Resident Deputy Sheriff - Stonyford

  • County of Colusa
  • Stonyford, California
  • Mar 16, 2021
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $4,786 USD Monthly
  • Salary Top: $7,857
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Apply By: Jun 30, 2021



To perform a variety of responsible law enforcement and crime prevention work; and to patrol assigned areas, answer calls and complaints, and investigate crimes.

Job Description


Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Patrol and respond to calls and complaints; conducts investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, vehicle accidents and other crimes; check buildings for physical security .

Prepare various reports on investigations including arrest and unusual incidents observed.

Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court.

Assist in investigations in cases which are of a criminal nature, investigations and reports of death, and search and rescue operations.

Issue traffic citations; serve warrants, subpoenas, and civil documents.

Work with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders.

Answer questions and provide information to the public regarding Sheriff's Office policies and procedures.

Administer first aid in emergency situations.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

- Current enrollment in a California Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Academy or satisfactory completion of P.O.S.T. Basic Academy (for Entry Level applicants) or possession of a Basic Certificate (for Lateral applicants)

- High School Diploma or equivalent

- Ability to work irregular hours (both days and nights), holidays, and weekends

- Possession of or ability to obtain a California Class C driver's license

- Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031(a): Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien   who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.

The successful applicant must reside within the Stonyford area upon appointment.

Special Instructions


Applications may be obtained from and returned to:  

Human Resources Department 250 5th Street Colusa, CA 95932

Phone: 530-458-0420

Download application: 

Scanned completed application packets may be emailed to:


A complete application packet will include:

 - A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV.111317

 - A signed completed Conviction Records Supplemental Form (attached)

 - Resume

 - Valid P.O.S.T. Academy/Basic Certificate

Submitting an incomplete packet may result in the disqualification of your application.

Additional Information


$4,786.00 - $6,134.00 per month plus benefits, plus `10% residential pay and * up to 10% in additional compensation for POST and Educational Incentives:

2.5% Intermediate POST Certificate

2.5% Advanced POST Certificate

Educational Incentive Pay (for degrees that benefit the Department and County

2.5% Associates Degree-AA/AS OR

5% Bachelors Degree—BA/BS

Candidates may only be placed at hiring within Steps 1-6, $4,335 - $5,555 and after satisfactory performance during a 12-month probationary period, advance to the next step.

* Based on the employee’s base rate of pay, but shall not include any other compensation.


CalPERS retirement plan, either 3 @ 50 for Classic, or 2.5 @ 57; deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; Health Reimbursement Arrangement; paid health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance for employee. Standby/Call-In pay, POST Incentive, Educational Incentive Pay, plus other incentives as applicable. This position is part of the Colusa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (CCDSA).

Important Note: Family health, dental and vision insurance coverage will be covered entirely by the County contribution for employees who elect to enroll in the PERS Select health plan.

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. It is to your advantage to submit an application as soon as possible as the recruitment may close at any time. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Faxed applications will not be accepted. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process. Prior to appointment and in accordance to POST regulations, the successful applicant will undergo an extensive background investigation and physical evaluation.

Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website.

Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.


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