Deputy Sheriff - Lateral

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $70,595.20 - $110,011.20 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is seeking experienced applicants to fill positions as Deputy Sheriff's who perform a variety of law enforcement functions, depending upon the level of experience and area of assignment, in a correctional facility, with the courts, on patrol, or in crime investigations.

For more detailed information, refer to the Deputy Sheriff job description.

NOTE: This Deputy Sheriff - Lateral recruitment targets applicants who have experience as a Peace Officer and possess a current CA POST Basic Certificate or higher.

Those interested in a career in law enforcement who have not attended a CA POST Accredited Basic Academy should apply for Sheriff's Trainee. Complete a job interest card for Sheriff's Trainee on our website at .

Applicants who have completed a CA POST Accredited Basic Academy but have NOT been employed and received a CA POST Basic Certification may qualify for Deputy Sheriff-PreService. Complete a job interest card for Deputy Sheriff-Pre Service on our website at .

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as this recruitment may close at any time.


Deputy Sheriff's must:
Be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
2) Be a United States citizen.
3) Pass San Bernardino County's safety, medical, psychological and polygraph examinations, including a drug test.
4) Be fingerprinted and pass a background investigation. Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony.
5) Pass a physical agility test based on California POST standards.
6) Have a valid California driver license.
7) Be available for rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.
8) Participate in mandated in-service training.

Uniform Allowance: Incumbents receive a yearly uniform allowance of $1,200/year.

(Salary range above includes possession of CA POST Advanced Certificate.)

Minimum Requirements

Experience: One (1) year of law enforcement experience as a Deputy Sheriff, Police Officer, Deputy Marshal, or District Attorney Investigator.

- AND -

Certificate: Must possess a current California POST Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced Certificate. All applicants not currently employed by a California law enforcement agency must have been so employed within the last three (3) years or possess a current California POST Requalification Certificate. Copies of all certificates must be attached to this application.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have high personal and professional standards, good decision-making skills, and be mentally and physically ready to handle the rigors of academy life.
Learn more about the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and the physical agility requirements a at . Applicants are highly encouraged to visit our Sheriff's Recruitment Center .

Selection Process

Examination : There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.

Application Procedure : Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a weekly basis. For priority consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. ( Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.)

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the closing of this recruitment. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email . Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mails frequently to obtain any correspondence associated with this recruitment. Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

San Bernardino, California United States View Map