Office of the Sheriff
1 Woolfolk Ave
PO Box 504
Louisa, VA 23093
Louisa County Sheriff's Office
General Requirements for Employment at the Louisa County Sheriff's Office are listed below, and for
sworn positions meet or exceed the Virginia "Law Enforcement Officer Minimum Qualification by Statute §15.2-1705".
Special Requirements may be made for particular positions and will be outlined in a job
- Minimum age of 21 for sworn positions
- Minimum age of 18 for non-sworn positions
- High School graduate or equivalent
- Possess a Virginia Drivers License
- Be a United States Citizen
- Complete an application for employment and present it to Louisa County Sheriff's Office. (Application must be
complete with all requested Paperwork attached)
- Board Interviews
- Must pass a background investigation which includes, but not limited to, a check of school records, driving
record, credit history, inquiry as to character and reputation, health history, and a fingerprint-based criminal
- If all other required elements of the process have been passed or met, the candidate will receive a conditional
offer of employment. The applicant must then take a physical examination administered by a medical doctor. The
examination will also include drug screening.
Applications can be turned in at any time, and are kept for a period of six months. Any open positions will be
advertised online and in local newspapers. Descriptions of the special requirements for Sworn and Non-sworn
positions are available with each advertisement.
Part Time Animal Control Officer (posted 07/08/15)
Louisa County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Part Time Animal Control Officer.
DUTIES: Enforcement of County's animal control ordinances, associated state laws, & coordination of
shelter volunteers. This is an ON CALL position, and includes nights, weekends, and holidays.
Applications accepted until the position is filled. Equal Oportunity Employer
Click here for more information and Job Description
Application for Employment
Completed applications may be mailed to:
P.O. Box 504
Louisa, VA 23093