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Except as authorized by the County Charter, no person shall be certified to the hereinafter specified positions in the classified Civil Service or employed or appointed to the hereinafter specified positions or offices in the unclassified service, unless such person is a native-born or fully naturalized citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully permitted to work in the United States. This provision applies to the following County officers and employees: Members of the Assessment Appeals Board, Members of the Civil Service Commission, Members of the Planning Commission, Members of the Noise Control Hearing Board, Chief Deputy, Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk, Assistant District Attorney, Chief Deputy District Attorney, Undersheriff, Assistant Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Chief Deputy, Treasurer/Tax Collector, all members of Executive Management specified in the Compensation Ordinance of the County of San Diego, County Counsel, Assistant County Counsel, Hearing Officer-Appeals appointed by the Board of Supervisors, and all Commanders, Captains, Lieutenants, Sergeants and Deputy Sheriffs in the Sheriff's Department and all peace officers, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code.
(Added by Ord. No. 5285 (N.S.), effective 11-23-78; amended by Ord. No. 7715 (N.S.), effective 2-8-90; amended by Ord. No. 8154 (N.S.), adopted 10-6-92; amended by Ord. No. 8427 (N.S.), effective 8-19-94; amended by Ord. No. 10306 (N.S.), effective 1-2-14; amended by Ord. No. 10355 (N.S.), effective 10-23-14; amended by Ord. No. 10711 (N.S.), effective 2-11-21)
State law reference(s) -- Peace officers defined, Penal Code, § 830 et seq.