​​This is a great entry level position for some one looking to get into law enforcement or just change of careers. King and Queen is a full-service law enforcement agency that allows for great training and career advancement opportunities.


Requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License
  •  High school diploma or equivalent
  •  DCJS law enforcement certified is preferred. 
  •  Good oral and written communication skills


Applicants must be able to work under stressful, high risk conditions. Applicants will work varied 12 hour shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays. The King and Queen County Sheriff's Office will train and certify you.


Benefits: Medical and Dental Insurance, VRS Retirement, paid holiday, vacation and sick days, uniform, equipment and fixed 12-hour shifts. We do have a take home vehicle program. 

Salary: Full-time: Starting salary is $42,000 to  $47,838, depending on experience.

​Full-Time Animal Control Officer

This is a great opportunity for a retired law enforcement or  jail officer looking to stay in the field but have a less stressful role. This is also good for a current jail officer looking for part-time work or looking to switch from the jail setting to field work.  It is a good entry level position for someone wanting to work in law enforcement.


Requirements:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver's License
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • DCJS law enforcement or jail certification is preferred but not required. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills We will train and certify you.


Salary/Benefits: 

  • $15.00 to $20.00 an hour, depending on experience.
  • Take home vehicle program
  • Uniform
  • Equipment
  • Training and certifications


Applicants may work 29 hours maximum per week. 

Job Opportunities Available


The file below will open as a non-fillable PDF. 

​It must be printed and filled out manually, signed and notarized and mailed to:


P.O Box 38

King and Queen Courthouse, VA 23085


​OR hand delivered to the office. 


​​​Full-Time & Part-Time
​ 9-1-1 Dispatcher

Full-time Deputy Sheriff

This is a great opportunity for career seeking professionals over the age of 18 that are looking for a fast pace adrenaline pumping job. Great start for a high school graduate or someone just looking to start a new career. We also welcome experienced communication officers or dispatchers looking for a change in pace and offer a competitive step salary.


Requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  •  Complete a Basic Dispatch Course, VCIN/NCIC certification and Emergency Medical Dispatch certification within a year
  • Good written/oral skills
  • Knowledge of multiple software programs and have proficient typing skills. 

Applicants will work varied shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays. 


Benefits: Medical and Dental Insurance, VRS Retirement, paid holiday, vacation and sick days, uniform, equipment and fixed 12-hour shifts (part-time does not receive paid leave or health insurance).


Salary:

​Full-Time - Starting Salary - $35,500
​Part-Time - $15.00 to $20.00

Part-time Court Security

School Resource Officer

This is a great opportunity for a law enforcement officer  that would like to ensure the safety and well being of the students and staff of King and Queen County schools.  The school resource officer is the main security resource of the school.


Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's license.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of three years law enforcement post academy
  • Good written and oral skills

Benefits: Medical and Dental Insurance, VRS Retirement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days, take home vehicle, uniform, and equipment.


Salary: Up to $60,000 based on training and experience



APPLY FOR A JOB

242 Allen's Circle
P.O. Box 38
​ King and Queen Courthouse, VA 23085
 Phone: (804) 785-7400
​   Fax: (804) 785-5489
​  All Emergencies Dial: 9-1-1

All applications must be submitted to the King & Queen County Sheriff’s Office. All positions are open until filled.

The King & Queen County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

​​​ King and Queen County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff William R. Balderson

This is a great opportunity for a retired law enforcement officer or jail officer looking to stay in the field but  have a less stressful role. It is a good entry level position for someone wanting to work in law enforcement.


Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver's license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • DCJS law enforcement, jail certification or animal control basic certification is preferred but not required.
  • Good oral and written communications.

Benefits: Medical and Dental Insurance, VRS Retirement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days, uniform and equipment


 Salary: Full-time $25,000 to $40,000 depending on experience.