Deputy Sheriff

Chester, SC
Chester County Sheriff's Office

The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is home to a number of sworn and non sworn (civilian) positions.

This includes positions in our Enforcement Division, Special Services Division, Detention Center and E-911 Operations Center. Although the hiring process differs for sworn and civilian positions, many of the minimum requirements for each position are the same.

Minimum Standards

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED

  • Be at least 21 years old (18 years for civilian positions)

  • Possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license

  • Be a United States citizen

  • Have not committed or been convicted of any felony or serious misdemeanor

  • Have a clean criminal history (aside from minor traffic violations) within the last 10 years

  • Be able to pass a Physical Fitness Test (sworn positions only)

  • Have an honorable military discharge (if applicable)

  • Must reside in the state of South Carolina (patrol deputies only)