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  » Qualifications for Deputy Sheriff:  
 

Qualifications for Deputy Sheriff:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid Georgia Drivers License
  • Must be a Certified Peace Officer under regulations of Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.)
  • Must be qualified on the
    existing firearms qualification course
  • Ability to complete an entrance exam (Compass/Asset assessment)
  • Salary: $39,429 - 41,630

Qualifications for Detention Officer:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License in state
    of residency
  • Ability to obtain basic Detention Officer Certification within 6 months
  • Ability to complete an entrance exam (Compass/Asset assessment)
  • Salary: $35,736
 
   
 

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking only the most qualified candidates regardless of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, or disability. As a full service Sheriff's Office we offer our employees opportunities to work in many different aspects of law enforcement.

The application process begins with submitting a complete NCSO job application. No applications will be accepted unless an announcement has been posted along with the supporting documents..

Click HERE and follow the instructions in the packet and return the completed packet along with all supporting documentation to:

Newton County Sheriff’s Office
ATTN: PERSONNEL
15151 Alcovy Road
Covington, Georgia 30014


APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNLESS ALL THE APPROPRIATE PAGES ARE NOTARIZED, SIGNED AND DATED; AND ALL QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED.

Incomplete applications may be returned to the applicant providing the opportunity to resubmit a completed application at a later date. A resume may accompany the application; however, consideration for a position is based on the information submitted on the application.

All completed applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Candidates selected for further processing will undergo a comprehensive background investigation, including completion of a computer voice stress analysis.

Upon completion of the background investigation, selected candidates will be given a conditional offer of employment. After a conditional offer of employment is made candidates must successfully complete a psychological exam and physical exam, which must have favorable results. If chosen, a final offer of employment will be offered by HR.

NOTE:  Applications and all materials (resumes, letters of reference, etc.) submitted with application will not be returned and will become the property of Newton County Board of Commissioners. Currently, we do not accept applications via email or fax. You must either mail or hand deliver application to our office.

RECRUITMENT:  Once a year the NCSO hosts an Annual Career Fair at the NCSO. We also make efforts to recruitment by attending job fairs at local colleges, universities and other career fair motivated functions throughout the year.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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