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Deputy Sheriff

Newton County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Jan. 8, 2018

End Date: Aug. 31, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY: Job responsibilities include general law enforcement and regulatory
work involving patrol duties in the protection of life, property and the enforcement of laws. May
also act as bailiff and assist with the serving and enforcement of court documents and orders.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Job requirements include, but are not limited to, possession
of a High School Diploma or GED;   Georgia P.O.S.T Peace Officers
Certification or the ability to obtain within six months of employment. Bilingual skills preferred.

WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Occasional exposure to hazardous
situations which involve armed or physically violent persons or interviewing mentally or
emotionally disturbed persons. Working time may require irregular hours and shift times. The
incumbent's working conditions are typically moderately quiet. In an emergency situation, the
incumbent's working conditions are typically loud.