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Current Available Positions:

 Deputy Sheriff

Jail Division

911

Click Here For Employment Application

The application is available in an editable format by downloading it to your computer.

   

You can email questions or your completed application along with the required attachments to rmoore@ncso.sc.gov

You may also bring the application and documentation to our office or mail it to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 247, Newberry, SC, 29108, Attention: Training Division. 

 

Note: Application Must Include:

A picture of the applicant

Copy of birth certificate

Credit history report

Hand written statement of why you wish to be a Deputy, Correctional Officer or 911 Operator

Copy of High School diploma or Bachelors Degree

Signatures affixed and witnessed

 

I.  JOB POSITION FOR POSITION OF DEPUTY SHERIFF

The Newberry County Deputy Sheriff shall be responsible for the enforcement of all statutes and criminal laws, both felony and misdemeanor in the State of South Carolina.  A deputy shall be responsible for answering any and all calls for service or assistance assigned to him/her by Central communications.  He/she will be assigned daily tasks through a chain of command created by the Sheriff.  The tasks involved will include, but not be limited to the following;

1. Providing District and Circuit Court with security
2. Transportation of prisoners
3. Investigating and reporting of motor vehicle accidents
4. Investigating and reporting criminal activity
5. Service of both Civil and Criminal papers  ( warrants, summons, subpoena's, writs, executions, EPO's, garnishments and evictions)

Additionally, the Deputy may be called upon to administer first aid, provide CPR, provide assistance to outside agencies and present courtroom testimony.  A Deputy will have a working knowledge of the geographical locations within the county and will present himself/herself in a professional manner at all times.

II.  CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

The following standards must be met before an application can be effectively processed;

1. Is a citizen of the United States
2. Not less than twenty-one (21) years of age
3. Is a High School Graduate or has successfully passed a G.E.D. examination
4. Possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle
5. Has not been convicted of a felony
6. Is not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm
7. Has received an honorable discharge if having served in any branch of the armed forces of the U.S.
8. Has not had certification as a peace officer revoked in any other state

If these criteria are effectively met, the applicant must submit to and pass the following requirements;

1. A medical examination
2. A background investigation including fingerprinting
3. A oral interview
4. A psychological examination
5. A physical agility test.  

 

III.  PAY RATES

Deputy Sheriff $32,000 Annually ( APPROX )

Corrections: $27,000 Annually (APPROX)

Telecommunicator $26,000 Annually (APPROX)

In addition officers receive :

Paid medical , dental and eye insurance

11 paid Holidays

Uniforms

Paid Vacation

Sick Leave plus

A unique schedule that allows permanent shifts with every other weekend off, which equates to working 1/2 the month

To apply, please come to the Sheriff's Office
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Newberrry County
Sheriff's Department
 550 Wilson Road
Newberry,  SC  29108
 (803) 321-2211