Requirements for Deputy Sheriff, Detention Officer, Telecommunicator

  • 21 years of age
  • United States Citizen
  • Valid NC Drivers License
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
  • NC Basic Law Enforcement Training; or Detention Officer Certificate; or Telecommunications Certificate
  • Able to pass a comprehensive background investigation, medical exam and credit check
  • Provide copy of birth certificate
  • Provide Social Security Card
  • Provide copy of Military discharge, DD214 (if applicable)


  • Competitive wages
  • Career development salary increases
  • Retirement - Law Enforcement Officers Benefit Fund and Special Separation
  • Retirement Benefit at age 55 or anytime with 30 years service
  • Law Enforcement Officer 401-K paid by county
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Ten paid holidays a year: paid sick leave and paid vacation
  • Paid health and insurance plan
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Liability Protection
  • All Uniforms, duty gear and weapons supplied
  • Clothing allowance for plain clothes officers
  • Take home vehicle for sworn officers

Job openings can be found on our Jobs Available page.The Anson County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.