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SHERIFF'S INTERN
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The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Intern Program (SIP) offers college students a rewarding hands-on learning experience in all divisions.
Job Number:
1023
Job Category:
Miscellaneous
Job Type:
Extra-Help(P/T)
Department:
Sheriff's Office
Published:
02/03/2017
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CONTINUOUS



COMPENSATION-BENEFITS-STATUS

SALARY: $15.00 per hour

RANGE: 629

UNIT: Other-Unrepresented (EXTRA-HIRE ONLY)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

County of Calaveras is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



POSITION SUMMARY

Under general supervision, and for a limited duration, employees in this class perform a variety of sub professional work in support of the Sheriff’s Office. This may include but is not limited to record keeping, evidence processing, filing, data entry, report taking, note taking, project development, statistical reporting, interviewing, report review, interacting with the public  and will receive on-the-job training that will prepare them for development and promotion to working level classes within the Sheriff’s Office.  This classification has been created to offer potential employment opportunities to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career with the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office.



EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

  •    Some aspects for administrative work, such as:

- perform routine clerical duties

- decipher technical data and laws pertaining to the security

- release and maintenance of Sheriff’s records

- develop skills to handle citizen complaints in person and over the telephone

  •    Some aspects for custody work, such as:

- assist the jail personnel with the public

- process new prisoners

- monitor radio  and phone communications

- inventory and secure inmates personal property and monies

- control traffic into and out of the jail facility by operating the jail security doors 

- coordinate inmate visitation, inclusive of screening and records check of visitors

  •   Some aspects for communications/dispatch work, such as:

      - receive non-emergency calls from the public requesting sheriff, police, fire medical or other emergency services 

- enter, update, and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems

- maintain contact with all units on assignment

- monitor status and location of sheriff, police and ambulance units 

      - receive requests for information regarding vehicular registration, driving records, and warrant information, and provide  pertinent data

      - learn terminology and codes used in law enforcement, fire, related emergency radio and telephone communications

      - communicate tactfully and effectively with the public, public safety personnel and others, including clear enunciation 

  •   Some aspects for law enforcement work, such as:

- patrol assistance

- answer calls for protection of life and property

- assist in conducting preliminary investigations

- review and observe the interviewing of witnesses

- assist in gathering evidence

- take statements

- assist in preparation of the serving of certain warrants and preparation of civil papers

- assist in booking and guarding prisoners

- learn, understand and interpret laws, policies, procedures and regulations

- learn standard broadcasting procedures of a law enforcement radio systems

- assist the office of emergency services in disaster or emergency responses

- transport and package evidence

- assist with writing clear and comprehensive reports.

             • Assist the public with property/evidence inquires, schedule appointments, and release property/evidence

             • Perform any other related duties as assigned.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to pass an in-depth background check. 
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited Junior College, State College or University and maintain a minimum of 9 units per semester with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher. 

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Not have any felony convictions
  • Meet drug standards
  • Be able to work evenings and weekends
  • Be willing to wear a uniform



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS



APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS

The selection process to participate in the Sheriff’s Intern Program includes:

  • Submittal of the following to Human Resources

                 - Calaveras County application

                 - Resume

                 - Cover Letter

                 - Transcripts or proof of college enrollment

  • Application packet screening
  • Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Truth verification exam (CVSA)
  • Psychological examination
  • Medical examination



SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION(S)



NOTES



Human Resources Division
891 Mountain Ranch Road
Building C
San Andreas, CA 95249



Phone (209) 754-6303
Fax (209) 754-6333
24 Hour job line (209) 754-6332
hr@co.calaveras.ca.us

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