County of San Diego
THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW OPEN AND WILL CLOSE AT 5:00 PM ON THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020.
Cadets who successfully complete the 16 week academy will be promoted to the Deputy Sheriff-Detention/Court Services classification. The base pay for a Deputy Sheriff-Detention/Court Services is $50,807.90 – $88,842.00 annually. Additional pay incentives and premiums are available for those who are eligible.
Education premium – 5%
For additional premium and wage incentives, please contact r[email protected] or visit our website www.joinsdsheriff.net.
Are you seeking an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement? The County of San Diego has immediate vacancies for Deputy Sheriff Cadet – Detentions/Court Services. Apply today for an opportunity to obtain valuable skills necessary towards a rewarding career in law enforcement! For more information about this position view the video below.
PLEASE VIEW THE MANDATORY PRE-APPLICATION VIDEO BELOW.
The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Deputy Sheriff Cadet-Detentions/Court Services. Newly hired Cadets attend and successfully complete a comprehensive 16-week training academy, which includes classroom study and examinations in Jail Procedures, Classification of Inmates, Progressive Physical Training (For more information regarding the Physical Agilities Test, please “CLICK HERE”), Defensive Tactics, Security Maintenance, Supervision of Inmates, Assaultive Behavior, Emergency Procedures, Firearms Training, Courtroom Procedures, Criminal and Civil Proceedings, and related subjects.
The ideal candidate will possess the following desirable traits: communicates effectively, knowledge worker, customer-focused, values and respects others, drives to excel, teamwork and collaboration, continuous learning, demonstrates ethical behavior, and supportive of change.
For a complete job description including minimum requirements and working conditions please click here.
Minimum Requirements At Time Of Application
a) U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien in the process of becoming a US Citizen is required. (Section 81, San Diego County Administrative Code)
b) Applicant must be 18 years of age at the time of application. There is no maximum age limit.
c) Possession of a U.S. high school diploma or GED certificate; or a degree from an accredited college or university.
d) Applicants must have no felony convictions and must not be on probation; misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on number, type and recency.
e) Valid picture I.D. such as military, driver’s license, state, or other photo identification issued by a regulatory agency.
NOTE: If you are over the age of 20.5, you also have the option to apply for Deputy Sheriff Cadet, Recruitment Number 19574701, for the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
WE ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO APPLY FOR BOTH RECRUITMENTS (DEPUTY SHERIFF CADET AND DEPUTY SHERIFF CADET-DETENTIONS/COURT SERVICES) BASED UPON VACANCIES IN EACH CLASSIFICATION. THE HIRING/TESTING/BACKGROUND PROCESS IS THE SAME FOR BOTH RECRUITMENTS.
REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF THE SELECTION INTERVIEW AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PROCESSES
Effective oral and written communication skills in English Vision: correctable to at least 20/30; glasses/hard lenses minimum 20/100 uncorrected – no minimum uncorrected visual acuity for soft lenses (subject to State of California P.O.S.T. requirements)
Complete the on-line application form and provide correct and complete responses to the Supplemental Questions.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
WRITTEN EXAMINATION PROCESS
If you meet the minimum qualifications for Deputy Sheriff Cadet-Detentions/Court Services, you will be invited to take the written examination that consists of the California Peace Officers Standards Training (POST) Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery. This is an English comprehension written examination consisting of questions pertaining to vocabulary, spelling, and reading comprehension. There is a 2-1/2 hour time limit to complete this examination.
NOTE: If you have recently taken the California POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery with any agency, you must wait at least thirty (30) days before you can take this test with the County of San Diego Sheriff’s Department. If applicants fail to wait at least 30 days from their last examination date and proceed with taking two tests in a 30 day window period, California POST will invalidate the second test score administration. If your score is invalidated, you will not be placed on the eligible list for the Deputy Sheriff Cadet with the County of San Diego. For additional information on the State of California POST written examination and regulations, please go to www.post.ca.gov.
EXCEPTION FOR WRITTEN TEST: If you possess POST PELLETB written exam results from another agency AND received a T Score of 42 or higher AND the letter is dated within 6 months prior our test date; you must submit these results via email to [email protected].
BACKGROUND ORIENTATION AND INVESTIGATION PROCESS
If successful in the written exam process, candidates will be required to complete the following: a comprehensive background investigation, a Computer Voice Stress Analysis Exam, an employment interview with Sheriff’s sworn management, a psychological examination, a physical abilities test, a physical assessment, and a complete medical examination.
PLEASE NOTE: All phases of evaluation for this recruitment may require candidates to appear in person.
“Marijuana use and possession will continue to be prohibited in any form by Sheriff’s Department employees based on State and Federal law.”
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
The County of San Diego now participates in E-Verify.
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The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision: A region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. Click here for more information www.livewellsd.org.
Under California Government Code Sections 3100 – 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term “public employees” includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.
The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.