Deputy Sheriff II – Lateral – Santa Rosa, CA

Deputy Sheriff II – Lateral

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office

Santa Rosa, CA


Deputy Sheriff II – Lateral

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office – Santa Rosa, California

Feb 6, 2023

Application Deadline:
Apr 6, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$47.42 – $57.63 hourly
Top Pay:
$STARTING SALARY UP TO $57.63/HOUR ($120,280/YEAR)*, a generous benefits package, including wellness and professional development funds, opportunities for premium pay assignments, PLUS a $30,000 Signing Bonus^ annual

Job Description

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified law enforcement officers. Come to beautiful Sonoma County and become a Deputy Sheriff II!

STARTING SALARY UP TO $57.63/HOUR ($120,280/YEAR)*, a generous benefits package, including wellness and professional development funds, opportunities for premium pay assignments, PLUS a $30,000 Signing Bonus^

Candidates with English/Spanish bilingual skills and out-of-state applicants are encouraged to apply!

When you join the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office, you become part of a strong work family that makes a difference in our community. You can also look forward to excellent benefits.

The Sheriff's Office is eager to recruit and develop Deputy Sheriffs who have exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills in order to effectively interact with our diverse community, work independently, and make appropriate decisions during times of emergencies and in the midst of stressful situations.

Additional Information

Additionally, the most qualified candidates will bring:

A Basic P.O.S.T certificate

One or more years of experience working patrol for another agency

Knowledge of California laws

Experience testing in a court of law

Some knowledge of Sonoma County and demographics

++^Hiring Incentives++

The Sheriff's Office is currently offering a $30,000 signing bonus paid over three installments during the first three years of service.

Other incentives which may be offered, if applicable, include:

Advanced paid vacation and/or sick leave (up to 24 hours per leave type)

Relocation reimbursement up to $5,000

We Want to Hear from You!

Would you like to learn more about joining the Sheriff's Office? Visit our Personnel Bureau website or contact us and speak to the Sheriff's recruiting team at 707.565.2779 or email [email protected].

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply Now

Job Requirements

Age: 18

Education: California POST Certified

Experience: 1 YEAR


The Sheriff's Office encourages out-of-state applicants. However, in order to qualify for this position, they must obtain a California POST Basic Course Waiver (BCW) to meet California's Regular Basic Course Training requirements. The BCW process is for individuals who want to become California peace officers, and have completed at least 664 hours of general law enforcement training (including a general law enforcement basic course of at least 200 hours). Once the BCW process is successfully completed, the applicant receives a waiver of the California Basic Course. For more information visit ++

Contact Information

Rosie Rocha

[email protected]

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office

2796 Ventura AV

Santa Rosa, California 95403

phone: 707-565-2331


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