Deputy Sheriff

Warrenton, NC
Warren County Sheriff

Salary: $34,042.00 – $52,765.00 Annually.

Position Summary:

Performs intermediate protective service work in the Sheriff’s Department involving an element of personal danger; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Deputy Sheriff Sergeant.

Essential Functions:

  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol car to observe for violations of laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints.
  • Serves warrants, summons, subpoenas, court orders, and makes arrests; testifies in court.
  • Serves court orders and civil process papers; performs required follow-up tasks.
  • Undertakes special assignments such as school resource officer, DARE officer, bailiff, K-9 officer, training officer, process server, community police, etc.
  • Performs routine duties in connection with the operation of the county detention center.
  • Controls traffic and crowds at fires, EMS responses and crime scenes.
  • Assists other law enforcement officers in investigations.
  • Transports prisoners and mental patients to facilities throughout the state.
  • Assists with criminal investigations by presenting evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses, recording and issuing of evidence in court cases.
  • Prepares a variety of detailed reports or activities; keeps necessary files.
  • May be assigned to a variety of administrative tasks such as purchasing, time keeping and related duties.
  • Performs related tasks as required.


  • Possession of Basic Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the State of North Carolina.
  • Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of North Carolina.
  • Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina.