The Richmond City Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified individuals interested in a career in corrections and law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff. We desire individuals who are dedicated and committed to providing quality service to the community. It is essential that our Deputy Sheriffs possess the highest standards of personal and professional integrity, commitment, and dependability. If you want a challenging and rewarding experience and wish to work with other dedicated professionals, the Richmond City Sheriff’s Office encourages YOU to apply.
Visit www.richmondgov.com/sheriff to apply today or contact a recruiter at 804-646-0009.
Deputy Sheriffs are trained as Jail Deputies, Courtroom Security Deputies, and Civil Process Deputies. The Sheriff’s Office offers additional career opportunities through the following specialized positions: Investigative Unit, Honor Guard Unit, Transportation Deputy, Inmate/Resident Community Services Crew, Certified Law Enforcement Instructors, and Classification Deputy. All new Deputy Sheriffs appointed by the Sheriff are assigned to the Division of Jail Security and perform the duties of a Jail Deputy prior to becoming eligible for other assignments which may become available with the Sheriff’s Office.
• Virginia Retirement System with LEOS Hazardous Duty Supplement for Sworn Deputy Sheriffs
• Career Advancement Opportunities
• Paid Annual, Sick and Military Leave
• Comprehensive Benefits Package that includes Health, Dental and Basic Life Insurance
• Numerous educational partnerships with local institutions of higher learning providing reduced tuition
• Certified V3 Employer
• Must be at least 21 years old
• Must be a U.S. citizen
• High school diploma or GED required
• Never convicted of any felony charge
• Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
• Not convicted of sufficient misdemeanors (including traffic offenses) to establish a pattern of disregard for the law
• Never convicted of any domestic violence offense
• Must be willing to submit to being fingerprinted and a search will be made of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record
• Must be found, after examination by Occupational Health, to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental conditions that might adversely affect his/her ability to exercise the powers or duties of a Deputy Sheriff