Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 24 New Employees

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Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 24 New Employees
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Source: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office welcomed 24 new employees today, June 10, 2019, at a ceremony held at Earl’s Place at the Earl Warren Showgrounds. The new hires included a variety of careers within the Sheriff’s Office including two new positions, Sheriff’s Service Technician and Emergency Communications Center Call Taker. Sheriff Bill Brown also swore in a new Sheriff’s Deputy and Custody Deputy. Today’s welcome ceremony is a great example of the many different career paths and opportunities available at the Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Brown thanked our hard-working Human Resources Bureau for working diligently to find such quality people to fill these positions at the Sheriff’s Office. He said, “We are pleased to welcome this diverse group of new employees whose backgrounds, education, training and experience are very impressive. They collectively bring a rich and vast amount of talent to our agency. We look forwa rd to good things happening as they assume their new positions.”

The new employees include: Deputy Sheriff Torey Dunn and Custody Deputy Braulio Martinez.

Administrative Office Professional Bridget Williams, Financial Office Professional Margaret Santamaria, Legal Office Professional Anna Joyce, Alcohol and Drug Counselor Lindsey Gong, Computer Systems Specialist Kelly Hopwood and Accountant Eduardo Lozada. The new utility workers include Shelbi Angelo, Maranda Baez and Javier Ibarra.  

The new Sheriff’s Service Technician’s include Luis Arreola, Ignacio Loza III, Semehi Madrigal, James Nelson, Ryan Rayos, Feliciana Serino and Christopher Tario.

The Emergency Communications Call Takers include Jenna Clark and Cloud Winter.  

The Communications Dispatchers include Jamilah Jabali, Karina Nunez and Nichole Sagisi.

We congratulate those that were welcomed today and we wish our new colleagues a great career wit h the Sheriff’s Office. If you are interested in a rewarding job with our team we invite you to go to our website at and go to the Join Us section to find out more.

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PitMix Jun 12, 2019 11:32 AM
Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 24 New Employees

These hires mostly appear to be for the new SM jail. The Service Tech jobs seems to be a jack of all trades in working at the jail, including contact with inmates. Only need a high school diploma to get $55-66K a year plus generous benefits. Bet they are very happy to get that salary!

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