Job Openings

Sheriff’s Office - Deputy Sheriff


Job Title: Deputy Sheriff
Division: Uniform Patrol 
Salary: $15.10 - $23.40
Status: Full-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Application Process will remain Open Until Filled 

Job Summary
Under the supervision by the shift supervisor, this position is responsible for protecting life and property within Dawson County; enforcing traffic regulation, 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.  This position requires independent judgment and discretion in difficult or unusual situations, and involves personal danger and psychological stress.   A person in this position does not supervise other employees.

Job Requirements
Applicant must be 21 years of age or older. A high school education, GED, or any combination of education and training that is dictated by the agency’s standard operating procedures. Individual must possess basic certification as a Georgia peace officer, complete yearly twenty (20) hours of P.O.S.T. approved training, and all additional training requirements when scheduled.  Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or qualified to work in the United States, have no felony convictions, possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s history, and pass a background check and a drug screening.

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Applications are available at the Dawson County Sheriff's Office and here.   Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Law Enforcement Center, 19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, GA  30534; Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act. Application process will remain open until filled.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.