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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 a 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, Peralta Community College District, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum complex, 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.
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.

 

THE POSITION

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.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency certificate, such as the General Educational Development Certificate (State of California).

License:

Valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License by the time of appointment to Deputy Sheriff I.

Age:

Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment to Deputy Sheriff I.

Citizenship:

If not a citizen of the United States, must have filed for citizenship at least one year before applying for Deputy Sheriff Recruit.

 

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is now offering a $10,000.00 hiring bonus and seeking highly motivated individuals to join our diverse and growing law enforcement agency.

 

 

To apply for this job please visit joinacso.com.