Deputy Sheriff (Academy Trained)

San Francisco Sheriff's Office - San Francisco, California

Jan 10, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$130,936 annual

Job Description

As a San Francisco Deputy Sheriff, you’ll join a diverse workforce that helps protect public safety and enforce the law. Duties include:

  • Supervising people in San Francisco County Jails
  • Managing justice-involved people in alternatives to incarceration
  • Providing law enforcement services at high-profile public location

This position requires shift work, weekend/holiday work and overtime. A probationary period must be served in Class 8504 in accordance with the MOU (union contract). The MOU currently requires a probationary period of 2,080 scheduled hours [WKP] worked, including legal holiday pay [LHP].

San Francisco offers desirable benefits and competitive salary!

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Job Requirements

  • Age: Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Education: Applicant must possess a U.S. high school diploma or have passed an equivalency test (GED or California High School Proficiency Examination), or possess a two-year or four-year degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience: One (1) year of any verifiable and satisfactory work experience, or one (1) complete year of any verifiable course work from an accredited U.S. college or university (30 semester hours/45 quarter units), or an equivalent combination.
  • CITIZENSHIP: Applicant must be a United States citizen at the time of appointment.
  • *_JUDICIAL RECORD: *_Applicant must NOT have been:
    • Convicted of a felony;
    • Convicted of any misdemeanor that carries a penalty of prohibiting ownership, possession or control of a firearm;
    • Convicted of an offense involving domestic violence; or
    • Restricted from employment with the City & County of San Francisco.
  • DRIVER LICENSE: Applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver's license at the time of the Sheriff's Office background investigation


  • Currently employed or employed with a law enforcement agency as a PEACE officer (i.e. 830.1PC) within the state of California within 3 years from the date of application filing; OR
  • Completion of a certified California POST basic academy within 3 years of completion of the POST basic academy; OR
  • Completion of a certified California POST re-qualification course within 3 years from the date of re-qualification.
  • NOTE: ** Applicant MUST possess a valid California POST certificate at date of appointment. Please attach your proof of an equivalent Peace Officer Status in your application.**

Contact Information

SFSO Recruitment Unit

San Francisco Sheriff's Office
City Hall, Room #456 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, California 94102
phone: (415) 407-7075

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