Berkeley County is the 17th fastest growing county in the United States. To meet the demands of the growing population we are constantly recruiting personnel to serve.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office recruitment team consists of six deputies. The team attended job fairs at Charleston Southern University, Miller Motte and the University of South Carolina.
The Sheriff’s Office reaches out to community leaders, local colleges and the public at community meetings. The Sheriff’s Office cadet program and reserve deputy program have assisted with recruitment.
Applicants for Deputy Sheriff positions must successfully pass an extensive background process. This includes driver’s license and criminal history checks, credit checks and verification of employment and education records. It also includes a reading comprehension test, a physical abilities test, a polygraph examination and medical and psychological screening.