Mono Lake


NOW HIRING: Starting at $26.77 hourly!!

The County of Mono is Now Hiring for Correctional Deputy I/II with the Sheriff's department. 

Applications may be found below or by clicking here. All applications will remain on file for one year. We urge female candidates to apply.


Sarah Roberts
Administrative Services Specialist
(760) 932-5279 


Please submit your applications to:
Mono County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Hiring Manager
PO Box 616
Bridgeport, CA 93517


The Correctional Deputy is a dual-trained position in both custody and dispatch. Under supervision, supervises the conduct of prisoners at county holding facilities. The Correctional Deputy assists with and performs booking and screening procedures; assists with the transportation of prisoners; receives and transmits radio and telephone communications and dispatches law enforcement and other public safety personnel. The Correctional Deputy answers questions concerning prisoner's and inmate's status. This is an entry-level position in the Correctional Deputy series. Incumbents perform many assignments in a training and learning capacity. When sufficient job knowledge and work performance have been demonstrated and completed, an incumbent may be promoted to the level of Correctional Deputy II.

Example of Duties
Depending upon assignment, duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervise prisoner conduct during booking procedures, meals, and other activities, and during detention in the county jail.
  • Assists with receiving, booking, searching, and fingerprinting prisoners.
  • Takes periodic counts of prisoners and escorts them during movement between facilities.
  • Completes logs and records and assists with reports and release information.
  • Screens and distributes inmate mail and delivers emergency messages.
  • Answers a variety of calls within the 9-1-1 control room, receiving and classifying calls, and determining priority response and dispatching units, according to availability, assigned geographical area, and current location. Dispatches Sheriff and other public safety personnel to routine and emergency call as required.
  • Enters and clears information on the CLETS and NCIC system to assist officers with calls.
  • Performs warrant and records checks and sends warrants to other law enforcement agencies.
  • Updates daily dispatch logs and prepare a variety of information and report documents.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • 12-hour work shift.

Applicants shall possess knowledge of:

  • Basic correctional procedures and prisoner control problems.
  • Geography of Mono County.
  • General office and recordkeeping methods and procedures.

Applicants must have the ability to:

  • Learn, assist with, and perform a wide range of assignments regarding the care, custody, and booking of prisoners with minimum direction and supervision.
  • Maintain effective discipline among prisoners during a variety of activities.
  • Communicate with prisoners.
  • Learn to operate radio and teletype equipment.
  • Use sound judgment in dispatching personnel and equipment.
  • Think clearly and act quickly in emergency situations.
  • Read, interpret, and analyze laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports.
  • Maintain courteous and tactful, but firm, relationships with the prisoners and the public.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.

Required Experience and Education:

  • Any achievement of a passing score on a Board of Corrections approved written Entrance Correctional Officer Examination, and achievement of a passing score on an oral qualifications appraisal interview.
  • Ability to successfully pass an intensive background investigation as required by P.O.S.T. standards, including fingerprint and criminal history checks.
  • Possession of appropriate physical and mental qualifications to pass a Public Safety Officer physical entrance examination and psychological entrance examination.
  • Successful completion of the California Penal Code 832 training and  STC Jail Core Academy within one (1) year of initial employment. Successful completion of a 120-hour Basic Complaint and Dispatcher's Course.
  • Possession of an appropriate valid California Driver's License.

Training and Experience

  • Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge would be some previous experience in working with people in a setting requiring group control. Also, completion of high school or the equivalent.

Employee Benefits for the Correctional Deputy

  • Salary Range: $4640- $5120 monthly


  • Holiday Pay: 7%


  • Health Insurance; Cafeteria Plan covering Employee and Dependents for medical, vision, and dental.
  • PERS Retirement
  • Vacation
    80 hours after initial employment
    120 hours after 3-years
    136 hours after 10-years
    152 hours after 15-years
    160 hours after 20-years
  • Call out Overtime: 4-hour minimum
  • CTO Time: Maximum of 200-hours on books on December 31st of each year
  • Sick Leave: 8-hours per month
  • Educational Program: Job-related expenses reimbursed up to $700.00 per year

          2.5% for AA

 5% for BA

  • Bilingual Pay: 5% of base pay (If Certified)
  • FTO Pay: 5% during months assigned to trainee
  • Shift Differential Pay
    4% for Utility Shift
    6% for Night Shift
  • Uniform Allowance: $600 per year
  • Various Equipment Issued