Sheriff

Mathews County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement office which currently employs 11 full time sworn law enforcement personnel. This includes one School Resource Officer serving Thomas Hunter Middle School and Mathews High School.

Mathews County Sheriff’s Office Employment Opportunity

The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. This position requires certification as a Basic Law Enforcement Officer through the Department of Criminal Justice Services in Virginia. 

Applicants should have the ability to learn and understand complex principles and techniques related to law enforcement and it’s required responsibilities. This position requires the ability to work assigned shifts to include weekends and holidays and subject to emergency call-outs and court appearances. Deputy Sheriffs are charged with enforcement of State and Local criminal and traffic laws and ordinances.

Applicant Requirements

Applicants must be:

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Comprehensive back-ground investigation
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License
  • Pre-employment physical examination
  • Successfully pass a polygraph examination
  • U.S. citizen

Application

Fill out the employment application (PDF) and submit to the:

Mathews County Sheriff’s Office
10622 Buckley Hall Road
Mathews, VA 23109

Applications may be emailed to Christy Jarvis (EMAIL) or mailed to the:

Mathews County Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 190
Mathews, VA 23109

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or any other characteristic protected by law.