Deputy Sheriff Jobs in Virginia

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Fairfax County Sheriff's Office - Fairfax, VA
The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing world-class public safety with honor, courage, and a dedication to service....
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5 days ago Fairfax County Sheriff's Office
City of Roanoke, VA - Roanoke, VA
Must successfully complete a thorough background investigation and physical examination. Must live within fifteen (15) road miles of the Sheriff's Office. Minimum age to apply is 20....
6 days ago
Stafford County - Stafford, VA
course work in law enforcement....
9 days ago
Stafford County - Stafford, VA
The Sheriff may waive this portion of the selection process in the event of prior police experience (Virginia DCJS Certification in law enforcement) or other factors as determined by the Sheriff....
9 days ago
County of Roanoke Virginia - Roanoke, VA
Experience Preferred: Some experience in public and personal contact work preferably related to law enforcement activities....
11 days ago
City of Suffolk - Suffolk, VA
Knowledge of federal, State and local laws pertaining to law enforcement work. Knowledge of office practices and procedures. Skilled in the use of firearms and other law enforcement equipment....
12 days ago
Thenewstribune Com - Richmond, VA
Deputy Sheriff The Richmond City Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified individuals interested in a career in corrections and law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff....
17 days ago
Stafford County - Stafford, VA
Instructor must possess current Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement certification Two years prior experience in law enforcement preferred Must have completed or be able to complete the 80-hour D.A.R.E....
24 days ago
Stafford County - Stafford, VA
Position Requirements: Must possess current Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement Certification Must have completed or be able to complete School Resource Officer basic course 1 year of prior Law Enforcement...
24 days ago
Pulaski County - Pulaski, VA
Job Information Pulaski County Deputy Sheriff in Pulaski, Virginia DEPUTY SHERIFFiThe Pulaski County Sheriff's Department is now accepting applications three Deputy Sheriff positions.i Applicants must...
27 days ago
Stafford County - Stafford, VA
Instructor must possess current Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement certification Two years prior experience in law enforcement preferred Must have completed or be able to complete the 80-hour D.A.R.E....
27 days ago
Stafford County - Stafford, VA
Position Requirements: Must possess current Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement Certification Must have completed or be able to complete School Resource Officer basic course 1 year of prior Law Enforcement...
27 days ago
Montgomery County, VA Economic Development - Christiansburg, VA
The Montgomery County Sheriffs Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff, multiple openings available....
27 days ago
County of Roanoke Virginia - Roanoke, VA
Experience Preferred : Some experience in public and personal contact work preferably related to law enforcement activities....
30+ days ago
Petersburg Sheriff - Petersburg, VA
Job Information PETERSBURG SHERIFF Deputy Sheriff in Petersburg, Virginia Performs routine protective and responsible human support service work; ensuring the care and security of inmates and court....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Deputy Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

How to be a Successful Deputy Head or Vice Principal
This course details the job of a school Deputy Head. It illustrates the wide range of practical skills required to do the job well. It also considers the crucial importance of recognising that...

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

Salary for Deputy Sheriff Jobs in Virginia

This is the average annual salary for Deputy Sheriff jobs in Virginia as reported by the BLS.

$56,710

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Deputy Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Deputy Sheriffs in Virginia offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (13.1%)
  • Master's Degree (9.4%)
  • Some College (4.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Deputy Sheriffs in Virginia
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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