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Assembly Sergeant-At-Arms State Capitol Building, Room 3171 Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 319-2808

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Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms (Peace Officer) position overview

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direction of Security Services Supervisors,  the department provides security for the Legislature, session, hearings and special events. Performs dignitary protection for Members of the Assembly as required. Ensures decorum, rules, protocol, custom and practices of the Assembly are maintained at all times. Functions as a liaison between the public, staff, lobbyists and the Members of the Legislature.

Must be available to work extended hours as necessary when legislative functions dictate.
Interviews witnesses, and collects evidence to produce incident reports.
May be required to travel statewide as necessary on short notice.


• High School Diploma or GED.
• Proof of citizenship.
• Valid California driver’s license.
• Favorable DMV driver history
• Must pass POST written examination.
• Satisfactory completion of oral interview.
• Successful completion of a physical and psychological examination.
• Successful completion of a background investigation.
• POST Basic Certificate or Basic Specialized Investigator Certificate.

Applications may be submitted to:

Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms 
State Capitol, Room 3171
Sacramento, CA 95814

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