Sheriff's Technician

  • County of Colusa
  • Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, United States
  • May 18, 2017
Full Time Accounting and Finance Clerical and Administrative Support Customer Service Entry-Level
  • Salary: $3,323.00 Monthly
  • Salary Top: $4,258.00
  • Apply By: Jun 01, 2017


To perform a variety of duties in the various divisions of the Sheriff’s Department, and to provide administrative and technical (non-enforcement) support to the assigned division. There is one position open in the Sheriff’s Office.

Job Description

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Carryout various Sheriff’s Department functions in accordance with applicable regulations.

Monitor digital scanning stations at various entrances to County operations (Courthouse for example).

Develop and maintain comprehensive operational plans as assigned, review and update the plans on a regular basis.

Collect, document, verify, and update monthly statistics and reports based on crimes and cases occurring in the County. Release report copies in compliance to agency’s policy.

Monitor and participate in Departmental safety plans, procedures and training.

Organize and prepare a variety of reports and claims for state and federal agencies.

Distribute relevant public information to public officials and the general public, as directed.

Maintain lists of activities involving the Sheriff’s Department including stolen property, weapons permits, domestic violence, and wanted persons automated entries.

Assist in recording and handling property and evidence; store property and evidence; maintain records regarding chain of custody of evidence or property held; destroy or dispose of obsolete or unclaimed items in accordance with County State and Federal rules and regulations; and coordinate sale or auction of property.

Coordinate and conduct training for volunteer personnel and the public regarding various Sheriff’s department operations, as directed.

Respond to a variety of incidents.

Oversee the assignment and distribution of materials and personnel under emergency conditions.

Prepare reports, manuals and a variety of other written materials in support of Sheriff’s department operations.

Serve as recording secretary and a representative of the Sheriff’s Department at various meetings.

Assist in the preparation, coordination and monitoring of the annual division budget.

Assist with activities in the communications center as necessary.

Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Special Instructions


Applications may be obtained from and returned to:

Human Resources Department

250 5th Street

Colusa, CA 95932

Phone: 530-458-0420

Scanned completed application packets may be emailed to

Download application:


A complete application packet will include:

- A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV.032117

- Cover Letter

- A valid typing/keyboarding certificate dated within the last year. Self-tested, computer generated typing certificates will not be accepted.

Submitting an incomplete packet may result in the disqualification of your application

Additional Information


CalPERS retirement plan, deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave; paid health insurance, life insurance, and vision insurance for employee; partially paid dental insurance for employee. This position is part of the Colusa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (CDSA).

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 1, 2017 AT 5:00 PM. Resumes are encouraged but may not be a substitute for any part of the official application. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Faxed applications will not be accepted. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process.

Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment.


Job Requirements

- Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Supplemental training in Sheriff’s Department operations or a related field preferred.

- Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.

- Some experience in law enforcement or as a public safety dispatcher is desirable.

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