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The Clay County Deputy Sheriff's Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for examination for entry level Deputy Sheriff. Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for employment:
Be at least 18 years of age nor more than 45 years of age
Physically capable of passing agility test
Score at least 65% on the written examination
All applicants subject to background investigation
All applicants subject to psychological evaluation
Provide copy of Valid Driver's License
Authorization for Release of Information and Statement of Consent must be notarized
Applications may be received by contacting the Clay County Clerk's Office (304-587- 4259). Applications may be returned by mail; however, they must be RECEIVED in the Clay County Clerk's Office by February 16, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. Applications may be mailed to the Clay County Deputy Sheriff's Civil Service Commission, c/o Clay County Clerk, P.O. Box 190, Clay, WV 25043. No Fax copies will be accepted. Applications must be accompanied by a copy of your valid Driver's License and copies of certification of any special training you may have had. If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD 214 must be attached to the application. If the application is not completed, you will not be eligible to test. Testing will be in person at the Clay County Clerk's Office at 246 Main St., Clay, WV 25043.
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