Employment

 Complete applications are only accepted when a position is available.  When there is an opening it is advertised in the local paper.

It is recommended that anyone considering a career with us to read the following: 

Every position at the Sheriff’s Office is a highly visible, critical, public safety job. You must make a commitment to the profession as the work requires long hours, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.  Fulfilling the responsibilities of the job requires you to remain calm, be restrained in your actions both verbally and physically, and constantly concerned with the welfare of others.  This is a highly responsible position that involves networking with the community and the protection of life and property.
 

 Every employee, no matter the position, in their personal or professional life is representing the office and the county and it is vital that they hold a high moral and ethical standard. All affairs must be conducted in an exemplary manner.


                                                  Other Requirements

                            Deputy                          Civilian
U.S. Citizen  21 years of age and over 
      
U.S. Citizen 18 years of age and over

High School Graduate or Equivalent

High School Graduate or Equivalent

Excellent moral character

Excellent moral character

Exemplary driver history and current valid operators license. 

Exemplary driver history and current valid operators license

Pass in depth background check

Pass in depth background check

Physical condition compatible to law enforcement rigors

Good communication, listening and public relation skills

Able to pass State mandated training requirements

Able to pass State and Local mandated training requirements

Able to work rotating shifts, week-ends, holidays

Able to work rotating shifts, week-ends, holidays

Previous Military / Law Enforcement experience a plus

Willing to relocate to Amelia County

Willing to relocate to Amelia County