Professional Staff

Technical Communications Specialist (9-1-1 Dispatcher)

Under immediate supervision, receives requests for emergency assistance via an array of sources; determines urgency and type of assistance needed; dispatches appropriate public safety personnel by utilizing computerized mapping system, computerized 911 telephone system, computer-aided dispatch system, computerized radio system, related databases, and other computerized equipment; exercises independent judgment; coordinates patrol unit activity, including complex critical incidents; and performs other related duties as required.

Records Technician

Sheriff’s Records Technician I is an entry-level classification and incumbents receive instructions, training, and experience in Criminal Records or Central Inmate Records. Incumbents are expected to perform increasingly responsible work and depending on assignment, are eligible for advancement to the Sheriff’s Records Technician II after successfully completing probation and one year of successful performance in Criminal Records or Central Inmate Records.


Sheriff's Service Technician

Under supervision, monitors inmate movement, behavior, and performance in maintenance and housekeeping activities in an adult correctional facility (maximum, medium, or minimum security); transports inmates; performs technical/clerical level, inmate booking or evidence processing work; performs related duties as assigned.


Sheriff’s Cadet performs a variety of duties in a trainee capacity, such as gathering information and writing counter reports at the Sheriff’s stations, providing parking enforcement within the contract cities of the Sheriff’s Office, performing abandoned vehicle enforcement within the Sheriff’s jurisdiction, fingerprinting the general public for application processing, sorting and searching inmate mail in the custody operation, and assisting in the maintenance and transportation of Sheriff’s records including crime reports, citations and statistical data.

Forensic Scientist

The Forensic Scientist I classification is characterized by the performance of professional forensic science analysis. Incumbents are not expected to have expertise in a complex specialty area. This classification differs from the Forensic Scientist II classification in that the latter classification is expected to perform journeyman-level analysis and casework. Incumbents in this classification typically receive mentoring as they continue their professional development in a specialty discipline.


Jail Cook

Jail cook is responsible for actual preparation of food and may direct inmate help. The position reports to the Assistant Food Services Supervisor and has no supervisory responsibility of subordinate staff. Jail Cooks prepare and cook food in accordance with the State of California requirements for prisoner and inmate caloric intake. They maintain cleanliness of working area and equipment. Jail Cooks also direct and train inmate help in the preparation and serving of food.