Employment Opportunities

Mecklenburg Sheriff's Office Application            


Job Position:                 Deputy Sheriff/ Courtroom Security, Full-time

Closing Date/Time:      December 15, 2023 – 12:00pm

Salary:                          $42,690 - $44,000 Annually 

Location:                                      Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office

                                      911 Madison Street

                                      Boydton, VA   23917

                                      (434) 738-6191

Minimum Requirements for Deputy Sheriff

 Must have graduated from High School or possess a GED equivalent

 Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment 

 Must be a U.S. Citizen 

 Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license

 Must complete a physical examination, if selected

 Must be available for emergency calls and standby duty, overtime, and details outside the facility

 Must be able to work rotating shifts (days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays) and various hours.


Must be able to successfully complete the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy within the first 12 months of employment, unless you are VA Law enforcement certified. Successful completion includes passing all phases of academic, physical, driver and firearms training. 


Perform all other tasks as required by the Sheriff

Typical Duties

Enforcing laws; make arrests; investigating criminal activity; serving civil process and criminal warrants; testifying in court; perform court services/security; transports; monitor drug and gang activity

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions

Prepare clear, comprehensive written or computer reports

Ability to deal courteously, firmly, and tactfully with the public

Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; issue traffic summons; ensuring the safety of the public

Serving as the law enforcement liaison with the school system; teaching public awareness and prevention classes; attending school and community meetings

Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold or heat, hazards and may be exposed to blood borne pathogens.


Applications are available at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office between 9am -4pm, Monday thru Thursday, except holidays.

Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer