Resident Deputy Sheriff - Stonyford

  • County of Colusa
  • Stonyford, California
  • Apr 08, 2019
Full Time Other
  • Salary: $4,261.00 Monthly
  • Salary Top: $5,462.00
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Apply By: Apr 06, 2020



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


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


- 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

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

Special Instructions

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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:


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A complete application packet will include:

  • A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV.111317
  •  Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Valid P.O.S.T. Academy/Basic Certificate

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

The applications will be used to select the best-qualified applicant to participate in the selection process. A written examination and/or physical assessment may be administered to those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications. A qualifications appraisal interview will be used to assess the candidate's knowledge, skills and training experience. The top applicants will be ranked on a hiring list. The Sheriff will make the final selection and appointment.

Additional Information


PERS Retirement plan, either 3@50 for Classic or 2.5@57; Deferred Compensation Plans available; Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave; Paid Health Insurance for employee, County paid Dental Insurance and paid Vision and Life Insurance. This position is part of the Colusa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (CDSA).

APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS. Resumes encouraged, but may not be substituted for any part of the official application. 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 regula-tions, 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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