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Deputy Trainee

$ 38,379.69 while in BLET
$ 40,322.66 upon graduation
$ 42,364 at two year anniversary

Applications accepted as follows:
May to July for fall BLET
October to December for Spring BLET

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Attends BLET at community college as assigned to become certified as a deputy sheriff in accordance with training and standards commission.  Deputy Trainees must complete educational and rigorous physical fitness work while in BLET.  Deputy Trainee is expected to be alert, tact and firm while performing work in accordance with specific instructions, policies and directions set forth by office.  Employees are subject to usual hazards associated with law enforcement including exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons, loud noises, inside and outside work environment, hot and cold weather.  Work may expose the employee to human blood or body fluids and thus the job is subject to the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens. 
Upon graduation of BLET, the trainee is promoted to Deputy Sheriff 1 and will complete the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office Field Training Program.
Deputy Trainees are required to complete and agree to a two year work contract.
Deputy Trainees will complete full hiring process to include application, interview, lie detector test, background investigation, physical, drug test, psychological test and physical fitness test.
Contact Lenoir County Sheriff's Office if you have questions at 252-559-6100
     Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance
     Dental Insurance
     Vision Insurance
     401(k) Retirement Plan                                                                      Life Insurance
     Law Enforcement Supplement (Deputies Only)                                Shift Differential Pay
     Longevity Pay after 5 years                                                                Christmas Bonus
     No Cost for Uniforms
     Paid Vacation and Sick Leave (8 hours each per month)                    Take home vehicle in accordance with department policies
     Overtime Pay

     Citizen of the United States                                        
     21 years of age
     Possess a NC Driver's License                                    
     High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
     Must be of Good Moral Character                                     
     Responsible Financial History
     Pass a Drug Screen, Medical Exam and Psychological Test    
     Pass the Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA)
     Have not been convicted or committed any crimes as specified
            in 12 NCAC 09B.0111.
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