The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office offers an exceptional career opportunity for reservists or those transitioning out of the military, with excellent salaries and benefits. The Sheriff’s Office offers various job assignments, opportunities for advancement, and the chance to make a difference in our community.
The Sheriff’s Office utilizes deputies with prior military service to assist reservist/veteran candidates through the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office hiring process.
BENEFITS TO VETERANS/RESERVISTS
Military reserve-friendly employer.
Full pay and benefits while in the academy.
PAID MILITARY LEAVE
The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office will grant members of any reserve component of the United States Armed Forces an excused absence from work with full pay for up to fifteen (15) workdays in each federal fiscal year or federally funded military training duty.
PRIOR SERVICE PURCHASE PROGRAM
Prior Service Purchase program is a voluntary program that allows deputies who served in the military to purchase service credit in the Virginia Retirement System. The service credit you purchase will add to your total years of service credit, and therefore increase the monthly allowance you and your qualified survivors would receive from the Virginia Retirement System.