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Join the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office!  

Have you ever considered a career in law enforcement? Look no further! Learn about our agency, our community, and our exciting positions. Everything you need to know is at your fingertips. Join EDSO and be a part of one of the best law enforcement agencies in America.

Sheriff's Technician

Sheriff's Technicians have the opportunity to serve their communities in a clerical capacity by providing law enforcement support to the Sheriff's Office and allied agencies. Sheriff's Technicians are vital to the function of the agency and various programs. Learn more.

Deputy Sheriff

Deputy Sheriff's have the opportunity to protect their communities by proactively investigating suspicious activity and reactively responding to calls for service. Deputies also serve the community by assisting in non-enforcement activities. Learn more.


Sheriff's Public Safety Dispatchers have the opportunity to serve their communities by connecting services to citizens and first responders in their time of need. This is a fast-paced, highly specialized career that is both exciting and very rewarding. Learn more.

Correctional Officer

​Sheriff's Correctional Officers serve and protect their communities in a unique way; by enforcing rules and laws while delivering consistent and humane care to those placed in our custody. Correctional Officers are a major part of the criminal justice process. Learn more.

The Sheriff's Vision

A modern approach to traditional law enforcement values

  • Total enforcement on crime and criminals

  • Total care for victims, witnesses, and the community

  • Total professionalism, through training and by example

Our Mission

"The mission of the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is to uphold the law through the investigation and enforcement of criminal and civil law, to provide leadership and law enforcement support to allied law enforcement agencies, to deliver consistent and humane treatment to those placed in our care and custody, and to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is responsive to the needs of our community and faithful to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California."

Jeff Leikauf


Bryan Golmitz


Our Command Staff

Ed Falkenstein


Tasha Thompson


Monica Ferguson

Chief Financial Officer


Mike Lensing

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