News & CURRENT OPENINGS

Jail Cook

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office has immediate openings for experienced cooks. 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.  Work will involve contact and direction of jail inmates in the preparation and serving of food. The ideal candidate will have experience cooking in a large scale eatery preparing a variety of meals in large quantities. Must be willing and able to work rotating 12-hour shifts, weekends, and holidays. Applicants who fail to indicate on their application their ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays will not be invited to the exam. Starting salary is $16.86 plus 5% above salary for Shift Differential Premium Pay for a total of $17.70 per hour. An educational Incentive may apply base on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required by the classification.  Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department.  In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency examination with a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher.

Under direction, performs large quantity cooking in a Sheriff's correctional institution (jail) and performs related work as required.

For more information click here to see the official job announcement!

Deputy Sheriff Recruitment

Deputy Sheriff Trainee recruitment opening March 5, 2018! Testing will begin in May 2018. 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.  

Information Technology Supervisor

Supervises the Sheriff's Information Technology (IT) department in accordance with organizational policies and goals. Ensures proper functioning of the organization's information systems and makes upgrades as necessary. Helps Sheriff's operations groups utilize information systems to improve efficiency. Keeps network infrastructure, server, computer equipment, hardware and software updated to meet organizational needs. Provides direction and guidance to staff.

For more information click here to see the official job announcement!