Deputy Sheriff

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring to fill openings as a Deputy Sheriff.

To learn more about this position read through the job description and review the Deputy Sheriff Requirements & Phases

A complete application package must include the following documents: 


County Application

Personal Inquiry Waiver  (This form must be completed, printed and signed by a notary.) 
Background Packet A  (This form must be completed, printed and signed by a notary.)

When submitting your application, be prepared to provide copies of the following Required Documents for the successful processing of your application: 

   1)  U. S. Citizen

   2)  Copy of your Birth Certificate.

   3)  Copy of your High School or GED and College Diplomas. 

   4)  Copy of your Driver's License.

   5)  Copy of your Social Security Card. 

   6)  Copy of court issued legal documentation supporting any legal name change

        (i. e., marriage certificate, divorce decree, etc.).

   7)  If prior military, a copy of your DD214 with your separation code and the type of                         discharge you received. 

   8)  A certified driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles from all states                         licensed over the past six years. 

   9)  If former law enforcement officer, provide all training certificates.

Hiring Board Questionnaire: Online form must be completed upon submission of other required documents. Click the Submit button at the bottom of the form for it to be sent directly to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. 

Use the following addresses when submitting your application for employment along with accompanying documents: 


Any additional inquiries regarding employment, the hiring or application process may be sent via email to: or call Lt. Martin Thomas at 843-255-3434. 


Beaufort County Law Enforcement Center

Attn: Lieutenant Martin Thomas

2001 Duke Street

Beaufort, SC 29902


Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

Recruiting Unit

Attn: Lieutenant Martin Thomas

P. O. Box 1758

Beaufort, South Carolina, 29901


Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

2001 Duke St

Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


Phone: 843-255-3200

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