detailed and accurate reports; administering alternatives to incarceration, ensuring program participation and returning offenders to custody as authorized by law; responding to public inquiries in a professional manner; implementing crime prevention strategies; and performing other general law enforcement duties as required. This position requires shift work, weekend/holiday work and overtime.

A probationary period must be served in Class 8504 in accordance with the MOU. The MOU currently requires a probationary period of 2,080 scheduled hours [WKP] worked, including legal holiday pay [LHP].

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications listed below to be eligible to participate in the selection process.  Official verification of minimum qualifications will be required at the time of the background investigation.

  1. AGE: Applicant must be at least 20 years old at the time of application and 21 years old at the time of appointment.  There is no maximum age limit.
  2. CITIZENSHIP: Applicant must be a United States citizen at the time of appointment.
  3. JUDICIAL RECORD:
    Applicant must NOT have been:
    • Convicted of a felony;
    • Convicted of any misdemeanor that carries a penalty of prohibiting ownership, possession or control of a firearm;
    • Convicted of an offense involving domestic violence; or
    • Restricted from employment with the City & County of San Francisco. 
  4. DRIVER LICENSE: Applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver's license at the time of the Sheriff's Office background investigation.
  5. EDUCATION: Applicant must possess a U.S. high school diploma or have passed an equivalency test (GED or California High School Proficiency Examination), or possess a two-year or four-year degree or higher from an accredited college or university.   
  6. EXPERIENCE: One (1) year (equivalent to 2,000 hours) of any verifiable and satisfactory work experience, or one (1) complete year of any verifiable course work from an accredited U.S. college or university (30 semester hours/45 quarter units), or an equivalent combination.   
  7. POSSESSION OF AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION PEACE OFFICER STATUS. APPLICANT MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FOR PEACE OFFICER STATUS:
    1. Currently employed or employed with a law enforcement agency as a PEACE officer (i.e. 830.1PC) within the state of California within 3 years from the date of application filing; OR 
    2. Completion of a certified California POST basic academy within 3 years of completion of the POST basic academy; OR
    3. Completion of a certified California POST re-qualification course within 3 years from the date of re-qualification.  

NOTE:   Applicant MUST possess a valid California POST certificate at date of appointment. Please attach your proof of eligibility for item #7 in your application.

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Location 

One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94103