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Deputy Sheriff-Lateral-12574606L

Police Force:San Diego County Sheriff Department
Location:County of San Diego, California
Salary:$52,730.60 - $75,449.40 Annually

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Job Title:Deputy Sheriff-Lateral-12574606L
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$52,730.60 - $75,449.40 Annually
Job Type:Regular - Full time
Location:County of San Diego, California

The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications from persons with proven law enforcement experience for the position of Deputy Sheriff-Lateral.

Lateral Deputy Sheriff's are assigned to one of three bureaus: Detentions, Court Services or Law Enforcement Services. Assignments are based on the needs of the department and on the applicant's training and experience.

Deputy Sheriffs perform a variety of general law enforcement functions consisting of patrol, court services, investigations, arrest, apprehension, supervision of inmates; and other duties as assigned.

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.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION:

1. Successful completion of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the past three (3) years and possession of a valid Certificate of Completion.
OR;
2. Successful completion, at any time, of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy, with less than a three (3) year break in service in one of the following Penal Code categories:

830.1 Sheriff's, Marshals, City Police, San Diego Unified Port District Harbor Police, etc.; 832.2(a) California Highway Patrol; 830.2(d) Member of University of California Police Department; 830.2(e) Member of California State University and College Police Department
830.3l(g) Member of San Francisco BART Police; 830.3l(h)Harbor or Port Police.
OR;
3. Successful completion of a California P.O.S.T. Re-Certification Course, and possess a valid California P.O.S.T. Certificate.
OR;
4. Successful completion of a California Basic P.O.S.T. Waiver Exam, with documentation from P.O.S.T.
OR;
5. Successful completion of Levels 1, 2, 3; or the four-part reserve format training modules A, B, C, & D for the regular Basic Course within the last three years.
OR;
6. Current enrollment and within ninety (90) days of graduation from a California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy.

Note: Individuals may qualify if they are within ninety (90) days of graduation from a certified California P.O.S.T Basic Law Enforcement Academy. At the time of application, the applicant must present a letter from the Academy, on letter head, confirming enrollment, graduation date and the applicant's good standing in the class. Eligibility for POST certification must be active for at least one year beyond the date of application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the academy. There will be no waivers of the above requirements. Experience in the United States military service is highly desirable.
If you do not meet these minimum qualifications, please review the entry-level Deputy Sheriff's Cadet recruitments by clicking below:
Deputy Sheriff's Cadet-Detentions/Court Services

IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE, APPLICANTS MUST MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION:

(a) Must be at least 20.5 years of age at the time of the Qualifications Shoot Examination/Exercise described below; at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.

(b) Must possess a U.S. high school diploma or GED certificate.

(c) Must have no felony convictions and must not be on probation; misdemeanors may be disqualifying depending on number, type and recency.

(d) Must be a United States citizen or resident alien in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF THE SELECTION INTERVIEW AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PROCESSES:

(a) Successful completion of the background investigation and selection interview processes; for additional information, refer to the Evaluation Section below.

(b) Vision correctable to at least 20/30; glasses/hard lenses minimum 20/100 uncorrected - No minimum uncorrected visual acuity for soft lenses (subject to California P.O.S.T. requirements).

(c) Possession of a valid California class C driver's license prior to appointment.

For a complete job description including minimum requirements, physical characteristics, license requirements, and working conditions, click here

APPLICATION PROCESS:

STEP 1: Complete the on-line application form providing correct and complete responses to the Supplemental Questions and attach qualifying documentation outlined above.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must submit copy of P.O.S.T. certificate, P.O.S.T. waiver, re-certification or letter from P.O.S.T. academy with application in order to meet minimum qualifications and be invited to continue to next step in the recruitment process.

STEP 2: If you meet the minimum qualifications for Deputy Sheriff-Lateral, you will receive an electronic e-mail or letter notification inviting you to use the online self-scheduling feature to schedule yourself for the qualifications shoot examination.

PLEASE NOTE: Once scheduled, you will NOT receive a reminder to appear to the qualification shoot. Please note the date and time of your exam when you schedule yourself. This is your responsibility.

YOU MUST COMPLETE THESE STEPS BEFORE APPEARING FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS SHOOT EXAMINATION. UNSCHEDULED CANDIDATES WILL NOT BE ADMITTED.

If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for Deputy Sheriff-Lateral, as determined by the application screening, the Department of Human Resources will notify you via e-mail or letter. If you receive this email or letter, you will not be eligible to take the qualification shoot examination.

The evaluation process of this recruitment will consist of a Qualifications Shoot examination or exercise. Applicants must successfully pass this exercise in order to be placed on the eligibility list for Deputy Sheriff - Lateral for one year.

SUMMARY OF THE OVERALL EVALUATION PROCESS:
1. COMPLETION OF ON LINE APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

2. QUALIFICATION SHOOT EXAMINATION AND PRE-SCREENING ORIENTATION - Refer to the description below to obtain more information on the Qualification Shoot Exercise. Candidates who successfully pass the Qualifications Shoot Examination will attend a Pre-Screening Orientation. Candidates may be invited to participate in the background investigation and selection interview processes listed below.

3. COMPREHENSIVE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION which takes a minimum of four to six months to complete. The Background Investigation process will include a Physical Abilities Examination. The Sheriff's Department will communicate the date, time, location, and description of the Physical Abilities exam to the candidate during the background investigation process.

4. COMPUTER VOICE STRESS ANALYSIS EXAM AND EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEW.

5. SELECTION INTERVIEW conducted by Sheriff's sworn management.

6. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION conducted by a County appointed Psychologist.

7. MEDICAL EXAM conducted by a County Physician.

SPECIFIC NOTES ON QUALIFICATIONS SHOOT EXAM (LATERAL FIREARMS TESTING):

Test components:
  • 25 total handgun (HG) rounds - 20 hits to pass
  • 4 total shotgun (SH) rounds - 3 hits to pass
  • Scored as Pass/Fail
  • Two attempts permitted
Course of fire:

Handgun only
03 yards: (02) rounds right hand point shooting
03 yards: (02) rounds two hands point shooting
03 yards: (02) rounds left hand point shooting
05 yards: (02) rounds two hand eye level
05 yards: (02) rounds two hand eye level
07 yards: (03) rounds two hand eye level
07 yards: (03) rounds two hand eye level
10 yards: (05) rounds two hand eye level

Handgun and Shotgun
15 yards 4 rounds shotgun (Remington 870, supplied by department)
Transition to handgun 4 rounds handgun.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified 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.
CLICK HERE for additional information.

To obtain additional information on the pay steps, benefits, educational incentives, and department provided equipment, refer to the Sheriff's website at www.joinsdsheriff.net.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Sheriff's Recruiting Unit at (858) 974-2000; or via e-mail at Recruit@sdsheriff.org; or the Department of Human Resources at (619) 236-2191.


ClosingDate:Continuous
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:33683

 

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