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Certified Deputy Sheriff (Full Time) - Sheriff's Office

Douglas County Government
Job Description
How to apply:
Submit an online application through the Douglas County Career Portal at:
We don’t accept paper applications, emailed applications or faxed applications.  We only accept applications for open positions and you must apply online in order to be considered for a position. 

Sheriff’s Office
Certified Deputy Sheriff
Full Time (42 hours)                        
APPLICATION DEADLINE – Open until filled
This is general law enforcement work responsible for protecting life and property within Douglas County; enforcing traffic regulations, state laws and county ordinances; responding to emergency situations, citizen requests for assistance and alarms; and conducting investigations in response to reported or discovered criminal activity.  Work may involve duty as a detective or investigator, process serving, administrative duties, or other special assignments as determined by the Sheriff.  Work requires independent judgment and discretion in difficult or unusual situations.  Work involves personal danger.
Schedule includes days, nights, weekends and holidays. 
  • Mandatory – previous law enforcement experience
  • Georgia Peace Officer certified at time of application; Mandatory P.O.S.T. certified
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of P.O.S.T. approved training each year
  • Must have and maintain a valid United States Driver's License (Class C),a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR) and the ability and willingness to drive a county vehicle; if assigned job duties require the use of a vehicle
  • Minimum 21 years of age
Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory Physical/Drug Screen/Credit Check/Polygraph Test/Background Investigation/Psychological Examination and MVR.
Salary: $40,820.93 annually ($18.69 hourly) plus full benefits package
Resumes may be attached, but a resume without a completed application will not be considered.
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