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The Candler County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Applicants do not have to be certified to apply; however, preference may be given to Georgia POST-certified applicants. Candidates must have a sincere desire to serve the public and the ability to carry out assignments fairly and impartially. Candidates must be able to work flexible and rotating shifts, including nights and weekends.
Deputy Sheriffs in the Uniform Patrol Division account for the greatest allocation of law enforcement resources and represent the primary delivery system of law enforcement services for the citizens and businesses of Candler County. Through the use of strategic patrol car allocation, the Uniform Patrol Division deploys patrol units in the various areas of the county and during the hours of the day that enable a rapid response to citizens' requests for law enforcement services as well as provide for optimum patrol coverage for the prevention and suppression of crime and disorder. In addition, the high degree of police visibility in conjunction with the enforcement of traffic laws encourages the orderly and safe movement of traffic on the highways and streets within the County.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under general supervision and in cooperation with the community deputy sheriffs perform a variety of policing and law enforcement activities. Tasks are primarily service-oriented and include patrol, investigative, and enforcement functions, to generally provide for the safety of the public, and to perform essential functions as required. Duties include an element of personal danger, exposure to adverse weather conditions, apprehending criminals, directing traffic, and transporting prisoners. Incumbents perform duties in accordance with Georgia Statues and established departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines. The incumbent must be able to act without close supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences and, review of written work product for results obtained and adherence to established policies and procedures.
Updated Modern Equipment
In-Car Computers, Record Systems, New Radio systems,
Body/Car Cameras, Tasers, Ballistic Vests, and much more
All Equipment and Uniforms Provided
12 Hour Rotating Shifts For Patrol and Jail Divisions
Off-Duty Employment Opportunities
10 Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave
100% Paid Employee Medical and Dental Insurance
457b and 401a Retirement. POAB Dues Paid by Agency
Competitive Salary for the area
Training and Career Advancement Opportunitiesp >