With five correctional facilities in Riverside County, the Sheriff is continuously seeking applicants for correctional deputy positions. Great benefits and retirement program, educational pay premiums (get a degree and get more money) and a challenging career await successful applicants.
If you successfully pass all of the steps we provisionally hire you as a correctional deputy trainee and send you to our 3-month basic correctional deputy training academy .
Understand and follow rules and oral and written instructions; establish rapport and supervise inmates; think and act decisively in stressful situations; render emergency first aid; operate passenger vehicles; detect conditions that may affect safe vehicle operation; observe and recall factual information; communicate in verbal and written form; perform basic arithmetic computations; maintain and update files and records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the public.
Graduation from high school, possession of a Certificate of Proficiency issued by the California State Board of Education, or attainment of a satisfactory score on a G.E.D. test.
Vision must be at least 20/30 in each eye with the following exceptions. If glasses are worn, vision must be at least 20/30 in each eye while wearing the glasses and uncorrected distance vision must not exceed 20/70 in either eye and the better eye must be at least 20/40. If soft contact lenses are worn, they must have been worn for at least three (3) months and vision must be at least 20/30 in each eye tested with the contacts in. If a LASIK procedure (refractive surgery) was performed, vision must be at least 20/30 in each eye. In addition, candidates must be able to accurately and quickly name colors, and must be free from other visual impairments that would restrict the ability to perform law enforcement duties.
You must be able to understand speech in noisy areas, understand whispered speech, and localize sounds. Specialized testing methods are used to determine hearing capability. Although hearing aid use is not automatically disqualifying, additional specialized test will be administered to determine if the use of hearing aids will be permitted.
|At least 18 years of age at time of application|
|Eligible to work in U.S.|
|Ability to obtain California Driver License|
|U.S. high school diploma or G.E.D., or equivalent|