The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring for the position of Sheriff’s Pilot. Click this link to see the specific requirements.


The Ventura County Sheriff and Fire Aviation Unit flies a variety of aircraft that includes Bell 206 Longranger, two UH1H-205 “Huey”, a Bell UH1H-212 Twin engine “Huey”, and our recent additions of three HH60 Firehawks a.k.a. Blackhawks.


Deputy Sheriff Recruitment

Deputy Sheriff Trainee recruitment opening January 16, 2019! Testing will begin in March 2019. For the complete job announcement and testing dates check the Deputy Sheriff Trainee job flyer here. 

Ventura County Sheriff's Office is now providing Deputy Sheriff Trainee applicants with a study guide to help with passing the written examination. Please contact Sheriff's Human Resources after you submit your application to find out how to obtain a free study guide. (805) 654-3853.

Did you know that we accept proof of a California POST written exam in lieu of taking our written examination for Deputy Sheriff Trainee? Show us proof you have passed a California POST written exam and have a passing score within the past twelve months of your application.  

Sheriff's Records Specialist


There are currently five (5) full-time positions available in the Sheriff's Records Bureau based in Ventura at the Main Jail Annex Building. Under immediate (I) or general (II) supervision, these positions  will research and process criminal records; provide information to law enforcement personnel and the general public; update state, local, and federal computer databanks; and perform other related duties as assigned. Distinguishing Characteristics:  SRS I is an entry-level classification and incumbents receive instructions, training, and experience in the specialized records duties performed in the Criminal Records Division. Incumbents are expected to perform increasingly responsible work and are eligible for advancement to SRS II after successfully completing probation and one year of successful performance as an SRS I. SRS II is the full journey-level classification and can effectively perform the duties in any assignment in the Criminal Records Division. Work is performed on rotating 12-hour shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.
For more information click here to see the official job announcement!