Civil Division Deputy Sheriff

Serve orders of civil court.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $84,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Civil Division Deputy Sheriffs do?

Serves orders of civil court: Delivers court orders, such as subpoenas, garnishments, property executions, commitments and show-cause orders to individuals. Collects money from garnishee and issues receipt. Confiscates real or personal property by court order for disposal at sheriff’s sale and posts notice of sale in public places. Serves warrants and evicts persons from property designated by court order. Submits written report on disposition of assigned cases to superior. May conduct or assist at sheriff’s sale.

Should I be a Civil Division Deputy Sheriff?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Civil Process Server, Deputy Sheriff, Civil Division

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