KCSO hiring trainees to join department

Posted at 11:42 AM, Sep 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-14 14:43:10-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is looking to add to its department. 

KCSO is looking to hire deputy sheriff trainees. A flyer released Thursday morning details what's needed to join and how much a trainee can make once hired. 

Trainees can make between about $3,400 and $4,300 a month. After completing time as a trainee, deputies can make between about $3,700 and $5,400 a month. 

Requirements according to KCSO: 

  • Applicants must be 19 years of age or older by the filing deadline.
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid California Class C driver's license.
  • U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who are eligible have have applied for citizenship. 

The filing deadline is October 6, 2017 at 5 p.m. To apply online visit theKern County Sheriff's Office website.