EMPLOYMENT WITH THE VANCE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Minimum requirements established by the North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training Standards, as well as the Vance County Sheriff's Office are the basis for consideration for employment as a Deputy Sheriff and Detention Officer.
These requirements include:
Must be a US citizen (or proof of naturalization)
21 years of Age
High School Graduate or equivalent (correspondence diplomas are not accepted by Sheriffs Standards)
No Felony or Serious Misdemeanor Charges/Convictions
Be of Good Moral Character
Pass Medical Examination and Drug Test (will be done by our office)
Upon selection, a complete background will be done.. This background includes but is not limited to the following checks: criminal, civil, driving, and credit. There will also be interviews conducted with references,current and previous employers, and others determined by the background investigator.
Applicants must fill out the Vance County Sheriff's Office Application for Employment
F-3 Personal History Statement and a Release Authorization Form links found
The application, F-3, and Release need to be brought to the Sheriff's Office by the applicant. The forms must be notarized prior to submission to the Sheriff's Office. The applicant must bring a valid photo ID.
Why work for Vance County Sheriff's Office
VARIETY: VCSO offers a wide variety of career opportunities for individuals interested in law enforcement and corrections. Positions are classified as either "certified" or "staff"
SERVICE: VCSO offers you the opportunity to serve your community in many different ways In both certified and support positions you have an opportunity to assist others in need, provide protective services when necessary, and offer guidance and example to the youth of the community.
ATMOSPHERE: At VCSO you will be working with some of the most professional law enforcement and support personnel in the area.. Their pride in the agency and its capabilities are evident in the way they perform their jobs. VCSO is looking for the very best to fill important and influential public service positions.
If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please contact our office at