Become a Deputy

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office is a professional organization with high standards and expectations for all of its employees.

Cutting Edge of Technology

The department operates on the cutting edge of technology with new facilities in both the Correctional Services Bureau and the Court Services Division.

Entry-Level Position

The Deputy Sheriff position is the entry-level position for the agency.

Job Line

You can access the 24-hour job line at 804-768-7777 to hear a listing of all vacant county positions.

Apply for Sheriff's Office Job

View our employment openings and complete an application.

Hiring Questions

If you have hiring questions you can contact the Sheriff’s Office Human Resource Unit at 804-768-7792.

  1. Qualifications
  2. Applicant Requirements
  3. Employee Benefits
  4. Hiring Criteria

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum of 21 years old
  • Valid Virginia driver’s license
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and have strong organizational skills.

In addition to DCJS requirements, applicants must successfully complete all Chesterfield Sheriff’s Office mandated training to include firearms and other weapons training.