Deputy Sheriff

Harnett County Sheriff's Department has Deputy positions available to perform, under general supervision, law enforcement work to protect lives, property and rights of County public school or university students and staff. Work involves patrolling school campuses and buildings in an official vehicle or on foot on an assigned shift to deter crime or apprehend violaters or suspects. Work also involves directing traffic at schools and providing security for sporting events. Duties assigned to employees in the position may vary according to the specific needs of the division and/or allocation of workload. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of general law enforcement work.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED, Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET), 21 years of age, possession of or ability to possess a North Carolina Driver's License. Must be a US citizen and a Harnett County resident within 90 days of employment. Must be free of convictions of felonies, certain misdemeanors, DUIs or DWIs.

Preference given for: Higher education, problem solving ability, team player, conflict resolution, community interest.

Benefits include: Take home patrol vehicle (All equipment issued by Sheriff's Department), 5% County contributed 401(k), three tier pay plan allows for high starting salary depending on education and experience, general vacation package, 12 days paid sick leave per year, free life insurance, free medical/hospitalization/dental insurance, contributory retirement system.

Salary Range: Deputy I - $24,577 - $29,492

Deputy II - $25,686 - $30,821

Deputy III - $26,838 - $32,208

Harnett County Applications must be submitted for consideration. Harnett County Employment Applications  may be obtained from the Dunn ESC, The Harnett County Library, The Harnett County JobLink Career Center or the Harnett County Personnel Office, 19 E. Front Street, Lillington, N.C. 27546. You may also download Harnett County applications from our web site at www.harnett.org/Employment.

Deadline for Applications: Open For Continuous Recruitment

Harnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.