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Alameda County Sheriff's Office
Deputy Sheriff I (Post Grad)

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Position Title: Deputy Sheriff I (Post Grad)
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Intermediate

Hiring Agency

Agency: Alameda County Sheriff's Office
Address: 1401 Lakeside Drive, 12th Floor
City: Oakland
State: CA    Zipcode: 94612-4305
Contact: Background & Recruiting
Phone: 9258037823 / 9258037821
Fax: 9258037298
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Deputy Sheriffs, under general supervision at the higher level (Deputy Sheriff II), and close supervision at the lower level (Deputy Sheriff I), supervise the work and conduct of inmates in a county correctional institution; patrol an area and enforce law and order; receive and serve civil process; maintain order in courts; assist with special investigations; investigates circumstances surrounding death in cases referred to Coroner; under direction, coordinate emergency services programs and volunteer activities; and do related work as required.


Deputy Sheriff I

Either I

Current enrollment in the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Recruit Training Academy, with successful completion of the academy by the time of appointment.

Successful completion of a certified P.O.S.T. approved basic academy within three years of application date or possession of a valid recertification certificate.

Valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator's license.

Must be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment.

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

Physical Requirement:

Hearing must be normal in each ear.

Using both eyes, must have far vision of at least 20/100 without glasses, correctable to 20/20 with glasses. Must be free from color blindness and permanent abnormality in either eye.

These standards are confined to far vision and color vision. There are additional standards which may apply to other possible specific visual deficiencies.

Applicants must be in excellent physical condition with above average strength, endurance and agility, and must meet Commission approved safety member physical standards.

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 07/06/2021

Application Period Ends: 12/31/2022

Number Positions to be Filled: 100

Yearly Salary: $87,672.00 to $96,470.40
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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