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The Calaveras County Office of the Sheriff is seeking two (2) Deputy Sheriff Corporals for this promotional opportunity in the Sheriff’s Office. This is an inter-departmental promotional opportunity for permanent employees only. To be considered for the first round of interviews apply by Wednesday June 21, 2017 by 5:00pm.
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Job Category:
Law Enf.
Job Type:
Sheriff's Office


Open Until Filled. Apply by Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by 5:00pm For First Round of Interviews.


SALARY: $26.24 - $31.89/hr.

RANGE: 906


FLSA: Non-Exempt


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County of Calaveras is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Calaveras County Office of the Sheriff is seeking two (2) Deputy Sheriff Corporals for this promotional opportunity in the Sheriff’s Office. This is an inter-departmental promotional opportunity for permanent employees only. This is an open until filled position. To be considered for the first round of interviews apply by Wednesday June 21, 2017 by 5:00pm.

The incumbent will, under general supervision, lead, oversee, and participate in performing a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; train deputies in the Field Training Program; conduct criminal investigations and participate in the preparation of case reports; testify in court; serve in specialized departmental roles as assigned; provide information and assistance to the public; supervise shift in the absence of the Sergeant; receive general supervision from assigned Sheriff’s Sergeant;  exercise technical and functional direction over; provide training to lower-level staff and perform related work as assigned. 



This is the lead-level in the Deputy Sheriff class series that provides training and technical and functional direction to assigned staff on an on-going, day-to-day basis. The performance of the duties requires additional training on law enforcement operations, procedures, and processes, as well as County and legal standards, practices, policies, and procedures. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Sheriff’s Sergeant in that the latter is the full supervisory-level class in the series responsible for organizing, assigning, supervising, and reviewing the work of assigned staff.

This classification functions as peace officers within the authority and limits of California Penal Code Sections 830.1(a) and 832.


  • Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection of life and property.
  • Conducts investigations.
  • Interviews witnesses and victims and interrogates suspects of crimes.
  • Gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities.
  • Substantiates finding of fact in court.
  • Serves warrants, civil documents, and makes arrests.
  • Serves as bailiff of the courts.
  • Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests.
  • Keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition.
  • Prepares detailed reports of all activities.
  • Performs and leads employee training for other county employees on an as needed basis.
  • Reviews and approves reports as needed.
  • Serves as the officer in charge and conducts briefings in the absence of the supervising sergeant.


Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of law enforcement, criminal investigations; rules and regulations of the Sheriff’s Department; terminology used in law enforcement, crime prevention and investigation; laws of arrest and rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure; principles and practices in conducting interviews and interrogations effectively; court procedures and operations; laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles; techniques for dealing with a variety of people under hostile and emergency situations; care and operations of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment.


Skill to:

Train in all areas of law enforcement, especially as it relates to training new deputy sheriffs who have recently graduated from the police academy; establish and maintain a high spirit of cooperation within the Sheriff’s Department; plan, schedule, assign and oversee activities of assigned deputies; inspect the work of others and maintain established quality control standards; cooperate with and assist the public in developing strategies to solve problems within their communities; supervise with good leadership qualities.


Education, Training and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from high school and possession of a valid basic POST certificate and two years of law enforcement experience as a member of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department.


Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.


Selection to the rank of Corporal will be in accordance with the promotional process as outlined in the Calaveras County Personnel Ordinance, 2.64.220 through 2.64.245.


Interested individuals must submit the following:

  • Updated Calaveras County application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.





Frequently stand, walk and climb stairs and ladders; sit for extended periods in one position; walk on sloped, slippery and/or uneven surfaces; ability to stoop, kneel, or bend to pick up or move objects weighing over 100 pounds with help; crawl through various areas moving on hands and knees; physical ability to restrain prisoners; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range, verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and FAX.



This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in the documents and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Human Resources Division
891 Mountain Ranch Road
Building C
San Andreas, CA 95249

Phone (209) 754-6303
Fax (209) 754-6333
24 Hour job line (209) 754-6332

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