Sheriff Deputy

Wentworth, NC
Rockingham County Sheriff

$36,781.04 – $58,849.66 Annually

Performs protective service work enforcing laws, patrolling assigned area, investigating criminal activity, serving civil papers, ensuring safety of the public, testifying in court, maintaining files and records, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the 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; examines premises of unoccupied residences or buildings; detects unusual conditions; maintains surveillance and observation for stolen cars, missing persons or suspects.
  • Responds to calls for assistance, complaints, suspicious activity, domestic disputes, loud and disruptive behavior; completes calls by determining true nature of the situation and taking whatever legal or persuasive action is warranted.
  • Serves warrants, summons, subpoenas, court orders, and makes arrests; testifies in court.
  • Prepares reports and other types of correspondence; maintains files and records.
  • Performs investigations of crimes; interviews victims and witnesses; secures property and evidence; investigates property ownership; documents facts and incidents; coordinates and executes evictions.
  • Enforces traffic and criminal laws; issues citations for violations; assists motorists.
  • Transports prisoners and mental patients to facilities throughout the State.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school. Any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license in the State of North Carolina.
  • Must be 21 years old.

Special Requirements:

  • Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission.