Careers

Those interested in applying for a position with the Washington County Sheriff's Office may:

  1. Continue and complete the application online (below)
  2. Download an Application For Employment and return it to the office during regular business hours
  3. Pick up an application at the Sheriff's Office
  4. Request an application by e-mail

Online Application for Employment

Positions at Washington County Sheriff's Office

(Provided for information purposes only. Positions for which we have openings will be published and announced separately).


Deputy Sheriff

  • US Citizen
  • Paid vacation
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Paid sick leave
  • No Felony Convictions
  • Annual uniform allowance
  • No Domestic Violence Convictions
  • Retirement
  • College Preferred
  • Health Insurance
  • Pass Background Investigation and Polygraph
  • Dental Insurance offered at employee expense
  • Residency Requirement after Satisfactory Completion of Probation
  • Dependent Care Program
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Fraternal Order of Police Union Lodge #36
  • 12 Paid Holidays


Dispatcher

Qualifications: Benefits:
  • US Citizen
  • Paid vacation
  • No Criminal Record
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Ability to Work Under Extremely Stressful Conditions
  • Annual uniform allowance
  • Ability to speak and hear clearly and ability to read and understand verbal and written directions
  • Retirement
  • Previous dispatch experience preferred
  • Health Insurance
  •  General knowledge of the geographical boundaries of Washington County and all cities within preferred.
  • Dental Insurance offered at employee expense.
  • Dependent Care Program
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Fraternal Order of Police Union Lodge #36
  • 12 Paid Holidays


Non-Sworn Corrections Officer

Qualifications: Benefits:
  • US Citizen
  • Paid vacation
  • No Criminal Record
  • Annual uniform allowance
  • Retirement
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance offered at employee expense
  • Dependent Care Program
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Fraternal Order of Police  Union Lodge #36
  • 12 Paid Holidays


Communications Operator

  • Salary range $15.98 – $19.68 per hour, depending on experience.
  • Applications are available online or by picking up in person at the Sheriff’s Office. Applicants must be 20 years of age or older, high school diploma or GED.
  • 12 hour shifts with occasional mandatory overtime. A thorough background investigation will be conducted and no serious prior criminal history on your record.

Employees in this classification will be trained to operate several types of communications equipment used in the Washington County Communications Center which include radios, NCIC, 911 Phones, and CAD (Computer Aided Dispatching).

The employee will use standard procedures for receiving and channeling phone calls and emergency and routine radio calls from officers and the public.

On assigned shifts, typical responsibilities for a Washington County Communications Operator Trainee include answering phone calls for law enforcement assistance, recording necessary information via a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. Trainees work under close supervision in a stressful, fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task (talk on phones/radio and enter data into the computer) is a critical skill.

The Communications Division operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. During training, employees will be rotated through all shifts.

Ability to speak and hear clearly and ability to read and understand verbal and written directions.

Previous dispatch experience preferred but not required
General knowledge of the geographical boundaries of Washington County and all cities within preferred but not required.

Job Type: Full-time


Correction Officer

We’re moving into the new jail and need “Good Quality people” to fill a number of newly created positions. Good Pay, Benefits, Job Security. hourly rate $15.77 – $19.37 per hour.

  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Overtime – 1 1/2 times hourly rate
  • Holiday Pay – 2 1/2 times hourly rate if worked
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • MORE!

Immediate openings for Full and Part time positions. All applications must be submitted on the department application form.

  • Applications are available online or by picking up in person at the Sheriff’s Office.