A couple of empty desks await at the Raleigh County Sheriffs Office. “Were hiring two people for Deputy Sheriff, the applications are now being handed out at the clerks office.” says Lieutenant McCray. S0me of the basic requirements include, passing a physical fitness test and a written test. Once you pass both of these tests, you will then be required to pass a background check as well as medical and psychological evaluations. This will then lead to the interview process. “You have to be 18 years old with a high school diploma or a G-E-D, the maximum age is 45 years old.” says Lieutenant McCray.
The starting salary for the job is between $35,900 and $37,700..the job also includes several benefits such as, paid holidays and a retirement plan. “We had a few people apply, not very many so that’s why were trying to reach out to make sure that everybody knows that were handing out those applications to give those who may not be aware, an opportunity to apply.” If you are interested in the position, you can pick up an application at the County Clerks Office. The deadline is Tuesday, February 14th at four p.m.