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Current Job Openings

Career Opportunities Include:

Deputy Sheriff

  • K-9 Handler
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • School Resource Officer
  • Detective Division
  • Road Patrol
  • Special Response Team
  • Narcotics
  • Courthouse Security
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Motorcycle Squad
  • Civil Process

Civilian Positions

  • Administrative Office Support
  • Clerical Positions
  • Data Processing
  • Food Service
  • School Traffic Control Officers

Detention Officer

  • Booking and Release Section
  • Field Training Officer
  • Inmate Transportation Deputy
  • Inmate Property Officer
  • Classification Officer
  • Special Management Unit Officer
  • Immigration Custom Enforcement


Deputy Sheriff / Detention Officer

  • United States Citizen
  • 20 Years of age or older
  • Minimum Education achieving a High School Diploma or GED
  • Clean Criminal Record
  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Copy of Military Discharge (DD-214), member 4 copy if applicable
  • Live within a 60 mile radius of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation which may include written test, interviews, reference checks, psychological screening, medical exam, polygraph examination and drug screen.
  • Be able to pass a North Carolina State Certification Course exam
  • Deputy Sheriff’s Applicants must be able to successfully complete a Job Related Physical Abilities Test


Deputy Sheriff / Detention Officer

  • Competitive wages
  • Career development salary increase
  • Longevity bonuses
  • Deputy Retirement – Law Enforcement Officer’s Benefit and Retirement Fund
  • Detention Retirement – Local Governmental Employee Retirement System
  • 401K Employee Contributions
  • Excellent promotional opportunities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick and vacation leave
  • Optional health, dental, and additional insurance plans
  • Workers Compensation insurance
  • Liability Protection
  • Employee Death Benefits
  • All uniforms supplied to include leather gears and weapons (shoes excluded)
  • Clothing allowance for plain clothes Deputies
  • Take home car (applies to Deputies who live in Cumberland County Only and are assigned to positions requiring the use of an official Sheriff’s Office vehicle)
  • Paid military leave

Deputy Sheriff Application Supporting Documentation:

Deputy Sheriff Selection Process

Deputy Sheriff Physical Ability Test – NOTICE TO APPLICANT

Deputy Sheriff Authorization For Release Of Information

Detention Officer Application Supporting Documentation:

Detention Officer Selection Process

Detention Officer Authorization For Release Of Information

Civilian Application Supporting Documentation:

Civilian Selection Process

Civilian Authorization For Release Of Information

Sheriff’s Office Internship Program:

Internship Program Application


Contact Information

Human Resources Director –Subira Sanders (910) 677-5406

Human Resources Office Manager-Shonte Stallings (910) 677-5405

Applications Specialist- Cameron Meyrick (910) 677-5541

*Contact us via EMAIL.

Deputy Sheriff Recruitment

HR Deputy/ BLET Specialist – LaTonya Sanders (910) 672-5800

Recruitment Office

Lt. Craig Spearman (910) 672 -5685 – EMAIL

SSgt. Cherwonna Walker (910) 677-5468 – EMAIL

Detention Officer Recruitment

204 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5646

Recruitment Representative/HRIS Manager – Lizabel Mercado (910) 672-5671

Recruitment Office

Civilian Positions

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm

After hour emergencies should contact the Watch Commander at (910) 677-5432

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer