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Deputy Sheriff
School Resource Officer

Open Until Filled
$ 38,379.69 - $ 45,000
Pay based on Experience & Certification Level 
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  Deputy Sheriff assigned as School Resource Officer (SRO) is required to complete state mandated School Resource Officer certification and training.  The SRO will be assigned to a middle or high school in Lenoir County to provide security, facitiate a relationship between law enforcement and students and act as a liaison between the schools and law enforcement along with additional duties of a deputy sheriff.  In general, all Deputies are required to perform professional work in county jurisdiction to include enforcement of laws, service of civil process, service of warrants and other law enforcement functions.  Employee is expected to be alert, tact and firm while performing work in accordance with specific instructions, policies and directions set forth by office.

Work is performed under direct and general supervision of higher ranking personnel and standard operating procedures.  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. 

SRO's are provided with take home vehicles, computer and cell phone.  All equipment and uniforms are provided at no cost.  
BLET Certification is required for SRO positions with one year experience.  Applicants who are not certified can be hired as Deputy Sheriff Trainee to attend BLET in either January or August.
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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