Sheriff's Records Specialist I/II

  • Monterey County Sheriff's Department
  • 1414 Natividad Rd., Salinas, CA 93906
Full Time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

SHERIFF’S RECORDS SPECIALIST I         $3,124 - $4,265/Monthly

SHERIFF’S RECORDS SPECIALIST II        $3,469 - $4,735/Monthly


FINAL FILING DATE:  Continuous.                        Exam #20/80I16/03LA

PRIORITY SCREENING DATE: Saturday, April 11, 2020.  Applications received after April 11th, will be screened on a monthly basis.

The Sheriff 's Office is comprised of the Administration, Corrections and Enforcement Operation Bureaus.  The Sheriff’s Office delivers public safety to the residents of Monterey County by providing 24-hour uniformed patrol, investigations, custody services, court security, and law enforcement support.

The Sheriff’s Records Specialist works in the Records Division of the Administration Operations Bureau. This non-safety position works within a 24-hour, 7-day weekly schedule and independently performs complex specialized law enforcement records work requiring a working knowledge and application of law enforcement codes, vocabulary and procedures. 

Candidates will be considered at both the Sheriff’s Records Specialist I and II levels. Candidates appointed to the Sheriff’s Records Specialist I level may be promoted to the Sheriff’s Records Specialist II level subject to meeting the employment standards for the higher job class and receiving a recommendation for promotion by the appointing authority. The Sheriff’s Records Specialist I and II levels have the upward mobility to compete for future positions such as: Sr. Sheriff’s Records Specialist and Sheriff’s Records Supervisor. The Eligible List established by this recruitment process will be used to fill current and future vacancies as they arise.

The ideal candidate will be flexible, adaptable, have strong customer service skills and able to communicate effectively. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to read and process various legal documents and will also get along with others and be a team player.

Application and Selection Procedures:

Apply On-Line at

Applications may also be obtained from and submitted to:

Monterey County Sheriff’s Office

Attn:  Human Resources

1414 Natividad Road

Salinas, CA  93906

Phone: (831) 755-3744 or (831) 755-3702          Fax: (831) 755-3828

The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made.

The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:

  • A completed County of Monterey employment application
  • Response to the supplemental questions 

For a guaranteed review, all required materials must be received by Saturday, April 11, 2020.  Applications received after April 11th, will be screened on a monthly basis.  Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered.  Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials.  All required application materials will be competitively evaluated.  Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  To assess applicants’ possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.             


Administrative Support, General Business, Receptionist

Education Requirements



Records Specialist I: $3,124 - $4,265; Records Specialist II: $3,469 - $4,735 per month

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