Sheriff Service Technician I/II/III

  • San Andreas, California
  • Aug 24, 2023
Full Time Engineering Public Safety
  • Salary: $40,310.40 - $61,152.00 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 61152 USD Annually

Job Description

Position Description

This recruitment is to fill a vacancy and establish a list for future vacancies.

Sheriff Service Technician I: $19.38 - $23.55

Sheriff Service Technician II: $21.33 - $25.92

Sheriff Service Technician III: $24.21 - $29.40

Under direction of a supervisor or management, performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties in support of the Sheriff's Department; which may include record keeping, specialized civil, financial, or evidence processing related to the department, typing, word processing, fingerprinting and filing; and to perform related work as required.


Sheriff Services Technician I
This is the entry level class for Sheriff Services Technician work. Required to decipher technical data and laws pertaining to the security, release, and maintenance of Sheriff's records. Processes reports of a confidential nature in strict adherence to State and Department mandates. Requires keeping current on continuous changes and additions in report processing requirements, etc. Relied upon to help assure Department and State policies are followed; responsible for releasing information of a sensitive nature to the public. Requires developing skills in handling citizen complaints in person and over the telephone. Operates a Department Records Management System involving inputting and/or retrieving information in numerous in-house files.

Sheriff Services Technician II
This is the journey level position within the series. In addition to the above, incumbents will be assigned to more increasingly difficult tasks within the department.

Sheriff Services Technician III
This is the advanced level position within the series. In addition to the above, responsibilities require the frequent use of initiative and independent judgment in scheduling and coordination of office activities and in dealing with sensitive assignments. Incumbents are responsible for the more complex assignments and work with greater independence from close review. Incumbents may assist in training and guiding subordinates.

Example of Duties

(Duties vary depending on assignment)
  • Performs record checks for authorized agencies in strict accordance with the law.
  • Operates a telecommunication terminal accessing County, State, and National law enforcement automated information systems.
  • Fiscal accounting and departmental payroll.
  • Performs sealing of records and records destruction in accordance with laws and other mandates.
  • Operates a word processor to type complaints for deputies/investigators for submission to the District Attorney.
  • Trains or assists in training of personnel.
  • Processing and maintenance of evidence and civil records.
  • Transcribes, types, files and provides other clerical support duties.
  • Performs various other miscellaneous duties, such as processing mail, processing citations, maintaining supplies, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Sheriff Services Technician I/II/III
Operations, procedures, specific rules and precedents of the department together with the ability to work independently per established procedures; modern office methods and practices including common software applications; business English, including vocabulary, correct grammatical usage and punctuation; modem filing methods; common office machines and their operation, including use of personal computers.

Ability To:

Sheriff Services Technician I/II/III
Assist in the developing and implementing of goals, objectives, work sites, policies, procedures, and work standards; prepare, maintain, and review documents, records and reports; exercise sound judgment with general policy guidelines; assist in analyzing office operations and technical problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions; interpret and apply legislative and administrative laws, codes and regulations as directed; skill in typing accurately at a net rate of 60 words per minute; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education, Training, and Experience:

Sheriff Services Technician I
Equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by college level course work in administration or technical subjects related to the area in which assigned and two (2) years of responsible office administrative support experience.

Sheriff Services Technician II
Three years of experience in a position comparable to a Sheriff Services Technician. In addition, candidates must demonstrate competency in technical work.

Sheriff Services Technician III
Five years of experience in a position comparable to a Sheriff Services Technician. In addition candidates must demonstrate proficiency in administrative law enforcement procedures and processes.

Special Requirements
Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Bargaining Unit 10 - Calaveras County Public Service Employees Association

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

Uniform Allowance:$650.04 per calendar year for specific positionssplit into monthly payments.Payments will be made monthly on the second pay check.Qualifying Classifications: Crime Scene Specialist/Property Room Manager, Deputy Probation Officer I/II/III, Correctional Cook I/II, Correctional Technician, Correctional Officer, Correctional Corporal, Correctional Sergeant, Dispatcher Clerk, Sr. Dispatcher, and Animal Control Officer I/II/III. The County shall pay a two hundred dollar and four cent ($200.04) per calendar year uniform maintenance allowance to Animal Shelter Assistant.

Uniform Allowance(Shirt):$200.04 per calendar year split into monthly payments.Qualifying Classifications: Animal Shelter Assistant

Professional Time Off: 80 hours annually, prorated to 40 hours if hired after July 1st. Qualifying Classifications: Deputy District Attorney I/II/III/IV

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.

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 County paid

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.

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

Merit: After successfully completing twenty-six (26) pay periods, a 5% merit increase may be granted.Merit increases may be granted annually thereafter to the top step.

Probation Period: New employees remain in a probationary status for 26 pay periods.

Longevity Incentives @ 2.5% for each of the following:
  • 5.5 years (if hired before March 28, 2005)
  • 6 years
  • 10 years
  • 15 years
  • 20 years
  • 25 years

Bi-Lingual pay:$50 per month for specific approved job classifications.

Flexible Spending: Pre-Tax Medical Reimbursement - Max contribution of $2,500 annually

Flexible Spending:Pre-Tax 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 arepresentative 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.

SAFETY CalPERS:for Correctional Officer, Correctional Corporal, Correctional Sergeant and Deputy Probation Officer I/II/III.
PEPRA MEMBERS: 2.7% at 57

Additional Retirement Plan:

The County offers a 457(b) Government plan. Employees can contribute to this deferred compensation plan (Pre-Tax).The County currently utilizes VALIC.

Participating employees will receive a County paid match of up to $50 a month.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

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