Deputy Sheriff-Coroner II

Website County of Mendocino

JOBRecruitments posted as “Continuous” are subject to close at any time (sometimes without warning) after an initial two-week posting period. Upon closing, the applications received will be screened (generally within 48 hours) and notices will be sent to the applicants regarding the status of their application. Once a continuous recruitment closes it will often be posted again immediately. You will not be notified by HR regarding the status of your application until the recruitment you applied under closes.The current vacancies are in various locations throughout the County. The list developed from this recruitment may be used to fill regular full-time and/or part-time vacancies in the Sheriff’s Office should they occur. Primary responsibility is patrolling an assigned area for the prevention of crime and the enforcement of laws and regulations; writing various reports; responding to calls for service; performing specialized technical, administrative and/or investigative assignments; and maintaining order and security in and about the various courts of the County.Bilingual English/Spanish encouraged to apply. Se buscan personas bilingües en inglés y español. Para recibir una solicitud en español, llame a Recursos Humanos al 234-6600EXAMPLE OF DUTIESAll responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents: Patrols an assigned area; enforces laws and regulations; maintains laws and order within the jurisdiction.Responds to radio messages, telephone instructions and/or citizens? requests to appear at scenes of disorder or crime.Conducts preliminary or follow-up investigations of various, major crimes, including rape, robbery, homicide, narcotics distribution or other incidents; collects and preserves evidence associated with crimes; interviews victims, witnesses, suspects, etc.; arrests suspects; photographs crime scenes; prepares reportsMaintains proper courtroom demeanor; enforces rules and regulations pertaining to the use of photography or recording equipment; assists in the control and movement of evidence and exhibits; takes charge of the jury during recesses and deliberations.Prepares and serves warrants, subpoenas, judicial processes and/or summonses as required.Collects statements from witnesses and physicians for the purpose of identification and certification of death; investigates human deaths; identifies and notifies next of kin and/or the appropriate County representative of deaths.Testifies in court in connection with criminal prosecutions.Directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow, at times of emergency or congestion.Stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issues citations when necessary.Performs search and rescue duties.Composes and types reports of arrests made, investigations conducted and unusual incidents observed in accordance with professional standards, applicable State laws and department protocol.Arrests and/or transports suspects or prisoners to jail, court or other locations.Performs specialized duties such as serving as Personnel Officer, Field Training Officer, Range Master, K-9 handler; or as a member of Special Emergency Response Team, hostage negotiations team; or others as assigned.Assists other agencies on special assignments.Assists in solving problems as they occur in the field.Assists with crowd control, parade and riot work.Assists with problems of juvenile delinquency.Assists in public education programs.Performs security and/or custodial duties in the County correctional facility as assigned.Enforces Fish and Game laws, policies and regulations.Assists the general public with crime prevention measures whenever possible.Attends departmental, training or other meetings.Performs higher level duties in a training capacity.Performs other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDEducation and Experience: High School diploma or GED; and, one (1) year of experience as a Deputy Sheriff-Coroner I with the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, or equivalent with another California law enforcement agency.Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid and current regular basic course completion certificate issued by a training institution certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST); or, successful completion of a POST certified re-qualification course within the last 18 months; and, must have POST Basic Certificate.Valid driver’s license – Class C or better.CPR certificate.Special Requirements: Eligibility is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal history and other background investigations including fingerprinting and a polygraph examination. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical evaluation including physical and psychiatric exams, and drug screening. Must not be prohibited from possessing firearms. Working Conditions: Appointees are required to provide and wear the standard uniform of the Sheriff’s Department. Deputies will be subject to call at any time of the day or night, including Sundays and holidays. Shifts and days off will be rotated. Uniform Allowance: Those employees required to wear and maintain a uniform shall receive a quarterly uniform allowance. Payment for uniform allowance shall be made in a check/warrant separate from payroll.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge of: Knowledge of current law enforcement policies, practices and methods.Applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations.All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.Skill in: Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.Training staff in position functions.Investigative techniques.Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.Applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; to understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies, procedures and protocols.Testifying in court.Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.Mental and Physical Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals.Ability to analyze situations, identify potential risks or problems and respond with an appropriate, responsible and effective course of action.Ability to demonstrate an acceptable level of skill and proficiency in the use of firearms.Ability to use/practice defensive tactics.Ability to compose clear and concise reports and correspondence.Ability to type text using a word processor or typewriter at a speed necessary for successful job performance.While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, run and sit; reach with hands and arms; use manual dexterity to operate machinery/tools; handle, seize, hold or otherwise work with hands; climb, jump and/or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; speak and hear; use shape, sound, odor and color perception and discrimination; and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONImportant Application Information: It is your responsibility to demonstrate through your application materials how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position/s for which you apply.You must complete all sections of the application. A résumé or other information you feel will help us evaluate your qualifications may be attached to your completed application, but will not be accepted in lieu of completing any part of the application. Blank applications that contain only a résumé or those that reference “see résumé” will be rejected as incomplete.Check your application before submitting to ensure it is complete and correct; no new or additional information will be accepted after the closing date.Inquiry will be made of your former and current employers; please provide the names and telephone numbers of supervisors on your application.You must provide the names and contact information of at least three (3) references (not relatives) that have knowledge of your job skills, experience, ability and/or character.Application materials are the property of Mendocino County and will not be returned.It is your responsibility to keep your NEOGOV profile updated, including any changes to your telephone number or address. Failure to do so may result in missed notification of exams or interviews.The exam process listed on this flyer is tentative. Mendocino County reserves the right to make necessary modifications to the examination plan. Such revisions will be in accordance with approved personnel standards. Should a change be made, applicants will be notified.The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.Examination Process: All complete applications will be reviewed with those judged most qualified progressing further in the selection process. Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral examination (weight 100) or an unassembled exam, consisting of an evaluation of education and experience as stated on the application form, will be administered. The oral examination will test the knowledge and abilities described above. A minimum score of 70 must be attained for placement on the employment list. Special Testing: If you require special testing arrangements to accommodate a disability or religious conviction you must contact Human Resources at 707.234.6600 prior to the test date to make your requirements known. You must provide enough advance notice to allow Human Resources to properly review and evaluate your request. This announcement is a synopsis of duties and requirements of this job. To review the complete classification specification and benefits, please see the HR website. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by the final filing date. The County of Mendocino is an Equal Opportunity EmployerShow more

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