Sheriff's Deputy II-Tulare County, CA
To perform advanced law enforcement, crime prevention, and court security activities; to perform a wide range of corrections activities associated with the care and custody of adult prisoners incarcerated in minimum to maximum security detention facilities: and to perform specialized tasks in any division of the Sheriff-Coroner's Department.
This is the advanced journey level class in the Deputy Sheriff series. Incumbents in this class are expected to perform the full range of law enforcement duties with greater independence of action. Incumbents in this classification generally receive assignments requiring the use of advanced law enforcement methods and techniques such as for investigations, search and rescue, undercover operations, and gang suppression.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General supervision is provided by a Sheriff's Sergeant or other higher level management classification.
Responsibilities may include the technical supervision of Detention Services Officers, Detention Specialists, Deputy Sheriff I's, Trainees and support staff.
- Typical Duties
DUTIES may include, but are not necessarily limited to: Patrol County areas to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crime; make criminal investigations, and locate and arrest wanted persons; serve summonses, attachments and warrants; issue traffic citations; ivestigate accidents and coroner cases; gather and preserve evidence; work undercover and on stake-out assignments; organize and coordinate search and rescue efforts; administer first aid;fingerprint and photograph inmates and prisoners; guard and escort prisoners to and from courts, state institutions and medical facilities; interview suspects, victims and witnesses; advise and counsel juveniles and adults; assist outside agencies with control and maintenance of law and order in volatile situations or natural disasters; ollect, read and analyze criminal data; supervise the work of subordinate personnel, inmates and trustees; conduct tours of law enforcement facilities; prepare presentations for community organizations, student groups and for court appearances; testify in court; attend assigned court; assist with all courtroom procedures; maintain security and order of the courtroom and the judge's chambers; summon and seat jurors, attorneys, and witnesses, and direct observers to seating areas; announce verdicts; assist in assembling and securing trial evidence; post courtroom dockets; set up equipment for courtroom demonstrations; guard jurors during deliberations, arrange for food, lodging, and personal needs, and escort them to meals and lodging; detain, search, guard, and transport prisoners; keep records of prisoner movements and write reports on courtroom incidents; process the reception, detention and release of adult inmates; maintain institutional security on a 24 hour basis; apply Penal code, Health and Safety Code, the policies and procedures of the Tulare County Detention Division, and other applicable laws and regulations; supervise assigned groups of adults engaged in work details and leisure time activities; apply the policies and procedures of the Tulare County Detention Division; apply the principles of jail operations and tasks of the Detention Specialists.
Perform related duties as assigned. (Essential duties may vary from position to position within this classification. Reasonable accommodation will be made when requested and determined by the County to be appropriate under applicable law.)
- Employment Standards
NECESSARY EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Knowledge of: Basic criminal and Penal Code sections; basic laws of arrest, search and seizure; math sufficient to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions; criminal investigation techniques; interviewing techniques; report writing procedures and techniques; applicable laws and court decisions; general procedures and operations of a law enforcement agency; basic radio and telecommunications systems; generally used law enforcement weapons and equipment; corrections and detention laws, procedures and process.
Skill/Ability to: Gather, interpret and compare technical data; write clearly and concisely using correct grammar to record and report information; communicate with persons of various social, economic, and cultural backgrounds; convey and follow oral and written instructions; retain and recall factual information; identify problems, determine viable solutions, and adopt effective courses of action; accurately record information from oral and written sources; research, read, understand, and apply technical materials; communicate and deal with the public and other employees under conditions requiring tact, patience and judgement; keep abreast of department activities; promote good public relations; safely use a variety of weapons; operate patrol vehicles in normal and emergency situations; apply first aid and CPR; anticipate and analyze situations quickly and objectively using appropriate caution; judge and use the required amount of force to resolve incidents; advise individuals using persuasiveness and reason when they are in various emotional states; collect, organize and analyze information and take appropriate action; establish rapport and effective working relationships with others; organize work in a logical order.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school.
Experience: One year experience as a full-time paid peace officer in law enforcement equivalent to that of Deputy Sheriff I in the County of Tulare.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid California driver's license; possession of First Aid and CPR Certificates; possession of a Basic POST Certificate.