From the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department:
The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is creating an eligibility list for the position of Merit Deputy Sheriff.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, with no arrests for a felony, or any crime involving domestic violence. Applicants will undergo an initial background check, physical agility testing, aptitude testing, and participate in a series of interviews. Followed by an extensive background check, including employment and credit history, plus polygraph screening and psychological testing.
Starting salary, including uniform allowance is $39,863. Deputies have a state mandated pension; receive annual pay raises, plus longevity increases after four years of service.
Employees also have access to a generous health insurance package, plus earn paid vacation and sick leave, as well as time off for recognized holidays. Deputies have opportunities to attend a variety of specialized training courses, and have opportunities to work and train in specialized areas such as criminal investigations, training instructor and K9 officer.