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Pre-Employment Process Job Openings and Requirements Benefits Application Process Download Application

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The Sheriff’s Department employs in excess of 400 full and part-time employees who protect and serve the citizens of Lexington County everyday.

If you think you have what it takes to exemplify our motto – “Pride in Professionalism” –, consider a career with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.

Apply today! Serve your community tomorrow!

The Sheriff’s Department’s pre-employment selection process consists of the following elements:
  • Driving record review
  • Criminal record review
  • Credit history review
  • Psychological screening
  • Initial interview
  • Polygraph examination
  • Background investigation
  • Pre-employment physical examination and completion of a health history questionnaire
  • Pre-employment drug test
  • Any other requirement determined necessary by the Sheriff’s Department
This process generally takes eight to ten weeks or longer to complete.

Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.

For more information about employment opportunities with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, contact our Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


An Internationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency 521 Gibson Road Lexington, SC 29072 (803) 785-8230