$15,000 Hiring Bonus



At the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office, career opportunities are virtually limitless!

As a sworn Sheriff’s deputy, you can serve in corrections, the courts or in the community serving civil process.

We offer 15 specialized units or sections that Sheriff’s deputies will have the opportunity to join!

See yourself in a management position? We offer promotions all the way to the rank of Major. At the Sheriff’s Office, there’s a dream job for everyone!

A sworn deputy position not for you? As a civilian member of the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office, you can serve as a Correctional Health Nurse, Administrative Assistant, or in many other highly important roles.

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Promotional Opportunities

Honor Guard

Motor Unit


Bike Team

crisis negotiations team

merrifield crisis response center

department of code compliance (DCC)

Community Engagement

project lifesaver (PLS)

Sheriffs Intelligence Unit (SIU)

Instructor Opportunities


Women in the FCSO

Peer Support Team

Out of State Lateral Program