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Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has relocated its work session, scheduled for April 22nd at 5:00 pm, to Liberty Middle School’s cafeteria/auditorium, 1237 Lacey Putney Way, Bedford.

As advertised, VDOT’s public hearing beginning at 6:00 pm, and the Board’s regular meeting beginning at 7:00 pm (which will include the public hearing on the tax rate), are scheduled for that same evening and will also be held at this location.

 

 

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All paper applications can be mailed to: 

Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523


Deputy Sheriff-Field Division

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Competitive
  • Posted Date:04/26/2018

BEDFORD COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Title Deputy Sheriff - Field Division

Department: Sheriff Office

Location: 1345 Falling Creek Rd - Actual work site will vary

Hours: Varies

Description:

This position acts as a representative of the Bedford County Sheriff's Office. General duties include enforcing laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as the local ordinances of Bedford County. Applicants must possess or be eligible to obtain Virginia certification as a law enforcement officer. The application process typically last 6-12 weeks and the applicant must undergo a thorough background investigation to include a polygraph, psychological evaluation, and a medical exam. Candidates with current Virginia law enforcement certification or who are currently attending pre-employment certification programs will be given preference.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must be a U. S Citizen

  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Degree Certificate or equivalent

  • Must possess a valid Virginia operator's license at the time of employment

  • Must be (21) years of age by date of hire or completion of training academy

  • Must not have any felony convictions; a misdemeanor conviction may be grounds for dismissal, but will be looked at on a case-by-case basis.

  • Must not use tobacco products on or off duty to ensure compliance with the Virginia Heart and Lung Laws

  • Must abide by the Bedford County jurisdictional living requirement

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check, a criminal background check, and previous employer references are required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

Minimum Salary

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

$34,641 / Annually for non-certified applicant (OR) based on experience for Law Enforcement Certified Candidate

Apply 

Online: https://www.bedfordcountyva.gov/jobs

In Person: Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, 1345 Falling Creek Road, Bedford, VA 24523 (or) Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523 Phone: 540-586-4800


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 For jobs with the Department of Social Services, you must use a state application form.

 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.