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Loudoun County Government
United States, Virginia, Leesburg
1 Harrison Street Southeast (Show on map)
September 24, 2023


Recruitment #23-U2-3871

Date Opened

10/5/2022 08:00:00 AM

Closing Date

Open Continuous

Salary Range




Job Type

Open and Competitive




Full Benefits




NOTICE: LCSO has a new electronic Applicant Screening Questionnaire that must be completed and submitted within 5 business days of the date you submit your County application to be considered for the position. Failure to complete and submit the electronic questionnaire will disqualify you from this recruitment.

Job Description

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is seeking professional, dedicated individuals who are interested in a position in law enforcement, specifically as a Correctional Deputy working 42-hours per week. Loudoun County is the fastest growing County in the Commonwealth of Virginia and offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as a relocation bonus for those residing more than 50 roadway miles from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Administrative Building; and an additional annual stipend of $3,000.00 for sworn employees working in the Adult Detention Center.

All selected applicants, who are not currently certified as a Virginia Law Enforcement officer, must satisfactorily complete a Virginia law enforcement academy upon hire. Additionally, all applicants must successfully complete the department's Corrections Training Officer Program. Loudoun County Sheriff's Office offers numerous specialized positions within the agency upon successful completion of all required training.

For more information, please visit the department's website at

Hiring salary is commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or equivalent, U.S. Citizen, minimum age of 21, and have a current valid driver's license. Preferred qualifications are a college degree, prior law enforcement experience, and/or military experience.

Special Requirements

The Sheriff's Office provides service to the community 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. All sworn employees must be able to work any and all shifts as assigned.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Must submit a completed online Applicant Screening Questionnaire within 5 days of the date you submitted your online County application.

Selection process includes review of applicant screening questionnaire and County application, an in-person background interview, physical abilities testing, panel interview, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, medical physical examination to include drug screening, and an intensive background investigation to include fingerprinting, credit check, and driving record check.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

If you have questions about how to apply online, you may contact us by phone at (703) 777-0213 or email us at . EOE.