General Requirements

General Requirements for the position of Deputy Sheriff:   

  1. Must be twenty-one  (21) years of age prior to appointment.
  2.  Must be in good physical condition with weight in proportion to height.
  3.  Must be able to pass the physical agility requirements as mandated  by the Deputy Sheriff’s Academy as a prerequisite for employment.
  4.  No civilian or military criminal history of misdemeanor or felony offenses.  Summary and/or ordinance arrest and convictions will be evaluated and may be cause for rejection.  No pending civil actions.
  5.  Possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  6.  Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License and a Pennsylvania License to Carry a Concealed Firearm.
  7.  Retired police officers are encouraged to apply.