Legal Notice


Application packets for the Raleigh County Deputy Sheriff Civil Service Commission Written Examination and Physical Agility Test for entry level Raleigh County Deputy Sheriff are available immediately. Beginning salary range is $45,620.00 to $47,420.00. The nature of the work to be performed is general law enforcement duties. The minimum qualifications required for the entry level position are: to be between the ages of 18 and 45; a high school diploma or GED; pass the physical fitness test and written examination; and undergo a complete background investigation. There is a $5,000.00 sign on bonus for West Virginia Certified Officers possessing a current certification.

Application packets must be picked up between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the County Clerk’s Office in the Raleigh County Courthouse, 215 Main Street, Beckley, West Virginia or the Raleigh County Law Enforcement Office, 201 S. Eisenhower Drive, Beckley, West Virginia 25801,

All persons interested in this position must return the completed application to either the Raleigh County Clerk’s Office or the Raleigh County Law Enforcement Office and the additional paperwork as directed in the packet before September 9, 2022 at 4:00pm to either of the respective agencies.

The competitive tests will be scheduled as set forth in the application packet. The Civil Service Commission has adopted an Affirmative Action Plan and we encourage all minorities interested to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Raleigh County Deputy Sheriff Civil Service Commission
Benny G. Jones, Commissioner
David D. Gentry, Commissioner
Christopher Davis, Commissioner