Deputy Sheriff

Salary: $47,231 with Virginia State benefits package and numerous overtime opportunities!

Minimum Requirements 

Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a high school diploma or GED – an associate degree from an accredited community or junior college preferred; must be a citizen of the United States; have no background or record of any criminal conviction; be of exemplary ethical reputation; possess a valid state operator’s license; be able to satisfactorily pass a thorough background investigation; be in a physical condition which does not limit, in any way, activities necessary and/or inherent to law enforcement operations.

Virginia is now offering a lateral academy for out-of-state certified law enforcement officers.  If you qualify for this program, you may only have to attend a 5-8 week long academy. More information can be found by clicking on the provided link below.


Hiring Process

Must be able to pass a written and physical test, panel interview, a comprehensive background investigation, and psychological examination.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have great communication skills, be able to deal fairly, and courteously with the public; ability to work alone and as a team; ability to communicate effectively via voice, telephone, radio, intercom, or in writing with staff, or the public; ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports; demonstrated skill in the use of firearms; be in a physical condition that permits the activities necessary in, and inherent to law enforcement operations. 

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Captain Charles Sanders at csanders@wiseso.net

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