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Deputy Sheriff

Company: City of Portsmouth/ Sheriff's Office
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $35,149 - $37,320Start your career as a Deputy Sheriff with Portsmouth Sheriff's Office!Career Advancement Opportunities Available and Professional Development ongoingDeputy Sheriff Starting Salary: $35,149Increase to $37,320 upon graduation from Basic Academy Plus: VRS Retirement with Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) SupplementOur Deputy Sheriffs work 12-hour shifts (rotating)What We Offer:Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance (VRS Virginia Retirement System *Group & Optional*)
  • Annual /Sick/ Birthday Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Resources
  • Short Term Disability
  • Fitness Memberships
  • Wellness ProgramsWhat We Value:The Portsmouth Sheriffs Office is committed to serving our citizens with compassion and integrity.Dedicated to the well-being of our community, we will build trust, foster goodwill, promote civic pride, and as a department, strive to reflect the diverse populations we serve.
    • Honor
    • Service
    • IntegrityWhat We Do:
      • Performs jailor duties as assigned.
      • Conduct inspections on all incarcerated individuals' housing areas.
      • Supervising incarcerated individuals meals, exercise, recreation, hygiene, safety, and compliance.
      • Managing incarcerated individuals' behavior and utilizing special skills and training.
      • Properly reporting and recording information regarding incarcerated individuals.Eligible for transfer after two years of service :Court Security Unit, Civil Process Unit, Criminal Apprehension Unit, Training Unit, D.A.R.E. Unit, K-9 Unit, Traffic Unit, S.A.V.E. Unit, Drone Unit, Community Affairs UnitThe Portsmouth Sheriffs Office is an Equal Opportunity EmployerMinimum Qualifications for Deputy Sheriff:
        • Education: High school graduate or GED equivalent
        • At least 18 years of age at the time of sworn duty
        • Physical condition: must be declared "fit for duty" by Occupational Health Office
        • Valid drivers license - must have a positive point driving record
        • Training: successfully complete Academy within the first 12 months of employment successful completion includes passing all phases of academic, physical, driver, and firearms activity. In addition, in-servicemaintenance training and semi-annual firearms qualifications are ongoing.
        • Special requirements: position requires being available for emergency calls, standby duty, 12-hour shifts, and details outside the facility. Also includes work on days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts.
        • Former military must have a copy of DD-214.Please see the link to our application below and be sure to prepare the following documents
          • Driver's license
            • Social Security Card
              • Birth Certificate
                • High school diploma or transcripts (or GED certificate)
                  • College transcripts (if applicable)
                    • Virginia DCJS certification as a law enforcement officer
                    • DD-214 (if applicable)APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT: The Portsmouth Sheriff's Department employment page at Portsmouth Sheriff's Office - Portsmouth Sheriff's Office (portsmouthsheriffsofficeva.gov)IN PERSON: Charles Fisher Training Academy, 1725 Green Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 (between 8:30 am- 3 pm)HR TEAM (Once completed applications are received, HR will schedule for an interview)757.393.5028

Keywords: City of Portsmouth/ Sheriff's Office, Portsmouth , Deputy Sheriff, Government & Protective Services , Portsmouth, Virginia

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