Sheriff's Cadet

The San Francisco Sheriff's Office is recruiting for 8300 Sheriff's Cadet positions.

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Cadet ReedAs a San Francisco Sheriff’s Cadet, you’ll join a diverse workforce that helps protect public safety and enforce the law. Duties include:

  • Assisting sworn staff with maintaining building security
  • Conducting searches and monitoring security equipment 
  • Providing directions inside public buildings 
  • Answering telephones and helping with correspondence
  • Providing office and clerical support  


You must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a valid driver’s license 
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent

Find out when the cadet job is open

  1. Visit the San Francisco City & County Careers website
  2. Click "Notify me of jobs"
  3. Enter your name and email address
  4. Type "8300-Sheriff's Cadet" in the keyword search bar
  5. Type "1 Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA" in the location search bar
  6. Select "Entry Level" in the Level of Experience drop down menu
  7. Select "Other" in the Function drop down menu
  8. Select "Full-time" in the Type of Employment drop down menu
  9. Check the box to receive email notifications for the Sheriff's Cadet position.
  10. Be sure to click the "Create Job Alert button"

Employment Type


Become a Sheriff's Cadet

Cadet salary and benefits

Excellent compensation

Earn an annual salary between $56,368 and $68,380 with opportunities for overtime pay

Equal opportunity employer

We value diversity. The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant due to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Employment contacts

San Francisco Sheriff’s Office
(415) 554-7225 

Department of Human Resources
(415) 557-4800

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office may hire only the most qualified candidates for Sheriff’s deputy positions.