Corrections Deputy / Corrections Deputy Lateral

Deputy (Corrections)
Mendocino County Sheriff - Ukiah, California

Feb 10, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Jun 30, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$24.53 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$25.74 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$Up to 29.82 depending on experience hourly
Top Pay:
$62,025 base pay + Incentives annual

Job Description

-- Corrections Deputies, under the supervision of Corrections Sergeants, maintain the care and custody of the inmate population and jail facility. Duties include arrestee intake, booking and fingerprinting; inmate counts, report writing, supervision of inmates during recreational activities, meals, inmate movement within the facility and armed transportation to courts, medical facilities and other correctional institutions.

Specialty assignments include



--Home Detention / Work Release

--Facility Training Officer



Additional Information

--Mendocino County Corrections Deputies can afford to live in the county they serve. Mendocino County is a world destination, with the picturesque Northern California coastline, majestic redwood forests, and numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. The Mendocino County Jail is located within 2.5 hours drive of the San Francisco International Airport, Sacramento International Airport and the Napa Valley.

The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office serves with the support of our community

--The Mendocino County Jail houses up to 301 sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates. Corrections Deputies are sworn peace officers per PC 830.1(c). Deputies are trained at the facility and are paid to attend Standards and Training for Corrections courses, including the PC 832 Arrest course and Corrections Officer Core Course. Additional to base pay,

++Full time Corrections Deputies receive the following:++

--Retention Incentives at 2 years of service (2%), 5 years of service (3%) and 10 years of service (2%) for a total 7%

--Health Insurance benefits

--Safety Retirement

--Paid Vacation - accrues at 3.079 - 7.694 per 2-week pay period, depending on years of service (200 hours max/Annually)

--98-hour Holiday Leave Bank

--24 hrs Personal Leave annually

--Bilingual Pay (Spanish) up to 5%

--Night Shift Differential ($2/regular scheduled hours)

--$1000 annual uniform allowance

--Educational Incentive Pay up to 5% for an accredited BA/BS degree

Recruitment for this position is Continuous and subject to close at any time after an initial two -week posting period. Upon closing, the applications received will be screened and notices will be sent to the applicants regarding the status of their application. Once a continuous recruitment closes , it will often be posted again within several days.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: None / 1+ years for Laterals

++Applicants must pass the following prior to employment:++

--California Board of State and Community Corrections Selection Exam

--Interview panel

--California POST Background

--See >Online Application for more requirements.

Contact Information

Zohar Zaied

Mendocino County Sheriff
951 low Gap Road
Ukiah, California 95482
phone: 707-234-2115

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