Career Opportunities

Hanover Sheriff's Office welcomes your interest in our organization. Applicants who are selected within this office are considered to be members of one of the most respected and professional law enforcement agencies in the state. To maintain the highest caliber and qualified personnel, this office sets high standards for applicants. Only the highest caliber individual will be considered for employment. Setting and maintaining these high standards ensures a high level of respect in the community we serve.

Positions Available

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrol Deputy, Pre-Certified Patrol DeputyPatrol Deputy - Part-time, Benefited, Court Bailiff and Pre-Certified Court Bailiff.

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Selection Process


November 2023


Position Advertisement
Prescreen Applications; Applications Due
November 1, 2023
Written Test

November 9, 2023, 0800

November 9, 2023, 1400

November 9, 2023, 1800
Oral Review Board

November 9, 2023, 1000

November 9, 2023, 1600

November 9, 2023, 2000

Background Investigations
November 14 – December 8, 2023
Staff Review of Background Investigations
December 9 - 18, 2023
Interview with Colonel and Staff: Conditional Offers
December 19, 2023
Physical Exam; Psychological Testing; OSC
December 20-31, 2023
Date of Hire/Orientation
January 16, 2024

 The 2023 Selection Process will be updated every 30 days.  

Contact Us

  1. Charlie Pavie

    Lieutenant - Personnel Unit

    Lilliane Fenner

    Sergeant - Personnel Unit


    Physical Address:

    7522 County Complex Road

    Hanover, VA 23069

    Mailing Address:

    P.O. Box 40

    Hanover, VA 23069

    Phone: 804-365-HCSO (4276)

    Fax: 804-537-6323

    Hanover County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Hanover County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.