Recruitment Unit

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Please download the following documents, once completed please email them to:


Required Forms

2023 F-3

NHSO Application Packet for Deputy Sheriff

NHSO Application Packet for Detention Officer

NHSO Automatic Employment Disqualifier and Releases

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 R. Charfauros or Detective L. Davis-Woodhouse. You may also email the Recruitment Unit.