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Deputy Sheriff

Company: County of Orange
Location: santa ana
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

CAREER DESCRIPTION

DEPUTY SHERIFF TRAINEE

THE ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AND REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT ARE MET. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE ON ANY DAY AT 11:59 P.M.

EXAM DATE: SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021

This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 3.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 3.5% increase

RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION
This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill future vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. At the Department's discretion, this list may be used to fill lower level positions.

Incumbents will be periodically rotated through assignments and shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and correctional/court facilities.

A Deputy Sheriff Trainee will be required to attend and satisfactorily complete the 28-week P.O.S.T. Certified Orange County Sheriff's Training Academy. Upon successful completion of the academy, the Deputy Sheriff Trainee will be promoted to the position of Deputy Sheriff I.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Sheriff's Department is the fifth largest sheriff's department in the nation, offering a rewarding career with the opportunity to serve Orange County in diverse assignments including land, air, and sea-based patrol, specialty investigative units, community engagement assignments, and unique collateral duty options. The Sheriff's Department prides itself on embracing a policing model that employs intelligence-led policing strategies and a community-focused approach to providing law enforcement services. We believe engaged communities make for safe communities. Accordingly, the Department also offers extensive training and outreach opportunities for personnel to build and strengthen relationships in the communities they serve through community-based policing, familiarization between law enforcement and community residents, and collaborative problem solving. This is more than a job; it is an opportunity to build a career of which you can be proud.

OCSD Deputy Sheriff Trainee Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program is a voluntary, but highly recommended academy preparation program. This program is open to candidates who are currently in the background process with the Orange County Sheriff's Department and receive a referral from their background investigator. Any County of Orange employee who voluntarily participates shall do so off duty; no County employee may participate during their scheduled working hours. The Mentoring Program is designed to introduce candidates to academy protocol, memory work and physical training. Mentoring staff may evaluate and record participant performance and this information may be used for individual assessments and selection by the Professional Standards Division; meaning, an individual's performance / behavior at mentoring sessions may be evaluated prior to being selected for hire as a Deputy Sheriff Trainee.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Age: Must be at least 20 years of age on date of appointment.
  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S.. citizen or permanent resident alien who has filed for citizenship prior to the date of application.
  • Education: U.S.. High School Diploma OR- U.S.. General Education Development Credential (GED) OR- A California High School Proficiency Certificate OR- Have attained a two-year or four-year degree from a U.S.. accredited college or university.
  • Background: Must have no felony convictions as a juvenile or adult and cannot currently be on any form of probation AND must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff-Coroner.
  • Must have no domestic violence convictions and cannot currently be the subject of a domestic violence restraining order.
  • Driver's License: Must possess a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher by date of appointment.

Click here to view the class spec/job description.

TESTING PROCESS/SELECTION PROCEDURE
Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications and supplemental information to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process.

Written Exam (Pass/Fail): Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written exam via email. The written exam consists of job-related, multiple choice questions. Applicants who pass the written exam will be referred to the pre-investigative interview the same day.

Study Guides:

  • Learning Express Police Officer Exam (California Edition)
  • Norman Hall's Police Exam (California Edition)

STUDY GUIDES ARE AVAILABLE AT BOOK STORES AND YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY

Pre-Investigative Interview (Refer/Non-Refer): Applicants who pass the written exam will be administered a pre-investigative interview. This step will immediately follow the written exam.

Physical Agility Test (Pass/Fail): A physical agility test will be given on the same day to those who are referred from the pre-investigative interview. The physical agility test consists of three components.

Applicants must be dressed in physical training attire to participate. Applicants who pass the physical agility test will be referred to the oral panel interview, commencing the following weeks.

  • 30 Push-Ups: Complete 30 push-ups within 2 minutes.
  • 30 Sit-Ups: Complete 30 sit-ups within 2 minutes.
  • 1.5 Mile Run: Complete one and a half (1.5) miles on a flat surface within 14 minutes.

Oral Panel Interview (Refer/Non-Refer): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel comprised of subject matter experts and civilian personnel. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the position. Those who score high enough on the oral panel interview will be scheduled for a background interview with a Background Investigator.

Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure.

APPLICANTS THAT DO NOT SUCCESSFULLY PASS THE ORAL PANEL INTERVIEW MUST REAPPLY TO THE RECRUITMENT AND UNDERGO ALL TESTING COMPONENTS TO BE CONSIDERED .

Background Investigation: Will include employment history, personal references, criminal history, credit history, a polygraph examination, medical examination, drug urinalysis test, and a written and oral psychological examination.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Recruiter for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process.

Environmental Conditions: Incumbents will be working inside a jail facility and will have contact with inmates that may become violent or abusive. Incumbents will be required to drive in inclement weather conditions; and work shift work, holidays, weekends and rotating schedules.

Physical Requirements: Incumbents must have independent body mobility to stand, stoop, twist, bend, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., and to drag a 165 lb. mannequin for 45 feet; climb a ladder, scaffolds, 6 foot wall, etc., sit and stand for prolonged periods of time; speak and hear well enough to converse in person; communicate clearly and understandably over the phone and to address large groups of people; and vision sufficient to read standard text, a computer screen and oversee large groups of inmates.

ELIGIBLE LIST
After all selection procedures have been completed, Sheriff Human Resources will establish an open eligible list of qualified candidates.

Veterans Employment Preference
The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click HOW TO APPLY

Applications and supplemental information will be accepted on-line only at www.ocgov.com. Your application and supplemental information should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including the areas in which you have developed expertise. Please be sure to print a copy of this job bulletin for your records. Please note that email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

EMAIL NOTIFICATION:

Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account.

NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply.

Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com .

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions.

For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Mary Felix at (714) 834-5857 or email at mfelix@ocsd.org .

EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Keywords: County of Orange, Santa Ana , Deputy Sheriff, Other , santa ana, California

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