Recruiting

To become a Deputy Sheriff, you must:
  • Be a Nash County resident (or live within 20 miles of the county)
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be of good moral character with positive credit history
  • Have a minimum of a high school education (college preferred)
  • Never been charged or convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor
  • Be physically fit
  • Possess or be able to obtain a North Carolina Law Enforcement Certification from the North Carolina Sheriff's Training and Standards Division (BLET)

Detention Officer Recruits


To become a Detention Officer, you must:
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be of good moral character with positive credit history
  • Have a minimum of a high school education
  • Never been charged or convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor
  • Possess or be able to obtain a North Carolina Detention Officer Certification within one year of hire from the North Carolina Sheriff's Training and Standards Division (DOCC)
Sheriff Stone Headshot
Positions at the Sheriff's Office tend to open and fill very quickly. If you are interested in a position with us, please click the link below for the Job Interest Form.  

Click Here to fill out a Job Interest Form with the Nash County Sheriff's Office.
Click Here for a full Job Description for a Detention Officer.