Deputy Sheriff

Arlington, VA
Arlington County

Earn a starting salary of $57,595.20 while working only 15 days a month! Work mostly 12-hour fixed shifts with evening shifts earning an extra $1.00 per hour.

Minimum Qualifications for Deputy Sheriff

  • Education
    High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Age Limit
    Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment or within three months of the 21st birthday on the closing date for receipt of applications
  • Physical Condition
    Must be in an excellent physical condition
  • Citizenship
  • Must be U.S. citizen at the time of application
  • Must Be Bondable For Handling Commonwealth Funds
  • Valid Driver’s License
    Must possess a valid driver’s license from a place of residence
  • Special Requirements
    Position requires being available for emergency calls, standby duty, 12-hour shifts, overtime, and details outside the facility. Also includes work on days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and rotating shifts
  • Training
    Must successfully complete Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy within the first 12 months of employment — successful completion includes passing all phases of academic, physical, driver, and firearms training. In-service maintenance training and semi-annual firearms qualifications are ongoing.