Sheriff Deputy

Asheville, NC
Buncombe County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $21.86 – $29.53.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing specialized law enforcement work as a uniformed patrol deputy to protect lives, property and rights of citizens of the county.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol assigned area of the County; inspect troublesome areas and check security of business establishments; answer complaint calls and assist in investigating crimes and disturbances; interview witnesses; gather evidence; interrogate suspects and makes arrests; prepare investigation reports.
  • Locate designated parties to serve legal papers such as summons, warrants, capiases, commitment papers, and special court orders; make arrests when necessary.
  • Appear in court as a witness to give testimony.
  • Cooperate with law enforcement officers of other governmental units in making investigations and arrest.
  • Assist with community outreach.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent and completion of NC BLET Course;
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Training and Standards Commission, BLET Certified.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina.