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Alameda County Sheriff's Office - Recruiting Unit
Dublin, California, United States (on-site)
4 days ago

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Alameda County Sheriff's Office - Recruiting Unit
Dublin, California, United States
4 days ago
$31.82 - $37.97
Min Experience
0-1 Year
Min Education
H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Job Function
Entry Level


Sheriff’s Technicians, under general supervision perform duties related to law enforcement functions that do not require the assignment of a Deputy Sheriff; and do related work as required.  Sheriff’s Technicians are assigned throughout the Sheriff’s Office. Positions in this class are filled with unarmed, non-sworn employees who work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays, within various divisions of the Sheriff's Office throughout the County. This class is distinguished from Deputy Sheriffs, who have peace officer responsibilities.


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well-being. 

Alameda County has a diverse workforce, that is representative of the communities we serve and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All aspects of employment are based on merit, competence, performance and business need. Alameda County does not discriminate in employment on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors protected under federal, state and local law. Alameda County celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment.



The equivalent of six months full-time experience in the classification of Sheriff’s Safety Aide in the Alameda County Classified service


The equivalent of one year full-time experience in a clerical position (60 semester units from an accredited college or university may substitute for 6 months of the clerical experience).


The equivalent of two years honorable service in the United States Military

Must possess a valid California State Motor Vehicle Operator's License.


1. A thorough background investigation will be conducted of all prospective Sheriff's Technicians to ensure they are suitable for law enforcement related work.

2. Hearing must be normal in each ear.

3. Vision must be correctable to at least 20/20 in each eye, and free from color blindness and permanent abnormality in either eye.

4. Sheriff’s Technicians must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.

5. Sheriff’s Technicians are assigned to work day, evening, night and rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.

6. Sheriff’s Technicians are assigned positions throughout Alameda County and are subject to rotation of assignments.

7. Sheriff’s Technicians assigned to the Coroner’s Bureau must have the ability to assist in lifting dead bodies weighing a minimum of 160 pounds and to maneuver a gurney.

8. Sheriff’s Technicians assigned to certain work locations must successfully complete training relevant to that assignment.

9. Sheriff’s Technicians must attend and successfully complete the Sheriff’s Technician Training Academy.

The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies:

Knowledge of:

• Modern office practices and procedures
• Recordkeeping coding and basic arithmetic
• Proper safety methods and procedures affecting assigned duty station
• Computer skills such as Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Ability to:

• Communicate effectively; both verbally and in writing
• Interpret and apply department policies, rules, laws, and ordinances pertaining to law enforcement work
• Write clear, concise, comprehensive reports
• Accurately observe and remember names, faces, numbers, and events
• Establish and maintain effective working relations with others
• Practice sound judgment on a daily basis and in emergency or critical situations
• Prepare and conduct presentations to community groups
• Learn laws, regulations, policies, vocabulary, and practices unique to the duties or functions being   performed
• Perform clerical and record keeping duties, including making arithmetical computations.
• Work independently with only general supervision.
• Communicate with diverse groups and people demonstrating effective interpersonal skill and sensitivity.
• Work in contact with inmates in a custodial setting
• Adjust effectively to changing work assignments
• Maintain performance under stressful situations
• Interact with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization
• Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situations; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people

Job ID: 73538083

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