Due to COVID-19, we are temporarily halting the hiring process, although you may still submit an application for any open position. Refer back to this page for any future updates regarding the hiring process. Thank you.


We are currently hiring for the following three positions:

Complete Steps 1 & 2 in the “Application Process” section below for the following two positions:

     Deputy Sheriff     

     Corrections Officer


We offer a variety of challenging and highly rewarding career opportunities at the Sheriff’s Office.

CLICK HERE to learn about the deputy sheriff position.  

CLICK HERE to learn about all of the other civilian opportunities, such as records clerks, finance, information technology, dispatch, and human resources.


Application Process

Step 1: To view the job description and complete your online application: APPLY HERE.

Step 2: After your application is completed above, please visit the National Testing Network site at nationaltestingnetwork.com. All applicants applying for positions that are required to complete Step 2 (*) must complete NTN testing. If you have questions regarding the NTN process, please contact NTN directly.

The Sheriff’s Office maintains submitted applications on file for one year, from date received.

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer


College Internship Program

Every summer, we hire 1 to 2 college students for a 10-week paid law enforcement internship program. This popular program provides a real-world, hands-on, unique learning experience for those pursuing a career in criminal justice.  The annual application process begins in January, with final candidate selections made by March. The summer 2020 internship application process has closed. If you are a college student who will be entering your junior or senior year in the fall of 2021, check back on our website in January 2021 to apply.