Deputy Sheriff

Position Details

  • Department: Sheriff's Office
  • Compensation: Starting salary $37,044/year, may be negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Deadline:  Position closes March 16, 2018 at 5 p.m.

The Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications from Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officers for the position of full time Deputy Sheriff.  A high school degree or equivalent and a valid VA driver’s license are required.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, be able to pass a criminal background check, and be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Annual starting salary is $37,044 and is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, and medical insurance.  Submit completed Powhatan Sheriff's Office application to: Powhatan County Sheriff's Office, 3880-A Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.  Position open until filled.  Official Powhatan Sheriff's Office applications can be downloaded and printed from the Sheriff's Office section of Powhatan County's website located at

Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace
Powhatan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply.  Powhatan County is a Drug Free Workplace.

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