Company: Butte County
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Summary Additional qualifications for lateral transfers: Must
be currently working as a peace officer, and posses a valid
California POST Basic Certificate or have one (1) full year
experience as a peace officer in a California law enforcement
agency. Individuals laterally transferring from an outside agency
as a peace officer into a peace officer position with Butte County
Sheriff's Office may be provided 96 hours accrued sick leave at the
time of hire in addition to the regular accruals. These individuals
may also be provided two (2) weeks accrued vacation at the time of
hire in addition to the regular accruals.
Under general supervision and exercising controlled discretion,
provides safety and security to citizens within the community
through the patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of laws and
ordinances, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of
suspects, and response to assistance calls.
FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with
Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks,
knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows
is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide
a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.
Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and
may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
- Patrols and provides security for assigned areas, looking for
unusual or suspicious activities or persons; operates patrol
vehicles; provides back-up assistance to co-workers; provides scene
security and protection for Fire and Medical personnel.
- Enforces local, state and federal laws, and compliance with
regulations, policies and procedures; may act as field training
officer for other deputies.
- Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service;
interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects
in cases; identifies and collects evidence; performs surveillance
duties as required; completes detailed reports and required
paperwork; performs follow-up investigations as required.
- Arrests law violators; transports and processes prisoners;
testifies in court; serves arrest and search warrants; serves and
enforces child and adult orders of protection; performs building
searches; conducts traffic stops and investigates traffic
- Investigates death scenes in the county as Deputy Coroner;
identifies deceased and secures crime scene and property;
investigates, photographs, examines, and writes narrative
description of postmortem crime scene; locates and notifies
- Represents the sheriff's office at court hearings; prepares
reports and materials requested and subpoenaed by the courts; and
testifies in court cases.
- Identifies, attends and conducts training and educational
programs and seminars.
- Performs court security and acts as bailiff as assigned.
- Serves civil process, evictions and subpoenas.
- Participates in and presents preventative education and
information through community and school awareness projects;
teaches and counsels those within the community on law enforcement
activities, programs and referral resources.
- Maintains patrol vehicles and equipment in clean and effective
- Assists and interacts with other sheriff's personnel, county
departments, outside organizations and businesses, and federal,
state and local law enforcement organizations in order to
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- High School diploma or GED certificate.
- Completion of a POST certified regular basic course or
equivalent within the last three years. OR possess a valid POST
Basic certificate. Note: Applicants currently enrolled in the "POST
Refresher" course at the time of submission shall be eligible to
apply with proof of enrollment.
- Valid State of California driver's license is required.
Additional qualifications for lateral transfers: Must be
currently working as a peace officer, and posses a valid California
POST Basic Certificate or have one (1) full year experience as a
peace officer in California law enforcement agency.
Applicants who are currently attending a POST approved basic course
academy are eligible to apply for the Cadets Only recruitments, and
along with applicants who have completed a POST approved basic
course academy within the last six (6) months may waive the POST
entry-level reading and writing examination if able to verify an
Special Requirements : All applicants must be 18 years of age or
older with the following exception: Person 17 years of age, but
less than 18, may apply but may not be appointed until they reach
18 years of age. Proof of minimum age requirements may be
Applicants must be of good moral character and successfully pass a
thorough background investigation including polygraph,
psychological examination, fingerprinting, and records check. Any
offer of employment in this classification is contingent upon
taking and passing a medical examination. The examination assesses
a candidate's ability to meet the physical demands of the position
with or without accommodation in accordance with applicable
statutes for applicants with disabilities. In accordance with
Government Code Section 1031, candidate's physical, emotional, and
mental health will be evaluated and must be free from any condition
which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace
officer or performance of the duties of this position. Any
indication of active organic disease is disqualifying. Hearing aids
are not acceptable. Must be able to pass a plate test of color
No conviction by any state, the federal government, or a foreign
government of a crime, which could have been punishable by
imprisonment in a Federal Penitentiary or a State Prison. All
applicants must be United States citizens (Government Code
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements
- Work is performed in internal and external environments with
exposure to inclement weather, and varying temperatures.
- Subject to extended periods of driving patrol vehicles.
- Subject to dangerous machinery or physical harm such as
vehicles, gunshots, and physical attacks.
- May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, drugs, and infectious
and communicable diseases.
- Required to physically restrain persons.
- Subject to extended periods of intense concentration in review
of crime scenes, investigations and preparing law enforcement
- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching,
kneeling, running, and lifting heavy objects such as gun belts,
equipment, suspects, files, and evidence.
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