Deputy Sheriff II- Court Bailiff (Extra-Hire)

  • San Andreas, California
  • Mar 08, 2024
Temporary Court Administration Legal Services Public Safety
  • Salary: $38.02 Hourly USD Hourly
  • Salary Top: 38 USD Hourly

Job Description

Position Description

The Calaveras County Office of the Sheriff is seeking an extra-hire Deputy II for court security and prisoner transport.

Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; patrol assigned area and enforce state and local laws; conduct preliminary investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes; perform bailiff duties; and do related work as required.


The Deputy Sheriff II is the fully trained, working-level class in the deputy sheriff series. Positions allocated to the class require previous experience and training in patrol, detective, or civil divisions.

Example of Duties

  • Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection of life and property.
  • Conducts preliminary investigations.
  • Interrogates witnesses.
  • Gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities.
  • Substantiates finding of fact in court.
  • Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests.
  • Conducts coroner's investigations and prepares reports.
  • Investigates accidents.
  • Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests.
  • Maintains departmental flies and records.
  • Keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition.
  • Prepares detailed reports of all activities.
  • Receives, books, searches, fingerprints, and photographs new prisoners, and may perform jailer duties on a part-time basis.
  • Serves as bailiff as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of law enforcement; rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Department; laws of arrest and rules of evidence; laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles; care and operation of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment.

Ability to:

Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory; secure information from witnesses and suspects; make independent decisions while working in the field; analyze situation accurately and adopt effective courses of action; interpret, explain, and apply laws and regulations; write clear and comprehensive reports: understand and carry out oral and written directions; use and care for firearms; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public; meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance and agility.

Training and Experience :

Equivalent to graduation from high school, possession of a valid basic POST certificate and one year law enforcement experience.

Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles maybe required; possession of the basic certificate issued by the State Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission.

9 Deputy Sheriff's Association (DSA)

For available Health/Dental/Vision insurance please visit the County BENEFITS WEBPAGE.
Please note that Extra-hire positions that are benefitted, are only offered our CORE medical plan and are not offered dental or vision.

NEW * Assist-To-Own program to help Couny employees purchase a home.
Program Highlights:
  • Down Payment Assistance, up to 5.5% of the Total Mortgage Loan.
  • Available with purchase of a primary residence.
  • Variety of Mortgage Loan options (FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Loans).
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement to qualify.
  • Flexible guidelines: Minimum FICO 640; Maximum DTI 50%.
  • Flexible income limits, up to moderate income levels; no income limits for FHA and VA.
For more information, vists Calaveras County Assist-to-Own

DSA Uniform Allowance:

$1025.04 per calendar year (effective 1/5/19).Payments will be made monthly on the second pay check.

Extra-hire employees are not eligible for step advances, vacation, seniority rights, holiday pay or other certain employee benefits. They are entitled to 24 hours of sick leave per year and eligilbe for the county's CORE Medical plan but not eligible for dental or vision insurance.

Merit: After the completion of thirteen (13) completed pay periods of full time satisfactory service in the first step of the salary range, upon recommendation of the department head and unless appointed at a higher step, the probationary employee shall be advanced to the second step in the salary range for his/her classification, but shall not be deemed to be a permanent employee until satisfactory completion of twenty-six (26) complete pay periods. If an employee is appointed at a higher than entry level step than his/her first merit increase shall be after twenty-six (26) complete pay periods of satisfactory service. It shall be the responsibility of department heads, prior to the completion of the initial twenty-five (25) complete pay periods, to report service that is less than satisfactory..

Probation Period: New employees remain in a probationary status for one year. For the classification of Deputy Sheriff I, after the completion of (26) twenty-six probationary pay periods the employee shall be advanced to the Deputy Sheriff II classification.

DSA/SAFETY Longevity Incentives @ 2.5% for each of the following:
  • 5.5 years
  • 15 years

Vacation days:

0 - 3 complete years = 80 hours per year.

After 6 months you can take your first week.

3 - 10 complete years = 120 hours per year

10 years+ = 160 per year

Holidays:13 paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance: $50,000.00

Sick Leave: 12 days annual sick leave accrual with unlimited accumulation.

Sick leave is accrued at 3.69 hours for each full 80 hours of payroll period.

(DSA) 60 hours of sick leave can be used for immediate family, parent spouse, child or sibling.

Assignment Pay:
A 2.5% increase will be awarded to members assigned to special teams:
  • Hostage Negotiation Team
  • SWAT
  • Search and Rescue (SAR)
  • Bomb Team
  • Dive Team

K-9 Pay:

Handlers will be paid thirty (30) minutes per day, seven (7) days per week, at one and one-half (1 ½ ) times the regular rate of pay whether on or off duty, for the time caring for an assigned K-9 including, but not limited to, handling, training, walking, boarding, feeding, grooming, veterinary examinations, or otherwise caring for the dog.

DSA Education Incentives:

AA Degree........................................................3.0%

Advanced POST................................................5.0%

AA Degree and Advanced POST Certificate.....8.0%

BA/BS Degree....................................................5.5%

BA/BS and Advanced POST Certificate............10.0%

Masters Degree.................................................10.0%

POST Supervisory Certificate............................2.5%


1. Deputies 10%
2. DA Investigator I 10%
3. DA Investigator II (Non-Supervisory) 10%
4. DA Investigator II (Supervisory) 12.5%
5. Sergeants 12.5%

Bi-Lingual pay:

2.5% assignment increase.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Pre-Tax Flexible Spending: Medical Reimbursement - Max contribution of $2,500 annually
  • Pre-Tax Flexible Spending:Dependent Care Account - Max contribution of $5,000 annually

Section 125 Plan

Additional insurance is available through the Section 125 plan and may be purchased from an EBS representative during open enrollment or by appointment when they are on-site.

  • Heart & Stroke Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance




Extra-Hire's will be enrolled into Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) unless you are already a member of CalPERS.
Deferred Compensation

The County offers a 457(b) Government plan. Employees can contribute to this deferred compensation plan (Pre & Post tax options).The County currently utilizes VALIC,

Base Pay


Job Address

San Andreas, California United States View Map