Deputy Sheriff

  • Yuba County Sheriff's Department
  • Marysville, CA, USA
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Law Enforcement

Job Description

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Sheriff’s perform a wide variety of patrol officer and related duties required to effectively respond to and resolve the normal scope of peace situations, including the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, report writing, crime prevention and suppression, case preparation and testimony, and providing information and assistance to the public and perform related duties as assigned. Incumbents may be assigned to a specific geographic area for patrol, investigations, crime prevention or other peace officer-related functions. 

 Ideal Candidate

We are seeking dedicated, public services minded individuals to join our team in this honorable position.  The ideal candidate serves as a department representative, upholding department policies and procedures, while fostering a safe working environment and maintaining command presence.


Deputy Sheriff Minimum: Graduation from high school and possess a valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certification.

Preferred: In addition to the minimum, paid or volunteer law enforcement experience and/or experience as a patrol officer.

Lateral: In addition to the Deputy Sheriff minimum, at least one year of current, full-time, paid patrol experience in a California municipal or state police agency, county sheriff’s department, or California Highway Patrol, or similar as defined in California Penal Code §830.1 or §830.2, which included successful completion of a Patrol Field Training Program and probationary period.

Special Requirements: Must be willing to work off-hours, weekends, holiday shifts and may be called-out in emergency situations. Minimally qualified applicants are required to submit a background packet (Personal History Statement) upon request to the Sheriff’s Department for pre-review. Must meet the State of California requirements for peace officer status (830.1 CA Penal Code) including, passing a detailed background investigation with a fingerprint check, no felony convictions, passing a medical exam and psychological exam.  Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen at time of appointment (pursuant to Government Code Section 1031) and at least 21 years of age.  Possess and maintain firearms qualification. DMV printout prior to hire.

Video Clip: 

Job Specification: