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Animal Services Application Process


All applicants shall complete the following documents:

Sheriff's Office Application
Background Investigation
Authorization for Release of Information form

All applications must be accompanied by legible copies (no originals) of the following documents:

  • High school diploma, transcript bearing graduation date, or GED certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security card
  • Valid driver's license (must possess a valid VA driver’s license before being hired)
  • DD214 with separation information (for those with military experience) 
  • Any certifications that are applicable to the position


All completed employment packets can be hand delivered to the Sheriff's Office or mailed to:



Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Employment Processing
PO Box 75 
Isle of Wight, Virginia 23397


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We are hiring for the position of Certified Animal Control Officer (P/T)