News & CURRENT OPENINGS

Sheriff's Technical Communications Specialist I/II (911 Dispatcher)

Under immediate (I) or general (II) 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, the 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.

Work is performed in a dispatch center and requires sitting for long periods of time, extensive keyboarding and operation of a mouse, foot controls, wearing of a headset, and wearing of a uniform. For complete details and the job announcement please click here.

Deputy Sheriff Recruitment

Deputy Sheriff Trainee recruitment is now open! Testing will begin in May 2017. There are written test dates scheduled for May 6, 2017 and June 10, 2017. 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) 654-2375.

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 Chief Helicopter Maintenance Technician

Under general direction, schedules and supervises the Air Unit's helicopter maintenance and repairs; oversees modifications to helicopters; researches and selects components and parts; and performs related duties as assigned.

This classification is distinguished from the Helicopter Maintenance Technician and the Avionics Technician by its responsibility for and supervision of the helicopter maintenance program; and the overall record keeping systems maintained according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines For complete details and the job announcement please click here.