Wise County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff - Law Enforcement

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Department Wise County Sheriff's Office
Job TitleDeputy Sheriff - Law Enforcement
Registration Fee$20.00
Location Wise, VA

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Wise County Sheriff's Office, VA Police Jobs


Deputy Sheriff

We are looking for community minded individuals that are effective communicators and want to make a difference in their community. We are accepting applications for the position of a law enforcement deputy sheriff.  Must be able to work rotating shifts, holidays, nights, and weekends.   Starting pay is $47,231 with Virginia State benefits package and numerous overtime opportunities. 

Once employed future opportunities may exist in patrol, investigations, school resource officer, civil process, tactical team, crisis negotiations, K-9, and court security.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a high school diploma or GED – an associates 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. Information attached in the provided link.


Hiring Process:

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


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; 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.


Please direct questions regarding this position to csanders@wiseso.net

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