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Please Note:  The Chatham County job application is now provided through Seamless Docs.  Attaching your cover letter and resume to the online application is now optional within this job application.  

Due to the volume of applications received, applicants will not be notified when positions have been filled. Please check back on the Job Opportunities webpage for the status of positions.

If you have difficulty with submitting your online application, please print out the application and fax it to Human Resources, (919) 542-8272 or contact Human Resources at (919)542-8200 if you have any questions.








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  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate: $39,119
  • Posted Date:06/01/2018 1:17 PM

Chatham County Employment Opportunity

HR Announcement Number: 18-030


Job Title:  Deputy Sheriff

Location:  Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, Pittsboro, NC

Contact Person: Captain Steve Maynor

Telephone number:  (919) 642-1210

Address to send application:

Chatham County Human Resources

PO Box 1809, Pittsboro, NC  27312


For a printable copy of the Chatham County job application, click Application for Employment

Or apply online at:  https://chathamnc.seamlessdocs.com/f/ChathamJobApplication 


Job Summary

Examples of duties include patrolling the County to detect and deter crime; responding to citizens calls for assistance; conducting preliminary investigation of crimes and complaints; making arrests and transporting of prisoners; testifying in court concerning enforcement and investigative activities; explaining laws to citizens; and maintaining records of patrol and investigative activities. Working knowledge of the operations, functions, procedures, and legal processes of the Sheriff’s Office; working knowledge of the criminal and civil papers issued by the courts and the practices involved in serving them. Ability to exercise sound judgment in emergency and routine situations and to adopt quick, affective and reasonable courses of action; ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public, and the ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be able to meet the minimum standards for law enforcement certification. Applicant must also pass a medical exam. A pre-employment drug test will be administered. Certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council as a law enforcement official. Possess a North Carolina driver’s license with a good driving record. Prefer BLET Certification.


Salary grade 60; $39,119

Position Closing Date

Open until filled.  


Chatham County is an equal opportunity employer

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