Become a Deputy Sheriff

Earn competitive pay and incentive bonuses, while building a rewarding law enforcement career that has real impact on your community. Apply now to join our family.

Live, work, and play in the beautiful landscape that is Calaveras County. Talk to a recruiter and start your law enforcement career today.



Deputy Sheriff

A sworn Deputy Sheriff is a commissioned employee of Calaveras County empowered to continuously bear arms and perform the full range of peace officer duties delegated by the Sheriff. Your badge will be a symbol of public faith. You will serve the public, safeguard life and property, protect the public and their constitutional rights.

Duties Include:

  • Patrol assigned beat areas
  • Investigate criminal acts and arrest criminal offenders
  • Serve and administer civil and criminal documents
  • Prepare police reports and ensure the safe storage of held property and/or evidence
  • Video Backgrounds
  • Testify in court
  • Work on special enforcement details
  • Transport prisoners
  • Build relationships among local communities


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