Sheriff Service Technician I/ii/iii

County of Calaveras
Full Time $40,310 - $61,152 Per year CA Calaveras County Sheriff's Office, 1045 Jeff Tuttle Dr, San Andreas, CA 95249, United States


Position Description

Interviews to be held Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024.(To be considered for the April interview date, please submit your application no later than Friday, April 5th)

Sheriff Service Technician I: $19.38 - $23.55

Sheriff Service Technician II: $21.33 - $25.92

Sheriff Service Technician III: $24.21 - $29.40

Under direction of a supervisor or management, performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties in support of the Sheriff's Department; which may include record keeping, specialized civil, financial, or evidence processing related to the department, typing, word processing, fingerprinting and filing; and to perform related work as required.


Sheriff Services Technician I

This is the entry level class for Sheriff  Services Technician work.  Required to decipher technical data and laws pertaining to the security, release, and maintenance of Sheriff's records.  Processes reports of a confidential nature in strict adherence to State and Department mandates.  Requires keeping current on continuous changes and additions in report processing requirements, etc.  Relied upon to help assure Department and State policies are followed; responsible for releasing information of a sensitive nature to the public.  Requires developing skills in handling citizen complaints in person and over the telephone.  Operates a Department Records Management System involving inputting and/or retrieving information in numerous in-house files.

Sheriff Services Technician II

This is the journey level position within the series.  In addition to the above, incumbents will be assigned to more increasingly difficult tasks within the department.

Sheriff Services Technician III

This is the advanced level position within the series.  In addition to the above, responsibilities require the frequent use of initiative and independent judgment in scheduling and coordination of office activities and in dealing with sensitive assignments.  Incumbents are responsible for the more complex assignments and work with greater independence from close review.  Incumbents may assist in training and guiding subordinates. 

Example of Duties

(Duties vary depending on assignment)

  • Performs record checks for authorized agencies in strict accordance with the law.
  • Operates a telecommunication terminal accessing County, State, and National law enforcement automated information systems.
  • Fiscal accounting and departmental payroll.
  • Performs sealing of records and records destruction in accordance with laws and other mandates.
  • Operates a word processor to type complaints for deputies/investigators for submission to the District Attorney.
  • Trains or assists in training of personnel.
  • Processing and maintenance of evidence and civil records.
  • Transcribes, types, files and provides other clerical support duties.
  • Performs various other miscellaneous duties, such as processing mail, processing citations, maintaining supplies, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Sheriff Services Technician I/II/III

Operations, procedures, specific rules and precedents of the department together with the ability to work independently per established procedures; modern office methods and practices including common software applications; business English, including vocabulary, correct grammatical usage and punctuation; modem filing methods; common office machines and their operation, including use of personal computers.

Ability To:

Sheriff Services Technician I/II/III

Assist in the developing and implementing of goals, objectives, work sites, policies, procedures, and work standards; prepare, maintain, and review documents, records and reports; exercise sound judgment with general policy guidelines; assist in analyzing office operations and technical problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions; interpret and apply legislative and administrative laws, codes and regulations as directed; skill in typing accurately at a net rate of 60 words per minute; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education, Training, and Experience:

Sheriff Services Technician I

Equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by college level course work in administration or technical subjects related to the area in which assigned and two (2) years of responsible office administrative support experience.

Sheriff Services Technician II

Three years of experience in a position comparable to a Sheriff Services Technician.  In addition, candidates must demonstrate competency in technical work.

Sheriff Services Technician III

Five years of experience in a position comparable to a Sheriff Services Technician.  In addition candidates must demonstrate proficiency in administrative law enforcement procedures and processes.

Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.