Recruitment Unit

Download the Deputy and Detention Officer Application (PDF).

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for full-time Detention Officers and Deputy Sheriffs to fill current vacancies: Working in the Detention Facility.

  • Deputy Salary: $21.22 an hour or $46,360 annually
  • Detention Officer: $19.25 an hour or $42,050 annually

Candidates must successfully complete a written examination, physical abilities test, structured interview, background investigation, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and medical examination.

To schedule an appointment please contact Detective Z. Vazquez or Detective L. Davis-Woodhouse. You may also email the Recruitment Unit.