Sheriff's Fiscal Technician

  • County of El Dorado
  • Placerville, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance Public Safety
  • Salary: $44,824.00 - $54,496.00 Annually USD

Job Description


***This job bulletin was updated on June 8, 2021.***

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing exceptional public service in alignment with Sheriff D'Agostini's Mission and Vision, taking a modern approach to the traditional services of law enforcement, fostering leadership and employee development, and remaining faithful and responsive to the communities we serve.

Sheriff's Fiscal Technicians work in the Sheriff's Fiscal Unit, located at the Public Safety Facility in Placerville, CA. They perform a variety of routine to complex fiscal, financial, statistical, and accounting support duties in the preparation, processing, and maintenance of payroll, fiscal and accounting records and transactions; produce, balance, and maintain both manual and computerized accounting and financial records; receive, document, and deposit payments made and perform general office support duties.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist Sheriff's Office employees, vendors and county employees by providing answers and information regarding specific account information, discrepancies, general accounting procedures, and/or Sheriff's Office specific issues and problems; research issues regarding specific transactions; and update related files on action items.
  • Maintain accounting, financial and statistical records and prepare periodic or special reports; and may maintain records and files specific to the Sheriff's Office.
  • Process payroll records and documentation in alignment with the MOUs covering Sheriff's Office employees.
  • Enter and retrieve data from databases, desktop, and on-line computer-based systems; use such technologies to produce standard reports; operate standard and Sheriff's Office specific office equipment.
  • Assist with Sheriff's Office payroll recordkeeping, expense allocations, cost accounting, implementation of internal financial controls, and budget preparation.
For a full description of duties and responsibilities, please review the job description here .

Sheriff's Personnel Unit will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations. Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.

Two years of fiscal support experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Fiscal Assistant II OR one year of experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Senior Fiscal Assistant. College level training in an accounting field is desirable.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Sheriff's Fiscal Technician, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Samantha Whitlock in the Sheriff's Personnel Unit at .

The Sheriff's Personnel Unit will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for this position will be required to complete a pre-investigative questionnaire. Based on the information provided, applicants may be disqualified based on criteria set forth in Part 7, Section 706.1 of the County of El Dorado Personnel Rules and in conjunction with Sheriff's Selection Policy 1000. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

Training and Experience Review (Weighted 100%): A training and experience review consists of candidates responding to supplemental questions on the job application. A subject matter expert will evaluate each candidate's responses based on predetermined criteria. The subject matter experts are not granted access to the candidate's application; therefore, responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough, detailed, and complete. Do not refer to resumes, cover letters, or other documentation as they will not be reviewed.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

Please refer to Sheriff's Policy 1000 - Selection Standards for more information regarding disqualifying events in an applicants background.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here .

Based on the Sheriff's Office needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is recruiting applicants for Sheriff's Fiscal Technician. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time and extra help vacancies. This recruitment will remain open until all vacancies are filled.

We currently have the following vacancies:
Two (2) full time vacancy in the Sheriff's Fiscal Unit, located in Placerville, Ca.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Prior to conditional job offer, candidates will undergo a thorough background investigation. Many job classifications require a pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

This classification may include positions that are subject to current California Department of Public Health (CDPH), State Public Health Officer Orders requiring all workers who provide services or work in facilities covered by the order to (a) have their first dose of a one-dose regimen or their second dose of a two-dose regimen of an approved vaccine against COVID-19, or (b) provide valid exemption as permitted by the order. An approved exemption would result in the exempted employee being required to wear a face covering and be regularly tested for COVID-19.

Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:
  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco
Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:
  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems
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