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We’re Hiring!

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the finest and brightest to join its ranks – individuals who exhibit the aptitude and sense of commitment to help their community and make a difference.

From Orange County to Arizona, and San Bernardino to San Diego, Riverside County is the 4th largest county in the state of California. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department needs law enforcement professionals, correctional deputies, cooks, dietitians, storekeepers, emergency communications officers, forensic pathologists, aircraft mechanics, accounting and office staff to serve this vast community.

Hiring – Deputy Sheriff

A sworn deputy sheriff is a commissioned employee empowered to continuously bear arms and perform the full range of peace officer duties as delegated by the Sheriff. It is the entry-level position in the department.

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Hiring – Correctional Deputy

There are five jails, or correctional facilities, in Riverside County, all managed by the Sheriff’s Department Corrections Division, one of the largest jail operations in the state and throughout the country. Rules at the jail facilities are strictly enforced to protect visitors, corrections staff and inmates.

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Hiring – Lateral & Pre-Service Deputy Sheriff

If you have an active California Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) Certification or can obtain a California POST Waiver for regular basic academy training you’ve received from another state we can expedite the hiring process.

Hiring – 911 Dispatcher

A 911 Dispatcher is the critical link between the community and patrol units in the field. Our three dispatch communication centers are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 911 dispatchers are required to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays and may be required to work overtime.

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Support Positions

Accounting & Clerical

Job assignments may be within Sheriff’s administrative offices in downtown Riverside or at various Sheriff’s stations or facilities throughout the county.


The Coroner investigates and reports on all violent, sudden or unusual deaths of persons within the County as established by California law.

Support Staff

Other classified support positions can include professional, information technology, and equipment & facilities maintenance.

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Nov 1

Cal Baptist University Fall Career Expo
8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

Nov 3

American Heroes Air Show
11480 Foothill Blvd, Lake View Terrace, CA
(Hansen Dam Sport & Rec Complex)

Palm Springs Pride Event
329 W Mariscal Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Ontario Reign Hockey
Citizens Bank Arena
400 East Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario, CA

Nov 4
Palm Springs Pride Event
329 W Mariscal Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262

A.C. Clippers Game
Citizens Bank Arena
400 East Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario, CA

Nov 5
San Diego Career Fair
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
1646 Front St, San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego Career Fair
Double Tree San Diego
1515 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA

Cal State San Bernardino Job Fair
CSUSB Santos San Manuel Student Union Event Center

Nov 8
Law Enforcement Hiring Expo
Handlery Hotel
950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA

Recruit Military Hiring Event
300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

Los Angeles Career Fair
Holiday Inn Los Angeles
9901 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Nov 13
Inland Empire’s Largest Mixer
Riverside Convention Center
3637 5th St, Riverside, CA

Public Safety Law/Corrections Career Expo
Cal State Northridge ( Soraya Ancillary venue VPAC)

Nov 15
Riverside Dispatch Career Fair (pre-register only)
Riverside Dispatch
7195 Alessandro, Riverside, CA 92506
Call to pre-register 1-888-Join-RSD

Nov 29th
Recruit Military
1895 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108

LA Fitness
18550 Dexter Ave, Lake Elsinore, CA 92532