Current Jobs

Job Qualifications

Detention

  • Starts at $43,847- $50,444
  • Need a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Law Enforcement

  • Starts at $43,847- $50,444
  • Must have: associate’s degree, L.E. certification, military police or at least three years of any military service
  • Must be a U.S. citizen & S.C. resident

Administrative

  • Pay varies with position
  • Need a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be authorized to work in U.S.

The pre-employment selection process consists of the following:

  • Records review – driving, criminal, judicial, credit history and social media
  • Cognitive skills testing
  • Initial interview
  • Fingerprinting
  • Polygraph examination
  • Physical abilities test (PAT) – LE deputy positions only
  • Job shadow – detention deputy positions only
  • Psychological screening
  • Final interview
  • Pre-employment drug test
  • Pre-employment physical examination – LE deputy and detention deputy positions only
  • Any other requirement determined necessary by the Sheriff’s Department

This process usually takes six-eight weeks or longer to complete, depending on the availability of the applicant. If rejected, an applicant may re-apply one year after being turned down for employment.

Click here to view current job postings and to apply.