Deputy Sheriff II - Extra Help (Boating Unit)

  • County of El Dorado
  • South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Apr 03, 2024
Variable Shift Clerical and Administrative Support Public Safety
  • Salary: $39.74 - $48.31 Hourly USD

Job Description



The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to providing exceptional public service in alignment with the Sheriff's Office 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.

Deputy Sheriff's have the opportunity to serve and protect their communities proactively; following the Sheriff's Vision of Total enforcement on crime and criminals, and Total care for victims, witnesses and the community. Extra Help Deputies are typically assigned to the Boating Unit, serving the waterways throughout El Dorado County. Additional Extra Help assignments may be made at the discretion of the Sheriff.

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The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Respond to a variety of calls for service on the waterways throughout El Dorado County, enforcing criminal and civil laws.
  • Provide guidance to the public on safe boating practices
  • Respond to emergencies on the water and provide lifesaving measures to those in distress
  • Work weekends throughout the summer months and possibly emergency call-outs in the off season

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.

Must have successfully completed a California POST Basic Law Enforcement Academy and possess a current California POST Certificate.
  • Ideal candidates will minimally possess a California POST Basic Certificate, which is obtained after completion of a probationary period in a California POST recognized agency.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Deputy Sheriff 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 Miah Linson in the Sheriff’s Personnel Unit at linsonr .

The Sheriff’s Personnel Unit will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for this position 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.

Training and Experience Review (Weighted 100%): A training and experience review consists of candidates responding to supplemental questions on the job application. A subject matter expert will evaluate each candidate's responses based on predetermined criteria. The subject matter experts are not granted access to the candidate's application; therefore, responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough, detailed, and complete. Do not refer to resumes, cover letters, or other documentation as they will not be reviewed.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

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 Extra Help Deputy Sheriff II. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future extra help vacancies. This recruitment will remain open until all vacancies are filled.

We currently have the following vacancies:
Multiple extra help vacancy in Boating Patrol, located in both South Lake Tahoe and Placerville, 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; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

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

The County of El Dorado is committed to providing a comprehensive, flexible benefits program to meet your needs!

For your Health and Well-Being:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - FSA & HSA
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts on gym memberships

For your Financial Future:
  • CalPERSRetirement
  • Deferred Compensation (457) Plans
  • Optional Life Insurance

For your Work/Life Balance:
  • Paid Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accruals

To learn more about the benefits offered by the County of El Dorado please visit our website located here.

Extra help employees are not considered regular employees, therefore do not attain civil service status, and do not receive benefits or paid leaves; however, they do accrue sick leave consistent with the law.

Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2024 11:59 PM Pacific

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