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CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Deputy Sheriff - ONLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS WITH PROBATIONARY OR GENERAL CERTIFICATIONS AND THOSE CURRENTLY IN BLET
$51,448/year minimum salary.  Contact us to discuss starting pay potential based on your years of experience and training.  Under general supervision, performs law enforcement work to protect the lives, property and rights of citizens of the county. Work involves serving legal papers, attending court, answering complaint calls and patrolling the county in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects. May be assigned as a K-9 handler. Reports to a Sergeant. This position has pay grades of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced/Master based on state certificate awards.

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School Resource Officer (Deputy Sheriff) - NO CURRENT OPENINGS
Under general supervision, performs law enforcement work to protect the lives, property and rights of citizens of the county. Work involves serving legal papers, attending court, answering complaint calls and patrolling the county in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects. May be assigned as a K-9 handler. Reports to a Sergeant. This position has pay grades of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced/Master based on state certificate awards.  Must fill out the Deputy Sheriff job application paperwork and please note interest in the SRO position.

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Detention Officer - ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
$49,080/year with no experience.  $51,448/year once you obtain the state certification that we provide and pay for.  If you have a current certification and experience, contact us to discuss starting pay potential.  Under regular supervision, performs specialized law enforcement work in the care and security of inmates in the County Detention Center. Work involves admitting and booking inmates, preparing inmates for transport to court or medical facilities, feeding inmates, and supervising inmate activity. Work also involves preparing various reports and logs, conducting periodic searches, maintaining security, and counseling and advising inmates as needed. Employee is also responsible for operating computer and control center panels for surveillance. Reports to a Lieutenant or Sergeant. This position has pay grades of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced/Master based on state certificate awards.

Telecommunicator - ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

$44,698/year minimum salary without experience.  Contact us to discuss starting pay potential if already certified.  Under general supervision, performs specialized radio and communications work in the County Sheriff's Office, serving as radio dispatcher on an assigned shift. Work involves receiving emergency and non-emergency incoming calls, dispatching applicable personnel, and operating a computer terminal to enter data on stolen vehicles, missing persons, etc., and to retrieve information for Sheriff's Deputies. Work also includes preparing a variety of reports, producing criminal histories, responding to inquiries from general public, locating deputies and transmitting information, and performing a variety of clerical duties as needed. Reports to the Communications Supervisor. This position has pay grades of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced/Master based on state certificate awards.

Professional Staff - CORRECTIONAL CASE MANAGER

The Case Manager provides case management services to individuals who require support within the detention center and the community. The Case Manager will work with clients with specialized behavioral, mental health, and substance abuse issues and are assigned to a specialized unit and/or program at the detention center. Work may involve an in-depth assessment of individuals and family dynamics and needs, intervention, and treatment planning. Work may include training and modeling to direct supervision staff. The Case Manager will work closely with medical personnel and detention center staff to develop treatment and discharge plans for community re-entry. The discharge planning involves coordinating with various community-based service providers and criminal justice personnel.


The Pitt County Sheriff's Office employs a wide-array of professional staff members who do not fall under the certified positions of Telecommunicator, Detention Officer, or Deputy Sheriff.  These positions are utilized in a variety of civilian roles in the main business office environments of the Sheriff's Office, the Detention Center, and the Forensic Laboratory. 

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