Berkeley County Deputy Sheriff Promotional Process and Promotional Eligibility Test Results

Currently, there are two (2) promotional exams scheduled in the near future:

The Berkeley County Civil Service Commission will be holding a promotional Examination for a Corporal position on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 4:00PM. The exam will be located at the Berkeley County Sheriff Department conference room. Only deputies who had have two years of continuous service in the next lower rank with the Berkeley County Sheriff department, at the time the vacancy occurred, will be tested.

The Berkeley County Civil Service Commission will be holding a promotional Examination for a Lieutenant and Sergeant position on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 3:00PM. The exam will be located at the Berkeley County Sheriff Department conference room. Only deputies who had have two years of continuous service in the next lower rank with the Berkeley County Sheriff department, at the time the vacancy occurred, will be tested.

The final eligibility results of all promotional exams are based on utilizing the following criteria:

  • Written Examination; 55% of total score
  • Seniority; 25% of total score
  • Performance Appraisals; 20% of total score

If you desire to gain more information involving promotions related to the Berkeley County Deputy Sheriff Civil Service process click here.  

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