Reserve deputy sheriffs are volunteers for the Sheriff's Department who have full peace officer powers while on duty and are required by law to meet the same hiring standards as full-time deputies and who perform a variety of law enforcement functions depending on his/her assignment and level of training.
A reserve deputy sheriff performs the same duties as full-time sworn deputy sheriffs:
|Reserve Deputy Sheriff|
|At least 21 years of age at the time of application|
|Valid California Driver License|
|U.S. high school diploma or G.E.D., or equivalent|
|Oral & written communication skills|