The Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for a Chief Administrative/Finance Officer.  


Applications are to be submitted thru the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office website.  The deadline to submit applications is Monday, December 16th at 5pm. 

Under general supervision, this employee provides administrative/financial oversight for the Sheriff’s Office including, but not limited to, budget preparation and management, procurement, uniforms and equipment, personnel and hiring, accounts payable and grants administration. 


Essential Functions

  1. Gathers and compiles budget information; performs the budget review; monitors expenditures and account balances.

  2. Directs budget preparation and administration, including approving expenditures and other accounts payable duties. Approves appropriate documents for submission to County finance for payment.

  3. Oversees the maintenance of employee personnel, medical and training records.

  4. Prepares and/or reviews correspondence, forms, letters, reports, presentations and other documents as required.

  5. Oversees new hire processes including coordination with County HR, reporting to DCJS, payroll details, etc.

  6. Coordinates with the State Compensation Board regarding funding issues and performs monthly and annual certifications.

  7. Monitors activity relating to grants and coordinates report submission for activity and funding.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Requirements

  • Ability to use computers and computer aided technology

  • Ability to attend various training schools and pass/maintain required certifications, if needed

  • Ability to prepare accurate and complete reports

  • Ability to work with little supervision and exercise initiative

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of Sheriff’s Office records

  • Maintain and/or develop working relationships with Sheriff’s Officer personnel, other law enforcement and government agencies

  • Ability to evaluate situations, based on training/experience and policy and procedures, and make good decisions


Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in business management or a related field; supplemented by 4 – 5 years of experience performing clerical, budgeting and administrative support work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

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Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins

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Scott H. Jenkins, a career law enforcement professional, has proudly served as Sheriff of Culpeper County, Virginia since 2012. Situated just 75 miles from the nation's capital, Culpeper County houses several key federal and private facilities, many of which require enhanced security. 

Scott Jenkins is a recognized thought leader in the areas of Second Amendment rights, secure communities, constitutional government, and law enforcement. He is recognized for his no-nonsense but compassionate approach to law enforcement. 

Scott Jenkins has held a number of leadership positions throughout his career, including Chief Deputy of Rappahannock County Sheriff's Office, supervising Criminal Investigations as a Sergeant and a Lieutenant, and supervising patrols as a Patrol Sergeant. He formed the first SWAT Team in Culpeper County, conducted the first "active shooter" training program for the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office and the Culpeper Police Department, and has served as a firearms instructor. 

Scott Jenkins has proudly received the “Deputy of the Year” award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also honored to be selected for the Victim's Advocacy Award by the Culpeper Crime Victim's Assistance Program.

Protecting his community always has been, and remains, Scott Jenkins' highest objective. Toward that end, he believes that a limited federal government, strong Second Amendment rights, and clear-eyed threat identification and assessment are crucial. His thought leadership in these areas has resulted in him being invited to speak at local, state, and national conferences that address these issues.

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