How to Apply for Civilian Position

CIVILIAN POSITIONS
APPLICATION PROCESS & GENERAL INFORMATION

Currently, we are not hiring for any civilian positions.

The Henrico County Sheriff’s Office seeks men and women who desire to build a career in corrections/law enforcement. There are many civilian opportunities within The Sheriff’s Office.  Some positions may include Office Assistants, Classification Officers, and Account Clerks.

Henrico County is a suburban county that serves over 300,000 citizens, bordering the City of Richmond and several counties including Chesterfield and Hanover. The Henrico County Sheriff’s Office traces its roots back over 400 years and today, is one of the largest Sheriff’s Offices in the Commonwealth with over 300 sworn staff.

These position is eligible for cost of living and merit increases, based on job performance.  Benefits available include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, workers compensation insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, paid sick and annual leave, retirement (Virginia Retirement System,) tuition reimbursement, and the Employee Assistance Program.

Minimum Qualifications

The following are automatic dis-qualifiers from the application process for a civilian position (some positions may have additional qualifications described in the official job posting:)

  • Illegal us of any Schedule I, II, or III drugs (i.e. hash, cocaine, crack, heroin, opiates, LSD, PCP, Mushrooms, barbiturates, ecstasy, steroids, amphetamines, etc.)
  • Criminal activity which is of a serious nature, reflects moral turpitude, or indicates a tendency to disregard the law (theft, perjury, fraud.)
  • Conviction of a domestic assault
  • Use of marijuana within the past 24 months
  • Traffic violations with an accumulation of six penalty points within the past 12 months
  • Applicant is not 18 years of age by date of hire
  • Applicant is not a high school graduate or has not completed a GED program by date of hire
  • Applicant does not possess a valid Virginia operator’s license by date of hire
  • Any conviction or plea of guilty or no contest to a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Any conviction or plea of guilty or no contest to any misdemeanor sex offense in the Commonwealth of Virginia, another state, or the United States, including but not limited to sexual battery under Section 18.2-67.4 of the Code of Virginia or consensual sexual intercourse with a minor 15 or older under clause (ii) of Section 18.2-371 of the Code of Virginia
  • Any conviction that requires the registration in the Virginia Sex Offender Registry
  • Illegal sale of any drug or narcotic
  • For former military, not having received an honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions
  • Applicant is not a U.S. citizen by time of hire

How To Apply

Once you have reviewed the above dis-qualifiers and believe you are eligible to apply for a civilian position, you must first apply through the website, henricojobs.com, to be considered for the position.  There are no exceptions.

Once you have submitted a complete application on henricojobs.com, you must return to this web page and download the below additional two documents to print and complete, following the specific directions provided:

Download Personal History Statement

(To download these PDF Documents, right click and choose “save as” or “save target”)

Hiring Process

Once you have submitted you application electronically and completed the above Personal History Statement and reference forms, if selected to continue in the process, you will be submitted to a through background investigation, a polygraph examination, a drug screening, a psychological screening, a board interview, and a interview with the Sheriff.

Questions?

If you have further questions after reviewing the above information carefully, please email The Henrico County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Section at  sheriff-personnel@henrico.us or call (804)501-5547 for assistance.

Contact Us

Sheriff’s Office

Delivery Address
4301 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-5860

804-501-4770

sheriff@henrico.us

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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