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Employment Opportunities

The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office continuously maintains eligibility lists of entry-level, lateral entry and certified entry Deputy Sheriff and Corrections Deputy candidates according to Section 7 of our Civil Service Rules.


Entry-level applicants must first pass written and physical agility examinations administered by Public Safety Testing. Successful candidates will receive an application in the mail. For more information, see our Human Resources postings for Deputy Sheriff and Corrections Deputy.

Lateral and Certified Entry

Lateral and certified entry candidates may contact our Administrative Assistant at (360) 676-6650 during business hours or via email for more information.

Automatic Disqualifiers

Prospective applicants should check our list of automatic disqualifiers before applying.