Apply for: Deputy Sheriff (20104662)

Personal Information

FINAL FILING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED (Next Application Review Date Monday, April 26, 2021):

Note: Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) affecting the county’s ability to safely conduct selection procedures such as, but not limited to: Qualifications Appraisal Panels, Speed Interviews, Written Exams, Departmental Interviews, etc. the Personnel Director may provided direction to postpone or change selection procedures, extend recruitments and/or cancel and pause recruitments as deemed necessary.



Submit an official Yuba County employment application, copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts, diploma or grade reports on-line through CalOpps or to the Yuba County Human Resources and Organizational Services, 915 Eighth Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901.

(Note: All diplomas or degrees must be from an accredited college or university. To obtain information regarding accreditation, refer to the US Department of Education Office of Post Secondary Education at:

Applicants must provide the following documents by the filing deadline:

- Yuba County Employment Application - (On-line through CalOpps or in person)

- Copy of valid P.O.S.T. Certification(s)

- Diploma and Unofficial Transcripts

- Copies of Related Certifications



To begin the hiring process, an applicant must submit a completed County application prior to the final filing deadline. Applications must be completed legibly, all questions must be answered, and the required documentation must be provided. Please be sure to use the on-line CalOpps application process or a current County paper application. Old applications cannot be accepted. All applicants will be given written notice regarding the status of their application and selection procedures. The County prefers to communicate via email, if provided, to expedite communication. It is also recommended that applicants review their SPAM mail daily as to not miss any important communication from the County. Failure to provide the required documentation may result in rejection of your application.



All applicants must clearly demonstrate he/she meets the minimum qualifications, by the final filing deadline, to be considered in the selection and testing phases of the process.



Education and experience as detailed on the employment application will be thoroughly reviewed. Please include all experience, education, and training pertinent to the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. This is an essential part of the process and will be used to determine further eligibility to participate in the next phase of the selection procedures.



Applicants must complete a required supplemental questionnaire with the employment application. This questionnaire is included as part of the on-line CalOpps application or available upon request from the Human Resources Department. The purpose of this questionnaire is to identify your qualifications and experience in job-related areas. It is critical that you fill out the supplemental questionnaire completely, listing all information which might demonstrate your qualifications in the rating areas. Be sure to include on your employment application dates and employment history. Failure to complete the supplemental questionnaire will result in your application being withdrawn from the recruitment.



All applicants that meet the minimum qualifications and are certified to an employment list as eligible for hire will be required to provide a completed Personal History Statement (PHS) directly to the Sheriff's Department prior to or at the department interview. A preliminary review of the PHS will be conducted prior to or at the department interview before any employment offers are made.  The Post Officer POST 2-251 PHS is available on the Yuba County website document page under PHS - PEACE OFFICER located at or directly through POST at under the background/hiring tab.



An employment eligibility list will be established for those applicants who successfully meet the minimum qualifications. This list will be held for a minimum of six (6) months from the date the list is certified. The employment list is an alphabetical order and provided to the department for additional selections processes which includes a Personal History Statement Pre-Review and department interviews.



The Sheriff’s Department will notify the applicant of the date and time of his/her interview. The applicant will be asked a series of questions about his/herself and his/her related experience, education and training that exhibit the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the job. The applicant may also be asked questions about hypothetical situations to test his/her ability to make decisions and use sound judgment and common sense.