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What we do is unlike anything else. It’s uncommon and unpredictable. It’s the kind of thing you won’t find in any manual or textbook. To take on this challenge, you need to be more than smart. You must be intuitive, instinctive, ready to act at a moment’s notice, and make the right call. The call that makes a difference in your community. The call that will make all the difference in your career.

Whether in a sworn or non-sworn role, you’ll train hard, work hard, and play hard. Because to do what we do, to serve and protect, is more than just another job. It’s a calling. The best part? We get to live out this calling in one of the greatest places on Earth. Join us.

ABOUT US/WORKING HERE


Since 1850, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office has been serving and protecting the people of Sonoma County by providing law enforcement and detention services. With more than 650 dedicated professionals, we are responsible for covering a service area of more than 1,700 square miles and a population of half a million.

In partnership with our communities, we’re committed to providing professional, firm, fair, and compassionate public safety services with integrity and respect. Join us and be part of a team that includes nearly 250 deputy sheriffs, more than 200 correctional deputies and approximately 200 support staff. And with more than 30 different highly-trained and specialized units, you’ll find a career with real potential for growth and advancement.

WHY WORK HERE


When you make the call to join the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, you’ll enjoy competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package. More than that, you’ll experience the unique advantages of living in Sonoma County. Yes, we’re home to world-famous wine country and award-winning restaurants. But that’s just a taste of all Sonoma County has to offer. An incredible variety of beautiful scenery will take your breath away – from the spectacular Pacific coast to towering redwood forests – hosting countless recreational activities. You’ll also find convenient proximity to the exhilarating excitement, limitless activities, and rich culture of the San Francisco Bay Area. This is the one place where you can have it all and still get away from it all.

CAREER AREAS

SWORN JOBS

Few careers offer the variety of challenges you’ll find with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office. You’ll find unique patrolling options in our Law Enforcement Division with the Marine and Helicopter Units or as a Resident Deputy. With our numerous specialty assignments, you can pursue a career as a detective, become a member of our Special Weapons and Tactics Team (S.W.A.T.) or Bomb Squad, just to name a few career paths. Our Detention Division also offers careers with our Specialized Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T) or our Inmate Classification Specialty Unit. With all of these and many other options, you’re sure to find the role that matches your skills and passion. And with our training programs and commitment to your growth, we’ll make sure it happens.

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NON-SWORN JOBS

With the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, you don’t always have to wear a badge to make a positive difference in the community. From administration and communications to maintenance and more, we have dozens of key roles where you can contribute to our important mission. Whatever your chosen discipline, you’ll enjoy the rewards that come from being part of a team dedicated to protecting your friends, family, and neighbors.

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FEATURED JOB : HELICOPTER PILOT


Experience tremendous variety and fulfillment as a pilot with our Helicopter Unit. In addition to key law enforcement support, the Unit delivers firefighting, search and rescue, and medical transport services. With the size and rugged terrain of Sonoma County, this is an absolutely vital resource for residents and visitors alike. We’ve even received national recognition for our advanced and complex rescue techniques. We handle approximately 800 missions every year – many outside of our County – and perform more rescues than any other program in the country. If you have the qualifications and experience to fly our Bell 407 and you’re ready to make a real difference in our dynamic county, apply today.

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QUESTIONS

Should you have any questions about specific jobs, feel free to contact the recruitment team by email.

For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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For a list of current County of Sonoma Job Openings

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For pre-employment drug use guidelines

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HAPPENING NOW


Sacramento State All Majors Career Fair - October 2nd & 3rd

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Recruiters from the Sheriff's Office will be on-site for the…

Rebuild Sonoma County Job Fair - September 19th

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Join us for the Rebuild Sonoma County Job Fair on September…

9th Annual Fiesta de Indepencia - September 16th

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Celebrate Latino Heritage Month with a taste of Latin America…

Celebrating Dispatchers

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Today is national #iam911 day. Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office…
National Night Out 35th Anniversary
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National Night Out

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Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Windsor

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Detectives arrest pair for a string of residential/auto burglaries.

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The Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol and Cotati…

Sacramento State All Majors Career Fair - October 2nd & 3rd

/
Recruiters from the Sheriff's Office will be on-site for the…

Rebuild Sonoma County Job Fair - September 19th

/
Join us for the Rebuild Sonoma County Job Fair on September…

9th Annual Fiesta de Indepencia - September 16th

/
Celebrate Latino Heritage Month with a taste of Latin America…

Celebrating Dispatchers

/
Today is national #iam911 day. Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office…
National Night Out 35th Anniversary
,

National Night Out

National Night Out is on August 7th. Why not get your community…
sheriff car

Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Windsor

On Sunday morning 12/3/2017 at around 9:00 am a 70 year old woman…
sonoma news

Have You Been Scammed?

Have you lost money through a scam? Read on... Western Union…
sonoma news

Sonoma County Fleet Services

Meet Jeff, Gary and the guys from Sonoma County Fleet Services.…
sonoma news

Detectives arrest pair for a string of residential/auto burglaries.

Detectives arrested a pair of Rio Nido men for a string of residential…
sonoma news

Be Safe

The Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol and Cotati…

OUR LOCATIONS


Sonoma County Sheriff’s Main Office

2796 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rose, CA 95403
707-565-2779
Sheriff-Recruitment@sonoma-county.org

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Events:

Tue 02

Sacramento State All Majors Career Fair

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed 03

Sacramento State All Majors Career Fair

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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