Sheriff's Technician I/II - South Lake Tahoe

  • County of El Dorado
  • South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Jul 02, 2022
Full Time Engineering Public Safety
  • Salary: $41,683.20 - $55,889.60 Annually USD

Job Description


The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing exceptional public service in alignment with Sheriff D'Agostini's Mission and Vision, taking a modern approach to the traditional services of law enforcement, fostering leadership and employee development, and remaining faithful and responsive to the communities we serve.

Sheriff's Technicians have the opportunity to serve their communities in a clerical capacity; following the Sheriff's Vision of Total Professionalism and providing law enforcement support to the Sheriff's Office and allied agencies. Sheriff's Technician work various assignments in all Divisions of the Sheriff's Office. This recruitment is specific for the South Lake Tahoe Custody Facility

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Perform a variety of specialized legal and administrative, clerical and technical duties in support of the South Lake Tahoe Custody Facility
  • Compile data from multiple sources to complete and process forms, documents, and reports in accordance with established procedures; researches problems and refers it for appropriate handling.
  • Assists the public in obtaining information
  • Responds to inquiries regarding inmates, facilities, operations, and Sheriff's Office policies and procedures; and inputs information into automated law enforcement data systems.
  • Communicates with attorneys, plaintiffs, defendants, applicants, staff, and others regarding procedures and documents required for inmates' in-custody court appearances; receives District Attorney paperwork and follows up with staff to advise of court appearance, cancellation, motions, etc.
For a full description of duties and responsibilities, please review the job description here .

Sheriff's Personnel Unit will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations. Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.

Sheriff's Technician I:
Equivalent to graduation from high school, and Two (2) years of increasingly responsible clerical or support services experience which included responsibility for checking documents for accuracy and conformance with established guidelines. One (1) year experience in a law enforcement environment is preferred.
Equivalent to an associate degree from an accredited educational institution, in accounting, business administration, criminal justice, or a closely related field, and One (1) years of increasingly responsible clerical or support services experience which included responsibility for checking documents for accuracy and conformance with established guidelines.

Sheriff's Technician II:
In addition to the above, one (1) year of experience in performance of specialized technical duties in a law enforcement agency equivalent to the County's class of Sheriff's Technician I.

Licenses and Certifications:
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Sheriff's Technician I/II, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Samantha Whitlock in the Sheriff's Personnel Unit at .

The Sheriff's Personnel Unit will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be required to complete a pre-investigative questionnaire. Based on the information provided, applicants may be disqualified based on criteria set forth in Part 7, Section 706.1 of the County of El Dorado Personnel Rules and in conjunction with Sheriff's Selection Policy 1000. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

Please refer to Sheriff's Policy 1000 - Selection Standards for more information regarding disqualifying events in an applicants background.
For more information on the recruitment process,
click here .

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

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is recruiting applicants for Sheriff's Technician I/II . This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time and extra help vacancies.

We currently have the following vacancies:
Multiple full time and extra help vacancy located in South Lake Tahoe, Ca.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Prior to conditional job offer, candidates will undergo a thorough background investigation. Many job classifications require a pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

This classification may include positions that are subject to current California Department of Public Health (CDPH), State Public Health Officer Orders requiring all workers who provide services or work in facilities covered by the order to (a) have their first dose of a one-dose regimen or their second dose of a two-dose regimen of an approved vaccine against COVID-19, or (b) provide valid exemption as permitted by the order. An approved exemption would result in the exempted employee being required to wear a face covering and be regularly tested for COVID-19.

Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:
  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco
Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:
  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems

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