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Our Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office app is available for download in the App Store and Google Play store with this link: Sheriff's Office App. You can also download the app by searching “Cabarrus Sheriff NC” in the app store. Then select “Join our Team” and begin your journey with the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office.
A Deputy Sheriff is responsible for the general law enforcement work required by the Sheriff's Office. This law enforcement work includes keeping the peace, serving the public, protecting the lives, rights and property of all those within Cabarrus County. A Deputy Sheriff’s duties include taking calls from the public, serving the public, investigating complaints and criminal activity, traffic enforcement, serving civil and criminal process as well as other papers as required by the courts, developing suspects, arresting perpetrators, providing security for the courts, transporting prisoners and any other special assignments upon request. A Deputy Sheriff is expected to exercise good, sound judgment, make decisions in both normal and emergency situations and use discretion while carrying out the details of each task. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the assigned lieutenant and sergeant. The applicant must be willing to work 12-hour rotating shifts which include holidays and weekends.
Detention officer I is responsible for custodial work with transportation, security and supervision of prisoners in the Cabarrus County Detention Facility (CCDF). Detention officer I performs a variety of duties relative to the care, direct supervision, desk duty and transportation of inmates. Work is performed in accordance with the CCDF policies and procedures, NC Department of Human Resources guidelines, and the Training and Standards Council of the Department of Justice of NC. Work is performed under the direct supervision of that employee’s squad or area supervisor. The applicant must be willing to work 12-hour rotating shifts which includes holidays and weekends.
A Telecommunicator is responsible for day to day operations at the communications center within the office of the Sheriff. The Telecommunicator’s responsibilities include receiving and transmitting radio, telephone and teletype messages, dispatching law enforcement personnel, fire and emergency units on an assigned shift. Responsibilities also include related record keeping tasks. Employees are expected to work with considerable independence. The applicant must be willing to work 12-hour rotating shifts which includes holidays and weekends. Work is supervised by a Telecommunicator II.
Must meet all the applicable standards and quality for State Telecommunicator Certification in accordance with the NC Sheriff's Training and Standards Commission as well as the policies of the Cabarrus County Sheriff's office.
The Sheriff's Office offers internships to college students on an ongoing basis.
Benefits of an internship include but are not limited to: college credit for work experience, training, addition to resume and the satisfaction of giving back to the community. Interns help our office carry out many vital and support functions and also aid in developing closer links among the communities of Cabarrus County.
Interns are usually assigned to a specific division or unit in the office based on their interests. Jobs include:
Interns are asked to work a set number of hours per week based on the requirements of their class. Hours are flexible, enabling students to work around their class schedule.
Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office Internship
30 Corban Ave SE
P.O. Box 525
Concord, N.C. 28026-0525