EMPLOYMENT

     The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is one of the most exciting and rewarding places to work that one can experience. Every day is a new adventure and ever changing. While some jobs may be monotonous and seem like a dead end, working as a deputy helping people, saving lives, upholding the law, tracking down criminals and spending time with folks in the community never gets old.

JOB OPENINGS:

  • DETENTION CENTER DIRECTOR

(OPENING DATE:  AUGUST 20, 2018 - CLOSING DATE:  SEPTEMBER 21, 2018)

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  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/QUALITY CONTROL CLERK II

         FOR DETENTION CENTER 

(OPENING DATE:  AUGUST 22, 2018 - CLOSING DATE:  SEPTEMBER 5, 2018)

Job description here

 

  

  • DEPUTY SHERIFF
    •      CLASS I
    •      CLASS III

 

  • DETENTION OFFICER
    • CLASS II

 

We require the following before being considered for employment:

     - Legal US Citizen and resident of South Carolina

    - Must be at least 21 years old

    - Possess a valid SC driver’s license

    - Clean criminal history

    - Satisfactory credit history (no bankruptcy)

    - Good driver’s record (10 year)

    - High school diploma or GED certificate

    - If prior military, must have an honorable discharge

    - Pass a drug test

    - Able to meet the Physical Fitness Standards required by the SC Criminal Justice Academy

      (does not apply to detention center director / detention officer)

    - Satisfactorily complete a psychological examination

      (does not apply to detention center director / detention officer)

    - Satisfactorily pass a polygraph examination

 

If you meet the requirements, you may apply to be a part of this great organization and qualify for the following:

    - Starting Salary: Deputy - $31,000; Detention Officer - $28,000

    - Full Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance

    - State Law Enforcement Retirement (28 years)

    - Optional 401K plan

    - 80 hours Annual Leave (accrued)

    - Sick Leave (accrued)

    - Workman’s Compensation

 

Additional pay incentives awarded for education:

    - Associates Degree 2.5% above starting salary

    - Baccalaureate Degree 5% above starting salary

    - Master’s Degree 5% above starting salary

 

 

If you would like more information, please email Lieutenant James Dukes or call him at 803-436-2048. You may also download an application packet here that includes an employment application with full requirements and instructions for submission (requires Adobe Acrobat).