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Deputy Sheriff

Dawson County Sheriff's Office

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Application Process will remain Open Until Filled

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

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.

Applications are available at the Dawson County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Center and online at  Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Center, Attn:  S. Evans, 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.


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